Harlem

A passerby made a grisly discovery on an East Harlem street Wednesday – a dead woman, stuffed inside a suitcase, police said.

(HARLEM-WNYC) Al Sharpton teamed up with the NYPD for a gun buy back on Harlem, New York City. WNYC reports: A gun buyback held in Harlem by the New York Police Department and the Reverend Al Sharpton’s National Action Network brought in more than 350 weapons. Saturday’s event at Saint Mark the Evangelist and Memorial […]

I’ve been dreaming of opening a place like Red Rooster in Harlem for years, since even before I moved to the neighborhood. Harlem has been a hub of culture and entertainment for decades, and I couldn’t help but be tempted by its allure. A place so alluring, I’ve made it my home. Harlem is legendary. […]

All Metro-North trains have been suspended in and out of Grand Central Terminal due to a smoky fire beneath a bridge on the Harlem River.

The Young Women’s Leadership School of East Harlem New York has rounded a decade with 100% of the students being accepted to college. The flagship East Harlem school was opened in 1996 and follows an all-girls public education model.

A weekend Harlem block party that ended in a spray of gunfire and the death of a Bronx man shared a series of loose connections with the infamous Sean Bell case.

A bulletproof vest saved the life of a city cop shot by one of his NYPD colleagues Sunday in a wild Harlem shootout that left two men riddled with police bullets. Luis Soto, 22, died after being shot six times. The fatal bullet tore through his lungs, heart and kidney The police said Soto was […]

Reps. Charles Rangel and Maxine Waters have more than just financial scandal in common as they face career-threatening charges before the House ethics committee.

The rumors started circulating soon after Howard Dodson announced this spring that he would step down as director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. He had been forced out, some said. The 10 million holdings of the center, a research unit of the New York Public Library, would be moved to the […]

1915 – Born Elinore Harris on April 7, at Philadelphia General Hospital, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Sarah Harris (later named Sadie Fagan). While her birth certificate names Frank DeViese as her father, she considered Clarence Holiday to be her father. 1925- At about the age of 10 or 11 years old, she is raped and […]