Mario César Romero, 78, Art Historian Of East Harlem, Dies, But His Contributions Does Not

By Larisa Ortiz, Center for Puerto Rican Studies

It is with great sadness that the family of Mario César Romero announces his passing. Mario César passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, in Manhattan, NY. Continue Reading →

‘Harlem’ And ‘Downtown’ Rats Are Actually Different

NY Post reports that “Uptown” rats are genetically different than “downtown” rats — and there’s also a distinction between “West Village” and “East Village” rats, a Fordham University grad student has discovered. Continue Reading →

East Harlemite Launches Harlem’s First VC Fund

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John Henry, the 22-year-old founder of accelerator program Cofound Harlem, has announced Cofound Ventures, Harlem’s first venture capital fund.  Continue Reading →


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