October 2016

Beware of Tactics Landlords Use to Evict Rent-Stabilized Tenants

Despite more money for legal aid, lawyers say landlords are stepping up tactics to oust tenants.

Condos Start to Rise at 1399 Park Avenue in East Harlem

Now that East Harlem is going to get an $8.7 million apartment at Circa Central Park, it only seems natural that the future condos at 1399 Park Avenue will fetch up to $3 million. The building has finally begun to rise at the… Continue Reading →

Airbnb Sues Over New Law Regulating New York Rentals

Airbnb Sues Over New Law Regulating New York Rentals Hours after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York signed a bill that would impose steep fines on Airbnb hosts who break local housing regulations, Airbnb filed a federal lawsuit contending… Continue Reading →

Columbia Gives Glimpse of Its ‘Historic’ Manhattanville Campus Expansion

A tour of the first two of about 17 buildings was given Monday.

Five-Story, 79-Unit Affordable Residential Conversion Complete At 525 West 145th Street, Harlem

Construction is complete on the residential conversion of the former P.S. 186, a previously-dilapidated five-story structure located at 525 West 145th Street, in the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem. The latest photos of the building, dubbed the Residences at PS186, can be seen… Continue Reading →

Four-Story, Eight-Unit Residential Building Filed At 59 West 128th Street, Harlem

Flushing-based KP Developers has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 59 West 128th Street, in Harlem. The project will measure 8,000 square feet and its residential units should average 642 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments…. Continue Reading →

Halloween in Harlem

It’s Halloween in Harlem! Enjoy a Ghoulishly Great Week filled with fun Halloween festivities at your favorite neighborhood spots! Halloween Costume Parties  Costume 3-Mile Run Kids Monster Ball Haunted Houses Pet Parades  Want more? We’ve got Boozy Brunches and All… Continue Reading →

Meshell Ndegeocello Asks, “Can I Get a Witness?”

We love Meshell Ndegeocello and are so thrilled for her new multidisplinary theatrical work “Can I Get a Witness?”  Commissioned by Harlem Stage, this exciting piece draws inspiration from the James Baldwin quote,  “From my point of view, no label,… Continue Reading →

Baraderes Haiti Benefit Tonight

On October 3, 2016, a category five hurricane by the name of Matthew swept through the southwestern part of Haiti leaving behind massive destruction and casualties. About 1.4 million people are in need of immediate assistance. We want to do our part in… Continue Reading →

“Fit For a Queen” in its Final Week!

The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents the hit “Fit for a Queen” for one more week.  Get your tickets now!

Ground Broken For Renovation Of Martin Luther King Park, Harlem

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for the $3 million renovation of Martin Luther King Park, located along Malcolm X Boulevard between West 113th and 114th streets in the southern end of Harlem. The park will get entirely new basketball courts, playgrounds, a water play… Continue Reading →

How Kids Learn Prejudice

How Kids Learn Prejudice Recently, my 2½-year-old daughter asked me about the Trump video everyone seemed to be talking about. Like many parents, I had made the mistake of assuming we were still in the soft and squishy baby days… Continue Reading →

Construction Complete On Columbia’s Nine-Story, 557,000-Square-Foot Science Center At 605 West 129th Street, Harlem

Construction is nearly complete on Columbia University’s nine-story, 557,149-square-foot Jerome L. Green Science Center building, located at 605 West 129th Street, on the corner with Broadway in the Manhattanville section of Harlem. The facility was built as the first phase of… Continue Reading →

Little Known Activist Yuri Kochiyama to Stand By Malcolm X in Harlem Mural

The art will honor the legacies of Yuri Kochiyama and Malcolm X, who became civil rights icons. 

Plan to Dramatically Redraw East Harlem Unveiled by City

The plan calls for high-density commercial areas as well as buildings as tall as 35 stories. 

West Harlem Restaurant Fundraises for Haiti and Harlem Families

Medical supplies will be delivered to Haiti and a holiday fundraiser will help local families. 

Former Harlem School Now Clubhouse for Kids After Sitting Decades Empty

The building became dilapidated as the Boys and Girls Club tried to raise money.

CCCADI Grand Opening Kicks Off this Weekend

Our Grand Opening Weekend kicks off tomorrow October 15th to Sunday, October 16th! The weekend is action packed with FREE activities for everyone. Activities such as our inaugural 3-part exhibition titled “Home, Memory, and Future,” Calle Bembé neighborhood party, food vendors, children’s art activities, and Open House New… Continue Reading →

East Harlem: Bodegas, Botanicas and New Buildings

East Harlem: Bodegas, Botanicas and New Buildings Like the Metro-North Railroad trains clack-clacking across the brownstone trestle on Park Avenue in East Harlem, the neighborhood seemed to be a place on the move on a recent afternoon. Thank you for… Continue Reading →

‘Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor’ Charts a Kinetic Scene in the Early ’80s

‘Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor’ Charts a Kinetic Scene in the Early ’80s If Tim Lawrence had wanted his third book, “Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983,” to go pop, he would… Continue Reading →

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