The Legendary “Striver’s Row”, St. Nicholas Historic District In Harlem 1891 –

The St. Nicholas Historic District, known as “Striver’s Row”, is a historic district located on both sides of West 138th and West 139th Streets between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard Continue Reading →

From Weekquaeskeek To “Point Of Rocks,” St. Nicholas Avenue’s Amazing History

Untappedcities.com reports that St. Nicholas Avenue that extends north-south from 111th Street to 193rd Street,  St. Nicholas Avenue is, of course, named after that Saint Nicholas, 4th century saint. Become a Harlem insider Continue Reading →

Pilot Lands On St. Nicholas Avenue, 1956

Surprise airplane landings always make headlines. Who will forget Capt. Chesley Sullenberger steering a US Airways jetliner onto the Hudson River in 2009? Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for Continue Reading →

123rd Street And St. Nicholas In Harlem Named In Honor Of Ruby Dee And Ossie Davis

By Marc W. Polite On Saturday, April 20th, 2019, the Harlem community gathered to recognize the legacy of Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for Continue Reading →