Public Advocate James Releases LGBT Mental Health Resource Guide

Public Advocate Letitia James this week released a guide of mental health resources in all five boroughs for members of the LGBT community. 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…

Public Advocate Kicks off Black Gay Pride in Harlem

As gay pride celebrations kick off around the country (June is National Pride Month), Harlem held its own Pride kick-off, Monday night, at Hyacinth’s Haven.  Sponsored by the city’s Public Advocate, Leticia James, this was her first Black gay Pride kick-off, which she hopes to make an annual event. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…

Woman’s Death Investigated As A Suicide In Harlem

The woman’s body lay in a pool of blood, illuminated by police floodlights that shone into bedrooms on a Harlem block. 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…

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine’s Spirit Of Pride

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine partners with the Hetrick-Martin Institute to host a panel of young leaders and activists in a conversation on LGBTQ youth homelessness and housing insecurity. 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…

Hip-Hop’s Past On Display in New Photo Exhibit

By Souleo When photographer, Joe Conzo reflects on hip-hop’s early days one word comes to mind: innocence. During the late 1970s he began to document the birth of hip-hop in New York City … Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Harlem United Supports Gov Coumo’s Budget

Harlem United today acknowledged the significant investments in health, housing and human services Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature have made in the SY2015-2016 budget.  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…

New York Juvenile Asylum in Washington Heights, 1856-1901

New York Juvenile Asylum, 175th Street near between 10th and 11th Avenues just north of Harlem in Washington Heights, New York, 1872. 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…

Hot Lot On 125th Street And 5th Avenue May Be Ready

The NY DailyNews reports that this probably isn’t what they mean when they talk about the greening 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 Contact Use. Please leave this…

Souleo: Three Oral History Projects You Should Know About

An informal conversation between friends or family members discussing life “back in the day.” A formal research initiative by cultural institutions to document the past. Recorded interviews via audio or video that are transformed into multidisciplinary presentations. These are the various ways to define the practice of oral history in its attempt to capture the…

Souleo: Tastemakers Weigh-in On JET magazine’s Digital Launch

It will be a bittersweet moment for readers of, JET magazine when the iconic publication transitions into an all-digital platform, JETmag.com and a subscription app, on its scheduled launch date of June 30. 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 Council Funds Anti-Eviction Legal Services in Harlem

The City Council has funded almost $12 million in initiatives to support and expand legal services in this year’s budget. 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…

FDNY to Increase Gas Leaks Response Based On Harlem Explosion

The New York City Fire Department will now have a much greater role in responding to reports of possible gas leaks, according to an order made by Mayor Bill de Blasio in response to the March explosion that leveled two East Harlem buildings and killed eight people. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select…

Harlem One Of The Most Rat-Infested in NYC

Ines Moore stirs awake nearly every night to an unmistakable, skin-crawling sound: rats skittering around her apartment in the dark. 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…