Deaths of East Harlem’s Cultural Leaders Put a Legacy in Flux

12SIDEweb-articleLargeNY Times article discusses the strains of “Ave Maria” resounded through the pristine East Harlem community room where Fernando Salicrup lay in state last Tuesday night. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Mosaic Literary Conference 2014

mosiac book conference2The Mosaic Literary Conference, now in its eighth year, is a great opportunity for teachers, students, program administrators, and parents to learn ways to blend books and reading into the lives of teenagers. 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 →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Announces Revitalization Of La Marqueta

la marqueta in east harlem redevelopmentGovernor Andrew Cuomo and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced the revitalization of La Marqueta, a commercial and cultural corridor spanning 110 th to 125 th Streets in East Harlem.  Continue Reading →

More than 53,000 Artists Apply for 89 Affordable Harlem Apartments

public school“Developers for the space, known as El Barrio’s Artspace PS 109 and located between Second and Third avenues, fielded 51,313 online applications via a city website by the July 14 deadline, officials said. Continue Reading →

Harlem Street Renamed For ‘Young Lords’

young lords2NBC News reports that over four decades after Puerto Rican youth in New York City began their fight for social justice, New York’s Young Lords will have a street in El Barrio named in their honor. Continue Reading →

Deutsche Bank Awards $125,000 To Union Settlement In East Harlem

Union-Settlement-logoUnion Settlement Association (http://www.unionsettlement.org), Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service (http://www.littlesistersfamily.org) and The Boys’ Club of New York (http://www.bcny.org) today announced the award of a $125,000 grant from the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation. Continue Reading →