The new affordable apartment complex going up at the corner of 155th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue in the uppermost reaches of Manhattan cuts an unlikely figure.
The East River, which runs along the eastern edge of Manhattan, was once the busiest industrial waterway in America–and, some say, the dirtiest.
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.
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…
The boys may be in Washington Heights in Harlem, but the Harlem girls don’t believe their true love is waiting there for them.
Any day is a perfect day to sip on a mug of hot tea; paper cups just won’t do. It’s one of those fall days that give us a preview of our winter days to come. Tea is a versatile beverage; it invigorates and stimulates your mind or can calm and sooth you that can…
New York Cares will send 7,000 volunteers across the city to revitalize public schools on New York Cares Day, Saturday, October 15, 2011. Now in its 20th year, this citywide day of volunteering will revitalize 111 schools across the five boroughs. This year, volunteers will spruce up 23 schools in Manhattan (14 in Harlem) including…
The transportation committee of CB 11 voted to bring the complete street design for First Avenue, shown here in the East Village, to East Harlem.
By Richard Daub This is part three and four in a six part series. Photo of the tour guide. I was also curious about what the outside perception of Harlem. Having grown up on Long Island in the 1980s, Harlem was simply a place that you did not go.
Strivers’ Row is three rows of townhouses in western Harlem, in the New York City borough of Manhattan on West 138th and West 139th between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and Frederick Douglass Boulevard.
East Harlem, also known as Spanish Harlem and El Barrio, is the eastern section of Harlem located in the northeastern extremity of the borough of Manhattan in New York City.