Category: Marcus Garvey Park

  • HNBA’s October Meeting – Tuesday at 7:00 PM

    HNBA’s October Meeting – Tuesday at 7:00 PM

    Hello Harlem Neighbors, Everyone is welcome to come out and attend the October HNBA meeting on Tuesday (October 10th) at 7 PM.   Mount Sinai’s Dr. Prameet Singh will attend to talk about Mount Sinai’s methadone clinic at Park/125.  Here is your chance to learn more about what Mount Sinai is doing regarding public safety and…

  • Harlem and The Bomb

    Harlem and The Bomb

    1955, Life Magazine published “The World We Live In”. The reprint (1962), is still available on Amazon. One of the last images, shows a birds-eye (or perhaps a bomber’s eye) view of New York – focused as you can imagine, on lower Manhattan. In the painting, Harlem and the Upper East Side are on fire…

  • New York City’s Public Health Laboratory Rises

    New York City’s Public Health Laboratory Rises

    On 137th Street, behind Harlem Hospital, NYC’s new Public Health Laboratory Rises. Scenes from Marcus Garvey Park on Friday

  • Gibbs vs. Mark-Viverito

    Gibbs vs. Mark-Viverito

    City and State is reporting on a lawsuit filed by Assembly Member Eddie Gibbs after he lost an election – 7 votes to 6 votes. Assembly Member Eddie Gibbs – a close ally of Manhattan Democratic Party leader Keith Wright claims that his loss violated the party’s internal rules. His opponents within the party say…

  • Black Belts and Blessings

    Black Belts and Blessings

    A classic 1994 New York Times article on nuns in East Harlem learning martial arts as they perform charity in the community: Smoke-Free Join Sinergia and Public Health Solutions on our upcoming free webinar via Zoom on 10/12 from 12 PM-1:30 p.m.  Event Name: Your Home & the Smoke-Free NYC Program Presenting Organization: Public Health…

  • Beeper


    For those of us able to remember the ‘Beeper Era’, the ad here, up high on the side of the storefront, is a blast from the past: Although very faded, you can still make out the number to call and the number to ‘beep’ – 917-949-6247. An East Harlem bit of commercial ephemera. Preserve Harlem…

  • The Race For Inez Dickens’ Seat in the NYS Assembly

    The Race For Inez Dickens’ Seat in the NYS Assembly

    Harlem’s Inez Dickens’ seat in the State Assembly is being challenged by Joshua Clennon. If you are interested in learning more about his run for change in Albany, see his website: Or consider donating to his campaign: HNBA’s Meeting Tomorrow Will Include Officers From the 25th Precinct All welcome to attend tomorrow evening’s…

  • Mount Morris Park From The Air

    Mount Morris Park From The Air

    An amazing aerial photo of Mount Morris Park. 1937. A View of the “Curfew Bell and Tower”

  • Cultural Events at Marcus Garvey Park

    Cultural Events at Marcus Garvey Park

    FINAL 2023 Summer Reading Circle on Tuesday, August 8 at 11:00 AM at the Sankofa PavilionPlease join The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance for great read aloud and fun literacy activities for school-aged children! We meet at the Sankofa Pavilion located east of the 124th Street & 5th Avenue entrance to the Marcus Garvey Park. Bring…

  • More Art in Marcus Garvey Park

    More Art in Marcus Garvey Park

    Join us for an exciting community celebration on August 11th as we unveil the captivating 2nd round of art installations in Sankofa!  Your presence would make it even more special! Still Protecting Harlem, Nearly a Century Later This hydrant in East Harlem is dated 1926. For almost 100 years it’s been witness to a lot,…

  • National Night Out

    National Night Out

    National Night Out in East Harlem was a huge success. A boatload of appreciation must be directed to Kioka Jackson, PO Cosme, Community Affairs, and the whole 25th Precinct for putting this incredible community program together. And, on the HNBA side, Hallia Baker and friends staffed the HNBA table all evening long. Thanks so much…

  • Summer Reading Circle

    Summer Reading Circle

    As Seen In Harlem Sisters’ Restaurant. Meet Judicial Candidates