Neil Patrick Harris Talks About Moving To Harlem (video)

4NPHHOME14During a recent appearance on Charlie Rose, the host asked Neil Patrick Harris about his recent move: “Why Harlem?” He quickly added, “Why not Harlem might be a good question, too.” Continue Reading →

Over 100 Firefighters Battle West Harlem Fire

4870183_GMore than a hundred firefighters battled a huge fire in Harlem Friday evening. The fire started in an apartment on the fifth floor of a six-story building on West 112th Street near St. Nicholas Avenue.

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Ground Lease Across From Apollo Theater On The Market

Shimon ShkuryThe Globest reports a long-term ground lease development opportunity involving a block-through property in Harlem across from the storied Apollo Theater is on the market. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Preservation 2014 Annual Fundraiser

east harlem presPlease join the East Harlem Preservation team on Thursday, September 18th as we celebrate our 9th year of service at the East Harlem Café from 6-9 p.m. and support our efforts to preserve and promote the neighborhood’s culture and diversity. Continue Reading →

NYPD Shooting Leaves Man In Harlem Hospital

imageAMNY reports that a 28-year-old man was shot by a police officer inside a Harlem park Thursday afternoon following a struggle and a failed attempt to arrest him, authorities said. Continue Reading →

Man With Food Cart, Harlem 1943

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A great photograph by legendary Harlem photographer Gordon Parks of a food seller on Lenox Avenue and 129th Street scene, Harlem, New York, in June, 1943.

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The “Brownstone Gate, 121st Street,’ 2012 (photograph)

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Photo detail from a “Brownstone gate 121st Street”, (between Mount Morris Park and Lenox Avenue, Harlem, New York, 2012.  Continue Reading →