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Nonprofit Sues to Block Sale of East Harlem Building to Competing Buyer

The nonprofit claims in a suit the owner skirted an agreement by adding unauthorized requirements to purchase the building at 1680 Madison Avenue. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Dartunorro Clark EAST HARLEM — A nonprofit affordable housing developer is suing to block the sale of … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Salsa’s Roots Traced to City’s Streets in New Museum Exhibit

View Full Caption Dancers on Randall’s Island in 1974. Courtesy of José Yogui Rosario and Pablo E. Yglesias EAST HARLEM— Like many other cultural phenomena, the origins of salsa can be traced back to the city’s streets. The vibrant, high-energy dance … Continue reading

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Brokers Who Market Harlem as ‘SoHa’ Could Be Fined Under Proposed Bill

Newly elected Harlem state Sen. Brian Benjamin introduced legislation aimed at stopping real estate professionals and developers from trying to rebrand neighborhoods. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Dartunorro Clark HARLEM — A state senator has introduced legislation to prevent brokers from trying to … Continue reading

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Free Production of ‘The Three Musketeers’ Coming to Harlem This Summer

In years’ past, the company has also produced Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and “Romeo and Juliet.” This year’s play is from Alexandre Dumas and is free to the public.  

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Rock-Climbing Gym Coming to 125th Street Next Spring

The Cliffs at Harlem on 125th Street will be the chain’s second-largest after the one in LIC. 

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East Harlem Garden Uses Coffee from Local Cafes for Composting Project

The garden received a grant to support a composting program that uses local cafes’ coffee grounds.

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Harlem Block Once Plagued by Raccoons Gets $1,000 Beautification Grant

The block’s residents planted flowers and cleaned up trash during a community event on Saturday.

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El Barrio Week Returns With Dominoes and Dance Parties

The celebration returns with events that offer a glimpse into the culture and vibrancy of El Barrio. 

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Replacement Named for Embattled East Harlem Principal Ousted by Parents

Interim principal Gabriel Feldberg has 25 years of teaching and administrative experience.

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Columbia Christens New Arts Center with Exhibit Showcasing Uptown Artists

This is one of the first buildings to open after the university’s historic expansion into West Harlem. 

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