Month: December 2016

38-Unit Affordable Mixed-Use Building Planned at 841 St. Nicholas Avenue, Hamilton Heights

Through a deal with the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), BRP Companies is planning a 38-unit mixed-use building at 841-847 St. Nicholas Avenue, located on the corner of West 152nd Street in Hamilton Heights. The…

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This Pastor Is Providing Harlem Residents With Free Mental Health Care

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Pastor Michael Walrond Jr. is making a tremendous stride towards destigmatizing mental illness in the black community by providing free mental health … Read more: Mental Health, Depression, Public Health, u.s. News , Harlem, Psychiatry, Black Voices News

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East Harlem Tenants Speak Out Against Planned Neighborhood Rezoning

Even after City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito organized two years of community meetings on the future of East Harlem, tenants and activists are lining up to protest the city’s proposed rezoning of 95 blocks in the neighborhood.

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New Details Revealed: 68-Story, 1,100-Unit Mixed-Use Project at 321 East 96th Street, East Harlem

A rendering of the base has been revealed, along with new details, of the 1,100-unit mixed-use development proposed at 321 East 96th Street, located in East Harlem near the border of the Upper East Side. The latest plans call for a 1.3-million-square-foot…

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Feud Between Mayor de Blasio and Governor Cuomo Reaches New Low

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The feud between the mayor and the governor has expanded from spats on affordable housing and universal pre-K to a macabre form of accountability-gamesmanship over the death of 6-year-old Zymere Perkins, who was beaten to death this past…

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Harlem Youth Hockey Team Gets $20K in New Gear Thanks to Good Deed

A 12-year-old boy’s effort to collect gear resulted in a hockey company’s donation.

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Harlem Holiday Arts & Giving

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HARLEM JAZZ PRESENTS: QUEEN ESTHER ONE NIGHT ONLY! SATURDAY DECEMBER 17 SETS AT 7:00PM & 9:30PM A versatile and charismatic performer with a four octave range, Queen Esther explores her acclaimed reinterpretations of Billie Holiday’s lost classics with…

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One-Antlered Deer Moves into Harlem’s Jackie Robinson Park, Neighbors Say

Officials said they are monitoring the deer but are prohibited from relocating it.

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Harlem Gift Guide: Get All Your Holiday Shopping Done Nearby

Find everything on your holiday list by stopping right here in Harlem. 

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