Posts tagged as: East Harlem

While City Cycling Grows, Bike Lanes Absent Uptown

While City Cycling Grows, Bike Lanes Absent Uptown

While the city’s bike lane network continues to expand, it has not reached much of upper Manhattan.

Team Taino: “The growth that I see now is amazing”

Team Taino: “The growth that I see now is amazing”

As Taino Towers looks beyond basketball, the realities of an inner-city youth program emerge.

Team Taino: “These Kids Want To Show Their Skills”

Team Taino: “These Kids Want To Show Their Skills”

After two months of practice, the Taino Towers basketball team plays against outside competition.

Deadline Looms for Taller Boricua

Deadline Looms for Taller Boricua

Proposals are due Friday to lease 8,000 square feet at the Julia de Burgos Cultural Center.

Team Taino: “I See Them Doing Better Than Me”

Team Taino: “I See Them Doing Better Than Me”

Two childhood friends, an entrepreneur and a work-in-progress at Taino Towers’ youth basketball program.

Team Taino: “Every Kid Here Has A Need”

Team Taino: “Every Kid Here Has A Need”

For Taino Towers’ kids, a new basketball team may be an alternative to the streets.

Black Friday Shoppers Flock to Target at East River Plaza

Black Friday Shoppers Flock to Target at East River Plaza

About 2,000 shoppers line up for the 4 a.m. store opening and dozens walk out with new flat screen TVs.

Blind Teacher Helps East Harlem’s P.S. 102 Outrun Competition

Blind Teacher Helps East Harlem’s P.S. 102 Outrun Competition

Led by gym teacher Steven Sloan, students at P.S. 102 ran 50,000 miles last year, bucking East Harlem health trends.

Police Arrest Four in Laundry Robberies

Police Arrest Four in Laundry Robberies

The men are alleged to be behind a string of nineteen thefts that included three uptown businesses.

Demand Surges At Harlem Food Pantry

Demand Surges At Harlem Food Pantry

Harlem Dowling’s food pantry now serves 5000 families a year, an increase from 1200 last year.

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