Hamilton Heights, The Home Of Horne, Hammerstein, And A Guy Name Alexander And Others Uptown

Hamilton Heights is a neighborhood in the northern part of Manhattan, in New York City. Continue Reading →

The Mayor’s One Film, One New York, Shows “Crooklyn” For Free In Harlem (Video)

The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment launched a new program called “One Film, One New York,” which posed the question “What if everyone in New York City watched the same film at the same time?” Continue Reading →

Public Art Takes Root Across 110th Street In Harlem

Marcus Garvey Park, like all of Harlem, is contested space. It was named for the Pan-Africanist leader in 1973, but the adjoining landmarked district retains the old name, Mount Morris Park. Continue Reading →

Volunteer With Partnerships For Parks And It’s My Parks In Harlem

After a long, cold winter it’s time for Harlem, New Yorkers to get outside and into your local parks. This month, Partnerships for Parks has opportunities to enjoy the outdoors while giving some love to these valuable green spaces. Continue Reading →

The “1769 9 Miles From N York,” Mile Stone In Harlem, NY, 1908 – 1965 (Photos)

The NY Times reports that before GIS, before GPS, before Google Earth, there was the milestone. These heavy markers, inscribed with distances to City Hall or other locations, went up in series as early as 1769, and once numbered 40 or 50 in all from Harlem to the Hudson. Continue Reading →