Category: News

  • A 1980’s View of East Harlem

    A 1980’s View of East Harlem

    See a great 1986 snapshot of East Harlem: New Parent Support Group

  • Harlem Woman

    Harlem Woman

    A wonderful item on Ebay – a photo of a woman from a Harlem photography studio: It’s on sale on Ebay, HERE. Note the faded name of the studio “The Harlem”: and it’s tough to make out, but the company is listed as S. W. Cor. 124th St. and Third Ave.: Today, that intersection looks…

  • Job Opening and Message from CB10

    Job Opening and Message from CB10

    August 25, 2023 Dear Harlem Community,I hope this message finds you well. It is with great enthusiasm and pride that I share a significant development within Manhattan Community Board 10. We are excited to announce that we are actively searching for a District Manager to join our team, and the official job posting is now…

  • Black Male Mental Health

    Black Male Mental Health

    Please see the link below for a September 19th Black Male Mental Health discussion. We hope you will register, participate, and share the information below with other champions of Black males.  Register Here: #mentalhealthawareness #mensmentalhealth #blackmenmentalhealth Good Paying Union Jobs

  • Ummm?


    Note that the Hellman Contracting truck was being driven by a woman. A New Harlem Nail Bar Opens Perhaps the most posh nail bar to open recently, opened at 125th Street and Madison: Blacklining Foundation – School Supplies Join the Blacklining Foundation as they support our students of East & Central Harlem on their return…

  • What Are Your Priorities for the City to Fund in East Harlem?

    What Are Your Priorities for the City to Fund in East Harlem?

    Here’s your chance to tell City Hall what you want them to focus on when it comes to East Harlem: Just fill out this form and remember, they can’t read your mind. You need to tell them what they need to budget for and prioritize. Maysles Cinema Celebration Click HERE to learn more Maysles…

  • Mount Sinai’s New 124th Street Facility Opening

    Mount Sinai’s New 124th Street Facility Opening

    Mount Sinai will soon open the newly constructed $80 million Mount Sinai Harlem Health Center, located at 158 West 124th Street, NY, NY. This new, state-of-art location will bring services closer to where our patients live and work while also continuing to provide the highest quality healthcare services in a holistic and convenient manner. Clinical…

  • Health Fairs for Seniors

    Health Fairs for Seniors

    August 14 and 21 Council Member Candidate Yusef Salaam at Graham Court With District Leader William Allen on his right, and District Leader Tamika Mapp on his left.

  • Black to the Future

    Black to the Future

    All welcome to AFRIBEMBE’s festival of music, food, art, and more. Come out to see Afrofuturism through a global Diasporic lens. AFRIBEMBÉ’s featured artists and DJ lineup will utilize global Diasporic rhythms and sounds to move festival goers through statements of Black identity, agency and freedom. Through immersive artivism experiences in the Family Village, traditional and innovative flavors…

  • Keeping Hydrated and Staying Safe in the Sun

    Keeping Hydrated and Staying Safe in the Sun

    Spending time outside in the summer is a great way to be physically active, reduce stress, and get vitamin D. But, it’s important to keep hydrated and lower your chance of skin cancer by protecting your skin from the sun. The top risk factor for most types of skin cancer is ultraviolet (UV) ray exposure.…

  • New Loo Coming to Jefferson Park

    New Loo Coming to Jefferson Park

    The city has contracted to bring ‘Portland Toilets’ to parks with no facilities. The model they’ve gone with has extraordinary durability that can be chalked up to its defense-first design. “I think one thing we have ahead of other toilet designs is that we’ve learned people like to do nefarious things” So the Portland Loo…

  • Talking Trash

    Talking Trash

    NY Magazine’s Intelligencer has a great interview with the head of NYC’s DSNY. Jessica Tish answers it all below: I want to read you a quote from a Streetsblog article that came out in March of last year: “In conversations with policy experts, architects, elected officials, and former city workers, one word came up repeatedly to describe…