West Harlem’s Famous Straus Park Video A Window Into Harlem’s History

The video was taken at Straus Park is a small landscaped park on the Upper West Side of Harlem where we found this old sound film of a public park at West 106th Street, in West Harlem, NY on January 9, 1930. Continue Reading →

Top Gala Fundraiser Erin Ward Set For Riverside Park Conservancy Gala And Goat Auction

New York State auction champion Erin Ward is on a winning streak, having helped raise more than one million dollars for GLAAD this year at the LGBTQ advocacy group’s GLAAD Media Awards honoring Beyonce, JayZ and Madonna. Continue Reading →

Health Department Installs New Public Art Works In Five Parks From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department, in partnership with NYC Parks, today announced the completion of five art projects in public parks in East Harlem, the South Bronx, Eastern Queens, and Central Brooklyn. Continue Reading →