East Harlem Health Center, Harlem, 1940′s

East 115th Street  East Harlem Health CenterA wonderful photograph by the Wurts Brothers of the East 115th Street East Harlem Health Center, in East Harlem, New York, around 1940′s. Continue Reading →

Second Avenue and East 115th Street, Harlem, 1901

East 115th Street in 1901East 115th Street in 1901 (Second Avenue and  E. 115th Street. Looking South East, October 15th, 1901.) Notice the store sign to the upper center of this photo. Continue Reading →

1,000 Apartments Could Be Built on Top of East River Plaza

1000 Apartments Could Be Built on Top of East River PlazaDNAinfo reports that the developers of the East River Plaza mall are planning to add a residential tower with as many as 1,000 units atop the existing structure — and want to get some feedback from East Harlem residents at a meeting Wednesday night. Continue Reading →

Harlem The Second Largest The Second-Highest Death Rate in NYC

crime tape in harlemThe biggest danger faced by New York teens is simply walking Harlem’s mean streets. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The Celebration Of Juneteenth In Harlem

seitu gran1The attendees celebrate the Juneteenth Celebration on June 20th 2014 at Gran Piato in East Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Guastavino Family Master Tiler Discussion In Harlem

ColUChapelInt1The Museum of the City of New York in East Harlem is continuing its “Innovators” series, pegged to go along with its exhibit, Palaces for the People, about the Guastavino family’s ubiquitous tile work, found in hundreds of sites in Harlem and beyond. Continue Reading →

Cowperthwait & Sons Store “The Oldest Furniture Business In America”, 1902

1902 E 120 St to 3 Av HARLEM NYC New York City Photo 8 x 10Here’s a photograph taken during a snowy winter day of the Cowperthwait & Sons store facing south at 2212 to 2224 East 121th Street at 3rd Avenue, in East Harlem, NY in 1902. Continue Reading →

Dead Man Found Bound in Harlem Apartment

harlem man found deadAuthorities are investigating after a 59-year-old man was found dead with his hands and feet bound in his East Harlem apartment on Thursday. Continue Reading →

The Giglio Festival Not To Be Missed In Harlem

20130804-125757The origins of the Giglio Society of East Harlem trace their heritage back to the town of Brusciano, Italy approximately 20 miles outside of Naples.

The origins of the Giglio Society of East Harlem trace their heritage back to the town of Brusciano, Italy approximately 20 miles outside of Naples. – See more at: http://www.eastharlemgiglio.com/about-us/our-mission/#sthash.lilD7U3L.dpuf
The origins of the Giglio Society of East Harlem trace their heritage back to the town of Brusciano, Italy approximately 20 miles outside of Naples. – See more at: http://www.eastharlemgiglio.com/about-us/our-mission/#sthash.lilD7U3L.dpuf
The origins of the Giglio Society of East Harlem trace their heritage back to the town of Brusciano, Italy approximately 20 miles outside of Naples. – See more at: http://www.eastharlemgiglio.com/about-us/our-mission/#sthash.lilD7U3L.dpuf

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