Centuries-Old Tombs Found Beneath NYC Park

City workers have discovered two burial vaults underneath Washington Square Park in New York City, uncovering the remains of at least a dozen people interred around two centuries ago. 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…

From Hudson To Harlem, The Migliorelli Farm

We thought it would be great to introduce you to one of the farmers who sells their foods with Down to Earth Farmers Markets at Morningside Park Farmers Market in Harlem every week on the corner of 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

Urban Park Ranger Hiking Guide In Harlem

Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example:…

Italian Harlem, 1st Avenue And 114th Street, 1910

A slightly hand-colored photographs documents a very, very, very busy 1st Avenue and 114th Street, in the Italian part on East Harlem, New York, 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…

HW Pick: New York City’s Slave Market

On a recent NYPL blog post it stated that on June 27, a plaque marking the site of New York City’s main 18th-century slave market was unveiled in Lower Manhattan by Mayor Bill de Blasio. 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…

Harlem’s Keith Wright To Announce Bid For Rangel’s Seat

In an emailed advisory on Friday, Assemblyman Keith Wright of Harlem announced he will kick off a campaign to replace Rep. Charles Rangel in Congress next year at a prayer breakfast in the Bronx on Saturday. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

Check Out The $5 Million Penthouse In Harlem

Eat your heart out! Perched high in the sky, between two prominent city parks, Harlem Meer in Central Park and Morningside Park, is this full floor 2,154 square foot penthouse at 321 West 110th Street (at Lenox Avenue) in Harlem, New York. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

Audubon Ballroom, Washington Heights, NY 1912

The Audubon Theatre and Ballroom, generally referred to as the Audubon Ballroom, was a theatre and ballroom located at 3940 Broadway at West 165th Street in the Washington Heights north of Harlem, New York City. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Officials Plan To Remove Thrash In Riverside Park

Responding to complaints from residents tired of the raucous behavior and piles of trash left behind in Harlem’s northern Riverside Park, the NYC parks department on Thursday announced a plan to deal with the problem through stepped-up enforcement and additional cleanup crews. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

NYPD Cracks Down On SideWalk Bikers In Harlem

First it was jaywalkers. And now rule-breaking bikers are in the crosshairs of traffic-obsessed West Harlem cops. 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…

The Little Italy of East Harlem, 1890

“This (Italian) section of East Harlem was developed during the 1880s with the familiar New York brownstone residences and walk-up apartments,” states New York Then and Now. 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…

Aaron Clark, Harlem ‘King Of Lotteries,’ 1860

According to his own Family Record, Aaron was born 16 October 1787 in Worthington, MA, son of David Clark and his second wife Lydia Benjamin. 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…

Keith Haring’s “Crack is Wack ” in Harlem, 1986

Famed graffiti artist Keith Haring (1958-1990) painted this fanciful mural, located at East 128th Street and the Harlem River Drive, in 1986. 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.…

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…