Park Avenue And 94th Street Upper Manhattan, 1882

pa-94-st-s-1882The incredible growth of upper Manhattan was an amazing transition to “…the faraway heights of Harlem,” as this great image from Park Avenue and 94th Street in 1882 documents. Continue Reading →

Trick or Treat Series: Halloween Harlem By Ruben Natal San Miguel

halloween in harlemRuben has been photographing the five boroughs of New York for many years documenting the gentrification of neighborhoods yet also capturing the beauty of cultures coming together – particularly in his home base of Harlem. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Preservation 2014 Annual Fundraiser

east harlem presPlease join the East Harlem Preservation team on Thursday, September 18th as we celebrate our 9th year of service at the East Harlem Café from 6-9 p.m. and support our efforts to preserve and promote the neighborhood’s culture and diversity. Continue Reading →

NYPD Shooting Leaves Man In Harlem Hospital

imageAMNY reports that a 28-year-old man was shot by a police officer inside a Harlem park Thursday afternoon following a struggle and a failed attempt to arrest him, authorities said. Continue Reading →

Man With Food Cart, Harlem 1943

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A great photograph by legendary Harlem photographer Gordon Parks of a food seller on Lenox Avenue and 129th Street scene, Harlem, New York, in June, 1943.

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The “Brownstone Gate, 121st Street,’ 2012 (photograph)

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Photo detail from a “Brownstone gate 121st Street”, (between Mount Morris Park and Lenox Avenue, Harlem, New York, 2012.  Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival In Harlem

rudy 1 jazzBy Rudy Collins It was a packed house at Marcus Garvey Park at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in Harlem, NY, on Saturday, August 23rd, 2014. Continue Reading →

SummerStage Kids, Circus Now! Show In Harlem (photos)

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Photographs by Diane Allford

The SummerStage Kids, Circus Now! show at Marcus Garvey Park, in Harlem, New York. The event took place on August 23rd, 2014. Continue Reading →