August 2016

Letitia James staffer arrested for assaulting daughter

One of city Public Advocate Letitia James’ staffers was arrested for assault early Saturday after hurling a shoebox at her daughter’s head. Adrienne Felton, 49, also threw a utensil at the 24-year-old woman during an argument inside their Harlem home,… Continue Reading →

Turnstile jumper busted with loaded gun

Game, set, match for this farebeater. A Harlem man was caught jumping a subway turnstile while carrying a loaded gun — and he tried to convince cops he was headed to a US Open job fair that happened three weeks… Continue Reading →

The Globetrotters go sky high with this shot

The Harlem Globetrotters are famous for their trick shots, but they’re taking things to a whole new level. Using cranes and bungee cords, they’ve perfected the 110 foot drop shot like no one else can.

Maya Angelou’s Harlem Brownstone Sells For $4 Million to Private Buyer

Maya Angelou’s Harlem brownstone is off the market.

Slumlords accused of driving family out of ‘deathtrap’ in dead of winter

A landlord, property manager and contractor were arrested Tuesday for driving a rent-stabilized family out of their East Harlem apartment through threats and highly dangerous demolition work, officials said. “These defendants are charged with turning an East Harlem apartment building… Continue Reading →

New York’s Music Festivals Hit With Terrible Weather This Summer

First, Governors Ball got slammed with rain, then Panorama got hit with heat.

Power slowly being restored in East Harlem as residents sweat

Hundreds of sweltering residents were still without electricity in the baked Apple on Sunday. A patchy blackout that began in East Harlem on Saturday night continued, although Con Ed said it was making some progress. The blackout was likely caused… Continue Reading →

East Harlem Swimming Program Takes Kids From Novices To Junior Olympians

A Harlem swimming program is working to create the next round of Olympic champions.

There’s a New Competitor for UberPool and Lyft Line

By the end of 2016, you’ll be able to share a cab with your fellow New Yorkers.

Homeless Say ‘We Are Your Neighbors Too’ as Residents Oppose New Shelter

Some community leaders want to stop the expansion of homeless shelters in Harlem. 

Black Republicans See a White Convention, Heavy on Lectures

Black Republicans See a White Convention, Heavy on Lectures CLEVELAND — Mike Hill, a black Republican state representative in Florida, grew steadily more disheartened as he watched television clips of his party’s overwhelmingly white national convention lecturing African-Americans about the… Continue Reading →

Harlem pastor considering run for mayor

Harlem pastor Calvin Butts says he’s considering running for mayor — and would consider forming an alliance with the Republican Party against Mayor de Blasio. “There are a lot of people looking for new leadership who are calling me to… Continue Reading →

The City’s Chaotic Energy Is This Harlem Artist’s Muse

A Harlem artist created an exhibit that is an ode to New York. 

Woman claims cabby tried to lure her with porn video into taxi

A cabby waved a porn video and a wad of cash at a pedestrian, trying to get her into the back seat of his taxi, city documents claim. The unnamed victim in the Feb. 4 incident told an administrative law… Continue Reading →

Keith Wright supports Inez Dickens to get her city council seat

Harlem heavyweights Keith Wright and Inez Dickens are taking steps to swap seats after Wright’s narrow loss in a congres­sional primary last month. Wright made a deal with Dickens to run for her City Council seat next year if he… Continue Reading →

Harlem Youth Basketball Program Gets $20K From NBA Team Co-Owner

A local youth basketball program received a big donation from an NBA team part-owner. 

Harlem Meets Havana All Week

Tuesday August 16th Head to Ginny’s Supper Club for a taste of Harlem and Havana!    Located at 310 Malcolm X Blvd.  Experience the music and culture of Harlem and Havana at Ginny’s Cafe with Cuban inspired menu items, live music performances… Continue Reading →

Soccer Player for English Champs Leicester City FC Teaches NYCHA Kids

Christian Fuchs is teaching at a soccer camp for kids who live in public housing.

I spent $300K to become a single dad

More than 1 million men are raising children on their own in America, according to the Williams Institute — and many are doing it by choice. Here, The Post’s JANE RIDLEY meets Dr. Conrad Cean, a 44-year-old pain-management specialist from… Continue Reading →

New Kenny Scharf Mural Worth $2K Replaces One That Was Stolen

A new banner, with additional security measures, has been installed on the East River Esplanade.

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