One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of NY Hosts 35th Annual Benefit

Will Brown Jr., Gala Co-Chair; Rev. Jacques Andre DeGraff; Phil Banks III, Honoree;The Board of Directors of One Hundred Black Men, Inc. (OHBM) of New York honored seven business and civic leaders at the organization’s 35th Annual Benefit Gala held on Thursday, February 19. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: NYC Veterans Get Love From Volunteers On Valentines Day

photo3Local veterans and volunteers from the United War Veterans Council (UWVC) – producers of the annual NYC Veterans Day Parade – played cupid for veterans throughout New York City in the week leading up to Valentine’s Day, during its annual Goodwill Valentine’s Caravan which began at Staten Island’s Richard H. Hungerford School. Continue Reading →

Harlem CB Say: Use Neighborhood As Shortcut

riverside_viaductRiverside Drive in West Harlem is shaping up to be another test case for DOT’s commitment to safety improvements, and whether the agency will allow ignorance of basic street design principles and fear of change guide its decisions. Continue Reading →

Richard Price On Phishing In Harlem, And Crack To Cops (video)

richard priceIn January, just as the unofficial New York Police Department slowdown was ending, I met the author Richard Price in the living room of his Harlem brownstone. 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 →

Greystone Planning 75 Unit-Project At 125th Street In Harlem

69-finalGreystone plans to construct two Harlem residential towers with a total of 75 rental units, according to property records filed with the city today. Continue Reading →

NY City Kids Get “Bodega Buddy” UpTown And Around NYC

New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL)New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) and EmblemHealth, New York’s leading health benefits and wellness company, have collaborated to design and launch a Healthy Living curriculum that introduces students at 16 public elementary and middle schools to smarter nutritional choices. Continue Reading →

Hermon Banks Is Missing In Harlem

safe_imageNYPD has issued a Silver Alert for the disappearance of Hermon Banks, male, black, 74 years old. Mr. Banks was last seen in the area of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and West 132nd Street in Manhattan. Continue Reading →