Levine Launches Petition to Bring 125th Street Bus Lanes West of Lenox

mark levineStreetsblog Daily reports that Council Member Mark Levine has launched a petition calling on NYC DOT and the MTA to extend bus lanes on 125th Street west of Lenox Avenue. Continue Reading →

Harlem Haberdashery Harlem Hospital Benefit

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Harlem Haberdashery, the award-winning, bespoke boutique, hosted its second Masquerade Ball benefiting Harlem Hospital Center’s Pediatric Outpatient programs. Continue Reading →

Harlem is…THEATER: The South African Connection

Sarafina_photo_Brigitte_LacombeCommunity Works’ harlem is . . . THEATER continues its exploration of Black Theater’s influence on Harlem and New York City with a conversation with legends in American theater on Monday, March 9, at 6 p.m. at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.
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Harlem’s Columbia University Offers Retail Opportunity

DSC_2041The Columbia University-Harlem SBDC is pleased to notify you of the first available retail leasing opportunity in the Manhattanville Campus of Columbia University: Continue Reading →

Qoute Of The Day: ‘You Are An idiot!’ To Harlem’s Mark-Viverito

Diane SavinoState Senator Diane Savino called City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito an “idiot” on Friday, after the speaker said she was “surprised” the Independent Democratic Conference backed new funding for public housing in New York City. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: At They Die By Dawn Screening In Harlem (video)

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Photographs by Seitu Oronde

ImageNation and Harlem Arts Alliance at RAW SPACE Culture Gallery for a Black History Month show of They Die By Dawn Screening on Friday, February 28 7PM, 2015. Continue Reading →

One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of NY Hosts 35th Annual Benefit

Will Brown Jr., Gala Co-Chair; Rev. Jacques Andre DeGraff; Phil Banks III, Honoree;The Board of Directors of One Hundred Black Men, Inc. (OHBM) of New York honored seven business and civic leaders at the organization’s 35th Annual Benefit Gala held on Thursday, February 19. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Rent Party, Harlem, NY, 1944 ( Video)

In early 20th century Harlem, New York, these cards would have been your ticket to a good time.They advertise what was known as “Harlem rent parties”, a social phenomenon that began in the 1920s where black folks in Harlem would raise money to pay their rent by throwing a party. Continue Reading →

MNN El Barrio Firehouse To Host Documentary In Harlem

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On Friday, February 27, the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center (175 East 104th Street, btw Lex & 3rd) will present the world premiere of ¿Quién Soy?/Who am I?, a documentary that sheds light on the numerous ethnic groups that make up Dominican society.  Continue Reading →