Meet The Fabulous Food And The Chefs Behind Puerto Rico’s Buzzing New Dining Scene

With deep roots in Harlem, as Puerto Rico emerges from the shadows of tragedy, a small but mighty generation of expat chefs is returning to the island to give its long-lagging culinary scene a dash of new hope. Continue Reading →

The Immigration Crisis ‘Tests Soul Of Our Nation’ Interview With Harlem Rep Adriano Espaillat

By Hector Tobar

U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat is the first Dominican member of the United States Congress. As part of an exploration of rising political power among Latino Americans, National Geographic interviewed Espaillat about his life and experience. Continue Reading →

A Final Farewell & Thank You, From Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito

Dear Neighbors:

I hope you all are having a great week so far and are keeping warm! Continue Reading →

Festive, Cultural Tradition Coming To The La Marqueta Holiday Pop-up Market In East Harlem

This Saturday, December 23rd, 2017, marks the final day of the La Marqueta Holiday Pop-up Market. To celebrate a great run, the Grammy Award-nominated musicians of Los Pleneros de la 21 will be making a stop at the market at 3pm. Continue Reading →

Spanish Harlem In The 1980’s (Photography)

The Guardian reports that growing up in New York, photographer Joseph Rodriguez would take the subway from Brooklyn to East Harlem, where his uncle had a sweet shop, to spend time with the community (Rodriguez is of Puerto Rican and Venezuelan descent). Continue Reading →