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NYC Evening Traffic Report for Wednesday,

Thursday, March 3, 2016

By Trista McKenzie

New York City has made it past the middle of the week, and the Wednesday evening commute is underway. The Metro-North Railroad and NJ Transit are running normally this afternoon. City buses are facing some delays and detours:

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Apollo Theater & World Music Institute to Present AFRICA NOW! This March

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Reported By Classical Music Desk

The Apollo Theater in partnership with World Music Institute presents what has become an annual highlight, AFRICA NOW!. The celebrated event returns to the historic Apollo Theater (253 West 125th Street) on Saturday, March 26, at 8:00 p.m. for its fourth year spotlighting emerging and established artists of today's African music scene. Sahr Ngaujah (actor in Fela!) is the evening's host.

Harlem activists fight Citibike program expansion, slam it as 'gateway to gentrification'

Monday, February 29, 2016

By Chauncey Alcorn

Harlem leaders want Citibike to keep its cycle of gentrification out of their neighborhood. "This bike-share is the gateway to gentrification," community leader Martin Baez said at a town hall meeting Thursday.

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Above and Beyond: Mother, daughter spend 2 decades volunteering at Harlem food pantry

Friday, February 26, 2016

By Rob Nelson

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) --

For two decades, a mother and daughter team have been working tirelessly to help their community, making weekly visits to a food pantry in Harlem. A long, healthy life is certainly a blessing, especially when that life is spent giving back to others.

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Foundation Work Underway For 12-Story, 75-Unit Mixed-Use Project At 69 East 125th Street, East Harlem

Friday, February 26, 2016

By: Reid Wilson

Last December, renderings surfaced of the 12-story, 75-unit mixed-use building at 69 East 125th Street, in East Harlem, and now foundation work is underway, Harlem+Bespoke reports.

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Apollo Theater: History behind Harlem’s entertainment Mecca

Thursday, February 25, 2016

By Sukanya Krishnan

HARLEM, Manhattan — Harlem is changing but one thing stays the same, the Apollo Theater. Before there was Star Search, American Idol and the Voice, there was and still the Apollo.

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3 Harlem Buildings Closer to Being Landmarks, 2 Buildings Rejected

Thursday, February 25, 2016

By Gustavo Solis

HARLEM — Two churches and a YMCA building are one step closer to becoming landmarks .The city’s Landmark Preservation Commission took a major step in clearing the backlog of 95 sites that had been up for landmark status Tuesday during a public hearing. Many of the sites had spent decades in landmark limbo, according to the LPC.

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Harlem’s Commercial Future Is Bright

Thursday, February 25, 2016

By Josh Lipton

NEW YORK CITY—Office, retail and cultural property sales and development on the horizon, coupled with demographic changes and building that’s already taken place, promise to transform the area, Cushman & Wakefield’s Josh Lipton reveals in this EXCLUSIVE commentary.

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Success Academy Plans Another Harlem Elementary School

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

BY Leslie Brody

Success Academy Charter Schools, a network with vocal supporters and critics, said Monday it will open a sixth elementary school in Harlem in 2017. The network said it will phase out its Harlem Central middle school to use that space for elementary children.

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NYC Evening Traffic Report for Tuesday, February 23

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

By Trista McKenzie

It’s a dreary Tuesday afternoon in New York City, but at least it is almost time for the evening commute—and so far, for the most part, this one should get you home smoothly. All subway lines are running normally this afternoon.

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