Seventh Church of Christ, Harlem, 1919-1920

Orig 1920 Harlem Christian Science Seventh Church New York CityThe original edifice of the Seventh Church of Christ, Scientist was built in 1919 at 516 West 112th Street in Harlem, New York.
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New York Political Boss Basil Paterson Passes And Electeds Respond

basil_paterson_faAP reports that Basil Paterson, a longtime New York political powerhouse and the father of former Gov. David Paterson, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 87. Continue Reading →

Swizz Beatz Donates His Inspirational Art to HHC Henry J. Carter

swizz beatz art donationNew York City Health and Hospitals Corporation’s Global Ambassador Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean today unveiled a piece of art he created called Victory to the residents and staff of HHC Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Draped Down’ At Studio Museum In Harlem

draped down at studio museum in harlemIn 1942, cultural anthropologist and novelist Zora Neale Hurston listed the term “draped down” as one of several terms meaning “well-dressed” in a glossary of Harlem Renaissance -era slang. Continue Reading →

Ex-NY Governor Paterson Joins iFunding

English: STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Governor David...

iFunding, America’s number one real estate crowdfunding platform, welcomes former New York Governor David A. Paterson to its team. Continue Reading →

Java’s Brewing In Harlem Closes

javas brewingYelp announced today that Java’s Brewing (was names Cafe One) on 1619 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY (b/t 139th St & 140th Streets), in Hamilton Heights in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Congrats, Harlem’s National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) Wins Peabody Award

Tanishia Williams Minor credit Breht GardnerThe Harlem-based National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC)  documentary series, 180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School, which shines the spotlight on the nation’s educational crisis, has won a Peabody Award, the Pulitzer Prize of electronic media. Continue Reading →