Tag: East Harlem

A Look Back — Bill Perkins: Team Obama From Day One

A Look Back — Bill Perkins: Team Obama From Day One

May 2, 2007 — Obama Set to Score First New York Endorsement New York is Hillary Clinton’s home turf, but tomorrow Barack Obama will receive his first formal endorsement from a New York elected official, State Senator Bill Perkins, according to a knowledgeable source. Obama has been able to poach several big-money backers from his [...]

November 4, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Harlem 4 Obama Prepares to Celebrate Election Night

Harlem 4 Obama Prepares to Celebrate Election Night

Harlem volunteers are canvassing to get out the vote in New York and in Philadelphia through tomorrow evening. Harlem 4 Obama will host two gatherings on Nov. 4th’s election night. The first, 6pm at H4O’s Harlem headquarters, 2479 Frederick Douglass Blvd. between 132nd and 133rd. A march will follow from headquarters to the Apollo around [...]

November 3, 2008 | 2 Comments More
I Feel Like a Real Political Reporter — I’m About to Speculate on Harlem Politics

I Feel Like a Real Political Reporter — I’m About to Speculate on Harlem Politics

Defaced Charlie Rangel Poster ***** A couple of days ago we put up pictures of posters that one of our readers sent in. At the time I thought it was just the two of them and that it was an isolated incident. Since then, I have received messages that say posters all over Harlem were [...]

November 3, 2008 | 3 Comments More
Who is Craig Schley?

Who is Craig Schley?

Back in July I received an e-mail from someone named Francine Brown. The subject heading was “Chance for Choice”. The e-mail said: I would like to announce that Craig Schley is taking a big leap, to enter the ring as a contender for the Congressional seat of Charles Rangel.  This is an extension of the [...]

November 3, 2008 | 5 Comments More
Harlem 4 Obama Election Night Celebration

Harlem 4 Obama Election Night Celebration

Directions: Take 1 train to 125th Street and walk West to 12th Avenue…make right on 12th Avenue and walk north to 135th Street. Body is 1 block north of Fairway, Hudson River Café and Dinosaur BBQ

November 3, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Local Media on Congressional Candidate Craig Schley

Local Media on Congressional Candidate Craig Schley

Craig Schley with Supporters *****

November 2, 2008 | 2 Comments More
I Hope Tuesday is Not a Repeat of The Primary Election

I Hope Tuesday is Not a Repeat of The Primary Election

A sign supporting Senator Barack Obama on Primary Day in Harlem. Some districts reported that no one had voted for him. ********** Unofficial Tallies in City Understated Obama Vote Black voters are heavily represented in the 94th Election District in Harlem’s 70th Assembly District. Yet according to the unofficial results from the New York Democratic [...]

November 2, 2008 | 2 Comments More
Craig Schley is Running For Congress — Against Charlie Rangel

Craig Schley is Running For Congress — Against Charlie Rangel

***** To Find out more about his campaign, click here. ***** To meet the candidate or hear him speak, check out the events below.

November 1, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Latin Flavor on a Plate – La Fonda Boricua

Latin Flavor on a Plate – La Fonda Boricua

After passing several Spanish food restaurants, a bakery or two, a brand spanking-new diner one may not recognize, you continue on your trek up Lexington Avenue. Your destination is a neighborhood staple called La Fonda Boricua. As someone more familiar with the westside of Harlem than the east, I learned about La Fonda Boricua, again, [...]

October 22, 2008 | 4 Comments More
Harlem’s El Museo del Barrio Hosts it’s 6th Annual Young International Circle Benefit

Harlem’s El Museo del Barrio Hosts it’s 6th Annual Young International Circle Benefit

October 14, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Open Letter from Harlem 4 Obama

Open Letter from Harlem 4 Obama

Dear Obama Supporter: What a pleasure it was meeting some of you for the first time last weekend at the Grand Opening of the Harlem4Obama (H4O) Campaign Office located at 2479 Frederick Douglass Boulevard at 133rd Street. This grassroots organization is possible and successful because of people like you who generously volunteer your time. We [...]

October 3, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Voter Registration Ends Next Week — Are You Registered?

Voter Registration Ends Next Week — Are You Registered?

October 2, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Grand Opening of East Harlem Cafe

Grand Opening of East Harlem Cafe

September 26, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Food Fight: Harlem Forum Debates Supermarket Sweeps

Food Fight: Harlem Forum Debates Supermarket Sweeps

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer Is it sinister racism or a misunderstanding of markets that shapes food policy in the city’s poor neighborhoods? The Harlem Food & Fitness Consortium was looking for answers on Wednesday. Yesterday evening the group held a town hall forum to discuss the dearth of supermarkets in Harlem and other communities [...]

September 25, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Town Hall Meeting on Supermarket Closings in Harlem

Town Hall Meeting on Supermarket Closings in Harlem

The Harlem Food and Fitness Consortium (HFFC), which includes WE ACT for Environmental Justice, a leading advocate for environmental justice for two decades, and numerous other community groups, is sponsoring a Town Hall meeting on the need for more and better supermarkets in Harlem – particularly East and Central Harlem. The Town Hall meeting will [...]

September 24, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Harlem 4 Obama’s Drive for Change — New York Helps Our Neighbors

Harlem 4 Obama’s Drive for Change — New York Helps Our Neighbors

Harlem 4 Obama is currently recruiting volunteers for several trips to Delaware County, Pennsylvania to campaign for Barack Obama.

September 24, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Harlem 4 Obama Sign Making Party and African American Day Parade Participation

Harlem 4 Obama Sign Making Party and African American Day Parade Participation

Stop by the Harlem 4 Obama office Saturday Morning to help make signs for the African American Day Parade on Sunday

September 19, 2008 | 0 Comments More
East Harlem / El Barrio Anti-Displacement Shadow Convention

East Harlem / El Barrio Anti-Displacement Shadow Convention

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August 1, 2008 | 0 Comments More