West Harlem

Tue, Mar 3, 2015, 4:07am
Tenant organizers in West Harlem launched the Tenant Empowerment Program on Saturday, which aims to connect tenants with legal services and create and strengthen tenant associations in the neighborhood.
Mon, Nov 24, 2014, 1:24am
The construction of a 7-Eleven is the latest sign of change in West Harlem’s Little Senegal, a neighborhood known for its high number of West African immigrants.
Mon, Nov 10, 2014, 12:08am
The Harlem Independent Theater—an affordable movie theater, event space, and café and bar on track to open next summer—has launched a campaign to raise $30,000 by Nov. 25.
Mon, Nov 10, 2014, 12:02am
Columbia students and neighborhood residents are calling for increased resources for the issues facing young residents of the Grant and Manhattanville Houses.
Sun, Nov 9, 2014, 10:53pm
As part of a local nonprofit’s initial assessment of substance abuse among Harlem teens, New York Institute of Technology students will photograph drug and alcohol advertising in West Harlem this semester.
Mon, Oct 27, 2014, 9:29pm
An elderly man was hit by a taxi at the intersection of Frederick Douglass Boulevard and 116th Street on Monday night, witnesses said.
Fri, Sep 19, 2014, 2:32am
At the Broadway Democrats club’s town hall meeting at Manhattan Pentecostal Church on Thursday night, discussion centered on conditions in public housing projects and local residents’ relationships with police officers from the 26th Precinct.
Sun, Apr 27, 2014, 10:47pm
Because I had the words “and I’m a reporter for the Columbia Spectator” to follow, I could proudly first say the words, “My name is Gina Lee.”
Thu, Jan 30, 2014, 8:34pm
For the next week, celebrations around the city will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles arriving in the United States.
Sun, Sep 22, 2013, 11:44pm
At 4 p.m., kindergarten and first-grade students exiting the classrooms of a new Harlem charter school bid goodbye to their teachers, saying, “Have a nice day” and “See you later”—and “Shalom.”