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East Harlem Locals and Activists Protest Luxury Tower Development Plan

Originally published on August 28, 2014

On Thursday evening, August 28th, approximately 80 East Harlem community members and activists gathered on the sidewalk of E. 118th Street and Pleasant Avenue to protest the recent plans of Blumenfeld Development Group and Forest City Ratner Companies to develop luxury towers atop the East River Plaza Mall. 491 more words

New York City

1884: Jumbo, the Newfoundland Who Swam for His Life in Harlem

On July 18, 1884, a swimming race for dogs took place at the Harlem Beach Bathing Pavilion – also known as the Harlem Beach Baths – located on New York’s East River at the foot of East 116th Street. 1,550 more words

New York History

Johnny Rockets in East Harlem expected to open soon

A little pajarito tells HarlemGal Inc that the Johnny Rockets we blogged about back in October is aiming to open in the next week or so. 45 more words


Johnny Rockets coming soon to East Harlem says sign

I went to East River Plaza in East Harlem this past weekend to run some errands and right there on the ground level where cars turn in, there is a big sign hanging on the glass that says “Johnny Rockets Coming Soon.” I couldn’t believe it when I saw it. 101 more words


Doug E. Fresh and Tyson Beckford approve of Target opening in Harlem

Jul 22, 2010 @ 0:54
y HarlemGal

Doug E.Fresh and Tyson Beckford give Target a thumbs up for opening a store in Spanish Harlem! Listen to what they have to say!


An inside look at the new Target in East Harlem

Jul 22, 2010 @ 0:30
By HarlemGal

Wondering what the new Target store looks like from the inside? Well, wait no more! Take a look…


Target set to open in East Harlem

Jun 28, 2010 @ 10:12

By HarlemGal
The last Sunday of July 2010 is the day Target, a major consumer good store in the U.S., is opening it’s ba-gillionth location in East Harlem in the East River Plaza, which sits at the far east end of East 116th Street. 196 more words