Ricky’sHalloween Pop‐Up Store Coming To Harlem

RickysNew Street Realty Advisors, LLC is pleased to announce that Ricky’s Halloween has leased  the entire ground floor of approximately 5,000 square feet at 55 East 125th Street, the northeast corner of Madison Avenue, for a Halloween pop‐up store. Continue Reading →

Police Seek Suspect In Cab Robbery In Harlem

robbery video in harlem1Sources report that police Wednesday night were seeking help from the public in finding a suspect who robbed a livery cab driver in East Harlem this past weekend. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Sharpton ‘Right Direction’ In Barneys Profile Pay $525K

sharptonYahoo Finance reports that Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to resolve allegations that minorities were singled out as suspected shoplifters at its flagship store, part of a spate of racial profiling complaints against major retailers last year. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The James Baldwin Street Naming In Harlem

seitu 1Photographs by y Seitu Oronde

James Baldwin, a Harlem native who died in 1987, would have turned 90 on Saturday. Among the many tributes in a year in which his legacy as a major writer is being celebrated, one on Saturday is close to home: a portion of East 128th Street, between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, will be renamed James Baldwin Way on August 4th, 2014. Continue Reading →

A Mother’s Story, Angels On Park Avenue

a daughterBy Ginny Johnson

I have a disabled daughter named Sarah, and the experiences that come with that are sometimes priceless. They are the kind of experiences that when you tell them to someone else, they look at you like you’re insane. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: David V. Goliath in Harlem

samuel church templeBy Renae Francis & Tyrone Holmes

If you’ve ever walked along 125th Street between Park and Madison Avenue in the center of Historic Harlem,  New York you are apt to feel yourself entering a whole new world. Continue Reading →

Dr. J. Marion Sims, The Founder Of The Harlem Women’s Hospital

j-marionsimsportraitAt the time of his death in 1893, there was no controversy at all: Dr. J. Marion Sims was heralded as a surgical pioneer and a hero—thought of so highly, a statue memorializing him went up a year later in Bryant Park. Continue Reading →

Women’s Hospital, Harlem, 1910

New York City NY-WOMENS HOSPTIAL-AMSTERDAM AVENUE & 110th STREET-Postcard HarlemWomen’s Hospital in Manhattanville, West 109th Street near Amsterdam Avenue in Harlem, New York, 1910 postcard. Continue Reading →