God’s Love We Deliver, They Deliver Thanksgiving Meals To Our Veterans From Harlem To Hollis

Over 25% of God’s Love’s clients are Bronx residents. And while most are seniors who are too sick to cook or shop for themselves, hundreds of these seniors are U.S. veterans—many struggling with issues of housing and homelessness, substance abuse, and trauma. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Richard “Rich” Porter, 1965 – 1990

Richard “Rich” Porter, July 26, 1965 – January 4, 1990, was an American drug dealer who rose to prominence in Harlem during the War on Drugs in the mid-1980s; police described him as being a “mid-level crack dealer” who “sold about $50,000 worth of crack a week”. Continue Reading →

The Politics Of The Harlem River Divide In The 8th Council District

Only two New City Council districts cross borough lines, and only the 8th district spanning Manhattan and the Bronx actually crosses a river—in this case, the Harlem River—to do so. Continue Reading →