“The Remarkable Rise Of Eliza Jumel,” In Harlem Heights

The NY Times writes George Washington slept there, but, oh, to have been a fly on the wall of that mansion in Harlem Heights, Manhattan’s oldest surviving house, a few Continue Reading →

Washington Heights Eliza Jumel (Burr), 1775 – 1865

Eliza Jumel Burr was born Eliza Bowen in Providence, Rhode Island to a working-class Irish Catholic family. Eliza’s mother, Phebe Kelley Bowen, was a domestic servant in a boarding house. Continue Reading →

The Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte Years At The Claremont Inn In Harlem 1815–1836

Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte, born Giuseppe Buonaparte, Italian, 7th January 1768 – 28th July 1844, was a French diplomat and nobleman who lived in Harlem. SHOP, THE NEW HARLEM WORLD SHOP!

Northern Manhattan Community Celebrates Earth Day!

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and Executive directors from participating organizations honored Earth Day and announced the official programming for the Uptown Car Free Day NYC. SHOP, THE NEW HARLEM WORLD Continue Reading →

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