Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Announces Nearly $2 Million Funding To UMEZ

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat announced a combined $2.48 million to the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone – UMEZ ($1.826 million). Continue Reading →

A’Lelia Walker’s Legendary Dark Tower In Harlem 1885-1931 (Photographs)

This was A’Lelia Walker’s, back in the day from 1885-1931, it was a home and famous salon, “The Dark Tower,” which she hosted for writers, musicians, artists at 108 West 136th Street in Harlem during the 1920s. Continue Reading →

New $4.8M New York Public Library Branch Opens In Partnership With NYCHA In Harlem

The New York Public Library’s new Macombs Bridge branch opened Thursday in Harlem following a $4.8 million project yielding a library that is five times the size of the branch it’s replacing. Continue Reading →


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