Free Family Tennis And Reading Program For Kids Presented By Mayor David Dinkins

This summer the Free Family Tennis and Reading Program for children ten and under will take place at the Frederick Johnson Playground “The Jungle” at 151 Street & 7th Avenue starting Saturday, July 13th to August 17th, 2019, from 9:00 AM -11:00 AM. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: ‘Ruby Dee Place’ And ‘Ossie Davis Way’ Street Naming In Harlem (Photographs)

Photographs by Seitu Oronde

Photographer Seitu Oronde was on the spot Saturday, April 20th, 2019, for a Dwyer hosted ceremonial unveiling of ‘Ruby Dee Place’ and ‘Ossie Davis Way’ (the northeast corner of 123rdand Saint Nicholas Avenue), in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Touro College Honors Founders And TouroCOM-Harlem Community Board

Harlem community leaders and Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) founders and their supporters packed the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem Wednesday night to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the school’s opening in Harlem and their joint efforts in educating. Continue Reading →

Waitlist Opens For Middle-Income Units In Harlem

6sqft reports that East Harlem’s Riverton Square complex is once again accepting applications for its 7,500-name waitlist for one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. Continue Reading →

Black Star News Annual Awards To Honor Rangel, Dinkins, And Others

charles-rangelThe Black Stars News 2015 Annual Awards Dinner will honor Mayor David Dinkins, Rep. Charles Rangel, Rep. Yvette Clarke, R. Donahue Peebles, Barbara Arnwine, Inez Barron, Sabrina Lamb, Dr. Rudy Crew, Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones, and the Central Park Five survivors of gross injustice on December 18 from 6:00pm – 10:00pm at MIST Harlem, 46 West 116th Street.

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Mayor Dinkins Remembers Harlem’s Cosmopolitan Tennis Club (video)

david dickinsHarlem fave and NYC Mayor David Dinkins recalls Harlem’s Cosmopolitan Tennis Club the nurturing grounds for Althea Gibson, Arthur Ashe, the Katrina Adams CEO and President of the United State Tennis Association (USTA) and more. Continue Reading →

DOT Proposes Road Diets for Two Harlem Uptown Aves

Map: DOT [PDF]

Two dangerous Harlem/uptown avenues could get road diets and bike lanes this summer under a DOT plan presented to the Manhattan Community Board 12 transportation committee on Monday [PDF]. A plan for Sherman Avenue received the committee’s support, while a design for St. Nicholas Avenue is headed for at least one more month of review. Continue Reading →

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