De Blasio, Harlem’s Levine And Others Announce Lawsuit Against Ballyhoo Billboard Company

Today, the de Blasio administration filed a lawsuit against Ballyhoo Media, Inc. for repeatedly violating local laws by displaying Times Square-style billboards on a barge that travels daily along the Manhattan and Brooklyn waterfronts. Continue Reading →

Man Fatally Struck On FDR Drive Fleeing Accident In East Harlem

A New Jersey man has hit and killed while running across the FDR Drive after getting into a car accident on the highway, police said. Continue Reading →

Metropolitan Hospital Plans Apartments At 1880 First Avenue In East Harlem

1880-first-avenue1New York City’s hospitals are struggling. St. Vincent’s Hospital in the West Village shut its doors in 2010 and sold most of its property to condo developers. Continue Reading →

Crack Is Wack Mural By Keith Haring In Harlem

51713eaPotentially NYC’s most famous mural, Keith Haring’s 1986 piece frames a handball court at 128th Street and 2nd Avenue, serving as a permanent reminder of a crack epidemic that crippled some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods. Continue Reading →