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Sharon Marcus | Posted 08.30.2014 | Women
Sharon Marcus

I learned something: If you want to get another person to smile, lead by example. Because everyone, even a sourpuss like me, likes to experience a genuine connection with another human being and to share the gift of a small act of random human kindness

It's Time To End the Harlem 'Fake'

Christopher Emdin | Posted 04.30.2013 | Black Voices
Christopher Emdin

While many do not see the harm in the "new" Harlem Shake internet meme, here are five reasons why Harlem doesn't want you to shake.

1-Year-Old Fatally Burnt By Radiator In NYC

Posted 02.19.2013 | New York

A radiator fatally burnt a one-year-old girl in Manhattan Tuesday, The Daily News reports. Gabriella Grimes was at her 60-year-old grandmother's h...

'George Carlin Way' Finally Approved

Posted 10.19.2012 | New York

Following a yearlong debate, Community Board 9 in Morningside Heights has finally approved renaming a part of a street on West 121st Street George Car...

NYPD Fatally Shoots ANOTHER Knife-Wielding Man

| Posted 09.26.2012 | New York

By Victoria Bekiempis, Trevor Kapp MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS — NYPD cops shot and killed a man who allegedly threatened them with a foot-long knife on ...

Building Collapse Kills One, Injures Two

Posted 03.22.2012 | New York

A construction worker was killed and two others were injured during a building collapse in Morningside Heights Thursday morning, ABC reports. The ...

Which Neighborhood Has The Dirtiest Restaurants?

| Della Hasselle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- Morningside Heights has more dirty restaurants than any other neighborhood in Manhattan, according to a new analysis of Health Department...

Saluting the Met's Gay Gala!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michael Henry Adams

Few places are as influential as art museums. Filled with revered treasures, they help to define for us notions of beauty and significance that can transform our lives.

Harlem Rocks

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

"Wow, recession or not, Harlem's bouncing back and racing forward!" commented a friend the other afternoon.

The Most Famous Classroom in New York City

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr


Coyotes At Columbia? University Warns Students Of Wild Animals

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Forget James Franco, the hottest celebrity spotting at Columbia University is now a trio coyotes. The wild coyotes were spotted in front of the unive...

Voters Weigh In On Important Local Issues

Rachel Sterne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rachel Sterne

While national news grabs headlines, voters around the country have expressed their interest in local issues this election season. A voter in New York says she wants to know about the impact of immigrants on the city's economy.