Feds To Fund Security Fixes At Harlem's King Towers

By Brendan Krisel

The Harlem public housing development will receive $250,000 for new lighting and monitoring systems.

HARLEM, NY — A Harlem public housing development will receive $250,000 for security upgrades from the federal government, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Thursday.


The funding will be used to install

Harlem children get ready for school with new backpacks and school supplies

AmNews Staff Reports

Helping Harlem children got ready for the first day of school with the resources they need to succeed, Friends of Public Schools Harlem (FPSH)—with a special grant from The Migdol Family Foundation—distributed backpacks and school supplies this week at AK Houses

They will continue the giveaway program throughout Harlem

The New Harlem Restaurant Week

By Kysha Harris

Get ready to eat, eat, eat in Harlem, all over Harlem, again. It is time for Harlem Restaurant Week, which began on Aug. 19 and ends on Sept. 1. This new Harlem Restaurant Week is a joint effort between Harlem Park to Park, Frederick Douglass Blvd Alliance, Uptown

Culture takes center stage at Apollos Harlem Week Celebration

By ZIta Allen

One of the highlights of the Harlem Week 2019’s cornucopia of events celebrating the past, present and future milestones of the world’s most famous Black community throughout July and August was a stimulating conversation with leaders of some of Harlem’s outstanding cultural institutions that took place at the

Organizations across the city host back-to-school giveaways


By Cyril Josh Barker

With school students in the city headed back to class in a few weeks, several organizations, politicians and groups are giving away school supplies and backpacks to local students. The giveaways are aimed to ease the financial burden many families feel as the school year gets underway.



Dont Try to Take a Photo of Your Food at This New Harlem Restaurant


Chef Russell Jackson has brought California farm-to-table to New York, but wants you to leave your phone at home.

If you couldn’t Instagram your meal, would you even bother to eat it? Chef Russell Jackson certainly hopes so. Last week the California chef opened Reverence in Harlem, a rare