October 2017

A Seed Artist Germinates History

A Seed Artist Germinates History By ANNIE CORREAL October 31, 2017 Amaranth, which grows wild in Red Hook, Brooklyn, is among the plants introduced to New York via ships’ ballast long ago. It will be included in “Seeds of Change,” an exploration

Harlem Community Board Abused Government Resources, Borough President Says

The Community Board said it was a mistake to include a campaign fundraising event in their list of weekend events. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Gustavo Solis HARLEM — Community Board 10 abused government resources and violated the City Charter by promoting… Continue Reading →

Celebrate HarlemWeen 2017 today!

October 31, 2017 Celebrate HarlemWeen 2017 today!   HTBlog Happy Halloween!  Today Harlem celebrates “HarlemWeen” — Harlem’s Halloween Festival. This free, family-friendly costumed festival takes place every year on the plaza of the Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (Harlem) State Office Building from… Continue Reading →

City Set to Repeal ‘Racist’ Anti-Dancing Cabaret Law Tuesday

A dance party inside the The Manhattan Inn, a Greenpoint venue that closed in 2016. View Full Caption Courtesy David Andrako/The Manhattan Inn NEW YORK CITY — The city Tuesday is set to repeal a rarely enforced Prohibition-era law that effectively made dancing… Continue Reading →

Redevelopment of Hamilton Theater at 3560 Broadway Revealed, Harlem

A proposal by Todd Zwigard Architects that will go before the New York Landmark Preservation Commission later today has revealed plans to redevelop the currently abandoned Hamilton Theater, at 3560 Broadway between West 146th and West 147th Streets, in Harlem…. Continue Reading →

New York Today: New York Today: Inside a Manhattan House of Horror

October 31, 2017 New York Today By JONATHAN WOLFE Good mourning on this drafty Halloween. During evenings in October, Angie Hansen can be found dressed in a soiled baby-doll dress and pigtails, screaming for help in a blood-spattered morgue. Ms…. Continue Reading →

It’s Harlem Marathon Week 2017!

October 30, 2017 It’s Harlem Marathon Week 2017!   HTBlog The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce in concert with the New York Road Runners have today launched Harlem Marathon Week 2017, a seven-day tribute from Monday, October 30th through Sunday, November… Continue Reading →

After 91 Years, New York Will Let Its People Boogie

By ANNIE CORREAL October 30, 2017 A nearly century-old law that turned New York bars into no-dancing zones, prevented singers like Billie Holiday and Ray Charles from performing and drew protest from Frank Sinatra, is finally set to be struck down. The… Continue Reading →

Side Street: On the Mainland, a Duty to Help Puerto Rico

October 29, 2017 Side Street By DAVID GONZALEZ After a month of silence since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Edwin Aponte finally made contact last week with the world beyond his town of Coamo. It came via a Facebook post,… Continue Reading →

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