UPDATED 12/17 at 8:15 P.M.: A 60-year-old blind man said his guide dog saved his life after they both survived being run over by an A train when they fell into the tracks at a Harlem station yesterday.
Cecil Williams, of Brooklyn, and his service dog Orlando fell onto the tracks of a northbound A train at the 125th Street station shortly after 9:30 a.m. The train came to a halt with Williams...Read more »
The nation's largest public Wi-Fi network launched in Harlem Tuesday, eventually offering free outdoor Internet access to thousands of residents and visitors over 95 blocks.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said it's the latest step in creating a comprehensive Wi-Fi zone across all five boroughs.
Tech advocates praised the newest effort to increase Internet access, saying that a wireless Big...Read more »
Move over Rockefeller Center: The city says El Barrio is the place to visit this holiday season.
NYC & Company, the city's tourism wing, is touting East Harlem as part of its Neighborhood x Neighborhood campaign to spotlight less-visited communities in the five boroughs.
Cultural Affairs Commissioner Kate Levin said there will be several major events in the area this season for visitors...Read more »
With a vibrant and artistic culture you can’t find a street in this uptown Manhattan neighborhood that doesn’t speak to its loud and proud Latino community.
East Harlem, famously known as El Barrio, has a rich history of art, music and Puerto Rican culture that can be seen on a stroll around the neighborhood.
Puerto Rican flags anchor many community gardens, colorful murals decorate...Read more »
Police are investigating the death of a 3-year-old Harlem girl who was trapped inside a sofa bed Sunday evening.
Aissante Diallo, of West 140th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard, was pronounced dead after police found her unconscious about 6 p.m.
Diallo was on the sofa bed with her 10-year-old sister while their 5-year-old sister played in the same room. Somehow, the 5-year-old...Read more »