The agreement went into effect September 1, and increased wages and benefits for nearly 1,000 FreshDirect employees. UFCW Local 2013 members will see wages increase an average of 20 percent over the life of the three-year deal. Continue Reading →
Watch renowned communications strategist, author and mental health activist Terrie M. Williams, on “CNN Newsroom” with Brooke Baldwin at 2:30 PM (EST) and “CNN Tonight” with Don Lemon and Alisyn Camerota at 10:00 PM (EST) as she speaks about the growing number of people suffering from mental illness and depression-and copycat suicides –Today, Wednesday, August 13, 2014.
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Tourists in an electric charabanc or “automobile bus” with the Riverside Drivers, on Riverside Drive, West Harlem, NY, 1908. Continue Reading →
“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 →
Ines Moore stirs awake nearly every night to an unmistakable, skin-crawling sound: rats skittering around her apartment in the dark. Continue Reading →
Harlem, 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 →
NYPD 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.
First it was jaywalkers. And now rule-breaking bikers are in the crosshairs of traffic-obsessed West Harlem cops. Continue Reading →
Frank 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 →