Tourists With Riverside Drivers, Harlem, 1908

west harlemTourists in an electric charabanc or “automobile bus” with the Riverside Drivers, on Riverside Drive, West Harlem, NY, 1908. Continue Reading →

The Sugar Hill Development is Not Sweet, Or Is It?

lead_large“Why’re you taking a picture of the building? It’s fucking ugly.” With those words, a construction worker greeted the writer Mark Byrnes at City Lab last Thursday as he approached the entrance to David Adjaye’s Sugar Hill development, on the site of a former brownfield on West 155th and Saint Nicholas Avenue in West Harlem. Continue Reading →

CNN’S Don Lemon Hosts H In Harlem

h in harlem art installationHarlem, and West Harlem in particular, has a rich cultural history and has had a tremendous impact on the arts in all of New York City. Continue Reading →

Missing Person: The Disappearance Of Lee Reid

Silver Alert_Lee Reid 28 PctNYPD has issued a Silver Alert for the disappearance of Lee Reid, male, black, 77 years of age, from West 121st Street and Morningside Avenue in West Harlem, Manhattan, New York. Mr. Reid suffers from dementia, and is described as 5’4″ tall, 183 lbs., with gray hair and is partially balding. He was last seen around 6:00 PM on 5/27/14 wearing tan pants, a blue waist length jacket, and white sneakers. If you see Mr. Reid, please call 9-1-1.

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African Teen Accepted By 24 Colleges Goes To Columbia In Harlem

girl goes to HarlemFrank Beoke had a good job in Ghana. He made a decent amount of money and his family had a good life there. The one thing that they were missing was a great education. Continue Reading →

CB 10 Chair Urges Support For Morningside Ave. Road Diet

morningside traffic proposalStreetblog reports that after nine months of foot-dragging, CB 10 is on track to support a traffic calming plan requested by community residents. Image: DOT Continue Reading →

Top Real Estate In Harlem $7 Brownstone

most expensive real estate in HarlemLocation, location, location! This newly renovated brownstone hits our Top Real Estate In Harlem list, located at 2294 Frederick Douglass Blvd., (between 123rd and 124th Streets), right next door to the swank Aloft Hotel. Continue Reading →