Where To Go Sledding In Harlem

A positive of having a snowstorm Hercules in effect is the abundant sledding it provides in-and-around Harlem. Here are some spots for wintery recreation Friday and this weekend. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights leader, Hubert Delany….” This monthly post…

Squatter’s Shacks, West Harlem,1933

A photograph of the Harlem Squatter’s shacks, near 100th Street on the West side in Harlem, NY, during the great depression around 1933. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights leader, Hubert Delany….” This monthly post is made in partnership with…

1st Anniversary Celebration of Community Matters NYC

In honor of the 1 st Anniversary of the Community Matters NYC initiative: Join Community Works NYC, The Interchurch Center, NoMAA and Harlem Arts Alliance at the opening reception for two special exhibitions, featuring a guest performance by Bobby Sanabria & Quarteto Aché.  VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the…

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 “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised…

A Long History Of Tea In Northern Manhattan, NY

Tea in Harlem has been a constant since its early years with the Muscoota Indians in East Harlem to the Harlem Renaissance with Lelia Walker’s Dark Tower on 136th Street in Central Harlem to today. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil…

In Washington Heights, Harlem, Women Outnumber Men 2 to 1

The boys may be in Washington Heights in Harlem, but the Harlem girls don’t believe their true love is waiting there for them. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights leader, Hubert Delany….” This monthly post is made in partnership with…

14 Schools In Harlem Revitalized On New York Cares Day

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…