Harlem World Magazine Supports Call for Palisades Protection

palisades in supportThe New Jersey Conservation Foundation, the Palisades Park Conservancy, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Regional Plan Association, the New Jersey Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council and five other respected park and preservation organizations joined in filing a “friend of the court” brief today in New Jersey Appellate Court against LG Electronics’ plans to erect a 143-foot tower less than 60 yards from Palisades Interstate Park. Continue Reading →

High School Internships at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

harlem-cares-mentoring-movementDear Harlem CARES Supporters,

The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently honored Susan Taylor, the National CARES Mentoring Program founder at a celebration of Women’s History Month. Continue Reading →

Silvana Cafe Grows in Harlem

Silvana_Harlem_YeMing3One doesn’t expect to see a mezuzah outside a restaurant in the midst of a bustling Harlem street. The block of 116th street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard is lined with bodegas, hardware stores and soul food spots. Continue Reading →

Pilot Lands On St. Nicholas Avenue, 1956

04cityroom-plane-blog480Surprise airplane landings always make headlines. Who will forget Capt. Chesley Sullenberger steering a US Airways jetliner onto the Hudson River in 2009? Continue Reading →

Ashley Stewart in Harlem Files Chapter 11

ashlet stewart in HarlemWith two stores in Harlem the New Jersey-based plus-sized fashion retailer Ashley Stewart filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 on Monday in Newark that will allow the company to file for bankruptcy and restructure its financials. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Black History Month At The Schomburg

seitu at schomburg1By Seitu Oronde

This time Seitu Oronde was at the Schomburg Center on 135th Street in Harlem for a Black History Month event with Ted Wilson, Ras Baraka, Woodie King, Jr.,.

Continue Reading →

Fairway CEO Resigns

Fairway-MarketShares of Fairway tumbled in aftermarket trading Thursday after the grocery chain reported a loss in its fiscal third quarter and said its CEO is stepping down. Continue Reading →