Brokers Push ‘Coffeehouse Gentrification’ In Harlem

coffe shop in harlem new harlemNow, it’s the brokers causing the gentrification of Harlem.

A group of Upper Manhattan real estate agents sick of peddling apartments in buildings with abandoned or substandard retail spaces on the ground floors has opened a string of coffee shops in a bid to spruce up the neighborhood — and hike prices for the units above. Continue Reading →

The Columbia Trust Company, Harlem, 1930′s

index.phpThe Columbia Trust Company in Harlem at 151-153 West 125th Street at Lenox Avenue – Seventh Avenue, Harlem, New York, 1930′s. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Vanessa Tyler Is Eating Harlem

whats eating harlem (2)NYDailyNews reports that Emmy Award-winning news anchor Vanessa Tyler will let the klieg lights shine on her native neighborhood, as host of a new TV show called “What’s Eating Harlem.” Continue Reading →

Lexington Avenue East Harlem November 21st 1911

1911 PHOTO E III & Lexington HARLEM Hole SUBWAY NYC New York CityA great photograph taken on Lexington Avenue (not sure of the cross street) in East Harlem, New York, taken during the fall on November 21st,1911. Continue Reading →

Tourists With Riverside Drivers, Harlem, 1908

west harlemTourists in an electric charabanc or “automobile bus” with the Riverside Drivers, on Riverside Drive, West Harlem, NY, 1908. Continue Reading →

Straphanger Punched By Thug In Harlem

thug hits strpahanger on trainOn Friday, June 6th, 2014 at 8:30 am, a thug punched a straphanger on a rush-hour train in (East) Harlem, leaving the victim in critical condition, the NYPD said. Continue Reading →

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care June events In Harlem

EmblemHealth_Whole Body CareEmblemHealth does it again with FREE June 2014 events at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care. Each event is open to the public and is being held at 215 West 125th Street in Harlem.

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119th Street And Lexington Avenue, Harlem, 1913

1913 PHOTO E 119 & Lexington Harlem SUBWAY NYC New York CityWe love finding photographs like this amazing photo taken on East 119th Street and Lexington Avenue in East Harlem, New York, 1913. Continue Reading →

Mans $9k Rolex Stolen On 1 Train in Harlem

$9000 RolexA straphanger was robbed of his $9,000 Rolex watch while riding the No. 1 train from Harlem to Chelsea, police said. Continue Reading →