Building Emissions

Pollution from buildings (think heating oil burning)

125th Street is Deadly

Patch.com is reporting that 125th Street is one of the most deadly streets for pedestrians in New York City.

Between 2001 and 2016, 9 people were killed on 125th Street between Fifth and Second avenues. That made it one of the most deadly streets in New York, alongside sections of thoroughfares like Canal Street and Bowery in Manhattan, and Brighton Beach Avenue in Brooklyn.

To read the full article, see:

https://patch.com/new-york/harlem/harlems-125th-street-one-deadliest-us-study-says

Photos from Above

The 125th Street BID shared some great photos of Harlem from high vantage points.

This one is looking south on Lenox from 125th Street:

And below is a view 180 degrees different – North on Lenox:

To learn more about the 125th Street BID, see:

Dapper Dan

The impact of Dapper Dan on Hip Hop fashion continues to reverberate in the 20th Century.

L’Officiel has a good story about Dapper Dan and Gucci (among other fashion houses):

https://www.lofficielusa.com/men/dapper-dan-harlem-influence-fashion-gucci-logo

Dapper Dan’s 24/7 retail outlet was located on East 125th Street where the Harlem Children’s Zone is now located.

City Council 9 Results (Round 1…)

https://web.enrboenyc.us/CD243470.html

East Harlem Multifamily Project

The Real Deal is reporting that a new development with 34 affordable apartments will span between East 125th and East 124th Streets between 2nd and 3rd Avenue.

The building has been dubbed The Enclave.

https://therealdeal.com/2021/05/10/hakimian-lands-59m-loan-for-east-harlem-multifamily-project/

Moore School

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 tomorrow – Noon to 8 PM!

Press Conference and Protest Regarding Rising Crime

With the rise in both shootings in our streets and rise in crimes within our train systems community advocates and clergy have come together to demand accountability of our elected officials for their failed policies and reckless funding of ineffective programs.

Who: Community Advocate Alpheaus Marcus, Police Clergy Members Pastor Antoinette Glover, Pastor Robert Rice, and Pastor Staci Ramos along with community members who are tired of the violence and rise of homelessness within their communities?

When: Friday June 4th.

Where: At both the hotbed for homelessness and crime 125th Street and Lexington Avenue Train Station.

Time: 12:00 pm.
Cordially
Mr. Alpheaus Marcus
(718) 916-2141

Pastor Staci Ramos