7-Eleven Heads To Harlem

7-Eleven Inc. is moving uptown to Harlem. The Dallas-based convenience store chain will open a location at 256 W. 116th St., the site of a former restaurant. Continue Reading →

Rangel: Congress Has Ignored Infrastructure

Multiple People Dead After Explosion Causes Two Buildings To Collapse In East HarlemIn the wake of the explosion and building collapse in East Harlem that killed at least eight people, apparently caused by a gas leak, Rep. Charles Rangel says the country’s infrastructure must be shored up to meet the demands of the 21st century

When I first described as “our community’s 9/11” what we now know was a gas explosion, I was referring to the chaos and shock that resulted from the tragic incident that occurred in the heart of my beloved congressional district in East Harlem on Wednesday morning. Continue Reading →