Police Investigating Alleged Central Park Rape

Police are investigating an alleged rape in Central Park around Morningside Heights, law enforcement sources said. 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…

125th Street With Tolley’s, Cars, And People, 1910

Looking west across 125th Street towards Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., (aka 7th Avenue) with tolley’s, cars, and people, in central Harlem, around 1910. 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…

Arva Rice, Head Of NY Urban League At MPAC’s Rally

Harlem resident Arva Rice, president and CEO of the New York Urban League will headline MPAC’s Community Rally in Queens on Friday, November 15, 2013. 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…

‘Forbid the Thief’ A New Poem

By Carol Lazarus (written on Sept. 15th 2013)   Do not be distracted. Forbid the thief from entering in.   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…

Pinehurst, aka Koch’s New Mount St. Vincent’s Hotel

Occasionally one comes across mention of “Koch’s New Mount St. Vincent’s Hotel,” a quasi-rural roadhouse that opened in the vicinity of Hamilton Heights around 1883 or 1884, after the old Mount St. Vincent’s Hotel in Central Park burned down (in 1881) and before the new one opened (in 1884). This operated at least until the…

Central Park Conservatory At 105th Street, 1900

Some time back we came across a trove of 1890s photographs showing the wide wooden steps leading down from Mount St. Vincent’s Hotel (or McGown’s Pass Tavern) to the Conservatory Gardens. We can’t find them anymore, but this 1900 wintertime picture is also useful. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to…

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…

Duke Ellington Trio, 1966 (video)

The performance by Duke “The Duke” Ellington Trio in 1966, after rocking Harlem for decades, during this timeline Ellington was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Music, in 1965, but was turned down. Then 67 years old, he reacted: “Fate is being kind to me. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s)…

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care November 2013 Events

Get you pen out to write down the free November 2013 events at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care. Each event is open to the public and is being held at 215 West 125th Street 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…

Rally to Support After School and Early Childhood Education

On Thursday morning, more than 500 children from city after-school programs rallied outside City Hall to urge the Mayor not to cut 47,000 children from child care and after-school programs. 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…

Walter’s World: Martha Graham Dance Company

The 85th season of the Martha Graham Dance Company opened with the grandeur and élan the world has come to expect from this modern dance pioneer. 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…

Disney’s First Black Princess

Belle. Ariel. Jasmine. Chances are, you know these names as just a few of Disney’s magical princesses from such classic tales as Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, and Aladdin. 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…

Dining with Miss Lil: Amali Restaurant Review

By Lil Nickelson James Mallios and his fellow partners have designed Amali as a very comfortable, yet cozy and relaxing atmosphere for their guests to partake in some great tasting Mediterranean inspired food. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…