Ohab Zedek Synagogue, Harlem 1906-

Ohab_ZedekA southern view of the enormous Ohab Zedek Synagogue, at 18-20 West 116th Street in Harlem, New York 1906. Continue Reading →

Big Jim & the Small-Time Investors at the Faison Firehouse Theater

BigJimPoster (1)On Tuesday night (March 11) at 8pm, the Center for Contemporary Opera (CCO) will present a semi-staged performance of Eric Salzman’s cutting-edge opera, Big Jim & the Small-Time Investors, as part of their Development Series at Harlem’s Faison Firehouse Theater. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Black History Month At Gran Piato, With New Manhattan Boro President Gale Brewer In Harlem

seitu at gran 5By Seitu Oronde

Black History Month at the Gran Piato restaurant in East Harlem, NY, in celebration of the new Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer.

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15-Year-Old Jumps To Her Death

jayah-ram-jacksonA tormented 15-year-old girl who mused on Facebook about committing suicide jumped to her death Thursday from the roof of her grandmother’s Upper West Side building (just south of Harlem), police said. Continue Reading →

Harlem Interns Sought For Government Position

levineProgressive New York City Council Member Mark Levine is seeking several Rock Star intern to learn, help and experience working in local government first-hand. Continue Reading →

The Elevated Railroad, Harlem, 1816

Tenth Avenue runs through the Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen neighborhoods on the west side of the borough, and then as Amsterdam Avenue, through the Upper West Side, Harlem and Washington Heights. Continue Reading →

Graham Court Apartment House, 1925

Graham Court is a historic Harlem apartment building. It was commissioned by William Waldorf Astor, designed by the architects Clinton and Russell, and constructed in 1899-1901 as part of the great Harlem real-estate boom. Continue Reading →