The Harlem Air Squadron, NY, 1935

the harlem air squadron

A photograph of members of the Harlem Air Squadron at the Roosevelt Field Airport in Long Island, New York, 1935.

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Benefits! What benefits? Harlem Tenants Clueless On Columbia $3M


NYDaily News reports that Columbia University established a $3 million fund for the Grant and Manhattanville Houses in Harlem, but five years later only $85,000 has been tapped and residents say they had no clue the dough was available. Continue Reading →

Eddie’s Perejil, A Night Of Art And Dialogue In Northern Manhattan


Join Eddie’s Perejil, A Night Of Art And Dialogue In Northern Manhattan on September 20th, 2014 at the Alianza Cultural Center, 530 West 166th Street, New York City.

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HW Pick: Washington Heights before The Cloisters

The Cloisters museum and gardens, 1938

The Cloisters museum and gardens, 1938

By Danielle Oteri

Washington Heights—the neighborhood north of Harlem in northern Manhattan that houses The Cloisters museum and gardens—is built upon a series of bluffs and cliffs. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Join Open House Of The Fort Tryon Cottage, 1908 (video)

fort tryon park in upper manhattanJoin the Open House New York (OHNY) and see inside the Fort Tryon Cottage in the Hudson Heights, Washington Heights and Inwood, New York, 1908. Continue Reading →

We All Should Act To Bring Climate Justice Home To Harlem

we act iOn Saturday, September 13th, Take Back the Power: A Community Teach-In on Climate Justice will provide press covering our community with an opportunity to meet local residents who are engaged in mobilizing Northern Manhattan residents for the People’s Climate March. Continue Reading →