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Wilson Major Morris Community Center

Wilson Major Morris Community Center 459 West 152nd Street New York, N.Y. 10031 212-234-4661   At the Morris Community Center, our mission is to make sure that all people, especially seniors living in the Hamilton Heights, West Harlem, and Manhattanville neighborhoods, live in decent affordable housing. And that they get the necessary supportive services like nutritional, cultural and other services that add to their quality of life. We provide

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Harlem River Bridges Access Plan Workshops

Since the spring of 2015, NYC DOT has been leading a community-driven planning process to increase safety and mobility for pedestrians and bicyclists travelling between the Bronx and Manhattan across the Harlem River.  The idea is to identify transportation efforts preferred by the community to create a continuous cross-borough user experience.  The information obtained from the community will then become a part of the Harlem River Bridges Access

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Secret Lives Tour: Church of the Intercession and Trinity Cemetery

The Historic Districts Council will host an exclusive tour of Church of the Intercession and Trinity Cemetery. Celebrate Halloween early with an excursion uptown to Manhattan’s last active cemetery and a neighboring Gothic Revival church, both at the border of Hamilton Heights and Washington Heights.   One of the genuine masterpieces of religious architecture in New York City, Church of the Intercession is considered by many to be amongst

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The Frogs Clubhouse: a small,stately memento of Harlem’s lustrous past

Gentleman's clubs were no stranger to New York society of a century ago, but The Frogs in Harlem is largely unfamiliar to most of the city at large. Organized in 1908, The Frogs--whose name derived from the 5th-century BC Greek comedy by Aristophanes--comprised New York City's African-American theater royalty whose original members included Bert Williams, George Walker, James Reese Europe, Alex Rogers, Bob Cole, J. Rosamond Johnson, Jesse Shipp and

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Dance Theatre of Harlem Special Afternoon Studio Showing
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Sneak preview of the Dance Theatre of Harlem Company dancers as they prepare for national touring. FREE event January 24, 2013 at 6:30 pm Dance Theatre of Harlem, 466 West 152nd Street, between Convent & Amsterdam Avenues. Source: Read more..

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Harlem entrepreneur to launch multicultural cable-TV network this fall

A Harlem entrepreneur will try to defy all the odds and launch a new cable-TV network this fall, hoping to fill what she calls a gaping hole in “multicultural programming.” UBC-TV, for Urban Broadcasting Co., is guided by CEO and President Peggy Dodson, a former jazz singer who has run a self-empowerment company for more than a decade. Dodson says she has spent the past eight years getting the financing, assembling the support and launching the

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From Harlem’s “Lenin” to AFL bureaucrat

HE EARNED the nickname of "Lenin of Harlem" in his early years, but ended his life as a determined anti-communist. He was known as "Mr. Black Labor," but always protected his union presidency, even when that came at the expense of the membership. He was called the "father of the civil rights movement," but he called off a mass Black march on Washington in order to win favor with a Democratic White House. From the late 1930s to the late 1950s, A.

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Harlem One Stop

Harlem One Stop Email: info@harlemonestop.org Web site: www.harlemonestop.org A dynamic cultural events calendar for Upper Manhattan & Harlem. This site is a centralized resource for what's happening in Harlem and Upper Manhattan as well as shopping resources and dining options, and more! Sign up online for Harlem One Stop weekly newsletter of events for the upcoming week and special offers!

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