CB 10 And Morningside Road Diet Look For Common Ground

2014-03-12-20.26.59-copy-1024x420Wednesday night, Harlem road diet supporters and opponents met in an attempt to find common ground on what can be done to improve safety on Morningside Avenue. Continue Reading →

CB #10 Meeting on Transportation

community board banner_1Wednesday: The Manhattan Community Board 10 transportation committee will continue discussion of traffic calming on Morningside Avenue and Mount Morris Park West, as well as the impact of M60 Select Bus Service on the elderly and disabled. 6:30 p.m. Continue Reading →

No DOT On Morningside Road Diet

Levine_brewer_dickensA plan to improve pedestrian safety on speeding-plagued Morningside Avenue in Harlem, supported by one community board but stalled by another, is on track for months of additional meetings as DOT goes back to the drawing board. Continue Reading →

Speed Can Kill On Harlem’s Morningside Avenue (video)

The video documents the inherent danger of pedestrian safety on Morningside Avenue in West Harlem. Continue Reading →

West End Theatre in Harlem, 1903

A horse-drawn delivery carriage advertising the West End Theatre (built-in 1902 by developer Meyer R. Bimberg known as “Bim the Button Man” who was a visionary and built the Yorkville, and the Colonial) is parked in front of the theater during 1903. Continue Reading →

Where To Go Sledding In Harlem

harlem-sleddingA positive of having a snowstorm Hercules in effect is the abundant sledding it provides in-and-around Harlem. Here are some spots for wintery recreation Friday and this weekend. Continue Reading →

Church of the Master, West Harlem, 1930′s

church of the masterThe Church of the Master opened as the Morningside Presbyterian Church in November 1893. William C. Haskell designed a little Victorian style building in orange brick in a neighborhood called Harlem of recently built brownstones opposite Morningside Park. Continue Reading →