Update: Derailment Disrupts Travel Plans On Harlem Lines

A fatal Metro-North train derailment Sunday on a corridor between New York and Albany disrupted service as many travelers were returning from the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, and was expected to complicate Monday’s commute for residents along the line between New York and Poughkeepsie. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness,…

Metro North Train Derails Near Harlem: FDNY

A Metro North train bound for New York City derailed along the Hudson River early Sunday, killing at least four people and injuring 63, including 11 critically, fire officials said. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Homeless Man Charged In Harlem Subway Push

Police arrested a homeless man Saturday on charges of pushing a 72-year-old man onto subway tracks in Harlem Friday. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Harlem Assembly Candidates Square Off on Transit Issues

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. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of…

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks- Fun for the Entire Family

By Walter Rutledge This weekend runs the gamut of arts events happening in the city. There are free dance, music, and film events for the entire family taking place in the village of Harlem. You can also hear music that echoes the African- American experience near Lincoln Center. On Sunday you can spend time soaking…

Walter’s World: Purelements: An Evolution in Dance

By Walter Rutledge The November 4th and 5th concert of Purelements: An Evolution in Dance lived up to the company moniker. The choreography and the company are an ever-evolving experience in concert dance and dance theatre. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is…