August 2017

Anti-Gay Harlem Pastor Defies City Again by Adding TV to Controversial Sign

Atlah Worldwide Ministries View Full Caption HARLEM — The homophobic pastor of a landmarked Harlem church doesn’t believe in asking for permission or begging for forgiveness. Atlah Worldwide Ministries‘ top holy man James David Manning, recently attached a large television to… Continue Reading →

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Bernie Sanders Scolds Democratic Establishment at Uptown Book Launch

Bernie Sanders in Manhattan View Full Caption MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS — Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared before a sold-out crowd at Riverside Church Monday night to tell the Democratic Party, “I told you so” in an area that overwhelmingly rejected his bid… Continue Reading →

Reveal for 52 Convent Avenue, West Harlem

Yesterday, YIMBY revealed a new condominium project coming to 17 Convent Avenue, on the corner of West 128th Street. Today, we have the first renderings for another condo building by the same developer just two blocks up, at 52 Convent… Continue Reading →

Notorious Landlord Steve Croman Stayed in Office 7 Months Past Lease

Steve Croman’s 9300 Realty was given one more chance to move out of its Broadway office space by Monday. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Allegra Hobbs NOHO — A controversial landlord being investigated for tenant harassment was given one last chance to… Continue Reading →

Reveal for 17 Convent Avenue, West Harlem

Back in April of 2015, YIMBY reported on the filing of new building applications for a long-forlorn site at 17 Convent Avenue, on the corner of West 128th Street, in West Harlem. Later that year we featured preliminary drawings of… Continue Reading →

Permits Filed for Apartment Building at 251 West 117th Street, Harlem

A few blocks east of Morningside Park, just past Frederick Douglass Boulevard, another vacant site is set to yield a substantial development. Permits have been filed for 251 West 117th Street, in the heart of Harlem, which will yield a… Continue Reading →

A Golf Center Grows in Harlem

A Golf Center Grows in Harlem By PAUL ROGERS August 25, 2017 Students in the Bridge Golf Foundation program, based in Harlem, make their way to the golf course at the Bridge, a club in Bridgehampton that is owned by one of… Continue Reading →

Political Insiders Vie For Melissa Mark-Viverito’s East Harlem Council Seat

District 8 View Full Caption HARLEM — For the first time since 2006, somebody not named Melissa Mark-Viverito will represent East Harlem in the City Council after the November election. The two front-runners — Mark-Viverito’s political protégé Diana Ayala and… Continue Reading →

These $2 Cheeseburgers Are Harlem’s Best-Kept Secret

Mo’s View Full Caption HARLEM — The most popular cheeseburgers in the neighborhood cost $2 and come from a cart on Lenox Avenue. Every day at lunch time, a line of people queue up at Mo’s cart for burgers and… Continue Reading →

Mayor Ignoring Residents in East Harlem Rezoning Plan, Boro Prez Says

East Harlem Rezoning View Full Caption EAST HARLEM — The mayor is ignoring El Barrio residents’ input on rezoning the neighborhood, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer charged Wednesday afternoon. “Despite our clear recommendations, the administration is not taking the community’s… Continue Reading →

A Racist World, Described by Those Who Knew It

A Racist World, Described by Those Who Knew It He didn’t really want to go back, but he knew he had to. Bearing witness, seeking to understand, confronting past and present in their complexity and pain: It was all part… Continue Reading →

Students’ Scores on State Tests Inch Up, But Racial Gap Remains Wide

Nearly 41 percent of third through eighth grade students were proficient in English; nearly 38 percent passed state math tests. View Full Caption Shutterstock CIVIC CENTER — New York City’s students in grades three through eight saw their scores rise… Continue Reading →

Struggle for Reproductive Rights the Focus of New Lecture Series

Men stand outside the National Anti-Suffrage Association headquarters around 1911. View Full Caption Courtesy of the Library of Congress and Museum of the City of New York EAST HARLEM — A Scottish woman was burned at the stake in the… Continue Reading →

Activists Demand Removal of Monument to Doctor Who Experimented on Slaves

The statue has stood at the corner of 103rd Street and Fifth Avenue since 1934. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Shaye Weaver EAST HARLEM — Protesters are demanding the city remove a statue in Central Park dedicated to a 19th century doctor who experimented on… Continue Reading →

Harlem August 17 Issue

HARLEM WEEK’S NYC Economic Development Day was held at Columbia University on August 10th. The day included a business and health expo and awards luncheon. HARLEM August 17 ISSUE 4.42 MB Download The post

Harlem August 10 Issue

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio opened up his official residence Gracie Mansion on Thursday, August 3rd to welcome HARLEM WEEK 2017 to his home and promote the celebration to New York City. HARLEM August 10 ISSUE 8.32 MB

City Dems Calling for State Party Unity Backed IDC Senator Last Year

The same politicians who backed Andrea Stewart-Cousins’ rival are not supporting the Westchester pol.

NYC Rents Rising Twice As Fast As Wages, Except for Wealthiest, Study Finds

Median rents rose 3.9 percent a year since 2010, while wages rose 1.8 percent a year, StreetEasy found.

Sunday Best in Harlem and Brooklyn

Sunday Best in Harlem and Brooklyn A church on the border of the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn, close to where Mr. Wagner lives. In Bedford-Stuyvesant. Thank you for reading

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