Canto Boricua: Photos by Roger Cában In Harlem

photo show in east harlmLa Charca, c.1974

This collection of photographs represents a sample of the vast array of work done by Roger Cában during the early 1970′s, when he captured intimate images of his two favorite islands, Manhattan and Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →

Pop Up Exhibition at Decommissioned East Harlem Firehouse

Manny_Vega_ArtworkCaribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) will host a series of program events, beginning with a free hardhat “pop-up” exhibition open to the public for the first time at the 1885 historical landmark firehouse (120 E. 125th Street).  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Pura Belpré, The First Puerto Rican Librarian in NYC

PuraBelprePura Belpré (1899–1982) was the first Puerto Rican librarian in New York City. She was also a writer, collector of folktales, and puppeteer. Continue Reading →

10 Things To Know About The Taxpayer Advocate Service

imagesThe Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is Your Voice at the IRS. They say their job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly, so that we know and understand our rights. Continue Reading →

Five Million Strong, Planet Fitness Throws A Party

planet-fitness-188_2To celebrate its 5 millionth member, Planet Fitness is celebrating, kicking off a “5 Million Thank Yous” campaign and contest from Harlem to Hollywood.  Continue Reading →

Puerto Rican Day Parade Leadership Axed

juan13nweb-3-webAttorney General Eric Schneiderman will announce Thursday that he is ousting more than half the leadership of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade Inc. for financial mismanagement and is reconstituting its board of directors. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito Called Vindictive By critics

RK1_3040.JPGIt was supposed to be a friendly talk about an East Harlem art space. Continue Reading →

NYC & Company’s Spotlights East Harlem/El Barrio

nycgoNYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, today announced East Harlem, also known as El Barrio, in Upper Manhattan… Continue Reading →

HW Interview: Harlem Artist Allicette Torres

Allicette Torres

The Harlem born visual artist whose work is in the upcoming Harlem Art Walking Tour 2012 in October as she shoots her art, defines what Harlem is and knows that Harlem isn’t discovered in her world of Harlem. Continue Reading →