Acacia Network Breaks Ground On $73 Million Housing Project In Harlem

A decades-old dream to build an affordable housing development in East Harlem is finally coming to fruition. The Acacia Network broke ground Thursday morning on its 100 percent affordable mixed-use development at 413 E. 120th St., that will contain 179 units. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

Phony Landlord Scammed Harlem Renters

A woman is facing charges for posing as a property manager and collecting rents on a Harlem brownstone years after selling the property. 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…

Full Reconstruction To Start On Abraham Lincoln Playground in Harlem

A Harlem playground has been added to a $285 million city initiative to fully reconstruct long-overlooked parks. 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 field blank.By…

Update: Chelsea Explosion Suspect Named As Ahmad Khan Rahami

New York officials are looking for Ahmad Khan Rahami, a naturalized US citizen who was born in Afghanistan for questioning over Saturday’s Chelsea Explosion blast in Manhattan. 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…

1960s-70s Abstraction Shines From Bearden To Banneker At Swann Galleries

Thursday, October 6, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of fantastic African-American Fine Art, featuring a variety of media by artists spanning the last 150 years. 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…

HW Pick: The Chelsea Explosion, A Homemade Device Explodes (Update)

A street-corner Chelsea explosion that law enforcement sources said was caused by an intentionally detonated improvised device in the busy Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan sent shrapnel flying into pedestrians Saturday night, injuring at least 29 people, including one person believed to be in serious condition. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s)…

TBI, BLAC & Women’s Caucus Drive Passage Of MWBE Bill Package

On Wednesday, September 14th members of the City Council’s Women’s Caucus, Public Advocate Tish James, along with Council Members Laurie Cumbo, Helen Rosenthal and Elizabeth Crowley, gathered support from their colleagues to pass a package of bills dedicated to supporting the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) of New York City. Become a Harlem…