Alvin Entzminger: Harlem Streets Through A Harlemites Eyes (Audio)

alvin_EDITIn a piece sent to us by WNYC’s Micropolis, Harlem’s Arun Venugopal takes a tour with Alvin Entzminger, a long-time neighborhood resident, ex-convict and yoga enthusiast. Continue Reading →

Hey Harlem, Taking Apps For Pre-K Now

Bill-de-Blasio.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360New York City is now taking applications for Public School Pre-K. Your child must turn 4 sometime in 2014 to be eligible to apply. Continue Reading →

Harlem Schools Open Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Public School 72 in New York City

Public School 72 in New York City (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Harlem, New York Public Schools will be open tomorrow, Wednesday, January 22, 2014. For details please visit: http://schools.nyc.gov/default.htm or contact 311. Continue Reading →

Harlem Debutante Ball, 1950′s

The above photo was taken during the 1950′s for Life magazine of a cotillion in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Cornelius Van Wyck Lawrence, Mayor, 1850′s

The Lawrence name is surrounded with story and legend of local and national historic significance. Cornelius Van Wyck Lawrence (February 28, 1791 – February 20, 1861) was a politician from New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Franco The Great, Great Work

This is Harlem/ Franco’s Blvd, 125th St

Franco Gaskins the “Picasso of Harlem” murals in Harlem are soon to be moved to an outside art gallery at the East River. Harlem World Magazine thought it would be a great idea to showcase his masterpieces. Continue Reading →