Harlem Meer, Central Park, 1859 -1860s

This is a rare photogravure Victorian/Edwardian era print of laborers taking 843 rocky, swampy acres and reshaping it into a man-made oasis of nature in Central Park’s Harlem Meer in stages in 1859 through the 1860s. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

Safety Tips For Sub Zero Weather in Harlem

Governor Cuomo offered the following safety tips, particularly with the forecasted sub-zero temperatures that might be coming our way in 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…

Gov Cuomo Opens Winter Center

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo will activate the State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. to monitor a potent winter storm that is forecasted to impact New York State Thursday and Friday. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Con Ed Agrees To Two-Year Rate Freeze

In year-end good news for the borough’s Consolidated Edison residential customers, a two-year electric delivery rate freeze, and a three-year gas and steam distribution rate freeze from Harlem to East Hampton, is set to go into effect Jan. 1, pending state Public Service Commission approval. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s)…

Remembering Dr. John W.V. Cordice

A Message from HHC President Alan D. Aviles On September 20, 1958, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was stabbed with a letter opener at a book signing in 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.…

Teaching Kids to Love Science In Harlem

Put a science writer in a classroom with two-dozen ten-year-olds and I promise you this: the writer will learn more than the kids. 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…

Real Life Anchorman Stan Brooks Honored in Harlem (video)

One of New York’s most recognizable voices was honored in Harlem, NY. Legendary NYC born, City College graduate newsman Stan Brooks was laid to rest Friday. 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…

Harlem’s A$AP Ferg And Others Came Out For Mack Wilds At SOB’s

Grammy® Award-nominated Hip-hop/R&B artist Mack Wilds has earned acclaim and recognition on television and in movies alike such as HBO’s “The Wire,” CW’s “90210,” “The Secret Life of Bees” and “Red Tails.” Wilds’ debut album, New York: A Love Story was released on September 30, 2013. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select…

Let there be lights In Harlem

HERE’S a bright idea. The Department of Transportation on Thursday installed its first City Light, a custom-designed lamppost powered by LEDs that can burn for up to 20 years. 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…

2nd Annual Literacy Across Harlem Book Drive 2013

All high-quality books donated between now and December 21st(*) will be presented this weekend to families residing in homeless shelters, women involved in the criminal justice system who are rebuilding positive lives for themselves and their young children, foster-care organizations serving Harlem families, adult learners striving to improve their literacy skills, and havens for victims…