Harlem Society Listens To W.C. Handy In Harlem1936

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An elegant young boys, girls, men and women in Harlem high society listen to a performance by W.C. Handy at an art gallery, Harlem, New York,1936.

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Seitu’s World: Harlem Week’s 5K Run and Walk

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Today’s Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run and NYC Walk to Salute the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act celebrated many things. Continue Reading →

Harlem Serial Bandit Gets Robbed In Atlantic City

RouletteNY Post reports that a serial bandit knocked over more than a dozen banks in New York City — only to blow his whole wad at the roulette table in Atlantic City, law-enforcement sources stated. Continue Reading →

2125 Lexington Avenue In Harlem, 1913

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A great photograph on a nice sunny day during construction of a East Harlem brownstone  at 2125 Lexington Avenue at 126th Street in Harlem, New York, 1913. Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: Harlem Week Swings On Great Day in Harlem

rudy tne2On Sunday, August17th, Harlem Week brought tennis lessons to Harlem youth, with Congressman Charles Rangel, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, performers and others on hand to the festivities on 135th Street for another Great Day in Harlem!

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“Represent NYC: Special Election Coverage,” Candidates Forums

Seatedposed_smallManhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN), the borough’s award-winning public-access TV station, is pleased to present “Represent NYC: Special Election Coverage,” a series of three panels with State Democratic primary candidates, this Sunday, August 24 at 7:00 pm on MNN1. Continue Reading →

116th Street and Lexington Avenue Platform Harlem, 1914

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A great photograph on a sunny day taken on the 116th Street and Lexington Avenue subway platform looking north, on December 14th, in East Harlem, New York, 1914. Continue Reading →

Like Others Harlem’s Hale House Becomes Luxury Housing

haelm house in harlemNY Curbed reports that if there’s one thing that has become clear during the current luxury residential building boom, it’s that Manhattan is no longer a place to not make a profit. Continue Reading →

Join The Harlem Week Percy Sutton Run 2014

OnTheCourse_07Where’s my sneakers/ This 5K race honors the late Percy Sutton, who as Manhattan borough president in the 1970s championed the New York City Marathon as a five-borough event and remained a supporter of NYRR and running throughout his life; he passed away in 2009. Continue Reading →