Posts tagged as: Harlem

Diabetes Rate Remains High Uptown

Diabetes Rate Remains High Uptown

Uptown residents contend with a higher diabetes rate than the rest of city and nation.

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.

Legal Fight Brews Over Public Housing Arrests

Legal Fight Brews Over Public Housing Arrests

A class action lawsuit alleges a pattern of unlawful arrests of NYCHA residents.

Manna’s: As Soul Food Dwindles in Harlem, an Unlikely Champion Survives

Manna’s: As Soul Food Dwindles in Harlem, an Unlikely Champion Survives

Owned by Korean immigrant Betty Park, Manna’s faces recession, gentrification.

Rennie Rots as Recession Hits Abyssinian

Rennie Rots as Recession Hits Abyssinian

After demolition by the Abyssinian Development Corp., the future of the Renaissance complex remains unclear.

Stressed? Punch a Panda!

Stressed? Punch a Panda!

Artist Nate Hill wears a panda outfit on the streets of Harlem and invites people to punch him for stress relief.

Harlem Street Chess Targets Youth

Harlem Street Chess Targets Youth

A long-standing sidewalk chess game across from the Apollo Theater attracts passers-by.

Harlem Lights Up 125th Street, Revives Tradition

Harlem Lights Up 125th Street, Revives Tradition

Local leaders organize the return of holiday lights on Harlem’s main drag.

Lean Times: Food Stamp Recipients Face Cut in Benefits

Lean Times: Food Stamp Recipients Face Cut in Benefits

Congress passes a bill that may reduce the food stamp budget by $2.2 billion.

Fitness Workout Aims to Strengthen Minds

Fitness Workout Aims to Strengthen Minds

Bartendaz,an urban workout program launched in Harlem, now has members across the United States and abroad.

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