Tag: East Harlem

East Harlem Target Grand Opening From a Harlem Mom’s Perspective

East Harlem Target Grand Opening From a Harlem Mom’s Perspective

Hello Harlem! was the welcome message seen by thousands of shoppers at the grand opening of the Target East Harlem location. Early last Sunday morning Harlem community leaders and New York City notables, including Sharon Joseph and Gail Richards (Harlem Lanes), Thelma Golden (Studio Museum) in officially opening the new Target location in Harlem with [...]

July 28, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Tools of War Comes to Harlem — Summer Music in the Parks

Tools of War Comes to Harlem — Summer Music in the Parks

Spanish Harlem Hop Mission: Keep the B-Boys, B-Girls, Poppers, Lockers & Uprockers moving! Dates: June 17 & 24, 2010

June 15, 2010 | 1 Comment More
18th Annual Ethnic Festival of El Barrio

18th Annual Ethnic Festival of El Barrio

Over the last 18 years, the festival has brought together hundreds of artists, musicians and community members to celebrate East Harlem’s diversity of Mexican, Puerto Rican, South American, West African, Caribbean, Arabic and African-American cultures.

May 19, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Film: Up With Me by Students from The East Harlem Tutorial Program in El Barrio

Film: Up With Me by Students from The East Harlem Tutorial Program in El Barrio

Doc Watchers will present a special non-documentary presentation of Up With Me directed by Greg Takoudes. After winning a scholarship to a prestigious boarding school, Francisco must struggle to maintain his relationships with his girlfriend, Erika, who fears he will no longer be the boy from El Barrio she loves, and best friend Brandon, who [...]

February 28, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Become a Mentor With Harlem CARES

Become a Mentor With Harlem CARES

(L to R) Stephen Powell, Executive Director, Mentoring USA; Susan L. Taylor, Founder, National CARES Mentoring Movement and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Essence Magazine; Pastor Charles D. Eatman, Sr., Mt. Pleasant Community Church and Director and Principal, Mt. Pleasant Christian Academy; Rochelle Hill, Co-Chairperson, Harlem CARES; and Aarian Pope-Punter, Recruitment Manager, Mentoring USA (Photo: Samir Amami/New [...]

September 10, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Help Put Harlem on the World Stage — Digitally — Vote For Us to Attend SXSW

Help Put Harlem on the World Stage — Digitally — Vote For Us to Attend SXSW

*** AroundHarlem.com — The Local Website with a Global Reach *** The South by South West (SXSW) Interactive Festival brings together the world’s most creative web developers, designers, bloggers, wireless innovators, content producers, programmers, widget inventors and new media entrepreneurs. It consists of five days of keynote presentations, panel sessions, and provides hands-on training as [...]

September 1, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Affordable Day Care in East Harlem

Affordable Day Care in East Harlem

Janet Durrans for The New York Times ***** The Union Settlement Association, is holding a series of back-to-school open house events at its day care and head start centers in East Harlem. Working parents with children ages 2-5 are encouraged to attend. Open houses will be held at these locations: September 2, 2-4pm Head Start [...]

August 26, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Help Save A Generation — Mentor a Kid

Help Save A Generation — Mentor a Kid

Why Mentor? Because our children are in a state of emergency… Of all Black fourth-graders, 58% are functionally illiterate. In some cities, 80% of our boys drop out before finishing high school. Every day 1,000 Black children are arrested. 1 in every 8 African American males ages 25-29 is incarcerated. The number one cause of [...]

August 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Milk Lounge Saturdays in East Harlem

Milk Lounge Saturdays in East Harlem

July 24, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Zon del Barrio at Chimney BBQ and Sushi Bar in the MILK Lounge

Zon del Barrio at Chimney BBQ and Sushi Bar in the MILK Lounge

Join Zon del Barrio at the Grand Opening of East Harlem’s newest Chimney BBQ & Sushi Bar & MILK Lounge

July 23, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Chimney BBQ and Sushi Bar Opens in East Harlem This Friday

Chimney BBQ and Sushi Bar Opens in East Harlem This Friday

Immersed in nostalgia while blasting into the future, the new Chimney BBQ & Sushi Bar is East Harlem’s newest haunt for dining, drinking and lounging. A double level room complete with a full service bar, its exotic menu features a French/Asian Fusion of food served on the elegantly laid out main level while the MILK [...]

July 21, 2009 | 2 Comments More
New York International Latino Film Festival

New York International Latino Film Festival

Launched in 1999, the New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) is now the premier Urban Latino film event in the country.

July 18, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Crime Against Humanity at the East Harlem Cafe

Crime Against Humanity at the East Harlem Cafe

July 6, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Crime Against Humanity at the East Harlem Cafe

Crime Against Humanity at the East Harlem Cafe

June 25, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Rooftop Films at El Museo Del Barrio — New Muslim Cool

Rooftop Films at El Museo Del Barrio —
New Muslim Cool

Synopsis: A Puerto Rican Muslim rapper fights oppression and finds peace in Pittsburgh. Filmmaker and subjects will be in attendance. Pre-show music by the film’s star, Hamza Perez. Open bar after-party following the screening.

June 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Will La Marqueta Return to East Harlem?

Will La Marqueta Return to East Harlem?

La Marqueta is a marketplace under the Metro North railway tracks between 111th Street and 116th Street on Park Avenue in East Harlem. During the 1950s and 1960s, over 500 vendors operated out of La Marqueta, and it was an important social and economic venue for Latinos in New York. The market was originally an [...]

June 4, 2009 | 2 Comments More
Museum Mile Festival — June 9, 2009

Museum Mile Festival — June 9, 2009

One day a year, for the past 31 years, nine of the country’s finest museums, all ones that call Fifth Avenue home, collectively open their doors for free to New Yorkers and visitors for a mile-long block party and visual art celebration. This traffic-free, music- and art-filled celebration fills the street and sidewalks of Fifth [...]

June 3, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Latino Differences Muted in Sotomayor Celebration

Latino Differences Muted in Sotomayor Celebration

Over the past 20 years, Jorge Ayala has seen the transformation here in “El Barrio”: abandoned storefronts turned into chain stores, public schools became bilingual, Mexicans moved in next to Puerto Ricans, and Spanish Harlem changed from ghetto into destination. The change in Ayala’s neighborhood reflects the growth of Latinos in America, who celebrated a [...]

June 3, 2009 | 1 Comment More