Pedestrians entertain themselves as they stroll on West 122nd Street and Riverside Drive in this image looking north with Grant’s Tomb in the background in Morningside Heights in Harlem, NY, 1897.
Hearing the term “national park,” most Americans probably think of Yellowstone or Yosemite, expanses that preserve some of the most remarkable natural features in the country.
Grants Tomb, looks north, with 122nd Street and Riverside Drive to the left, the photograph was taken the year of its completion in Morningside Heights, in 1897.
The renowned arts-focused Betsy Hotel is pleased to announce back by popular demand, Legacy Pianist Danny Mixon as an Artist in Residence at The Betsy Writers Room.
As part of its continuing SUMMERFEST 2022 series, Jazzmobile, New York City’s oldest jazz education/performance organization, in association with the City Parks Foundation.
By Lil Nickelson The weather god looked down favorably with fantastic weather to kick off Jazzmobile’s 2022 Summerfest season with their free outdoor concert season at Grant’s Tomb.
Thomas Francis Gilroy, June 3, 1840 – December 1, 1911, was the 89th mayor of Harlem, New York from 1893 to 1894.
By Lil Nickelson Throughout Harlem Week 2017 their theme, “Harlem: Home of Immigrants” has been carefully intertwined throughout this year’s events and happenings.
By Lil Nickelson The Harlem Swing Dance Society (“THSDS”) is leading a dance renaissance in Harlem, the birth place of the lindy hop and swing.
DOT watered down and delayed an already half-hearted plan to make Riverside Drive safer for walking in deference to opposition from Community Board 9 in Harlem.
A spectacular night-time photograph looking south of the Claremont Hotel, located just a block north of Grant’s Tomb, was a legendary, Riverside venue (between 121st and 123rd Streets) for the well-to-do in its day in West Harlem, New York.
By Lil Nickelson On Sunday, August 13th, 2023, Harlem Week presented their annual A Great Day in Harlem at General Grant National Memorial (“Grant’s Tomb”) located at 122nd Street and Riverside Drive.
Borough President Gale Brewer writes the heat and humidity are breaking! Scroll all the way down for our third weekly “Quirk Of The Week.” COVID (We have plenty of free test kits and masks available for pickup during business hours at my district office: 563 Columbus Ave. at 87th St.) The COVID Omicron variant BA.5—which has been…
A great image catching an intimate moment at the Havemeyer Coach just arriving at the Claremont Inn at Riverside Drive (between 121st and 123rd Streets, a block north of Grant’s Tomb) in West Harlem, New York on May 25, 1895.
The Claremont Inn, around 1804 an incredibly beautiful structure stood along the Hudson River, just north of where Grant’s Tomb now stands from right after the Revolution until 1951.