Harlem Opens First Sneaker Pawn Shop

sneaker-pawn-shop-teenager-1Ever find yourself in a bind for cash and all you could do is think you could have skipped on purchasing a couple of pairs of your sneaker collection? If you live in the New York City area you might want to consider visiting Sneaker Pawn. Continue Reading →

Harlem High School Student Omotayo Adeoye Commits Suicide

omotayo_adeoye1A student at an elite Harlem high school allegedly killed herself on Thursday after she was caught cheating on an exam and cried out, “I’m sorry, I’m sorry!” Omotayo Adeoye, 17, a student at the High School for Math, Science, and Engineering at City College, was caught using her cell phone during a German-language exam, Raw Story reports. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis: NYPD Recruits Muslim Informants Secretly

A NYPD Ford Explorer Special Service Vehicle.

The NYPD recruits Muslim informants to spy in mosques, cafes, and other social locations from Harlem to Hollis, according to a New York Times report. A task unit known as the Citywide Debriefing Team was created after Sept. 11th and targeted arrestees to cut deals in exchange for snitching. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Sherri Shepherd ‘Splits’ From Husband

"One For The Money" New York Premiere - Outside ArrivalsThe New York Post’s Page Six and the UK’s Daily Mail tabloid are reporting that Harlem resident Sherri Shepherd and her husband of three years, Lamar Sally, are going through a separation.

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Harlem’s Lassie Out Runs MTA Train

metro-north-dog-rescuersA fleet-footed pooch is lucky to be alive after racing a commuter train in New York City. The New York Post reports that the dog ran alongside the Metro-North Railroad train on a parallel track Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Diddy Blows Fuse On J-Lo Bid

diddy and j loHarlem-born Sean “P Diddy” Combs was set on buying the Fuse TV network until his ex-girlfriend stepped in. Continue Reading →

Wacky Tobacky: NYC Employee Suspended For “Working Too Hard”

Aqueduct RepairSomebody is smoking something! City employees are routinely disciplined for slacking off — but one worker was brought up on insubordination charges and suspended for working too hard! Continue Reading →

Update: Blind Man And Guide Dog Survive Fall Onto Harlem Subway Tracks

blind man who fellA blind man and his guide dog fell onto a New York City subway track just as a train was approaching. But thanks to the black Labrador’s quick-thinking, both dog and man escaped with relatively minor injuries. Continue Reading →

Hedge Fund Manager’s Driver Shoots Harlem Robber

Retired New York Police lieutenant Thomas Barnes took a break from his duties as a driver for hedge fund manager Philippe Laffont (pictured) last Friday, … Continue Reading →