Op-Ed: David V. Goliath in Harlem

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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 →

Good Samaritan Stops Harlem Rape

crime of rape in HarlemA good Samaritan helped to stop the attempted rape of a 19-year-old woman in East Harlem early Tuesday by a registered sex offender who previously raped a 13-year-old girl at gunpoint. Continue Reading →

125th Street BID: Harlem Real Estate And Development

1662This very valuable service has been well received by the business community in Harlem and those looking to come to 125th Street. We look to add additional locations in the near future.    Continue Reading →

‘Get Your Jump On!’ At The Harlem Children’s Zone

DOUBLE DUTCH AT HARLEM CHILDREN ZONEGet your sneakers, tee shirts, sweat pants and back pack for the Saturday, February 1st, 2014 Open Community Double Dutch Program with coach Malika Lee Whitney. Continue Reading →

The Roman Catholic Benevolent Society, Harlem, 1846

The Roman Catholic Benevolent Society, established in 1817, was the oldest charitable institution in the Archdiocese of New York. Continue Reading →

Photo of the Day: Manna’s No More

It’s amazing what [a few years] of change makes in the Harlem hood. Here’s a photo of where Manna’s food spot (before Manna’s was here a furniture store called JL Roberts was there) Continue Reading →

Join The URBN Youth Entrepreneur Business Launch In Harlem

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Join the talented URBN students who spent the last 15 weeks developing their products, businesses and skills that will propel them into becoming future business leaders in-or-out of Harlem. Continue Reading →

Fashion Icon Dapper Dan Discusses Harlem, History Infuences (video)

With the launch of Jay-Z’s Life+Times YouTube channel, we wondered what type of content would stock the channel. Continue Reading →

Harlem Artist De La Vega And Tory Burch Collaboration

East Harlem street artist De La Vega’s work on the sidewalks painting quotes like “Become your dream,” made him infamous in Harlem. Tory Burch and De La Vega are collaborating to create a line celebrating her new Madison Avenue flagship store and fundraising for her foundation. Continue Reading →

‘The Good Wife’ Filmed In Harlem

Guess what’s being filmed in Harlem today? CBS’s legal drama The Good Wife, with Julianna Margulies (top right) is filming segments from it’s new season at 106th Street and Madison Avenue in NYC. Continue Reading →