Anti-Apartheid Icon Dr. Allan Boesak At The Riverside Church

imageAs part of its new church-wide initiative to address the growing economic disparities hurting so many U.S. citizens and threatening the nation’s future, The Riverside Church will host anti-apartheid leader and President of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches, The Rev. Dr. Allan Boesak… Continue Reading →

Free: Screening Of Robert Reich’s “Inequality For All” In Harlem

Robert Reich’sAs part of its newly established economic justice initiative Now is the Time: Justice for All and a nationwide grassroots campaign, The Riverside Church is presenting a screening of former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich’s Sundance award-winning documentary, “Inequality for All,” on Thursday, February 27, 7:00 p.m. at the Church, 91 Claremont Ave., (bet. 120th & 122nd Sts.), Morningside Heights.
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Harlem Bank May Be Demolished After Six-Alarm Fire

harlem fire may demolish bankOfficials are expected to determine today whether a bank gutted by fire in Morningside Heights on Saturday will have to be demolished. 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 →

The Goat House, ‘Maltilda The Goat’ And ‘A Harlem Goat’ Poem, 1898

The archival photo above from Harlem+Bespoke was taken in 1898 shows one of the last country houses that still remained in the Morningside Heights area on the northeast corner at West 120th Street and Amsterdam Avenue when signs of rural life still remained in Harlem. 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 →