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Gentrification: The Misconception in Harlem

By Lynnette M. Booker

When Carlos Swepson launched Boulevard Bistro in late March, he aimed to distinguish himself from the homogeneous food scene in Central Harlem by improving the quality of life for Harlem residents by serving comfort food prepared with the best organic ingredients. 860 more words


Harlem Blooms!

Rough winter, slow to leave, is finally slipping off into its deserved rest. And all around the City every park and flower plot is eager to take over. 32 more words

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Seven injured after Manhattan high rise fire

EAST HARLEM, Manhattan (PIX11/AP)– Seven people were injured after a fire at a East Harlem apartment.

Flames on the 17th and 18th floors of 1295 Fifth Avenue have been put out as of 1:21 a.m., according the… 74 more words


UWS toy drive delivers early Christmas presents to 1,800 pediatric patients

UPPER WEST SIDE (PIX11) — Christmas arrived a little early for more than 1,800 kids in Manhattan.

Santa Claus made a visit to the Ryan-NENA Community Health Center in the Lower East Side Friday and the William F. 232 more words


Sunday Morning at The Edge

This past Sunday, a sparkling autumn morning, a stroll up lower Edgecombe Avenue became more interesting. There was a handsome dark-paneled frontage with stylish signing of… 379 more words

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