Man Stabbed, Robbed In Harlem Home Invasion

harlem home invasionPolice are searching for the suspects involved in a frightening home invasion in Harlem. Police say the two burst into a man’s apartment last Saturday afternoon, threatened him with a gun, stabbed him and then robbed him. Continue Reading →

Exclusive: Explosion in Harlem at 116th St & Lexington Ave (audio)

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Sad day in Harlem. Gas explosion on 116th Street near Park Avenue, leveling 2 five-story buildings. Many injured. Two female confirmed fatalities so far. Continue Reading →

Trying to Escape Gun Battle Tenn Shot Inside Harlem Deli

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A teenager was shot while trying to seek shelter inside a deli during a gun battle in Harlem Friday afternoon, law enforcement sources say. Continue Reading →

Good Samaritan Stops Harlem Rape

crime of rape in HarlemA good Samaritan helped to stop the attempted rape of a 19-year-old woman in East Harlem early Tuesday by a registered sex offender who previously raped a 13-year-old girl at gunpoint. Continue Reading →

Harlem Hospital April 18, 1887

When Harlem Hospital Center opened its doors on April 18, 1887, the physical plant consisted of a leased, three-story wooden building, it was located at the juncture of East 120th Street and the East River. Continue Reading →

‘Under the Radar’ Art Series with Lenore Brown

El CoquiBarbara Russell, the curator for the Under the Radar Art Series, is very happy to feature Lenore Browne’s photographic work during the New Year because her work has the same elegance and distinction as a glass of New Years Eve champagne. Continue Reading →

Man Stabs To Death His 68-Year-Old Stepfather in Harlem Slaying: Cops

stab19n-1-webA man was busted for stabbing his 68-year-old stepfather to death on the street in Harlem Wednesday, police sources said. Continue Reading →

The New Harlem Hospital, NY 1912

harlem hospital 1912The first Harlem Hospital, opened at the junction of 120th Street and the East River in 1887. By 1903, construction had begun on a new Harlem Hospital on the east side of Lenox Avenue between 136th and 137th streets in central Harlem. Continue Reading →

Join Harlem Caroling For The Holidays

HarlemCarolingJoin Harlem for the holidays with Harlem Caroling – singer or enthusiast, all are welcome. Come help spread holiday joy in our Harlem Community. Continue Reading →