Joe Bataan & The Barrio Boys And A “Maker Fair” At The Union Settlement’s 2014 Ethnic Festival

Ethnic Festial photo- 2014 flyer imgRenowned musician King of Latin Soul Joe Bataan and the Barrio Boys perform live and enjoy a day of family-friendly fun at Union Settlement Association’s 22nd Annual Ethnic Festival held Saturday, May 17, 2014, from 11AM-5PM at Union Settlement Way (East 104th between 2nd and 3rdAvenues). Continue Reading →

Deutsche Bank Awards $125,000 To Union Settlement In East Harlem

Union-Settlement-logoUnion Settlement Association (http://www.unionsettlement.org), Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service (http://www.littlesistersfamily.org) and The Boys’ Club of New York (http://www.bcny.org) today announced the award of a $125,000 grant from the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation. Continue Reading →

Rally to Support After School and Early Childhood Education

Union SettlementOn Thursday morning, more than 500 children from city after-school programs rallied outside City Hall to urge the Mayor not to cut 47,000 children from child care and after-school programs. Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Louie Lump Lump, Rao’s and Other Histories

On a December night in 2003, at Rao’s, the legendary restaurant on Pleasant Avenue in East Harlem, a man nicknamed Louie Lump Lump (pictured above) shot another patron after reportedly taking issue with his disparaging comment about the female singer’s rendition of “Don’t Rain on My Parade” from “Funny Girl.” Continue Reading →

East Harlem in Harlem


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East Harlem, also known as Spanish Harlem and El Barrio, is the eastern section of Harlem located in the northeastern extremity of the borough of Manhattan in New York City, USA. Continue Reading →