Walk, Bike, Shop To Complete Upper Amsterdam Avenue Bike Lane

The Amsterdam Avenue protected bike lane must be extended north of 110th Street, say the safety advocates of Transportation Alternatives, who are holding a Bike/Walk/Shop action Sunday to rally support from local residents and businesses for the Complete Upper Amsterdam campaign. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

Crowdfunding For Internet Stock Approved By SEC

Bloomberg reports that startups and other small businesses from Harlem to Hollywood will be free to raise money by selling stock over the Internet under new rules adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like…

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett July 16 1862 – March 25 1931

Ida Bell Wells-Barnett (July 16, 1862 – March 25, 1931) was an African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, and an early leader in the civil rights movement. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You…

Coumo Announces “Bridge” Loans

Short-Term Loans Now Available Through Participating Lenders Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of the Bridge to Success loan program, now available through participating lenders committing at least $20 million to expand access to short-term bridge loans for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs). Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select…

Jazz vs. Racism By Greg Thomas

In the brief time that I’ve been posting blog entries to Integral Post, rarely have I explicitly discussed the issue of race, which, it seems to me, is a blindspot of the Integral community. Yet I intend, more and more, to visit the theme of race and view it through an Integral lens. Become a…

Dr. Nelson Health Care Reform…What You Need To Know

By Dr. Randi Nelson On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law comprehensive health reform legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

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. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…

Dining With Miss Lil: Tis The Season

By Lil Nickelson Chef Cary Neff, a former Executive Chef at Miraval Resort Spa in Scottsdale, AR wrote a book titled “Conscious Cuisine” which recommends that we our menu should change as the seasons did do. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…