Author: harlemcondolife

Absentee Landlord Threatens to Fence Off Harlem Community Garden

The Joseph Daniel Wilson Memorial Garden View Full Caption HARLEM — The absentee landlord of two vacant lots on West 122nd Street wants to boot a 30-year-old community garden to cash in on the neighborhood’s booming real estate market. Three weeks…

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In the Running: For Bo Dietl, the Campaign Show Goes Wherever He Does

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In the Running By J. DAVID GOODMAN October 25, 2017 Richard A. Dietl, known to most by the percussive nickname Bo, climbed the stairs of a subway platform at Union Square in Manhattan when he bumped into a man who knew…

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Living In: New Fairfield, Conn.: Good Schools and a Lakeside Setting

October 25, 2017 By SUSAN HODARA It was Candlewood Lake that sold Katie and Gregory Williams on the town of New Fairfield, set in the rolling hills of upper Fairfield County, Conn. The couple, who work for an…

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Façade Installation Underway on Columbia University’s Manhattanville Academic Conference Center, 3205 Broadway, Harlem

Columbia University’s Manhattanville Campus expansion, in Harlem, is one of the biggest new developments underway in New York City, though it may not look it at the moment. Construction is continuing in phases, and today, YIMBY has the…

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The Ad Campaign: Dietl Ad: Mayor de Blasio ‘Turned His Back on Dead Cops’

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October 24, 2017 The Ad Campaign By J. DAVID GOODMAN Bo Dietl, the businessman and former police detective who is running for mayor of New York City as an independent, will begin airing his first 30-second television advertisement…

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‘Story of Sacrifice and Survival’ Finds Home at Harlem Hospital

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By JEFFERY C. MAYS October 24, 2017 It was the first time the 18 panels of the mahogany relief carving had been placed side by side since Maria King Wallace found them leaning against a wall on a dirt floor in…

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City College Delays Appointing President After Leaders’ Criticism

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By DAVID W. CHEN October 23, 2017 It’s not a done deal — yet. The City University of New York, bowing to pressure from prominent African-American leaders from Harlem, on Monday postponed the anticipated appointment of the next president of City…

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New York Today: New York Today: Our Pastime Goes West

October 24, 2017 New York Today By ALEXANDRA S. LEVINE Good morning on this temperamental Tuesday. Baseball began in our backyard. (Although scholars squabble about the specifics.) Some say the sport originated in 1839 in Cooperstown, N.Y., though…

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Permits Filed for 168 West 136th Street, Harlem, Manhattan

An anonymous LLC has filed permits for an eight-story residential building in Harlem. The location will be about a block away from the 135th Street Station on Malcolm X Boulevard, serviced by the 2, 3, and 5 trains,…

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