Harlem’s Patricia Era Bath, A Career Of Firsts, An Inventor And Founder, 1942 – 2019

Patricia Era Bath, November 4, 1942 – May 30, 2019, was an American ophthalmologist, inventor, humanitarian, and academic. Continue Reading →

Doctors’ Suicide Rate Highest Of Any Profession Reports Harlem Hospital Doctor

WebMD reports that one doctor commits suicide in the U.S. every day — the highest suicide rate of any profession. And the number of doctor suicides — 28 to 40 per 100,000 — is more than twice that of the general population, new research shows. Continue Reading →

Big L’s Harlem Family Launch New Website

Thanks to the folks at HipHopDX they’re reporting that Big L’s family have launched Big L Life, a new lifestyle and merchandise website created to honor the Harlem lyricist and continue his legacy. Continue Reading →

Health Department Launches New Mobile Lactation Suites From Harlem To Hollis

In recognition of World Breastfeeding Week, the Health Department today celebrated the opening of five “lactation pods” around the city, one in each borough, in locations that serve parents and families. Continue Reading →

Soleiman And Parnes Facilitate $3.35 M Sale In Harlem

Besen & Associates has completed the sale of 255 & 257 West 134th St. in the Harlem neighborhood. The property consists of two vacant contiguous three-story single room occupancy buildings located between Frederick Douglass Blvd. and Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. Continue Reading →

At NAACP Charter School Hearing Find Common Ground In Harlem

When the NAACP called for a moratorium on charter schools last fall, the group’s president and CEO Cornell Brooks said the group wanted a “reasoned pause,” not a “doomsday destruction” of charters. Continue Reading →