Abyssinian Development Corporation project stalled on W. 123rd St. in Harlem

Tuesday, October 15, 2013


Harlem Children's Zone and Bard College Partner to Launch Innovative Early College Program

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harlem Children's Zone and Bard College have partnered to create the Bard Early College at the Harlem Children's Zone (HCZ) Promise Academy. This new early college program will provide high school students in Harlem Children's Zone's Promise Academy charter schools the opportunity to take undergraduate seminars taught by college professors and to earn tuition-free Bard College credits.

Select Bus Service Coming to 125 Street

Monday, October 14, 2013

M60 Select Bus Service (SBS) will launch in April 2014, speeding the commutes of more than 30,000 bus passengers who travel on 125th Street routes daily.

Coming Attractions, Curbed NY

Monday, October 14, 2013

A big site on 125th Street between Fifth and Lenox has been in construction purgatory for years, with question marks around its future use: would it be a luxury hotel, a chain hotel, or offices? A reader tipped off Harlem Bespoke that plans have changed yet again to include three floors of retail at the bottom of the building with four stories of rental apartments above.

Harlem filmmaker aims to un-lock complexities of black women's hair

Friday, October 11, 2013

A first-time Harlem filmmaker is calling on all women of color to go with the ’fro.
Rhadamés Julián is working on a hybrid-documentary to untangle the experiences women have had with chemical relaxers, perms and other processes to change the look and texture of their locks.
“I want my film to make people think,” he said. “What I’m saying is, Hey, take a leap of faith and go back to your natural state, and see what happens.”

Dance Theatre of Harlem at Sidney Harman Hall

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Virginia Johnson has had an enviable ballet career, starting at age 3. This hometown girl, who grew up in Brooklyn, was a founding member

of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, where she danced many illustrious roles, from romantic classics such as “Giselle” to the mercurial works

of George Balanchine. For much of her 28-year career with the company, Johnson raised the bar for generations of ballet dancers.

But the trip to the professional barre was not easy: She once was told by a beloved teacher that she was a wonderful ballerina but would not

NYC 2013 Harlem October Music and Film Festival to show screening of The North Star Movie

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary civil rights leader and film producer, Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., will join film director,

Thomas K. Phillips and cast members, at "Opening Night" of NYC 2013 Harlem Ocktober Music and Film Festival on Tuesday, October 15,

2013. At 7:30pm there will be a special screening of film, The North Star. Activities begin at 4pm at Mist in Harlem located at 46 West 116th

Street, New York, NY.

DSW opens new stores in Harlem and the Bronx

Monday, October 7, 2013

To celebrate the new location in Harlem, DSW is hosting a grand opening celebration featuring footwear legend Steve Madden and music

icon Keyshia Cole. Guests who attend get to meet the pair and anyone who makes a purchase during the event will receive a free copy of

DSW's new book, Do You Speak Shoe Lover? The event takes place Thursday, October 17th from 6-8 p.m.

"We are thrilled with our customer response to our new stores," stated Mike MacDonald, President and Chief Executive Officer, DSW Inc.

Exhibition on Black Performance Art Coming to Harlem

Sunday, October 6, 2013

An exhibit focusing on a comprehensive history of black performance artists in the visual field is coming to the Studio Museum of Harlem.

125th Street to get Wi-Fi by December

Thursday, October 3, 2013

By CHRISTIAN ZHANG  Spectator Senior Staff Writer

The Internet: Coming soon to 125th Street.

Thanks to the Wireless Corridor Challenge, 10 business districts throughout the city will receive free Wi-Fi, including 125th Street from Broadway to Second Avenue. Installation is scheduled for completion by December.