New York Juvenile Asylum in Washington Heights, 1856-1901

juvenile asylum 1New York Juvenile Asylum, 175th Street near between 10th and 11th Avenues just north of Harlem in Washington Heights, New York, 1872.

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HW Pick: Kids Ride Free All Summer At New Waterway Ferry

kids ride free all summer 2014Need something cool and free for the kids this summer? There’s nothing like Harlem and NY Waterway makes it easy and fun and a little more affordable by letting your “Kids Ride Free” this summer! Continue Reading →

East Harlem Health Center, Harlem, 1940′s

East 115th Street  East Harlem Health CenterA wonderful photograph by the Wurts Brothers of the East 115th Street East Harlem Health Center, in East Harlem, New York, around 1940′s. Continue Reading →

Four Shot in East Harlem This Weekend

crime tape in harlemA wave of violence hit Harlem leaving four people shot in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

On Top Of HEAF’s National College Decision Day

heaf drsft in harlemOn Thursday, May 1st marked the second occasion of HEAF’s Annual National College Decision Day Draft Event where over 100 New York City students announced their college choices. Continue Reading →

Darryl’s World: The Denny’s Hiring In Harlem – May 16th Last Day!

dennysThe well connected Darryl D. in our HW network sent us this note from Ms. Miller from CMillerGroup who always has great news, this time it’s that Denny’s  is hiring in Harlem. Continue Reading →

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 →