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8 Things To Do in Your Manhattan Neighborhood This Weekend

Farmacy NYC – the newly-opened farmstand in Hell’s Kitchen – will provide live jazz performance each Sunday. View Full Caption Instagram/@farmacynyc All Weekend: ► ‘Theater of the Resist’ Series Finale Where: The Met Breuer, 75th Street and Madison Avenue, Upper East SideWhen: Friday and… Continue Reading →

Public Breastfeeding ‘Pods’ Now Open to Moms Across 5 Boroughs

Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett, left, welcomes new mom Chana Dawkins-Mason, right, and her one-month-old-baby Brielle into the city’s new public lactation pod installed at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum on Wednesday. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Rachel Holliday Smith CROWN HEIGHTS —… Continue Reading →

4 Brooklyn School-Based Health Clinics Closing Due to State Budget Cuts

by Amy Zimmer — The first of the closures have been announced for Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens and Park Slope schools. BROOKLYN — Four school-based health clinics run by SUNY Downstate are closing — and parents and local officials are mounting… Continue Reading →

Brooklyn Heights’ P.S. 8 Gets New Principal Parents Wanted, After Protests

P.S. 8 parents and students rallied on June 28 in support of Patricia “Trish” Peterson. View Full Caption Instagram BROOKLYN — After weeks of uncertainty and tumult over the selection process for their new principal, parents and teachers at Brooklyn… Continue Reading →

Out-of-Season Nor’Easter to Drench City Into Saturday, Forecasters Say

The storm will begin Friday closer to midnight and last through Saturday, according to the NWS View Full Caption DNAinfo/Michael Ip NEW YORK CITY — The city is expected to get drenched with rain from an out-of-season Nor’easter starting Friday… Continue Reading →

‘Uptown Bounce’ Free Block Party Celebrates ’80s and ’90s in East Harlem

Visitors will have free access to exhibitions from 6 to 9 p.m. each Wednesday through Aug. 9. View Full Caption Filip Wolak EAST HARLEM — This year’s Uptown Bounce block party is all about the past.  Musicians who defined an era — like Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston… Continue Reading →

Staff Diversity Will Be Factor in How City Funds Arts Groups, Mayor Says

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray at a press conference announcing “Create NYC” at Materials for the Arts in Long Island City on July 19, 2017. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Jeanmarie Evelly LONG ISLAND CITY — The city… Continue Reading →

Uptown Celebrates the 6th Annual Dominican Film Festival

The Dominican Film Festival opens Tuesday, July 25 with the award-winning film “Carpinteros/Woodpeckers.” View Full Caption YouTube/Dominican Film Festival WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — The Dominican Film Festival is back in its sixth year of celebrating filmmakers and works that reflect the history, culture,… Continue Reading →

Whole Foods Market Opens Harlem Store [Gothamist]

(Whole Foods Market) The city’s newest Whole Foods debuts July 21st in Harlem at 125th Street and Lenox Avenue, nearly five years after the grocer announced the new store. As with all of their new stores, the company will mark… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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.  

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

Replacement Named for Embattled East Harlem Principal Ousted by Parents

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

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. 

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Pocketed Catering Fees Meant for Staff, Suit Says

The restaurant charged an 18 percent catering fee that should have gone to employees, the suit says.

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