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September 2017

Kara Walker Is Tired of Talking. But Her Canvases Scream.

Kara Walker Is Tired of Talking. But Her Canvases Scream. Kara Walker has had enough. Since her 1994 New York debut, at just 24 years old, at the Drawing Center, she and her artworks have been hailed as “exquisite” “skillful”… Continue Reading →

Park in Harlem renamed for retiring Assemblyman Herman ‘Denny’ Farrell

Riverbank State Park is unusual in that it sits atop a sewage treatment plant in Harlem.

Eartha Watts-Hicks And Lil Nickelson Talk The Best On The Danny Tisdale Show

Listen to Harlem author of Love Changes and Editor in Chief of Harlem World Magazine Eartha Watts-Hicks, chef and food writer at Harlem World Magazine Lil Nickelson, and host Danny Tisdale on the best podcast in Harlem, The Danny Tisdale Show, talk the best of Harlem. During… Continue Reading →

Harlem Book Fair Award Winner Brooke Obie On The Danny Tisdale Show

Join Phyllis Wheatley award winner Brooke Obie at the Harlem Book Festival 2017, and Danny Tisdale host of the best show in Harlem, The Danny Tisdale Show. They discuss Obie’s what’s it like winning the Wheatley Award 2017, what makes a great book, her inspirations, of… Continue Reading →

Mayor’s Affordable Housing Not Helping People Who Need it Most, Study Says

Just 11 percent of affordable units created by de Blasio targets earners under $30K, a report says. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Ben Fractenberg MANHATTAN — With the city’s homelessness crisis unabated, housing advocates are asking why most of the units created… Continue Reading →

Can a Vending Machine Replace a Bodega? A Start-Up’s Plans Draw Fire

Can a Vending Machine Replace a Bodega? A Start-Up’s Plans Draw Fire Don’t mess with the beloved bodega. That was the overriding sentiment online on Wednesday when a start-up suggested its internet-connected vending machines would upend traditional big-city corner stores,… Continue Reading →

1, 2 and 3 Trains Suspended and Delayed by Debris at 50th Street, MTA Says

Riders should expect service disruptions and delays or take alternative routes, the MTA said. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Stephanie Keith MANHATTAN — Trains along the 1, 2 and 3 lines were disrupted throughout Manhattan during the morning rush because of debris… Continue Reading →

Organizer of Ill-Fated Pizza Fest Forced Out of Harlem Beer Event

An organizer of Bushwick’s infamous pizza festival has been fired from a limited role in Harlem’s first ever beer festival. View Full Caption Shutterstock HARLEM — The organizer of Bushwick’s ill-fated pizza festival has been forced out from a limited… Continue Reading →

Cornell Tech Opens $2 Billion, Eco-Friendly Campus on Roosevelt Island

Cornell Tech opened its new campus on Roosevelt Island on Wednesday. View Full Caption DNAInfo/Amy Zimmer ROOSEVELT ISLAND — Cornell Tech, touted as the first campus built for the digital age, officially opened its first phase Wednesday with some of… Continue Reading →

Ayala Delcares Victory in Tight Race to Replace Melissa Mark-Viverito

Diana Ayala. View Full Caption Campaign website THE BRONX — Diana Ayala, the staffer for Melissa Mark-Viverito who was the Council speaker’s choice to succeed her, has declared victory over challenger Robert Rodriguez in the Democratic primary, despite leading by a mere 122 votes… Continue Reading →

What You Get: $2 Million Homes in Kentucky, Washington and Connecticut

September 13, 2017 What You Get By TIM McKEOUGH Goshen, Ky. WHAT A 2002 house with four bedrooms and three full and two half bathrooms HOW MUCH $1.975 million SIZE 4,850 square feet PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT $407 SETTING This… Continue Reading →

Bill Perkins Wins Democratic Primary for Harlem City Council Seat

Perkins got 6,897 of the nearly 14 thousand votes cast in Tuesday’s primary, early numbers show.

Reveal for 370 West 125th Street, West Harlem

West Harlem has been booming with infill development over the past few years, and YIMBY recently revealed two new residential buildings coming to Convent Avenue, in the immediate blocks northwest of West 125th Street. Now, renderings are out for another… Continue Reading →

Bill Perkins to Harlem Voters: ‘If It Works, Don’t Fix It’

Harlem’s city councilman believes he has earned re-election. 

Harlem Restaurateur Sentenced to 5 Years for Running Ponzi Scheme

MANHATTAN — A Harlem restaurateur was sentenced to five years in prison for running a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme, federal prosecutors announced Friday. Hamlet Peralta, 37, raised more than $12 million from investors between 2013 and 2014, under the guise… Continue Reading →

Harlem Restaurateur Sentenced to 5 Years for Running Ponzi Scheme

MANHATTAN — A Harlem restaurateur was sentenced to five years in prison for running a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme, federal prosecutors announced Friday. Hamlet Peralta, 37, raised more than $12 million from investors between 2013 and 2014, under the guise… Continue Reading →

12 Subway Lines Slated For Service Changes This Weekend

The E is one of 12 subway lines slated for service changes this weekend. View Full Caption DNA/Stephanie Keith MIDTOWN — Service on 12 subway lines will be affected this weekend by work on signals, rails and stations. Here’s a… Continue Reading →

Rodriguez Hasn’t Done Enough for 125th St. and Lexington Ave, Opponent Says

City Council hopefuls attack each other over 125th Street and Lexington Avenue’s quality-of-life issues.

Harlem September 7 Issue

Harlem September 7 Issue The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Mid-Manhattan Branch will celebrate its 16th Annual Freedom Fund Luncheon Saturday, September 9, 2017, from 11am to 4pm at the Marina del Rey, One Marina Drive,… Continue Reading →

Harlem Post Office to Relocate But Residents Fear Continued Poor Service

This post office, which residents say is usually understaffed, is going to move to 138 th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard next year. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Gustavo Solis HARLEM — The U.S. Postal Service wants the community to know there… Continue Reading →

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