Harlem

City seeks designers for East Harlem greenway

Pledged $101 million last year to complete one of the last segments of the waterfront park ringing Manhattan<p>The city has begun the process to …

Bill de Blasio

Harlem’s Trash Bins Were Overflowing. So the City Took 223 Away.

The green litter basket had stood on a street corner in Harlem for as long as anyone could remember, collecting unwanted plastic bottles, candy wrappers and crumpled bags and papers.<p>Then one day it was gone. And it was not the only one: Over the course of the past year, 222 other trash cans have …

New York City

Harlem Globetrotter great 'Jumpin’ Johnny' Kline dead at 86

John “Jumpin’ Johnny” Kline, a member of the storied Harlem Globetrotters who overcame addiction to become a renowned drug abuse counselor, has …

Wayne State University

East Harlem Development Reopens Waitlist For Below-Market Units

The Riverton Square development in East Harlem is accepting applications for below-market units for the second time in two years.<p>EAST HARLEM, NY — An …

Housing

Plays: AA Actor to Play Gay Character in Mystery Thriller for Theater Festival

Seeking strong stage actors for "A Wound in Time," a supernatural mystery/thriller play. Synopsis: Set in 1993 in Spanish Harlem, Negra, pressured by …

Supernatural

Win A Surf & Turf Feast For 2 From Lolo's Seafood Shack!

Enter to win a Surf & Turf lunch from Lolo's Seafood Shack just by signing up for the your free NYC area Patch morning newsletter.<p>HARLEM, NY - Enjoy …

New England

"The Many Faces and Personalities of New York" Mural Unveiled

Local Students from Harlem Community District 4 Receive Tips from Renown Pop Artist at East River Plaza<p>The Blumenfeld Development Group (BDG) …

Streetwear

Janet Jackson Shows Off Her NEW FACE . . . Looks Like a MUPPET CHARACTER!!

Janet Jackson is 52 years old, and she may have destroyed her looks forever. Janet was spotted yesterday in Harlem, making a free appearance for her …

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson Takes Over Harlem To Celebrate Black Culture And Style With New Single

New York City was the place to be this weekend as global icon Janet Jackson brought her Black Girl Magic to the Big Apple in celebration of her new …

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson & Daddy Yankee Attend Harlem Week 2018 Event in NYC!

<b>Janet Jackson</b> and <b>Daddy Yankee</b> are visiting Harlem!<p>The two celebrated the release of their brand new single “Made For Now” at the <b>2018 Harlem Week</b> …

Janet Jackson

Harlem concert celebrates 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin

She was the Queen of Soul and so much more to the Harlem community members who gathered on a rainy Sunday to remember Aretha Franklin with music and …

Aretha Franklin

SummerFest: World-famous Harlem Globetrotters Playing At The Wildwoods Convention Center

Manhattan

2 men rob Chase Bank ATM in Norridge

Two possibly armed men robbed an ATM last week outside a Chase Bank in northwest suburban Norridge.<p>The robbery occurred at about 2:50 p.m. on Aug. 9 …

Chase Bank

Fans Remember Late ‘Queen Of Soul’ Aretha Franklin Outside Harlem’s Apollo Theater

Aretha Franklin died Thursday morning of advance pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type.<p>Come back every weekday at 12:00 p.m. EST to watch …

Aretha Franklin

Black History at Harlem Hops

The bar and restaurant, opened by three H.B.C.U. grads, offers bratwurst, craft brews, and lessons in the African and African-American roots of beer.<p>The other night at Harlem Hops, a new beer bar and restaurant on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, a neighborhood old-timer peered at a …

Black History

Fans of Aretha Franklin gather outside of Harlem’s Apollo Theatre - The Washington Post

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin Tributes From Hollywood To Harlem

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –</b> From Hollywood to Harlem, music fans around the world are remembering the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.<p>The legendary …

Music

Harlem Gospel Choir performs 'Precious Lord' on 'GMA'

The choir is celebrating the life and legacy of Aretha Franklin live in Times Square.

Aretha Franklin

Man Asks Harlem Bodega Clerk If He's Arabic, Punches Him: Police

The assault is being investigated by the NYPD's hate crimes unit.<p>EAST HARLEM, NY — The NYPD's hate crimes unit is trying to identify a man who …

Crime

The Classical Theatre of Harlem Names Carl Cofield New Associate Artistic Director

Fresh off his production of Antigone, Cofield joins Producing Artistic Director Ty Jones.<p>The Classical Theatre of Harlem has appointed Carl Cofield, …

New York City

In Harlem and Detroit, Fans Pay Respect to Aretha Franklin

At the Apollo Theater, people gather to play the Queen of Soul’s songs and lay flowers<p>When the news of Aretha Franklin’s death broke Thursday morning, New York City responded with an outpouring of soul.<p>Tributes to the legendary singer-songwriter popped up across the city. Tape with “Aretha makes me …

Aretha Franklin

Harlem's Apollo Theater Honors Late Soul Singer Aretha Franklin

People laid flowers and photos of the Memphis-born singer near a plaque honoring the "Queen of Soul" in front of the theater.<p>HARLEM, NY — Harlem paid …

Music

City will preserve more than 400 affordable units in Harlem and the East Village

A new agreement with developers will allow the apartments to remain affordable for the next 40 years<p>The city has been working to preserve Section 8 affordable housing and new deals with developer LIHC Investment Group will allow housing developments in the East Village and in Harlem to remain …

East Village

Megan Barton Hanson and Wes Nelson branded the 'most hated couple in Britain' by nightclub bosses amid booking war after cancelling PA only to make free appearance at rival venue a week later

MEGAN Barton Hanson and Wes Nelson have been branded the "most hated couple in Britain" by nightclub bosses amid a booking war in Scotland.<p>The …

Celebrity (UK)

Aretha Franklin honored on Apollo Theater marquee 56 years after her Harlem debut

Aretha Franklin had yet to become the Queen of Soul when she first played the Apollo Theater back in 1962.<p>The 19-year-old prodigy took the stage as …

Aretha Franklin

Man Walks Into A Harlem Precinct & Berates Officer

Just Now<p>A man walked into the 28th Precinct stationhouse on Monday and threatened a sergeant in the station house! “Sergeant Lopez, he can suck a big …

Manhattan

15 years ago LeBron James, Shaq and Jay-Z vs. Carmelo Anthony, Yao Ming and Fat Joe almost happened

As far as epic pickup games are concerned, perhaps there was none bigger than “The Blackout at Rucker Park.” On this exact date 15 years ago, stars …

Lebron James

Dramatic mosaic portrait of Michelle Obama is on view in Harlem

<b>NEW YORK, NY</b><b>.-</b> A dramatic portrait of former First Lady Michelle Obama by artist Lennox Commissiong, a mosaic comprised of thousands of colorful …

Art

Phil Lesh to Headline Voter Participation Benefit at the Apollo Theater with the Harlem Gospel Choir, Terrapin Family Band and More

Next month, HeadCount and Dayglo Presents are teaming up to present Don’t Tell Me This Country Ain’t Got No Heart: A Benefit for Voter Participation …

Festivals

Sheila Bridges

Named "America's Best Interior Designer" by CNN and Time Magazine, Sheila Bridges founded her own interior design firm in 1994. Sheila has designed …

Bill Clinton