The Legendary Carmansville, The Most Beautiful, Picturesque Hamlet In Harlem, NY, 1853-

In the July 1868 issue of The Atlantic Monthly, a poet named Charles Dawson Shanly, 1811-1875 wrote an article about traveling the road along the Hudson River, in which he described the upper Manhattan countryside. Continue Reading →

John James Audubon In Central Harlem, 1785 – 1851

John James Audubon (Jean-Jacques Audubon), April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851, was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. Continue Reading →

Join Jackie Row Adams, Silvia Halkin And Others To Celebrate Uptown’s John James Audubon Birthday

You’re invited to attend the Riverside Oval Association’s annual birthday party for John James Audubon, our neighborhood’s most famous past resident, this Saturday, May 4, at 3-5 p.m. Continue Reading →

The 314 Birds Flocking To Harlem’s Hamilton Heights

The 314 Birds Flocking to HarlemIt wasn’t that Avi Gitler had any special love for birds. Sure, the gallerist had appreciated a few feathered dudes in his time, spying on them during hikes and while traveling around his native New York City. Continue Reading →

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