Francis James Jackson, December 1770 – 5 August 1814, was a British diplomat, ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, Prussia, and the United States where he lived in the Claremont Inn in Harlem, NY.
John James Audubon (Jean-Jacques Audubon), April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851, was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter.
Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte, born Giuseppe Buonaparte, Italian, 7th January 1768 – 28th July 1844, was a French diplomat and nobleman who lived in Harlem.
Harlem inspired British style early in Harlem’s history with Lord Viscount Courtenay, Francis James Jackson, and others who stayed at the Claremont Inn on 123rd Street and Riverside in Harlem at the turn of the last century.
Bayard Rustin, March 17, 1912 – August 24, 1987, was a Harlem leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, nonviolence, and gay rights.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams, New York City Department of Education (DOE) Chancellor David Banks, and No Kid Hungry New York today recognized 35 “NYC Hunger Heroes.”
Tupac Amaru Shakur, rapper, actor, activist, thug, poet, rebel, and visionary, born Lesane Parish Crooks, June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996, in East Harlem, New York.
The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) and the New York City Department of Education (DOE) are proud to announce the 4th Annual New York City Public School Film Festival, which celebrates the talent and diversity of student voices.
Roger Morris, 28 January 1727 – 13 September 1794, was a colonel in the British Army who fought in the French and Indian War and made uptown his home.
Mayor Eric Adams today signed the “Small Business Forward” Executive Order to reform existing business regulations, ensuring local businesses face fewer needless fines and penalties.
Today, BET announces the hosts of the 2021 “Soul Train Awards,” taking place from a new location, the Apollo in New York City, with co-hosts Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold.
After supporting thousands of NYC-based artists and helping to reconnect New Yorkers with their communities through the power of the arts.
Today, City Parks Foundation announced the selection of 112 grant recipients through the NYC Green Relief & Recovery Fund’s grassroots grants program.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter, and Speaker Corey Johnson today announced a historic expansion in access to school-based mental health supports.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced three new initiatives to maintain clean streets across New York City and help spur on the City’s recovery.