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Spanish Harlem

Mi Madre

Quassan Castro | Posted 06.05.2014 | Latino Voices
Quassan Castro

You ride the silent subway from Spanish Harlem to the Bronx at 4 a.m. fists pound on the empty seat beside you face-hardened like a solider in combat lips locked tight

Disappearing Acts: Talking Storytelling, Spanish Harlem, and Prep School Suspensions with Author Greg Takoudes

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 11.15.2013 | Books
Stacy Parker Le Melle

To get out. To start fresh someplace new, someplace purportedly better. This dream has driven migration for centuries. Whether we're escaping the fie...

Popmaster Fabel, Hip Hop Legend, Dance Master, Native Icon

Camilla Webster | Posted 07.09.2012 | New York
Camilla Webster

In our desire to suss out the fascinating, intricate history and current life of real hip hop in New York City, we had the good fortune of sitting down with Popmaster Fabel.

Latino Neighborhoods Becoming New Tourism Hot Spots

Posted 12.05.2011 | Latino Voices

Latino immigration is reshaping entire neighborhoods throughout the country, and sparking new community trends. The vibrant culture of many of these ...

El Barrio Week Kicks Off In East Harlem

dnainfo.com | Posted 08.01.2011 | New York

HARLEM -- The first-ever El Barrio Week kicks off Wednesday and will feature 14 days of art exhibits, cooking demonstrations, spoken word performances...

Best Eats For One Dollar In Washington Heights

Metromix New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When I think of cheap food in Manhattan, my mind wanders to the dumpling stalls of Chinatown and the hobo-friendly, dollar-slice pizza joints of Hell'...

"Barricade Bench" Constructed In Spanish Harlem

newyorkshitty.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

There is genius and then there is GENIUS. This creation (which hails from Spanish Harlem where I went on a photo walk with the immensely talented Stev...

Target In Manhattan: East Harlem Gets Manhattan's First Store

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — After years of flirting with Manhattan, the bull's-eye has landed in East Harlem. Target's first store on the New York island offici...

Here Comes the Neighborhood: The Housing Movement Goes Global in East Harlem

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Here, amid the glittering ruins of globalized gentrification's gilded age, a kind of glocal tenants' movement is taking shape, at once locally rooted ...

A Museum, A Community, A Festival

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

How interesting to embark on a project developing the menu for a museum whose surrounding neighborhood -- El Barrio -- has been described as a food desert.

The Unknown, Famous Leiber and Stoller

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert J. Elisberg

Mike Stoller and his writing partner Jerry Leiber are a songwriting team for which the description "legendary" was coined. Even if their names are not familiar to you, you've heard their music.

Harvey Milk Lives -- in Albany

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Luce

Handsome, dedicated, and driven, Micah is the disabled with cerebral palsy, Jewish progressive, openly bisexual, who represents a swath of Manhattan's Upper East Side.