Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that New York City had installed signs along the Jackie Robinson Parkway that for the first time include an image of the Dodger legend Continue Reading →
It will soon be easier to get into Jackie Robinson Park. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved changes that include reopening a long-closed entrance.
A man accused of fatally stabbing a 22-year-old resident of East Harlem’s Jackie Robinson Houses was arrested Tuesday, police told Patch.
A 22-year-old man collapsed in front of the door to his mother’s East Harlem apartment Monday night after suffering a stab wound that would prove to be fatal, police said.
By Marc W. Polite On Saturday, September 3rd, Underground Books in collaboration with QBR (qbr.com) held the first annual Jackie Robinson Poetry Day at the Jackie Robinson Park in Harlem.
This gorgeous Bedford-Stuyvesant house comes with a serious pedigree, the brownstone was once home to sports icon and color-barrier-breaker Jackie Robinson, who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1947 to Continue Reading →
Jackie Robinson, a two-part, four-hour film directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon, tells the story of an American icon whose life-long battle for first-class citizenship for all Continue Reading →
The Amazing Nina Simone reveals the real Nina Simone through over 50 intimate interviews with those who best knew the artistry and intentions of one America’s true musical geniuses.
On what would have been Sugar Ray Robinson’s 91st birthday, dignitaries and the sporting world gathered to unveil a ceremonial street sign in Harlem where the legendary boxer once owned Continue Reading →
Althea Gibson, August 25, 1927 – September 28, 2003, was an American tennis player and professional golfer, and the first black athlete of either gender to cross the color line Continue Reading →
Genre Magazine writes that this story about I Was Born This Way starts in New York city, but has nothing to do with New York native Lady Gaga.
Keith David Williams, born June 4, 1956, is an American screen and voice actor, comedian, and singer.He is known for his co-starring role as King in Platoon and as Childs Continue Reading →
Don’t Miss Harlem Revive! Saturday, August 5th, 2017, at Jackie Robinson Park! 12noon to 6pm
After sitting in a backlog of applications for decades, Harlem’s historic YMCA building is a step closer to becoming a New York City landmark.
Second to the Bronx, Central Harlem has seen perhaps the most new affordable housing opportunities in the city.
Google is celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr Day with a special doodle and a homepage promotion of a curated collection of Civil Rights photography from the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.
DeerGate, the correct and true name of the scandalous handling of a deer in a Jackie Robinson Park in Harlem, potentially reached a conclusion today with the news that the Continue Reading →
Harlem’s famous one-antlered deer, “Lefty,” died Friday as he awaited relocation upstate, according to a spokesman for the NYC Mayor’s Office.
The city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) granted landmarks designation Tuesday to the Harlem YMCA.
Harlem’s Jackie Robinson Park its home since early December was captured Thursday near the Polo Grounds Towers and is expected to be killed, a city hall spokeswoman told source.
Harlem residents are concerned and confused by a one-antlered deer that has taken up residence in a park there.
First on Friday, December 2nd 2016, Harlem World reported that a deer name “Lefty” was scene in Jackie Robeson Park, now it seems that “Lefty” told his deer friends.
A one-antlered deer was spotted roaming Harlem’s Jackie Robinson park and may have swam the width of the East River to get there.
By Lil Nickelson Harlem contains four (4) parks within its borders: Marcus Garvey Park on the east side, Morningside Park and St. Nicholas Park in its interior and Jackie Robinson Continue Reading →
Monday night, at a cocktail reception hosted at Minton’s by co-owners Dick Parsons and Alexander Smalls, Madison Square Boys & Girls Club (Madison) unveiled designs for a new four-story, 45,000-sq.-ft. Continue Reading →