Harlem Street Style: The African American Day Parade 2014

©Diane Allford_3246Harlem invented street style as these photographs prove! Here are images from photographer Diane Allford of the street style moments happening on the streets of Harlem during the Sunday, September 21st, African American Day Parade 2014. Continue Reading →

Brides March In Harlem To Raise Awareness For Domestic Violence

extralarge (2)As Thomasita Moore marched toward the DMV on East 125th Street Friday afternoon her heart began to pound. Continue Reading →

Who Can You Trust, NYCHA Tricked Residents Out Of $94G

nycha26n-1-webA New York City Housing Authority staffer tricked three residents of the Jefferson Houses in East Harlem into giving her rent checks she then pocketed, prosecutors said Thursday. Continue Reading →

CCCADI Breaks Ground In Harlem

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By Diane Allford

On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014, the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) turned the first sod at their new building on East 125th street in Harlem.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Gas-Leak Victim Suing NY For $25M

Harlem Fire and Building CollapseThe NYPost reports that a victim of the March East Harlem gas explosion is suing the city for $25 million, claiming her debilitating injuries have prevented her from pursuing a dream job of working with disabled kids. Continue Reading →

Join A Special Screening of “Homebound” In Harlem (video)

mailJoin a special screening of the award winning movie this Friday, September 19th, 2014, for the new movie of “Homebound” with a Q and A with filmmaker Fanny Veliz. Continue Reading →

Yoko Ono’s John Lennon Educational Tour Bus In Harlem

yoko-ono-john-lennon-educational-tour-bus-2014-billboard-650“I love you and I’m so glad that I’m here today,” Yoko Ono told an auditorium full of elementary schoolers, teachers, and special guests at New York City’s Patrick Henry Prep this morning. Continue Reading →

HW Shop: Bruce Davidson: East 100Th Street (book)

downloadFor two years in the 1960s, Bruce Davidson photographed one block in East Harlem. He went back day after day, standing on sidewalks, knocking on doors, asking permission to photograph a face, a child, a room, a family. Continue Reading →