With A Promise Of Funding Harlem’s African Burial Ground Enters A New Phase

After a decade of planning and research by Harlemites, an unused bus depot on East 126th Street is being prepared to honor its past state: a burial ground for enslaved and free African people. Continue Reading →

A New HUD Rule Could Force Thousands Of Harlemites And Others From Public Housing

A Trump administration proposal to strip public housing subsidies from undocumented immigrant families would affect thousands of New Yorkers, according to the federal agency pushing it reports our source. Continue Reading →

Gocha’s Breakfast Bar Opening Is A Must For Harlemites Visiting Atlanta

Last Thursday, author, salon owner and now restauranteur Gocha Hawkins, along with Hennessy VSOP Privilege, hosted a festive grand opening celebration for Atlanta’s newest cafe Gocha’s Breakfast Bar. Continue Reading →

Harlem #1 In Manhattan In Soda Consumption

Patch reports that Harlemites consume more sugary drinks than residents of any neighborhood in Manhattan, according to a new study from the city’s Health Department, and city officials are blaming beverage companies that use “racial profiling” in their advertising campaigns. Continue Reading →

Harlem Senator Brian Benjamin Introduces Bill To Stop ‘SoHa’ Rebranding

In one of his first orders of business in the New York State Senate, newly-elected Harlem Senator Brian Benjamin has introduced legislation to prevent the real estate industry and other actors from rebranding existing neighborhoods without residents’ permission. Continue Reading →