Youth-Led Future Of Food Event In Harlem

vegerablesConnect, Inc. Harlem Grown and WHGA are hosting a Free Two-day Event Highlighting community-based and youth-led efforts to improve access to fresh, healthy & affordable food for all.  Continue Reading →

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 →

Harlem Wellness Challenge: Harlem Gets Fit in the New Year

Harlem Gets Fit Kickoff Event

Harlem Gets Fit Kickoff Event

By CC Minton

Harlem Gets Fit (HGF) co-led by Harlem Run and Harlem United kicked off the season at an informational session and welcomed participants from the community and as far away as Yonkers and New Jersey.

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116th And Lenox, Harlem, NY 1893

lenox1893Before the cycles of real estate development started the in greatest community in the world in Harlem, there was always a beginning, the above photo shows 116th Street and Lenox Avenue, 1893 Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Cab Calloway’s “Hepster Dictionary,” 1939 (video)


Cab Calloway, the charismatic bandleader not only had a way with words, his love of them led him to compile a “Hepster’s Dictionary” of Harlem musician slang circa 1938. It featured 200 expressions used by the “hep cats” when they talk their “jive” in the clubs on Lenox Avenue in Harlem, NY.. Continue Reading →

Harlem Holi-Pop Returns To Harlem

gI_66225_HARLEM HOLI-POP FLAKE finalAfter a successful premier of Harlem Holi-Pop on small business Saturday, in November 2013, Harris and Jones quickly concluded this would become an annual event, marking the genesis of a series of holiday inspired pop-ups to follow. Continue Reading →

Join the CABs Joint Annual Public Meeting

English: Looking east across 135th Street and ...

Join the Community Advisory Boards Of Harlem Hospital Center and The Renaissance Health Care Network Cordially Invite You to our 2014 Joint Annual Public Meeting. Continue Reading →