No DOT On Morningside Road Diet

A plan to improve pedestrian safety on speeding-plagued Morningside Avenue in Harlem, supported by one community board but stalled by another, is on track for months of additional meetings as DOT goes back to the drawing board. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post…

The Apollo’s 80th Anniversary Black History Month Schedule

As the Apollo Theater celebrates its 80th Anniversary it has great events for the upcoming Black History Month in February, an guess who has the schedule? Who do! See it below: VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British…

New Director Named for Columbia College

Columbia College in West Harlem announced today the appointment of Joseph Ayala as the new Executive Director of its Double Discovery Center, a Columbia College program that works to enhance higher education opportunities for local low-income and first-generation youth and adults between the ages of 12 and 27. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural…

John E. (Jack) Nail, Harlem Real Estate Mogul

John E. (Jack) Nail, a successful Harlem realtor, was born in New London, Connecticut in 1883.  His parents, Elizabeth and John B. Nail, moved to New York City where the senior Nail bought a hotel, restaurant, and billiard parlor after working for a time in a gambling house. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural…

The Mount Morris Bank, 1889, Harlem

The Mount Morris Bank of New York City was located at the northwest corner of 125th Street and Park Avenue was taken between 1889 and 1899. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.