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Harlem Home Sale Prices Climb at 3 Times the Rate of the Rest of Manhattan

Between 2009 and 2017, the average price per square foot of a Harlem townhouse increased by 171 percent – from $237 to $642 per square foot. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Gustavo Solis HARLEM — Townhouse prices are rising three times faster in… Continue Reading →

The Cinematic Images of Gordon Parks

The Cinematic Images of Gordon Parks Boy with June Bug. Fort Scott, Kan., 1963. Read more CreditGordon Parks, Courtesy of the Gordon Parks Foundation Related: The Cinematic Images of Gordon Parks Thank you for reading

Mayor Bill De Blasio shuns those who want to rename Harlem SOHA

  By: Derrel Jazz Johnson Harlem-based politicians, restaurateurs, publishers, and socialites flocked to the home of the New York City…

‘Racist’ Painted on Statue of Doctor Who Experimented on Slaves, NYPD Says

The controversial Central Park monument has been the target of local politicians through the years.

Amanda Seales of ‘Insecure’ Revisits Her Harlem Haunts

Amanda Seales of ‘Insecure’ Revisits Her Harlem Haunts As Amanda Seales strode into Ginny’s Supper Club, the nightspot under the Red Rooster in Harlem on a recent Thursday, a young woman pulled her aside, saying, “You are fabulous, honey.” At… Continue Reading →

The Harlem Times Writer’s Workshop and Robotics/Engineering Lab (WWRL)

By: Ramona MabenTwilight Productions, Inc. © 2017 On July 17th through July 28th a new youth-oriented educational initiative was developed combining science, technology, engineering, math and journalism. This bold and innovative curriculum was established by The Harlem Times Writer’s Workshop…. Continue Reading →

Is the NBA salary based on popularity or stats?

   By: Keanu Richards, Thierry Tully, James Perkins, Gabe Mekonen, Aboubakar Gbane, Reanna Jones What is an NBA player’s salary based on: their contribution to the team on the court or their contribution to ticket sales? The graph below, based… Continue Reading →

Was Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor hype or a real fight?

By Derrel Jazz Johnson When Floyd Mayweather, Jr defeated Andre Berto in September 2015, he said it would be his  last time in the ring.  I didn’t believe it, and many of you didn’t believe it either.  But as time… Continue Reading →


By William C. Jackson ( There was much excitement about the solar eclipse that happened on August 21, 2017. Countless people across New York City stood outside wearing special protective glasses to view an astronomical phenomenon. And those who saw it… Continue Reading →

El Barrio’s Favorite Outdoor Party Spot to Get $5.5M Makeover

The City Council is spending $5.5 million to renovate this outdoor space under the Metro North tracks on Park Avenue. The renovations will begin mid-September, according to the city. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Gustavo Solis EAST HARLEM — The city will foot… Continue Reading →

Anti-Gay Harlem Pastor Defies City Again by Adding TV to Controversial Sign

Atlah Worldwide Ministries View Full Caption HARLEM — The homophobic pastor of a landmarked Harlem church doesn’t believe in asking for permission or begging for forgiveness. Atlah Worldwide Ministries‘ top holy man James David Manning, recently attached a large television to… Continue Reading →

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Bernie Sanders Scolds Democratic Establishment at Uptown Book Launch

Bernie Sanders in Manhattan View Full Caption MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS — Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared before a sold-out crowd at Riverside Church Monday night to tell the Democratic Party, “I told you so” in an area that overwhelmingly rejected his bid… Continue Reading →

Reveal for 52 Convent Avenue, West Harlem

Yesterday, YIMBY revealed a new condominium project coming to 17 Convent Avenue, on the corner of West 128th Street. Today, we have the first renderings for another condo building by the same developer just two blocks up, at 52 Convent… Continue Reading →

Notorious Landlord Steve Croman Stayed in Office 7 Months Past Lease

Steve Croman’s 9300 Realty was given one more chance to move out of its Broadway office space by Monday. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Allegra Hobbs NOHO — A controversial landlord being investigated for tenant harassment was given one last chance to… Continue Reading →

Reveal for 17 Convent Avenue, West Harlem

Back in April of 2015, YIMBY reported on the filing of new building applications for a long-forlorn site at 17 Convent Avenue, on the corner of West 128th Street, in West Harlem. Later that year we featured preliminary drawings of… Continue Reading →

Permits Filed for Apartment Building at 251 West 117th Street, Harlem

A few blocks east of Morningside Park, just past Frederick Douglass Boulevard, another vacant site is set to yield a substantial development. Permits have been filed for 251 West 117th Street, in the heart of Harlem, which will yield a… Continue Reading →

A Golf Center Grows in Harlem

A Golf Center Grows in Harlem By PAUL ROGERS August 25, 2017 Students in the Bridge Golf Foundation program, based in Harlem, make their way to the golf course at the Bridge, a club in Bridgehampton that is owned by one of… Continue Reading →

Political Insiders Vie For Melissa Mark-Viverito’s East Harlem Council Seat

District 8 View Full Caption HARLEM — For the first time since 2006, somebody not named Melissa Mark-Viverito will represent East Harlem in the City Council after the November election. The two front-runners — Mark-Viverito’s political protégé Diana Ayala and… Continue Reading →

These $2 Cheeseburgers Are Harlem’s Best-Kept Secret

Mo’s View Full Caption HARLEM — The most popular cheeseburgers in the neighborhood cost $2 and come from a cart on Lenox Avenue. Every day at lunch time, a line of people queue up at Mo’s cart for burgers and… Continue Reading →

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