In Celebration of National Week of the Young Child

diverse childrenJoin Assemblyman Keith Wright, Harlem Kids Travel Inc. and  Globalscope Inc., for a Community Conversation Early Years are Learning Years: Closing the Experience Gap. Continue Reading →

No DOT On Morningside Road Diet

Levine_brewer_dickensA plan to improve pedestrian safety on speeding-plagued Morningside Avenue in Harlem, supported by one community board but stalled by another, is on track for months of additional meetings as DOT goes back to the drawing board. Continue Reading →

Harlem Electeds And Businesses left Me Out of National Urban League Secret Meeting

urban13u-1-webIt seems one Harlem pol is not a part of the cool kids club. Uptown leaders convened a private sit down at Sylvia’s Restaurant Wednesday to muster support for the controversial plan to convert a row of small businesses on 125th St. into the headquarters for the National Urban League. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Hoedown: A Square Dance / Frolic on the Plaza (video)

Harlem Presents is pleased to present the first annual Harlem Hoedown — an all-age friendly square dance featuring the live music of The Ebony Hillbillies, and “calling” and lessons by Pat Cannon and the Foot & Fiddle Dance Company. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based Chuck Allen III, Scholarship Fund Awards $1,500 To Tri-state Students

When Chuck Allen, III died in 2008 after a 26 year career politician in New Haven, CT. a scholarship fund was established for high school seniors…

The 13th Annual Harlem Renaissance Road Race (HRRR)

The 13th Annual Harlem Renaissance Road Race (HRRR) will kick off its historic landmark run/walk on September 18th at 10:00AM. Sugar Ray Robinson II, son of boxing legend Sugar Ray Robinson, and former Director of the Roadrunner’s Club Peter Roth, will join local officials in the race to bring awareness to the obesity problem in urban areas, while promoting a healthier, educated community.
Continue Reading →