Greenest apartment building set for Harlem

Manhattan is set to get its first residential building that measures up to passive house standards, a set of green guidelines that aim to cut heating costs by 90% through the use of solar energy, better insulation and other measures. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

Harlem Biospace Launching Venture Capital Biotech Fund and Institute

A pair of city-funded efforts are designed to solidify New York City’s place as an incubator for groundbreaking biotechnology companies. 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…

NYC & Company’s Spotlights East Harlem/El Barrio

NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, today announced East Harlem, also known as El Barrio, in Upper 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 unsubscribe anytime)Constant…

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., Speaking In Harlem, 1967

We’re not sure where he is speaking in the photograph, bu the figure he strikes says it all of Harlem‘s Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.. 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…

Teacher Throws first-grader down stairs at Harlem school

A teacher allegedly tossed a first-grader with special needs down a flight of stairs at a Harlem elementary school that’s notorious for violence and abuse. 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…

Harlem’s Food Pantries Are Stretched

After she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Jackie Williams says she had a stark choice to make. 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…

Souleo: Why Iyanla Vanzant doesn’t feel need to forgive DMX

While this time of year calls for giving thanks, spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant is focused on forgiveness with her new interactive self-help book FORGIVENESS: 21 Days to Forgive Everyone for Everything. 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…

Hubert Fauntleroy Julian “The Black Eagle of Harlem”

Hubert Fauntleroy Julian (21 September 1897 – 19 February 1983) was a Trinidad-born African-American aviation pioneer. He was nicknamed “The Black Eagle of Harlem”. 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…

Art In FLUX Pops Up at Aloft Hotel, Harlem

Art In FLUX Harlem and Aloft Hotel launch a collaboration to promote visual artists in Harlem.  On the evening of December 3, 2013 Art In FLUX presents two Harlem artists, Andre Woolery and Ruben Natal-San Miguel, in the lobby of Aloft on their dedicated art walls. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select…

Harlem’s A$AP Rocky: ‘Culture Runs Hip-Hop…’

If you ask Trinidad James, Atlanta runs New York’s hip-hop scene; but Bun B and Harlem rap star A$AP Rocky don’t quite see it that way. 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…

George and Ira Gershwin From Central Harlem

George and Ira Gershwin: composers, grew up in Harlem. Lived at 108 West 111th and other addresses.George wrote his first hit song, “Swanee”, at his home at 520 W. 144 Street in 1919.The pair were living at 501 Cathedral Parkway in 1924, and it was in this apartment that George wrote Rhapsody in Blue. Become…

Pleasant Avenue and 116th Street, East Harlem, 1900

Wooden houses, long before the real estate development in East Harlem looking east at Pleasant Avenue and 116th Street, in 1900. 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…

Anthony Mackie Arrested For Drunk Driving In Harlem

Anthony Mackie has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. The ‘Runner Runner’ actor was booked in the early hours of Saturday morning (09.11.13) after he allegedly refused to take a blood-alcohol test. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Chart Says East Harlem Is Horniest Hood

Face it, if you live in a New York City apartment (with those paper-thin walls), you’ve probably awoken to the sounds of your neighbors — ahem — doing the nasty. But, if you’ve noticed this happening more frequently than not, you just might be living in East Harlem. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our…

December Memorial for Harlem’s Rev. Dr. Eugene Callender

A memorial service will be held Dec. 7 for a Harlem civil rights advocate, the Rev. Dr. Eugene Callender. 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…