Census Show Another Increase in NYC’s Non-Hispanic White Population

east-harlem11Kevin Gallagher and Sharon Almog, both teachers, considered moving to New Jersey with their two children several years ago when they were squeezed out of the apartment they were subletting in Stuyvesant Town, the sprawling complex that has long been a haven for working- and middle-class families in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Pride Edged Out In PSAL Flag Football Playoffs

201401211544260268The Susan Wagner HS flag football team defeated East Harlem Pride 14-12 in the first round of the PSAL playoffs on Wednesday at Randall’s Island. Continue Reading →

Want To Be The Greenest Neighbor On Your Block

NYC Master Composter Certificate CourseGreat, become the greenest neighbor on your block with the NYC Master Composter Certificate Course! You’ll learn about setting up your own compost system, using finished compost and techniques for teaching others about composting. Continue Reading →

In Public Housing, Units Languish in Limbo

vacancies-1-articleLargeTwo years ago, Chastity Ciprian said she asked about the two top-floor apartments, long vacant in her four-story building at Harlem River Houses, a public-housing project at the northern tip of Manhattan.

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Chart Says East Harlem Is Horniest Hood

article-2494215-194C2E8000000578-556_634x695Face it, if you live in a New York City apartment (with those paper-thin walls), you’ve probably awoken to the sounds of your neighbors — ahem — doing the nasty. But, if you’ve noticed this happening more frequently than not, you just might be living in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks Jazz, Dance and Cabaret

By Walter Rutledge

This is going to be one beautiful autumn New York weekend. So why not take a ferry ride to hear and experience jazz, or see cutting edge dance downtown, then grab a late night bite cabaret style uptown. Here are a few of the many events happening around town and in our community. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Staten Island Jazz Festival Returns October 29

By Walter Rutledge

On Saturday October 29, 2011 the Staten Island Jazz Festival returns to the Snug Harbor Cultural Center located at 1000 Richmond Terrace. Continue Reading →

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Jazz vs. Racism By Greg Thomas

In the brief time that I’ve been posting blog entries to Integral Post, rarely have I explicitly discussed the issue of race, which, it seems to me, is a blindspot of the Integral community. Yet I intend, more and more, to visit the theme of race and view it through an Integral lens. Continue Reading →