The Harlem YMCA, The Yankee’s & AT&T Celebrate Donation (updated)

Yankees GAME VS ANGELS1Marissa Shorenstein, New York State President, AT&T made a donation to John Rappaport, Senior Executive Director, Harlem YMCA who received “the big check” last Wednesday, June 8th for the YMCA of Greater New York. Continue Reading →

The Harlem History Club “…The Living Room Of The Harlem Renaissance,” At The Harlem YMCA 1930’s

John Henrik Clarke Willis Nathaniel Huggins John G Jackson Joel A Rogers Charles Seifort Richard 1The Harlem History Club, was a study circle founded by Harlemites in the heart of Harlem in the 1930s, it was based at the Harlem YMCA at 180 West 135th Street, New York, NY, sometimes called the “living room of the Harlem Renaissance.” Continue Reading →

Harlem YMCA Celebrates Business & Community Leaders And Youth Achievers

Wes Moore (Leo B. Marsh recipient & Key Note Speaker), Roger Arrieux (Achievers In Industry Steering Committee Chair), Valerie Rainford (Managing Director, JP Morgan Chase & Co. and Deloitte Corporate Community Award Recipient) & DeMarco Morgan (CBS New York News Correspondent and the night's Emcee)The Harlem YMCA proudly celebrated the 46th Annual National Salute to Achievers in Industry (bai) Awards Gala at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel on March 24th. Continue Reading →

Harlem Churches, A Chance For Landmark Designation

historic in harlemA number of religious institutions were considered for landmark designation at a public hearing held by the Landmarks Preservation Commission last Thursday. Continue Reading →

A New Bookstore Opens In Harlem (update)

revoltuion booksHarlem has always been a hub for “alternative” politics from Marcus GraceyCanada Lee to Liberation Books and more, so its no surprise that a bookstore that call itself “the center of a movement for revolution,” has swapped its Chelsea digs for Lenox Avenue because of escalating rent. Continue Reading →