Rudy’s World: Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. Opens In Harlem

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By Rudy Collins

Good music, good food and a group of good people came together to support “Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E.,” at 306 West 128th Street in Harlem, NY.. Continue Reading →

Dr. Billy Taylor Street Naming In Harlem

rudy 5By Rudy Collins

The family of Dr Billy Taylor as well as other VIP’s such as Congressman Charles Rangel, Mayor David Dinkins, Keith Wright, and others were present for the renaming of 138th Street at 5th Ave Dr. Billy Taylor Way in Harlem.

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Seitu’s World: Basil Paterson Funeral in Harlem

IMG_5580By Seitu Oronde

Below are photographs of friends and family who paid their last respects to Basil Paterson on April 24th, 2014 at Church of Saint Charles Borromeo in Harlem, a fallen giant in the Harlem Community who has made a strong difference. Continue Reading →

HW Remix: Knocking on Harlem’s Door

harlem100726_560We thought this story by Chris Smith that orignally ran in the NYMagazine on November 3, 2010 would be informative as we head into the primary elections in June 2014.

It’s a campaign-kickoff rally straight out of the playbook: festive red-white-and-blue posters, lapel buttons featuring the smiling candidate, a soundtrack of upbeat and strenuously unobjectionable tunes. Continue Reading →

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 →

Agreement Protects Affordable Housing and Tenants’ Rights

TENANTS_RIGHTSGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a major settlement agreement that will help make communities more just and affordable by ending the reported harassment and intimidation of mainly Spanish-speaking immigrant tenants in nearly 1,800 apartments within 49 buildings in Harlem, Washington Heights, Brooklyn and the South Bronx. 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 →

Inverted High Line A Miracle at La Marqueta?

An upside-down High Line — using gritty railroad tracks to create a dazzling new destination for tourism, commerce and recreation — may be coming to Harlem. Continue Reading →