Join A Special Screening of “Homebound” In Harlem (video)

mailJoin a special screening of the award winning movie this Friday, September 19th, 2014, for the new movie of “Homebound” with a Q and A with filmmaker Fanny Veliz. Continue Reading →

HW Shop: Bruce Davidson: East 100Th Street (book)

downloadFor two years in the 1960s, Bruce Davidson photographed one block in East Harlem. He went back day after day, standing on sidewalks, knocking on doors, asking permission to photograph a face, a child, a room, a family. Continue Reading →

Police Seek Suspect In Cab Robbery In Harlem

robbery video in harlem1Sources report that police Wednesday night were seeking help from the public in finding a suspect who robbed a livery cab driver in East Harlem this past weekend. Continue Reading →

Your Guide to Shopping Altuzarra for Target in Harlem

altuzarra-targetAs far as multi-national megachains go, it’s pretty impressive that Target, known for collaborating with big names like Missoni, Rodarte and Proenza Schouler, chose a man who launched his first collection a mere six years ago; one whom the average Target shopper—even the average Target collab shopper—might not know much about. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Preservation 2014 Annual Fundraiser

east harlem presPlease join the East Harlem Preservation team on Thursday, September 18th as we celebrate our 9th year of service at the East Harlem Café from 6-9 p.m. and support our efforts to preserve and promote the neighborhood’s culture and diversity. Continue Reading →

10 Years Later, Harlem Scaffolding Still A Problem

harlem building eye sore in communityThe NY Times reports that most nights, Roy Scott Jr. sleeps in a wheelchair, with his left arm draped over a blue scaffolding pipe, his graying curls shielded from rain by the rusting planks overhead. Continue Reading →

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 →