Borough President Gale Brewer Celebrates Tech During Black History Month In Harlem

galebrewerheadshotManhattan Borough President Gale Brewer invites you to celebrate Black History Month with a networking reception honoring six African American leaders in Manhattan’s technology community: Continue Reading →

Behind The Scenes At The NY Association of Black And Puerto Rican Legislators

20150215_181755Harlem World Magazine gets exclusive access with President and founder of The Friends of Frederick E. Samuel Foundation, Slam Jam and Harlem’s Got Talent with Harlem Assembly Member Keith L.T. Wright, NY City Council Member Inez E. Dickens, Michael Garner of the MTA, and Clyde Frazier, Sr.
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Harlem CB Chair Complains About Bus Lanes

Manhattan CB 10 Chair Henrietta Lyle. Photo: Stephen Miller

Manhattan Community Board 10 Chair Henrietta Lyle thinks bus lanes have made it harder to get around Harlem. In a conversation with Streetsblog, Lyle disputed our coverage of Select Bus Service on 125th Street and waved off data from the Census and NYC DOT. Continue Reading →

M60 Controversial Bus Service On 125th Street In Harlem

M60-Bus1An abbreviated Plan for the M60 Select Bus Service was implemented on 125th Street in May 2014.  Currently, there are many discussions taking place and news articles are being written about the success or lack thereof and problems encountered with select bus service on 125th Street.

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Harlem To Lose Bastion Of Affordable Housing

lakeview-gallery-04The Lakeview Apartments, a four-building, 446-unit complex, is one of the last remaining state-guaranteed affordable housing complexes in East Harlem. But the complex’s owner hopes to change that. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Harlem Week Swings On Great Day in Harlem

rudy tne2On Sunday, August17th, Harlem Week brought tennis lessons to Harlem youth, with Congressman Charles Rangel, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, performers and others on hand to the festivities on 135th Street for another Great Day in Harlem!

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Dining with Miss Lil: Harlem Week 2014’s Elders Jubilee

Senior_Jubilee_Harlem_Week_2014_ParticipantsBy Lil Nickelson

When my publisher asked if I was interested in covering the Harlem Week 2014’s salute to seniors event I jumped at the chance to spend a day hanging out with my elders. Continue Reading →

Brooklyn’s Piece of Velvet Opens In Harlem

pieces of velvetThe 125th Street BID reports the opening of Piece of Velvet, a Brooklyn-based cupcake shop and bakery, has opened up a brand new location at 17 West 125th Street in our corridor on 125th Street. Continue Reading →

Yolande’s Yard: Hamilton Heights Green Youth Market

market 5By Yolande Brener

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol opened their second annual farmer’s market on July 2nd. Their opening day got off to a lively start with about 15 customers in the first hour.

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Harlem Seniors To Move After $100 Mil Salvation Army Sale

williams-residence in west harlemThe Westsider wrote that the Salvation Army has made a deal to sell The Williams senior residence on 95th street and West End Avenue to a private developer for $108 million, and plans to remove the remaining seniors from the building. Continue Reading →

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Swings Uptown In Harlem

Lincoln_Center_Jazz_OrchestraOn Saturday, June 14, Jazz at Lincoln Center will partner with The Harlem Children’s Zone to present Uptown Family Swing, a free community concert featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Mr. Aubrey’s Show Kids. Continue Reading →