116th And Lenox, Harlem, NY 1893

lenox1893Before the cycles of real estate development started the in greatest community in the world in Harlem, there was always a beginning, the above photo shows 116th Street and Lenox Avenue, 1893 Continue Reading →

Harlem Fire Victims Return Home After Battle With Landlord

fire in harlemMore than a dozen Harlem tenants who have been without a home since a fire engulfed their five-story apartment building two years ago were finally allowed to start returning Friday after a nasty battle with their landlord. Continue Reading →

Photographer Killed in Hit-and-Run In Harlem

photographer killedThe Brooklyn photographer who was killed in a hit-and-run on New Year’s Eve was on her way to a concert at St. John the Divine when she was mowed down by an SUV, her friend said. Continue Reading →

Christian McBride At The Jazz Connect Conference 2015

10714aea-76b6-44bc-bda0-4897f7fb816eThe organizers of the Jazz Connect Conference announced today that bassist/composer/bandleader/radio host Christian McBride will give the keynote presentation at the Conference on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 12:15 pm.  Continue Reading →

Con Edison Rushes To Pay The Harlem Explosion Victims

the harlem exlposion 1Two days ago, federal investigators found a leak in a 125-year-old gas main adjacent to one of the two East Harlem buildings that exploded last week, killing eight, injuring 58, and displacing dozens more. Continue Reading →

NYC To Repair Decaying Harlem Buildings

landlord25u-1-webManhattan’s worst deadbeat landlords force city hardhats to repair their crumbling apartment buildings on the taxpayer dime. Continue Reading →