‘Under the Radar’ Art Series with Lenore Brown

Barbara Russell, the curator for the Under the Radar Art Series, is very happy to feature Lenore Browne’s photographic work during the New Year because her work has the same elegance and distinction as a glass of New Years Eve champagne. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

Harlem Jazzmobile Founder Billy Taylor

Billy Taylor (born William Taylor; July 24, 1921 – December 28, 2010) was an American jazz pianist, composer, broadcaster and educator. 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…

East Harlem Tutorial Program Recieves $15 Million Challenge Gift

East Harlem Tutorial Program (EHTP), the community-based operator of college prep after-school programs and public charter schools, has received a $15 million challenge gift from philanthropists Marilyn and James Simons. 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…

In Public Housing, Units Languish in Limbo

Two years ago, Chastity Ciprian said she asked about the two top-floor apartments, long vacant in her four-story building at Harlem River Houses, a public-housing project at the northern tip of Manhattan. 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…

Harlem Neighborhood Amateur (Video 1-3), 1964

Great video from Youtube documenting Harlem’s history at night along 125th Street like in 1964. 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…

Harlem’s CB 10 Assault on Safer Streets and Better Buses?

According to Streetsblog.org they say that with Harlem’s Community Board 10, there is apparently no such thing as a street redesign worth pursuing. 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…

Edwin Marcial’s ‘El Barrio Walk of Fame’ in East Harlem

Why should Hollywood have more fun than East Harlem? A businessman, actor and former City Council candidate wants to create an “El Barrio Walk of Fame” on E. 106th St. between Third and Lexington Aves. to honor East Harlem stars and legends. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

Harlem Project Moves Forward Despite Opposition

A little-known state board approved the acquisition of the needed land over the objections of a state senator and four business owners who could be forced to move. 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.…

Harlem Humanitarian: How To Help Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

We’ve posted a list that CNN has compiled a pretty comprehensive list of orgs on the ground and how you may make a donation or to contact them: The stories coming out of the Philippines are unimaginable. Rushing water and wind tearing children away from their parents’ arms. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our…

HW Pick: The Lonely Guy

When Barack Obama arrived in Washington almost five years ago, the universal assumption was that the young president—who had, after all, won office by exploiting every connective tool of the national social and electoral network—would run his White House in sharp contrast to the bunkered, hunkered-down George W. Bush. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…

Rev. Lisa Jenkins Baptist Church First Female Pastor

She’s making history in Harlem. Rev. Lisa Jenkins has been elected the first female pastor in the 88-year history of St. Matthews’s Baptist Church. 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…

Harry Belafonte Creates A Whole Lhota Drama For Bill de Blasio

Joseph J. Lhota spent the final Sunday of his flailing mayoral candidacy seemingly liberated from the burdens of a competitive campaign. 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…

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…