Nari Ward Is Harvesting Smiles in Harlem

If you find yourself on the streets of Harlem’s Sugar Hill (spanning roughly 145th St to 155th St, from Edgecombe Avenue west to Amsterdam) this afternoon, you may run into artist Nari Ward, who’ll be out canvassing local residents, urging them to share a friendly grin as part of his project Sugar Hill Smiles. Become…

Mayor de Blasio To Attend Sugar Hill Development

As you may have heard, Broadway Housing Communities new  Sugar Hill Development  will be opening soon.   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 submitting this form,…

Manhattan North Mgt Co., Sponsors Send Harlem Kids To YMCA Camp Contest

Manhattan North Management Co., Inc (MNMC), the management division of Tahl Propp Equities (TPE), one of the City’s largest community-based owners, operators and developers of affordable housing, is sponsoring a YMCA Core Values essay and drawing contest to send 10 Harlem children to Sleepaway Camp in Huguenot, NY. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our…

Hope Flies Over East Harlem Plan

A condemnation drama unfolding in East Harlem is presumably not what community residents expected of Mayor de Blasio’s “progressive” agenda. 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…

107-year-old Harlem Church Reborn As Arts center

A Harlem holy house is about to get a new life. St. Thomas the Apostle Church on W. 118th St. near St. Nicholas Ave. will be converted into a community arts center, and housing will be built in the church’s school and a nearby vacant lot. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select…

Harlem Development Continue Under de Blasio

Developers can relax — Mayor Bill de Blasio won’t turn Harlem and/or New York City into a communistic realm where no one can build a candy store without including “affordable” apartments. 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 Gas Station To Become Mixed-Use Development

A former BP gas station in Harlem has been plucked by the New York City Economic Development Corporation for development as a mixed-use project with more than 50 apartments. 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…

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…

The World: For Profit and People

In his 2011 TED talk, Gene Wade thus shared his vision of an ultra low-cost college degree for working adults. 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…

Harlem to Preserve Brownstones By Creating height Limits

“… home to such African-American luminaries as composer Duke Ellington, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and civil rights activist W.E.B. DuBois.” Hundreds of New York City’s most glorious brownstones and majestic townhouses will be protected from developers and preserved for generations under a major rezoning proposed for West Harlem. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…

Harlem’s Victoria Theater A Cultural Hub For Harlem

A plan to transform Harlem’s legendary Victoria Theater into a splashy hub for the arts and tourism — and an affordable home for hundreds of needy families — won state backing on Wednesday. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Does This Bus Stop at 125h Street? #3 & #4

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. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…