HW Pick: Solomon Northup Day Planned For Saturday, July 19th

The 16th annual Solomon Northup Day, an afternoon of activities inspired by a powerful memoir of enslavement and eventual freedom, will take place on Saturday, July 19, from 12:30 to 6 pm in Filene Recital Hall at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon,…

Metro-North Worker Killed By Train

Another Metro-North Accident A Metro-North Railroad worker was struck and killed by a train in East Harlem early Monday morning, officials said, the latest in a string of devastating mishaps for the railroad over the past year. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist…

MTA Creates First Regional Transit Diagram for Super Bowl XLVIII

It’s being called the first “Mass Transit Super Bowl,” and this week, the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee revealed extensive public transportation plans for Super Bowl XLVIII, detailing how the region’s mass transit systems, including the MTA, will serve as a critical resource to support the movement of the hundreds of thousands of expected visitors…

Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom At The Schomburg

Noted composer and librettist Nkeiru Okoye, a native New Yorker of African-American and Nigerian descent, presents scenes from her new folk opera, Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom, … VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights leader, Hubert Delany….”…

Inverted High Line A Miracle at La Marqueta?

An upside-down High Line — using gritty railroad tracks to create a dazzling new destination for tourism, commerce and recreation — may be coming to Harlem. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights leader, Hubert Delany….” This monthly post is made…