Posts tagged as: 125th Street

Weak Economy Pushing Workers Off the Books

Weak Economy Pushing Workers Off the Books

With unemployment still high, upper Manhattan residents find work in the underground economy.

“Franco the Great” Paints Christmas in Harlem

“Franco the Great” Paints Christmas in Harlem

As the holidays arrive, street artist Franco Gaskin is out in the cold making Harlem more festive.

African Immigrants Say, Goodbye New York

African Immigrants Say, Goodbye New York

African immigrants are leaving America for Africa because of the economic recession.

Online Submissions Broaden Apollo’s Amateur Night Auditions

Online  Submissions Broaden Apollo’s Amateur Night Auditions

In an effort to reach a wider audience, the Apollo Theater introduces new locations and methods as part of its audition process

Public Housing Residents Happy with Close Surveillance

Public Housing Residents Happy with Close Surveillance

Harlem public housing projects are spending millions on surveillance cameras, delighting many residents.

Sex and Sidi: An Urban Lit Author in Harlem

Sex and Sidi: An Urban Lit Author in Harlem

Meet Sidi Ibrahima, a pulp fiction author in Harlem.

The Lady and the Landmark: Ethel Bates and the Corn Exchange

The Lady and the Landmark: Ethel Bates and the Corn Exchange

Ethel Bates wants a cooking school in the Corn Exchange. The city just tore part of it down.

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