Jacquelyn Kilmer, Harlem United’s New CEO

Jacqui-Headshot-MediumCropped-2Harlem United announced today that its Board of Directors has named experienced attorney and non-profit executive Jacquelyn (Jacqui) Kilmer as the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2015.  Continue Reading →

A Note From Our Friends At Ice Hockey in Harlem

ice hockey in HarlemThe folks at Ice Hockey in Harlem are sad to inform us that Lasker Rink will be closed for the duration of the 2014-15 season. From what was communicated, this is due to a major problem with their refrigeration system.  Continue Reading →

Join Free The Harlem Holiday Lights 2014

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Harlem Holiday Lights 2014 on November 20th, 6-9 pm, on 125th Street and Fifth Avenue to Marginal Street, Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

110th Street And 5th Avenue, Harlem, NY 1919

110th Street and 5th Avenue  1919  Photo by Jacob Applebaum  From the Museum of the City of New York.

A surreal photograph looking north with Harlem Meer in Central Park behind the photographer on the corner of 5th Avenue at 110th Street, Harlem, New York, 1919. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The Harlem African American Day Parade

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Photographs by Seitu Oronde

Police officers, firefighters, sanitation workers, and congressmen—50 years after the Civil Rights Movement almost 2 million African-Americans fill just about every thinkable position throughout the city.

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Before Central Park: Uncovering the Fort Landscape

1_fort_landscapeIn honor of the 200th anniversary of the construction of the War of 1812 fortifications, Central Park Conservancy is focusing attention on a critical but largely unknown part of Central Park: The Fort Landscape. Continue Reading →