Hyperlocal NYC Neighborhoods
National news dominates the headlines, but city neighborhood issues dominate what is in the minds of most New Yorkers. Listen to what they have to say about the challenges their communities face.
East Harlem residents protest planned rezoning
Protesters with the group Movement for Justice in El Barrio hold signs protesting the mayor’s plan to rezone East Harlem. […]
East Harlem businesses preserve culture through Mexican Independence Day festival
Like the business owners around him, Cano celebrates Mexican Independence day as a means of staying connected to his culture.
East Harlem’s Street Games
New York City Street Games in Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem, is an annual event that give families the opportunities to step into the past and play 80s and 90s style street games for the day.
A Mexican business owner remembers her journey and worries about her future
A Mexican business owner lives in fear of Trump.
New York City Marathon: East Harlem
This year for her first marathon, Glyptis and his daughters have been following Marilena at every stop possible to encourage her every step of the way.
East Harlem gas explosion victims are still waiting for more help
Displaced residents still waiting for aid.
Bringing smiles to the community with cupcakes
Two New York City women bring smiles to under-served communities by baking cupcakes
NYC Marathon: Pastries and cheers in East Harlem
The East Harlem vibe was jovial with colorful banners lining the fences of Jefferson Park, a hip hop group performing a few paces away and blue ribbon fencing off the spectator areas.
Few vendors remain in historic market
These days, Jose Cintron doesn't carve as much pork as he used to. He doesn't even have enough customers to keep his hands dirty.