Frank Lucas, The Harlem Drug Lord Who Inspired American Gangster, Dies Aged 88

Frank Lucas, the former Harlem, New York drug kingpin whose life was the subject of the 2007 movie American Gangster, has died. Continue Reading →

How The New York Sports Scene Could Change From Harlem To The Hudson

New York is widely recognized as one of the most passionate sports cities in America. Even if the city hasn’t been on top in the major sports lately the way it has been in the past, the enthusiasm never seems to wane. Continue Reading →

New Yorkers Flock To New Jersey To Embrace Legalized Sports Betting (Video)

By Bretton Daniels

Following a ruling from the Supreme Court to permit sports betting outside of Nevada, many U.S. states have vied to legalize such operations. Continue Reading →

Self-Cloning Tick Species Could Invade NYC From Harlem Too Hollis This Year, Study Warns

An invasive tick species that can clone itself and make humans sick may pose a greater threat to New York City than researchers previously thought writes Patch.

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Harlem Fave And Famed Choreographer To The Stars JoJo Smith Has Transitioned

JoJo Smith, who was born to dance and became known as the “Choreographer to the Stars,” died at 80, on Tuesday, January 22, from complications resulting from a stroke. Continue Reading →

The Circle Completes Itself As Councilman Endorses West Harlem Ferry Landing

At the turn of the 19th century, Harlem’s 125th Street Ferry And Station was a 24hour hub. Now a city councilman representing Harlem and the Upper West Side is calling on the city to extend ferry service to Manhattan’s west side. Continue Reading →