A distraught 57-year-old man watched a massive fire rip through a Harlem funeral home Friday night, fearing he would lose his mother for the second time.
A four-alarm fire is burning in Harlem. The fire started in a hair salon at 212 West 145th Street at 7:45 p.m.
By Lil Nickelson As I mature I’m starting to get more like my late maternal grandmother, Mrs. Lola Jackson, by going to services for people I didn’t personally know and it is getting spooky folks.
On Sunday, November 24, the Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture is presenting a very special “celebration/concert” at the historic Riverside Church.
As you may have heard, the Titanic never reached New York. But about 700 of its passengers and crew did get here on the night of April 18, 1912, three days after the sinking.
Elizabeth Catlett, whose abstracted sculptures of the human form reflected her deep concern with the African-American experience and the struggle for civil rights…
Chabad teaches to care for the spiritual and material needs of all Jews, wherever they could be found. Chabad of Harlem suggest where Jews are heading as gentrification marches. Perhaps it was only a matter of time. In a city defined by runaway gentrification — Chabad has come to Harlem. And the popular outreach group…
In the 1980s and ’90s, the New York City Department of Sanitation gave Una Mulzac as many as 50 summonses — she did not count them because she had no intention of paying them — for refusing to sweep 18 inches into the street in front of her bookstore.
Alexander Hamilton was born and raised in the West Indies and came to New York in 1772 at age 17 to study at King’s College (now Columbia University).
Duke Ellington When his drummer Sonny Greer was invited to join the Wilber Sweatman Orchestra in New York City, Ellington made the fateful decision to leave behind his successful career in Washington, D.C., and move to Harlem, becoming one of the figures of the Harlem Renaissance.
Hours before she was killed in a senseless Brighton Beach boardwalk shooting, Tysha Jones looked like any other carefree teenager enjoying a day of sun and sea with friends.
Senator Chuck Allen III Scholarship Fund is now receiving applications for the 2011 Scholarship Fund season. Minority students are encouraged to apply. The Fund is seeking motivated high school seniors who exhibit leadership and are involved in the betterment of the community.
“Distinguished Preacher Series” and “Realizing the Dream 2011” to Provide a Day of Programming Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the Site of his Famous “Beyond Vietnam” Speech In celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to commemorate what would have been his 82nd birthday, The Riverside Church will honor…
Forty-seven years after the historic March on Washington, Reverend Al Sharpton, President of the Harlem based National Action Network and leaders from his over 47 National Action Network chapters across the country.