5 Harlem Area Open Houses Worth A Look


Peek inside the latest homes to hit the open-house circuit near you.

By Real Estate News, Patch Staff

HARLEM, NY — Shopping for a house online can sometimes leave you wanting. Photos may not do a house justice, and they can sometimes make a fixer-upper appear more spacious and sparkling than it

Harlem Fashion Week To Celebrate 'Black Girl Magic'

By Brendan Krisel 

HARLEM, NY — Harlem Fashion week will return for its eighth season this month to celebrate "Black Girl Magic," and raise money for a Manhattan high school, the event's founders announced this week.

The event, an Uptown-centric alternative to New York Fashion Week, will hold three runway shows and

Harlem Senior Celebrates 100th Birthday In Style

100-year-old Esther Semidey says that happiness and a faith in god are the secrets to a long life.

By Brendan Krisel, Patch Staff


EAST HARLEM, NY — A woman who has lived in Harlem for more than 70 years celebrated her 100th birthday Friday surrounded by friends and family at East Harlem's

New Harlem River Drive Ramp Will Take Cars Off Streets

The ramp will connect the RFK Bridge directly to the Harlem River Drive, which means cars won't need to drive on neighborhood streets.

By Brendan Krisel 


EAST HARLEM, NY — The MTA is moving forward with a plan to construct a new ramp that would connect the Robert F Kennedy Bridge to

Food Truck That Hires Former Prisoners Coming To E Harlem

Drive Change is accepting applicants for its paid fellowship program in East Harlem until Feb. 14.

By Brendan Krisel, Patch Staff


EAST HARLEM, NY — A food truck that hires formerly incarcerated young people in order to teach them how to find success in the hospitality field is coming to East Harlem