Dem Leader Considers Retiring From Harlem Politics

Cap Ben 5 Star Security assemblymen Keith Wright Chief Salih of 5 Star SecurityHarlem Assemblyman and Manhattan Democratic Party leader Keith Wright is considering retiring from politics — to take a plum job as the $174,000-a-year borough county clerk, our source has learned. Continue Reading →

155th Street Ped Safety Fixes Clear Three Harlem Community Board Votes

The plan will add four curb extensions and one pedestrian island to the Manhattan side of the 155th Street Bridge. Image: DOT [PDF[

The Manhattan side of the 155th Street Bridge is a complex intersection where pedestrians are too often forgotten within a swirl of turning vehicles and impatient drivers. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Takes Cues From West Harlem

Corn-Exchange in harlemOne sunny morning last week, an engineer with Consolidated Edison unfurled a large sheet of blueprints in front of a block-long vacant lot at East 125th Street and Park Avenue. Continue Reading →

Circle Of Sisters 2014 Moving, Changing And Growing

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Faith Evans, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Johnny Gill, Tyrese along with other special guests will take the Theater at Madison Square Garden stage on Saturday, October 4, 2014, as part of the Circle of Sisters Expo R&B Live Concert. Continue Reading →

Sistas Fulfilling Dreams ‘Wig It For Cancer’ Event At Metropolitan Hospital Center

sistasMetropolitan Hospital Center will host “Wig It For Cancer,” a special event in support of women with cancer on Tuesday, September 30, from 3PM to 6PM. Continue Reading →

Caleb Hawley Is Not ‘Seeing Colors’ In His Harlem (video)

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From Krista

We love this song by American Idol participant and Harlem resident Caleb Hawley “Seeing Colors”. It’s a story about his living in Harlem, the reaction of people to him and his reaction to them. Continue Reading →

Tahl Propp Equities Hosts Inaugural “Health Day in Harlem”

seitu 5 hill“Health Day in Harlem” will feature blood pressure and glucose screenings provided by Metropolitan Hospital; dance performances by the Harlem Swing Dance Society and Uptown Dance Academy; children’s arts and crafts; and on-site resources for family planning, long-term home care, mental health and hygiene. Continue Reading →

Who Can You Trust, NYCHA Tricked Residents Out Of $94G

nycha26n-1-webA New York City Housing Authority staffer tricked three residents of the Jefferson Houses in East Harlem into giving her rent checks she then pocketed, prosecutors said Thursday. Continue Reading →

Hillary, Yunus, Jung To Invest $50 Million in Women-Owned Businesses in Harlem

Grameen America 2014 CGI AnnouncementFormer U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting Grameen America’s commitment to invest $50 million in over 7,000 women-owned businesses in Harlem through 2020. Continue Reading →