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New In New York: 'Def Poetry Jam' Reunion Marks Unofficial Opening Of Harlem Cultural Center

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.13.2012 | Black Voices

Harlem's renaissance hinged on the poetic musings of wordsmiths like Langston Hughes in the 1920s, much as its latest revival hinges on the poets Jess...

A Self-Styled Native American, On The Streets Of Harlem

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 12.11.2012 | New York

Robert Banks' one-bedroom flat is lavishly decorated with Native American artwork--sculptures and dreamcatchers that the 71-year-old Georgia native cr...

A Break in Tradition

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

For the first time in over 20 years, a cook-less Thanksgiving for me; meaning, I did not cook a turkey, I did not cook dinner, I did not cook a single...

The Faithful Shopper: September Values

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Being a fashionista need not entail a multimillion-dollar fortune. Style comes at all price points, and our Labor Day edition will focus on some of the more affordable stores in the city.

Famed Choreographer Is Still a "WIZ" in Old Firehouse

Cheryl Wills | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Cheryl Wills

Today dancer and choreographer George Faison lives inside a decommissioned firehouse in the heart of Harlem. But you are sorely mistaken if you think he's fallen upon hard times.

Coyote Captured In Harlem

cnn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Police say frightened New Yorkers reported a coyote sighting in Harlem around 9:30 a.m., and an emergency service unit was dispatched to find the anim...

Harlem Housing Units To Become First Green Block In America

nydailynews.com | By Alana Casanova | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

From solar panels on the roof to efficient boilers in the basement, a block of Harlem buildings are slated to be retrofitted with new energy-saving ap...

The Impact of the Economic Crisis on New York City Business

Kathryn Wylde | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kathryn Wylde

For small business, the recession will be a difficult trial, but it may turn out to provide the wake up call that New York City and State needed to support entrepreneurial companies.

Harlem Kitchen For Entrepreneur's To Share

New York Times | Patrick McGeehan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Economic Development Corporation is seeking someone to operate a large, shared kitchen that would be rented by entrepreneurs with dreams of develo...

Harlem Real Estate Boom Now Bust

New York Times | CHRISTINE HAUGHNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Of all the New York City neighborhoods swept up in the real estate boom of the last decade, few became as hot as Harlem. It grew increasingly gentrifi...

Harlem Jazz Fest Kicks Off Now Through August

NewYorkology | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Harlem International Jazz Festival kicks off today and will overlap with other Jazzmobile events scheduled in all five boroughs into...

Michael Jackson's Connection To NYC

New York Times | Libby Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Although he is beloved here, Michael Jackson's life story has little connection to New York City: he spent his childhood in Gary, Ind., began recordin...

Thousands Attend Funeral For Slain Cop

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A city police officer mistakenly killed by friendly fire was remembered Thursday as a consummate cop and loving father, a contentious and driven young...