East Harlem’s Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia appointing Harlem resident who lived on 138th Street Lt. Samuel J. Battle as member of Parole Commission. Battle was the first black to serve for the NYPD.
Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director.
As one of the honorees at Harlem resident Bette Midler’s annual Hulaween gala on Thursday, Michael Bloomberg was obligated to explain his costume.
This eatery scrambles more than eggs. A clever barista turned the Astor Row Cafe’s “B” rating into a more desirable offering, mixing it with some ingredients from the alphabet to serve up “brunch.”
Each year, twice a year, New York Fashion Week serves -an exciting time for the city of New York. Fashionistas and fashiongents come from near and far to view the upcoming seasons projected fashions.
By Yolande Brener I have often walked past the island at 143rd Street and Amsterdam, but never have I seen it so full of life and good energy as at the official opening of Brotherhood Sister Sol’s Hamilton Heights Green Market on June 17.
Queens Council Member Daniel J. Halloran presented a City of New York Proclamation to the Foundation for a Drug-Free World New York Chapter and the Fialkoff Foundation for a Drug-Free World NYC Program last night at the Fialkoff Dental Study Club.
Could Harlem become the next Meatpacking District? A panel of boosters from both neighborhoods said at a business event Wednesday that the prominent uptown neighborhood could learn a thing or two from the once-gritty downtown district now internationally known for its high-end shopping, chic nightclubs and upscale restaurants.
By Walter Rutledge The fall arts season is getting underway. This weekend theater, music, and dance are all in the forefront.
NYMag.com says she was discovered in her native city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, when she was a teenager, Liya Kebede is one of the lucky few models who continues to work steadily into her thirties now.
Each time actor and activist Danny Glover passes the 135th Street YMCA, he reminisces of the days that the cultural hub used to host and house Harlem Renaissance writers such as Langston Hughes and W.E.B. Du Bois, and actors such as Ossie Davis and Paul Robeson.
Three candidates vying for the 72nd State Assembly District seat, representing parts of Washington Heights and Inwood, discussed transit issues and the state of MTA service last night at a forum sponsored by WE ACT for Environmental Justice and Transport Workers Union Local 100.
Kyle Sterling, 22, model, Harlem Check out the tribal-print accessories and Nike kicks in this week’s street fashion, shot at the annual Harlem Day celebration earlier this month.
East Harlem, once the largest Italian community in NYC is a pleasant memory for countless former inhabitants.
Over lunch at her home in the Bronx recently, Mary Rucker-Thomas spoke about the pride she felt for the enduring legacy of her husband, Holcombe Rucker.