NYC Greenlights Amsterdam Avenue Bike Lanes In Harlem

The city will move forward with a plan to make safety improvements and add bike lanes to a dangerous stretch of Amsterdam Avenue in Harlem despite local community board’s opposition, city officials announced Thursday. Continue Reading →


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The Harlem Cabin, Amsterdam Ave., & 120th, Street, Harlem, New York, 1910

A great photograph taken at the site of an old wooded Harlem cabin, with a wooden picket fence lining the sidewalk that moves up a small hill on Amsterdam Avenue at 120th Street in Morningside Park, West Harlem, NY, 1910. Continue Reading →


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Shooter Who Killed Man On Harlem Street Corner Arrested

A man is facing murder charges for a July double shooting on a Harlem street corner, police told Patch. Continue Reading →


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View Looking West 118th Street At Morningside Drive, West Harlem, NY 1899

Old Harlem meets new Harlem in this rare view of Harlem in transition as this photograph peers between apartments at 419 West 118th Street, in West Harlem, New York, 1899. Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s Goat Town / Goatville, New York, 1890

eltrain in harlemDuring the 1800s, the Upper West Side of Manhattan from about 59th Street to Harlem was known as Goat Town / Goatville (the photo above is from 1894). Continue Reading →


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Walk, Bike, Shop To Complete Upper Amsterdam Avenue Bike Lane

amsterdam-avenue-harlemThe Amsterdam Avenue protected bike lane must be extended north of 110th Street, say the safety advocates of Transportation Alternatives, who are holding a Bike/Walk/Shop action Sunday to rally support from local residents and businesses for the Complete Upper Amsterdam campaign. Continue Reading →


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Drunk Man, 25, Falls To His Death Off Harlem Roof

noah-witke1An intoxicated 25-year-old man died after he fell from the roof of his Harlem apartment building early Sunday, police said. Continue Reading →


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