Author: Harlem Shill

  • Tree Cover

    Tree Cover

    The number of trees and the area shaded by them influences many neighborhood factors, such as attractiveness and lower summer temperatures that, in turn, encourage residents and visitors to walk and do other physical activity. “Tree canopy cover” measures the percent of a neighborhood that is covered (or shaded) by trees.  About the Measure Tree…

  • Black Baseball

    Untapped Cities has a great article on Black baseball teams, stadiums, and history: The image (above) of The Lincoln Giants is not only a powerful photograph of athletic confidence and poise, it also shows a team that played here, in Harlem. In New York, the Lincoln Giants (1911-30), became a barnstorming juggernaut, going 108-12…

  • Register To Vote!

    Register To Vote!

    The deadline to register to vote is Friday, May 28 and early voting begins on Saturday, June 12. The deadline to request an absentee ballot is June 15. Free Concerts in Marcus Garvey Park this Weekend National Black Theatre is partnering with the New York Philharmonic to bring NY Phil Bandwagon 2 to Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem!…

  • HBCU College Fair

    HBCU College Fair

    The NYPD and the 28th Precinct is inviting you to their 1st HBCU College Fair that will take place on June 5th, 2021 from 1200-1600 hrs. It will take place in the rear of the 28th precinct 2271 8th Avenue (St. Nicholas btw W 122st & W 123rd St). Please share with any youth you…

  • Subway Station Density

    Subway Station Density

    Many New Yorkers rely on the subway as their primary mode of transportation. Neighborhoods with greater subway access tend to have more foot traffic, making surrounding real estate highly desirable for residents and business. Subway use encourages active transportation (walking, biking), which improves the health of residents.  About the Measure Subway Station Density – Number…

  • Free String Jazz Concert, Saturday

    Free String Jazz Concert, Saturday

    The Harlem Rose Garden is delighted to offer you another performance in the garden this Saturday at 2PM. 6 E 129th St, New York, NY 10035 Judith Insell / Joe Fonda Duo – Dark Wood Explorations Project Chamber jazz dominated by the dark, rich tones of the viola and bass as played by the Judith Insell / Joe Fonda…

  • East Harlem Diversion Center

    East Harlem Diversion Center

    The city touted a new initiative to divert mental health crisis incidents to an East Harlem Diversion Center on East 116th Street as far back as 2014. By 2018, when Project Renewal acquired a lease for the new facility, the city committed to investing $9.5 million annually to serve about 2,400 people each year at…

  • East River Plaza

    East River Plaza

    Most Harlem residents have visited East River Plaza (Target, Costco, Aldi, etc.) at 117th street and Harlem River Drive at least once over the years. The site – owned by Brookfield Properties – was once a wire factory that made springs, musical wires (think pianos), and industrial and commercial wires of every sort. I recently…

  • Mayoral Debate Regarding East Harlem on Monday

    Mayoral Debate Regarding East Harlem on Monday

    Patch’s Nick Garber reports: Amid complaints that East Harlem has been neglected by the city government, a forum next week will force candidates for mayor to explain how they would serve the neighborhood if elected. Monday’s mayoral forum will be hosted by the East Harlem Community Alliance, a collection of more than 200 organizations across…

  • HNBA May Meeting – Tuesday, May 11th, 7:00 PM

    HNBA May Meeting – Tuesday, May 11th, 7:00 PM

    We’ll host mayoral candidate Eric Adams and City Council candidate William Allen for your questions and answers. Contact Shawn to get the Zoom link, or use this link

  • Fantastic Exhibition at Claire Oliver Gallery

    Fantastic Exhibition at Claire Oliver Gallery

    Make sure to head over to the Claire Oliver Gallery: to see the amazing exhibit of Gio Swaby. Her work has been collected by major art institutions, and she is considered a rising art-world star. The Claire Oliver Gallery is located on Adam Clayton Powell, on the west side between 134/135.

  • Pop-up Vaccinations Today and Friday

    Pop-up Vaccinations Today and Friday

    Cayuga will be hosting a pop-up COVID vaccine clinic at our location on Third ave location. Here are the details: When:  Thursday 05/06 and Friday 05/07 When:  8:30 am – 5:30 pm Where:  Cayuga Centers (2183 Third Ave, New York, NY 10035) Brand:  ModernaWalk-ins will be accepted on a limited basis. If interested in being vaccinated…