Harlem Dr. Who Treated Ebola Patients Is Upgraded

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A New York City doctor who traveled with Doctors Without Borders to treat Ebola patients in Guinea is being evaluated at Bellevue Hospital after experiencing a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms. Continue Reading →

Dr. King, Jr. Released After Stabbing In Harlem, 1958

A lesser-known attack on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. occurred at a book signing in Harlem on September 20th, 1958, almost a decade before his assassination. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Bernard Oyama The 2014 Charles B. Benenson Inspiration Award Honoree

b oyamaThis year marks the 11th Annual Charles B. Benenson Entrepreneur Awards. It is with great pleasure that we announce this year’s Inspiration Award will be presented to Bernard Oyama. Continue Reading →

Heroin Deaths Spike in Harlem And Other Boroughs

160798826The heroin death toll in New York City has more than doubled over the past three years, as the drug becomes popular in new areas and among different people, The New York Times reported Thursday. Continue Reading →

Harlem Woman Turns In Boston Bomber Sister

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A sister of the accused Boston Marathon bombers has been arrested for allegedly threatening to bomb her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Puerto Rican Day Parade Kick-Off At Gracie Mansion

Seitu at day1It was a special and great day at Gracie Mansion this year for the kick-off of the Puerto Rican ( PR ) Day Parade kick off with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday, June 6th, 2014 in NYC. Continue Reading →

Freddie Hendrix At Smoke In Harlem

Freddie HendrixFreddie Hendrix—combining elements of Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, and Clifford Brown—has emerged as one of the music’s most exciting young trumpet players. Continue Reading →

One Tower to Preserve Views of St. John The Divine

St John the Divine Residential Tower-thumbSt. John the Divine’s plan to raise $2 million per year by allowing a developer to build two towers along its northern edge has riled up neighbors and preservationists who say that blocking part of the century-old Harlem church’s neo-Gothic facade, punctuated with stained glass and buttresses, is practically a sin. Enter Times archicritic Michael Kimmelman, who proposes a compromise. Continue Reading →