The Harlem Explosion (video)

Here’s incredible surveillance footage from across 116th street at Lexington Avenue that captures the moment a building exploded in the East Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Acclaimed Female Artists, Cultural Workers, and Harlem Elected Speak on “The Art of Being a Woman”

melissaNYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito, NYC Councilmember Laurie Cumbo, Visual Artist Xenobia Bailey, and Traditional Yoruba Arpon Amma McKenn

Women of African descent are integral to global creative vision, international cultural output, and inspirational artistic conversation. 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 →

Orson Wells ‘Macbeth’, Lafayette Theater, Harlem, 1936 (video)

VoodooMacbethFor days, Harlem residents strolling anywhere between Lexington Avenue and Broadway from 125th to 140th Streets had seen the word “Macbeth” for Orson Wells stenciled in glowing paint at every corner.
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125th Street And Lexington Avenue, Harlem 1912

125th-Street-and-Lexington-Avenue-nyc-0152In this black and white photo, taken in Harlem on October 28, 1912, Election Day seems to be taking precedence over Halloween.

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Exclusive: Something Strange Happening Downtown … (update)

eartha;s hood on 23rd streetHarlem Writers Guild member Eartha Watts-Hicks writes that something strange occurring in my neighborhood. Continue Reading →

An Artist Book Néstor Otero in Harlem

231Taller Boricua presents The Limited Edition Autobiographical Artist Book Néstor Otero:
Concepts, references, and strategies in a process and AURA: Puerto Rican Artists in New York, 1970s-1980s Continue Reading →