Heroin Deaths Spike in Harlem And Other Boroughs

160798826The heroin death toll in New York City has more than doubled over the past three years, as the drug becomes popular in new areas and among different people, The New York Times reported Thursday. Continue Reading →

A Harlem Offer Rotten To The (Apple) Core

cooking instanct on 116th streetTwo crafty crooks offered to sell an iPhone to a man for just $150, but robbed the bargain-hunter at gunpoint when he showed up for the deal in an East Harlem housing complex, cops said Sunday. Continue Reading →

Harlem Serial Bandit Gets Robbed In Atlantic City

RouletteNY Post reports that a serial bandit knocked over more than a dozen banks in New York City — only to blow his whole wad at the roulette table in Atlantic City, law-enforcement sources stated. Continue Reading →

The Panza Monologues Book Release Party In Harlem

monoloques in east harlemCo-authors Virginia Grise and Irma Mayorga will celebrate the recent release of their book The Panza Monologues, Second Edition (University of Texas Press, 2014) at La Casa Azul Bookstore in East Harlem on Saturday, September 13, 2-4 pm.  Continue Reading →

El Barrio/East Harlem Residents Walking Tour (audio)

Recuerdos Del Barrio is an audio walking tour based off of memories from life long East Harlem Residents. Continue Reading →

Open Call for Artists & Vendors to Participate in La Marqueta!

mailA letter from Speaker of the City Council Melissa Mark-Viverito:

We are pleased to announce the launch of an open call for artists and vendors to participate in  La Marqueta.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Revelas She Has Sexually Transmitted Infection

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoSources report that support is flooding toward a New York City leader who over the weekend revealed she has a sexually transmitted infection eyed as the main culprit that causes cervical cancer. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Announces Revitalization Of La Marqueta

la marqueta in east harlem redevelopmentGovernor Andrew Cuomo and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced the revitalization of La Marqueta, a commercial and cultural corridor spanning 110 th to 125 th Streets in East Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Fatal Stabbing In Marcus Garvey Park In Harlem

stabbe din harlemOne person was stabbed inside Marcus Garvey Park in East Harlem just before 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 9th 2014. Continue Reading →