125th Street And Lexington Avenue, Harlem, 1915

1915 PHOTO 125 & Lexington HARLEM SUBWAY NYC New York CityIt’s a great photograph taken during the summer on the south east corner of 125th Street and Lexington Avenue in East Harlem, NY on June, 16th, 1915. Continue Reading →

A Harlem Offer Rotten To The (Apple) Core

cooking instanct on 116th streetTwo crafty crooks offered to sell an iPhone to a man for just $150, but robbed the bargain-hunter at gunpoint when he showed up for the deal in an East Harlem housing complex, cops said Sunday. Continue Reading →

CCCADI To Break Ground On New Center In East Harlem

east harlem centerCaribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI), the nation’s foremost Afro-Caribbean cultural center, will break ground September 16 at 10:00 AM at the former firehouse at 120 E. 125th Street which it is renovating into a cultural center for East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Serial Bandit Gets Robbed In Atlantic City

RouletteNY Post reports that a serial bandit knocked over more than a dozen banks in New York City — only to blow his whole wad at the roulette table in Atlantic City, law-enforcement sources stated. Continue Reading →

The Panza Monologues Book Release Party In Harlem

monoloques in east harlemCo-authors Virginia Grise and Irma Mayorga will celebrate the recent release of their book The Panza Monologues, Second Edition (University of Texas Press, 2014) at La Casa Azul Bookstore in East Harlem on Saturday, September 13, 2-4 pm.  Continue Reading →

Man Shot In Torso In West Harlem

crime-tape-in-harlemFriday night was a busy night as a man was shot in the torso at West 133rd Street and 12th Avenue in West Harlem, NYC. Continue Reading →

2125 Lexington Avenue In Harlem, 1913

ORIG 1913 PHOTO 2125 Lexington Harlem SUBWAY NYC New York City

A great photograph on a nice sunny day during construction of a East Harlem brownstone  at 2125 Lexington Avenue at 126th Street in Harlem, New York, 1913. Continue Reading →

El Barrio/East Harlem Residents Walking Tour (audio)

Recuerdos Del Barrio is an audio walking tour based off of memories from life long East Harlem Residents. Continue Reading →

Open Call for Artists & Vendors to Participate in La Marqueta!

mailA letter from Speaker of the City Council Melissa Mark-Viverito:

We are pleased to announce the launch of an open call for artists and vendors to participate in  La Marqueta.  Continue Reading →