Country Life At The Downes Boulevard Hotel & Restaurant In West Harlem, NY 1890s

An atmospheric photograph looking down in front of the Downes Boulevard Hotel built some time after the Civil War was located at Bloomingdale Road —later the Boulevard, finally becoming Broadway— and West 103rd Street in the then called Bloomingdale neighborhood in West Harlem 1888. Continue Reading →

CUNY School Of Labor And Urban Studies Releases New Report On NYC’s Retail Grocery Industry

The CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies has released a new report on “New York City’s Retail Grocery Industry:  Economic Restructuring and Its Impact on Organized Labor,” affecting New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Award Winning Soul Food Institution Charles Pan-Fried Chicken To Open New Space

L+M Development Partners (L+M) announced today that Harlem soul food institution Charles Pan-Fried Chicken has signed a lease for approximately 750 square feet on the ground floor of 340 W 145th Street. Continue Reading →