New York — New York City announced the closure of four beaches in response to a fire last Wednesday at a sewage treatment plant in Harlem that sent millions of gallons of untreated sewage into the Hudson River. Read our exclusive piece on the Harlem Sewage Plant Explosion On Monday, the city announced the closure […]
NEW YORK–New York City inked a $75 million deal that will keep 14 Harlem buildings affordable for moderate income families for the next 30 years. The deal has been made between the city Department of Housing Preservation and Development, NYC Housing Development Corp., Goldman Sachs, L+M Development Partners Inc. and Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement […]
NEW YORK — In 1962, when New York city planners first proposed a sewage treatment plant for the residents and businesses of Manhattan’s West Side, they picked a spot on the Hudson River around 72nd Street. The neighborhood, however, was well on its way to becoming what it is today — the white, upper middle […]
HARLEM — New York City may be forced to dump untreated sewage into the Hudson River after a four-alarm fire erupted on Wednesday at a waste treatment plant on 135th street in Harlem. The fire created a 30-foot plume by noon and burned for three hours, sending employees running out of the plant. Thousands were […]
NEW YORK — This past Monday, the Dance Theater of Harlem held its Inaugural Vision Gala at Lincoln Center. The gala was hosted by actress, author and former dancer Victoria Rowell. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Next Generation Fund for scholarships and financial aid to students at the Dance Theatre of Harlem School. […]
NEW YORK – Bobby Robinson, a fixture of Harlem’s 125th Street for six decades who died last week at 93, was remembered tonight by U.S. Representative Charles Rangel and about 100 mourners in a church one block away from Robinson’s legendary record shop.