Brewer Announces Return Of Fresh Food For Seniors For 2017 From Harlem To Houston

Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer announced the relaunch of her Fresh Food for Seniors program for 2017, which will operate through November, 2017. Continue Reading →

The Havemeyer Coach At The Claremont In Harlem 1895

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A great image catching an intimate moment at the Havemeyer Coach just arriving at the Claremont Inn at Riverside Drive (between 121st and 123rd Streets, a block north of Grant’s Tomb) in West Harlem, New York on May 25, 1895. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Mumbai Masala Indian Grill is a Great Place to Eat

By Lil Nickelson and photographs by Rudy Collins

Mumbai Masala Indian Grill opened on June 1 st and the décor and atmosphere sets the tone for a new dining experience in the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem. Continue Reading →

West Harlem Warehouse Building Up For Sale

Real Estate Weekly reports that One Commercial Realty Services has been retained on an exclusive basis for the sale or lease of 2335 12th Avenue. Continue Reading →

Harlem Special Election With A Brian Benjamin Win

Harlem’s game of political musical chairs comes to an end Tuesday. Voters elected Democrat Brian Benjamin to serve as the new State Senator for New York’s 30th District — which spans most of Central Harlem and parts of West Harlem, East Harlem, the Upper West Side and Washington Heights. Continue Reading →

Join The Annual West 102-103rd Block Association Street Party

Join the Saturday, May 20th, 2017, 10 am-4 pm, for the signature event of the Block Association: a Block Party on W. 103rd from Riverside Drive to West End Avenue, West Harlem, NY.
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National Day Of Prayer In Harlem

President Trump is marking the National Day of Prayer, May 4, 2017, by issuing an executive order that will allow church and religious institutions and other tax-exempt institutions to support a political candidate without compromising their tax exempt status. Continue Reading →

3 West Harlem, Morningside Heights Projects Funded Through Participatory Budgeting

Three projects to improve parks, public housing and schools in West Harlem and Morningside Heights won funding during this year’s participatory budgeting cycle, according to Harlem City Councilman Mark Levine. Continue Reading →

Science Series For Harlem Children Is Columbia’s Legacy Or Payback

The Ivy League school that has expanded its campus into West Harlem is staging what it calls “Saturday Science” — inviting local children to come and learn how the human brain works.

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Pol Urges Manhattan Democratic Party To Kick Out Council Harlem Hopeful

City Councilman David Greenfield is asking the Manhattan Democratic Party to boot a City Council candidate running on his opposition to “greedy Jewish landlords” off the party rolls. Continue Reading →

West Harlem Man Suing Grindr Alleges That 1,100 Men Have Shown Up To Home

It really Grindrs his gears. A West Harlem resident is battling the makers of Grindr, a popular dating app for gay and bisexual men, after saying 1,100 suitors have come to his home and the restaurant where he works looking for a sexual encounter. Continue Reading →

Downes Boulevard Hotel At Broadway And 103 Street, Harlem, New York 1890s

A atmospheric photograph looking down in front of the Downes Boulevard Hotel built some time after the Civil War was located at Bloomingdale Road later the Boulevard, finally becoming Broadway and West 103rd Street in the then called Bloomingdale neighborhood in West Harlem 1890’s. Continue Reading →

Samuel Gamble Bayne Homes, Harlem, New York 1894

db0dd00b5ca4d0a90f8d4fd8b77758e1Two magnificent Harlem homes (left, 360 Riverside Drive, right, 355 Riverside Drive corner of 108th to 110th Streets). Continue Reading →

City To Extend Amsterdam Bike Lane In Harlem

The city Department of Transportation proposed extending the Amsterdam Avenue bike lane — which currently spans West 76th to 110th streets — as far as West 162nd Street in Washington Heights. Continue Reading →

Manhattan DA Invest In Youth From Harlem To Hollis

Frederick Douglass wrote that “it is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” In those famous words lies the best crime-fighting strategy that a society can have. When we adequately invest in our youth, we prevent crime. Continue Reading →