For thousands of years while the Muscoota and the Wecksquaesgeek Indians lived in this entire section of upper Manhattan Island, the natural topography of this site in West Harlem formed a valley and small sheltered cove off the Hudson River, also known as the North River.
Something is happening in New York City, last month, we wrote about Micro Apartments Are On There Way To Harlem, and it was only a few weeks ago that nArchitects unveiled a video (below) showing off the units at the firm’s micro-units at 335 East 27th Street, better known as the My Micro NY building.
Gotham Gazette reports that in four years participatory budgeting has exploded from four to 27 New York City Council districts. With over 51,000 voters casting ballots last cycle to allocate a total of $32 million dollars to projects across the city, New York‘s experiment in direct democracy has quickly become the largest of its kind…
Brick Underground reports that applications opened today for affordable rentals in Harlem’s historic—and newly refurbished—Randolph Houses at 114th Street, all of them asking less than $850 a month.
Built by the Harlem Club in 1889, this is one of most spectacular Queen Anne structures in the city. The Harlem Club was founded by a group of social prominent Protestant men. The club’s failure to expand and admit Catholic and Jewish men (and their money) led to its insolvency by 1907.
Approximately 4,000 New York Cares volunteers revitalized 71 parks, gardens, playgrounds, and waterfronts across the five boroughs during the 21st Annual New York Cares Day Spring, sponsored by HSBC, on Saturday, April 18th.
If one walks along Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard (aka Seventh Avenue) in Harlem today, they will see, for the first time in over 90 years, a vacant lot on the east side of the thoroughfare between West 137th and West 138th Streets.
The owner of a vintage boutique in Harlem shares his wit and wisdom on the new reality series B.O.R.N. to Style.
BLVD Bistro is a family owned and operated restaurant located at 239 Lenox Avenue on the Southwest corner of 122nd Street and Lenox Avenue on the ground floor of a centuries old brownstone.
Harlem man Dipset’s Cam’ron has a bunch of overseas fans angry at him this week after reportedly turning into a no-show for a London concert.
Dipset leader Cam’ron is ready to make it a hot summer after teaming up with Reebok Basketball for the release of its upcoming Blacktop Retaliate sneakers. #LaceUp
“This is a tragedy of the worst kind,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference. “There was no indication in time to save people.”
By Yolande Brener Christine Turner’s documentary, “Homegoings,” examines the work of funeral director, Isaiah Owens, a man who laughs and cries with his customers, who in turn trust him to lighten their time of loss. Owens Funeral Home, based in Harlem and Branchville is the place “where beauty softens your grief.
The Roman Catholic Benevolent Society, established in 1817, was the oldest charitable institution in the Archdiocese of New York.
This photograph was taken during the 1930’s. The Fox Star Theater has been reduced to a second run house by this point.