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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Last Thursday’s 125th Street Retailers marketing and Promotion Meeting with our BID members was very productive.  We discussed two specific initiatives 1). New Harlem Happenings mobile app 2). Kicking off the Holiday Season with Harlem Holiday Lights 2015.

Harlem Happenings App

"A Great Night in Harlem" at The Apollo, 10/22

Friday, September 18, 2015

Anatoly Kiryushkin,

Project Sunshine and UnitedHealth Group Bring Beach Party to East Harlem Asthma Center of Excellence

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

“A younger sibling suffered from asthma, so I know the impact this condition makes on the individual and also on the entire family,” said Sonia Manzano, children’s book author and Sesame Street alumna. “I'm happy to help Project Sunshine relieve some of the stress families endure. “Manzano read her book “No Dogs Allowed” to children enjoying a summer beach party at EHACE (East Harlem Asthma Center of Excellence) (Photo: Project Sunshine).

Dizzying array of things to do in iconic Harlem

Friday, July 31, 2015
NEW YORK — Decades of African-American history have made Harlem one of America’s most famous neighbourhoods. It’s also an essential destination for visitors to New York, offering art, architecture, restaurants, shopping and more. Attendance at Harlem’s Studio Museum has soared from 63,298 in the 2009-10 fiscal year to 111,086 in 2013-14. Restaurants like celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson’s Streetbird Rotisserie are giving out-of-towners and locals a reason to head uptown for a meal.

African-American history and more in Harlem

Thursday, July 30, 2015
African-American history and more in Harlem Share on Facebook 1 1 Comments Comments Print Print Associated Press July 30, 2015 AP This June 25, 2015 photo shows a quiet streetscape in the St. Nicholas Historic District, also known as Striver's Row in the Harlem section of New York. The tree-lined two-block area of West 138th and 139th streets is known for its elegant brick and stone townhouses. Many prominent African-Americans lived on the blocks including musician Eubie Blake and Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr. (AP Photo/Beth J.

NYC DOT, NYC DDC, 125th Street BID and Assembly Member Wright Announce the Installation of First City Light

Friday, December 20, 2013

NYC DOT, NYC DDC, 125th Street BID and Assembly Member Wright Announce the Installation of First City Light, a Distinctive New Street Lighting Design, the Latest Improvement Along the 125th Street Corridor

Total of 64 new fixtures set to enhance the West 125th Street streetscape next year

Harlem Heights Has New Medical Clinic

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Written by
Michael Braun

A new medical clinic on the grounds of the Heights Center will help get needed services to Harlem Heights residents who largely fall through the health safety net.

The Heights Medical Clinic was dedicated Wednesday at the center grounds on Hagie Drive in south Fort Myers.

"ADAM" To Return as Part of the 2013 Black History Month Play Festival

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

The National Black Touring Circuit, Woodie King, Jr. Producer/Director and Voza Rivers Executive Producer New Heritage Theatre Group, announced that after last years' remarkable run, to standing room only audiences, they will bring back ADAM, a dramatic, historical play set in the island of Bimini, highlighting the life and challenges of the handsome and charismatic Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., Harlem's first Black Congressman and Pastor of Harlem's famed Abyssinian Baptist Church on his political journey as the Congressman representing Harlem between 1945 and 1971.

H.A.D.L.E.Y Players and New Heritage Theatre Group present "Circumstances" by Roger Parris

Monday, January 7, 2013

After being delayed by Hurricane Sandy, two Harlem not for profit theaters will present Circumstances. Gertrude Jeannette, founder of The H.A.D.L.E.Y. Players, Ward Nixon Artistic Director, in association with Voza Rivers/New Heritage Theatre Group announced today the presentation of Circumstances, a new play by Roger Parris and directed by Arthur French will open tomorrow January 8, 2013 and run through January 20, 2013 at the Harlem School for the Arts Theatre.

West Harlem Food And Beverage Association Launches Holiday Promotion

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- For the entire month of December 2012, New York shoppers can take advantage of special promotions at participating retail stores and restaurants in West Harlem.