A line of several dozen people form beneath the All Souls Episcopal Church each Wednesday evening in Central Harlem. Though the group varies in ethnicity, age, gender and stature, their faces wear the same fragile expression. Many of them have been homeless for years, some have been formerly incarcerated, and most of them struggle to […]
By Allison Lau, Alexandria Bordas, Zhiming Zhang Harlem has been locked in a battle against obesity and diabetes for years. In East Harlem alone, the 13th poorest of New York City’s 59 community districts, one in three adults are obese, which is the highest proportion of obese adults in all New York City neighborhoods. The […]
The race for the District 9 seat has brought out campaign cash, but no one seems to be paying attention
A historic venue strives to keep a part of the neighborhood’s soul alive
“It’s not just about those six individuals. It’s about systems and institutions.”
A group of women uses mime to minister and worship in the church.
Harlem parents are upset about one school’s zero-tolerance policy and a recent expulsion.
Winter storm Juno brought a day of joyful sledding and snowboarding for Harlem residents.
“It’s the little sparks that add up to something big,” says Lara Land.
A 73-year-old parishioner took over a messy plot in 2012, and it’s been a garden of blooms ever since.