New City College Model Is Ex-Apple Exec Scott Forstall

You thought you’d heard the last of Scott Forstall when he was ousted from his Cupertino corner office a little more than a year ago over the Apple Maps fiasco. 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…

New Director Named for Columbia College

Columbia College in West Harlem announced today the appointment of Joseph Ayala as the new Executive Director of its Double Discovery Center, a Columbia College program that works to enhance higher education opportunities for local low-income and first-generation youth and adults between the ages of 12 and 27. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our…

A Hope Of Peace For Myls Dobson in Harlem Memorial Service

Even in death, peace seemed to elude little Myls Dobson. On Wednesday evening, one week after the badly beaten and burned boy was found in the apartment of the woman caring for him, his body was claimed at the morgue in New York. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe…

Don’t Cry for Gabourey Sidibe!

Harlem resident Gabourey Sidibeshouldn’t care less about what a bunch of mean-spirited strangers wrote about her on Twitter. 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…

Diddy Behind The Scenes At The 2014 Golden Globe

The Golden Globe 2014 was great, great hair, fab shoes, nice dresses, and cucumbers patches? Yes, that’s Harlem boy Diddy photographed behind-the-scenes at the Golden Globes with cucumbers patches. 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…

Dreams for NYC Inspired by MLK

WNYC’s Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration goes uptown to the historic Apollo Theater Sunday, January 19, 2014. 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…

Kwan To Be Honored by Harlem Skating

Michelle Kwan will be honored in April by Figure Skating in Harlem for her contributions to the sport. The five-time world champion, nine-time U.S. champ and double Olympic medalist has been a strong supporter of the club, now in its 17th year. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

Congress Among Wealthy 1% Hits Home

Who is the 1%? Well, about 57 members of Congress are part of that elite group. Roughly 11% of Congress have net worth of more than $9 million, according to a USA TODAY analysis of 2010 financial disclosures compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics. That’s enough to put them in the top 1% of…

Drake And Diddy Headline NYC Super Bowl Concert

New York City is hosting the Super Bowl, so the days prior will have the city on fire. For instance, February 1, Drake is performing at Time Warner Cable Studios. 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…

Hey Harlem, Do You Have A Mercury Thermostat?

This is the season to make sure your thermostat is working! According to the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation, over 300,000 mercury thermostats are removed from walls each year, and almost 99 percent of them are sent to landfills and incinerators. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

2nd Annual Black Comic Book Festival in Harlem

The Schomburg Center’s 2nd Annual Black Comic Book Festival celebrates the rich tradition of black comix in a two-day event featuring a special events, panel discussions, film screenings, hands-on workshops and exhibit tables with premiere black comic artists from across the country. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

The Elevated Railroad, Harlem, 1816

Tenth Avenue runs through the Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen neighborhoods on the west side of the borough, and then as Amsterdam Avenue, through the Upper West Side, Harlem and Washington Heights. 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…

Marva Trotter Louis, Harlem Model, 1936

Harlem’s Marva Trotter Louis, the Chicago stenographer turned model, singer and the first wife of boxing legend Joe Louis and had two children (daughter Jacqueline in 1943 and son Joseph Louis Barrow, Jr. in 1947). Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like…

Harlem Lane, Harlem, NY 1900

Harlem Lane was an old road in the area that served as a popular racecourse for horse-drawn carriages in the 19th century. 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.…