15-Year-Old Jumps To Her Death

jayah-ram-jacksonA tormented 15-year-old girl who mused on Facebook about committing suicide jumped to her death Thursday from the roof of her grandmother’s Upper West Side building (just south of Harlem), police said. Continue Reading →

The Elevated Railroad, Harlem, 1816

Tenth Avenue runs through the Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen neighborhoods on the west side of the borough, and then as Amsterdam Avenue, through the Upper West Side, Harlem and Washington Heights. Continue Reading →

The Knick is filming in Harlem

n-THE-KNICK-FILMING-large570The Knick is filming around West 149th Street and Amsterdam in Harlem, NY. Parts of Harlem looks a century younger, thanks to Cinemax’s new series, “The Knick.” Continue Reading →

Yolande’s Yard: Hamilton Heights Green Youth Market

big4vegBy Yolande Brener

I have often walked past the island at 143rd Street and Amsterdam, but never have I seen it so full of life and good energy as at the official opening of Brotherhood Sister Sol’s Hamilton Heights Green Market on June 17. Continue Reading →

Harlem Teens In Controversial New Film (video)

The streets of Harlem are being run by baby-faced gun-toting kids who aren’t afraid to pull the trigger and leave a bloody trail of bodies in a new independent film that’s quickly making the rounds uptown. Continue Reading →