Photoville – an annual outdoor celebration of photography has a couple of sites in Harlem:
Location number 8 on the map (above) is on the esplanade walking and biking path along the East River, between 97th and 98th Streets.
The photography represents an afro-futurist vision of presence in an imagined, retro future. The images are complemented by text from writers and thinkers on the Black role in both the imagined and actual future.
Lola Flash, entitled her series syzygy, and notes that:
For more, see the Photoville website. This project is up until early December.
NYPL may have Patience and Fortitude, Uptown has this regal pair.
The City newspaper has tabulated the 800 campaign stops that Adams, Kathryn Garcia, Maya Wiley and Andrew Yang made around the five boroughs between April Fools’ Day and Primary Day. After months of seemingly endless online forums, the location of these campaign stops is fascinating and tells you a lot about who they saw as their constituency.
In the map below, you can see Eric Adams’ campaign stops and note the heavy uptown/Harlem numbers:
The circle with the “3” is at the National Action Network headquarters, the “2” is near Columbia Presbyterian Hospital.
In this detailed screenshot of upper Manhattan, you can see where Eric Adams campaigned in our community:
As Adams’ campaign staff notes:
To see the full article, and the interactive maps, see:
With new data from a recent FOIL request that was submitted to the NYS Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) we wanted to map the inverse of what people typically map – the absence of something. In particular, we were interested in learning which Community Districts in New York don’t have any OASAS licensed Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs). The resulting map (below) shows (in red) the communities in New York that have no OTPs and whose residents who are suffering from addiction to opioids have to travel to communities like ours, for treatment.