15-Year-Old Jumps To Her Death

A tormented 15-year-old girl who mused on Facebook about committing suicide jumped to her death Thursday from the roof of her grandmother’s Upper West Side building (just south of Harlem), police said.

Man Dead In Washington Heights

A 76-year-old man was struck by two vehicles and killed Friday evening in Washington Heights. Antonio Escanio was crossing Amsterdam Avenue between 155th and 156th streets in Harlem around 5:51 p.m.

Harlem to Preserve Brownstones By Creating height Limits

“… home to such African-American luminaries as composer Duke Ellington, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and civil rights activist W.E.B. DuBois.” Hundreds of New York City’s most glorious brownstones and majestic townhouses will be protected from developers and preserved for generations under a major rezoning proposed for West Harlem.

Harlem Teens In Controversial New Film (video)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFVjfbdTyeQ] The streets of Harlem are being run by baby-faced gun-toting kids who aren’t afraid to pull the trigger and leave a bloody trail of bodies in a new independent film that’s quickly making the rounds uptown.

Does This Bus Stop at 125h Street? #3 & #4

By Richard Daub This is part three and four in a six part series. Photo of the tour guide. I was also curious about what the outside perception of Harlem. Having grown up on Long Island in the 1980s, Harlem was simply a place that you did not go.