Author: Harlem Shill

  • The top three tips for ranked choice voting are…

    The top three tips for ranked choice voting are…

    Vote for your genuine favorites, in your order of preference. Don’t try to game the system and guess who has the best chance. Just vote for whom you like in the order that you like them. There’s no risk of losing your vote, because if your favorite is knocked out, your vote will go to…

  • Kente Royal Gallery

    Kente Royal Gallery

    Make sure to take a moment to visit the Kente Royal Gallery on ACP at 139 to see Elan Cadiz’s work on Scaffold: The Equality of Treatment: https://www.kenteroyalgallery.com/gallery The current exhibit there from Scaffold: Equity of Treatment 2020 – ongoing Scaffold: Equity of Treatment is about the importance  of self-reflection and preservation and how these…

  • GHC Meeting Tonight

    GHC Meeting Tonight

    Join the Greater Harlem Coalition’s look at the intersection of Harlem and East Harlem’s quality of life issues and the 2021 NYC elections. Click here to learn more tonight. City Comptroller The person who oversees City Hall’s wallet is called the comptroller, a position currently filled by Scott Stringer. Four contenders are vying to replace…

  • In-Person, Open Mic, Candidates Forums

    In-Person, Open Mic, Candidates Forums

    NYC CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 9 CANDIDATES DEBATE When:    Saturday, June 12, 2021 Time:      2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Where:   NYC Madison Square Boys & Girls Club                   (155 St. & Bradhurst Ave.)                  250 Bradhurst Avenue    …

  • Greater Harlem Coalition Meeting on Wednesday

    Greater Harlem Coalition Meeting on Wednesday

    Join the Greater Harlem Coalition for an Election 2021 conversation about what candidates have said they would do about the quality of life issues that impact you, your family, your guests, and your neighbors, on Wednesday at 7:00 PM. Register by clicking on this link: https://fordham.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yW9VWS-8QtivypY6O6olWA The ‘Final’ List of City Council Candidates The New…

  • Summer of Soul is Here!

    Summer of Soul is Here!

    On Juneteenth, in Marcus Garvey Park! SUMMER OF SOUL (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) Screening: SUMMER OF SOUL (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) – City Parks Foundation SCREENING: SUMMER OF SOUL (…OR, WHEN THE REVOLUTION COULD NOT BE TELEVISED) Presented by Target and In Association with NYC Parks’ Historic…

  • The Triboro and Dapper Pedestrians

    The Triboro and Dapper Pedestrians

    A lovely 1935-1940 postcard with dapper pedestrians and depression era cars taking in the Triborough bridge with Manhattan in the background. This painting (then turned into a postcard) shows the fashion (and hats) of the day. Note the hatless man on the right who appears to be the only one without a suit on a…

  • HBCU College Fair for Harlem Teens

    HBCU College Fair for Harlem Teens

    If you have, or know of a Harlem teenager, make sure to encourage them to attend the upcoming HBCU College Fair on June 5th 2021 12-4 pm in Harlem St. Nicholas Avenue between West 122-West 123 Street!  Imagine a World without COVID! If you know an un vaccinated teenager, send them to Marcus Garvey Park…

  • HNBA June Meeting

    HNBA June Meeting

    On Tuesday next week, the Harlem Neighborhood Block Association will host our final pre-election meeting at 7:00 PM. (we will be taking a break during July and August, returning in September with a – planned – hybrid meeting on Tuesday, September 14th) We hope you’ll be able to join us on Tuesday at 7:00 PM…

  • Pet Friendly?

    Pet Friendly?

    Localize looked at the data for pet friendly rental listings and came up with this: Top pet-friendly Manhattan neighborhoods Morningside Heights: 98% Upper West Side: 84% Greenwich Village: 83% Washington Heights: 80% East Harlem: 79% While New Yorkers love their pets, many property managers don’t share the sentiment. The following neighborhoods are more challenging to…

  • The Commute

    The Commute

    Opioid Treatment Commuters – travel patterns and patient numbers (commuting into East Harlem) from all 5 boroughs are illustrated on this map. Hover over a zip code on the map below to learn how many travel (often daily) to East Harlem for their treatment. Extreme Heat Is Coming (okay, this weekend isn’t super hot, but…

  • Black Wall Street Festival

    Black Wall Street Festival

    3 short plays in Harlem’s first annual Black Wall Street (theater) Festival: Celebrate a Black-Owned Harlem Gay Bar with Poster House In honor of Pride month, Poster House is thrilled to partner with Alibi Lounge in Harlem, one of the last Black-owned gay bars in NYC, for an evening of cocktails & design activities that are sure…