Lottery Opens For 5 East Harlem Apartments Renting

An affordable housing lottery for 5 newly-constructed, one-bedroom apartments in East Harlem is accepting applications through March 2, 2017. All five units are located in a new building on the corner of Third Avenue and East 117th Street. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

From Harlem To Hollis Prepare For Coastal Storm Risks

The New York City Emergency Management Department today urged all New Yorkers to be prepared for high winds, heavy rain, and localized minor to moderate coastal flooding on Monday, January 23, 2017. 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…

How Bad Are Street Surfaces In Your Harlem Hood?

If your Uber rides home from the bar are starting to feel more like back-road safari trips, a new street quality ranking (and mapping!) project from NYC’s Independent Budget Office may explain why. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

City Says It Will Leave Lonely Harlem Deer Alone, And So Should You

Harlem residents are concerned and confused by a one-antlered deer that has taken up residence in a park there. 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 can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave this…

South Harlem’s STEM Institute Saved By Public Support

South Harlem’s PS 241 — also called the STEM Institute of Manhattan — will stay open despite a last-minute attempt by the city to dissolve the school. 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…

HW Pick: The ‘Negro Riot of 1712’ In “Five Points” NY

By Miguel Hernandez New York History Blog reports that one of the earliest documented riots in New York State that had a racial component or undertone was the so-called Negro Riot of 1712. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

A Glance At The Pre-History Of Harlem To 1865

All the area north of what is now 59th Street was called “Muscoota” by the Manhattan Indians. Muscoota means “flat place”. This flat place was good for growing food and this is why many of the Manhattan Indians lived in this part of Manhattan. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to…

Huge 103-Condo Building will Rises Near In Harlem

Just a block away from the Harlem River by 150th Street, developers have now planned a seven-story building that will bring 103 condos to the neighborhood, The Real Deal reports. 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…

Brewer’s New Youth Boards Harlem Members And It’s First Meeting

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer convened the first meeting of Council of Young Leaders of Manhattan yesterday at the Harlem State Office Building. 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 can unsubscribe anytime)Constant…

Everything Harlem’s Sharpton Has Lived For Is At Stake

July 20, 2014, three days after Eric Garner suffocated to death during an arrest by New York City police officers for selling loose cigarettes, the Reverend Al Sharpton delivered the Sunday sermon at Riverside Church, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

Weather: Coastal Flood Watch From Harlem To Hollis

A notification has been issued on 1/21/16 at 6:10 PM. The National Weather Service has issued the following Coastal Flood Watches for various NYC areas. 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 can unsubscribe…