Streams

 

 

Harlem

WNYC News

A White Guy Walks into a Black Barbershop

Monday, March 30, 2015

As high-end restaurants and luxury condos come to represent a diversifying Harlem, the barbershops remain largely black establishments. But patrons and shop owners are starting to adapt.

Comments [11]

The Brian Lehrer Show

The Family Business: Sylvia's

Friday, February 27, 2015

Tren'ness Woods-Black of Sylvia's Restaurant in Harlem talks about her grandmother Sylvia Woods, known as "The Queen of Soul Food", and how Harlem has changed since it opened.

Comments [3]

Selected Shorts

Strike and Fade

Friday, November 28, 2014

Earning street cred.

Comment

Selected Shorts

So You Want to Change the World?

Friday, November 28, 2014

Hope and anger in the 1960s.

Comment

Selected Shorts

Homegirls on St. Nicholas Avenue

Friday, November 28, 2014

Malcolm X turned her life around.

Comment

The Takeaway

Lost Chapter of Black History Resurrected

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art recently discovered and restored the earliest surviving feature-length film with a black cast, from 1913. It premieres this week.

Comment

WNYC News

In Harlem, Sounds of West Africa Mingle with Rumors about Ebola

Monday, October 06, 2014

Amid calls to curtail incoming travel, natives of West Africa say don't close the doors, just beef up screening.

Comments [1]

WNYC News

Harlem Blaze Deemed Suspicious

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Authorities say one person has died in a blaze that ravaged an apartment building in northern Manhattan. Twelve people suffered minor injuries, including 10 firefighters.

Comment

The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer Weekend

Friday, July 18, 2014

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Alec Baldwin Remembers Elaine Stritch, Are Drones Legal in New York City?, and Remembering the Harlem Riots of 1964.

Read More

Comment

The Brian Lehrer Show

Remembering the Harlem Riot of 1964

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

50 years ago, riots in Harlem and Bed-Stuy spread throughout the country. Listeners join former New York Governor David Paterson and historian Peniel Joseph to discuss the riots and their legacy.

Comments [17]

The Brian Lehrer Show

Manhattan DA on the Harlem Raids

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance talks about the issues raised by the two raids in Harlem public housing last week and how his office will address the cases. 

Comments [14]

The Brian Lehrer Show

"We Asked the City for Help and We Got a Raid"

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

More than 40 suspects in rival groups were arrested in a huge raid at two Harlem housing projects last week, but some residents say this may actually make things worse.

Comments [58]

Transportation Nation

Select Bus Service Comes to 125th Street — Sort of

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The busy corridor is now home to the city's seventh Select Bus Service route. But only part of the street got a painted bus-only lane.

Read More

Comments [1]

Q2 Music

Video: Composer-Pianist Vijay Iyer's Harlem Home

Monday, April 21, 2014

For the second episode of Q2 Spaces's second season, we tour the Harlem apartment of pianist, composer and 2013 MacArthur Fellow Vijay Iyer. Watch the full episode now.

Comment

Micropolis

See The Streets Through an Ex-Con's Eyes

Monday, April 07, 2014

Alvin Entzminger, an ex-con and a long-time Central Harlem resident, shows you what you're overloooking.

 

Read More

Comments [4]

News

Father Who Lost Much in Harlem Explosion Now Has Hope

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

WNYC

The father of Harlem explosion victim who lost his wife and daughter is hopeful for his son's recovery.

Comment

WNYC News

In Central Harlem, Breaking into the Middle Class Isn't Easy

Thursday, January 09, 2014

WNYC

In a section of central Harlem, the median income has doubled in the last decade. But not everyone in the neighborhood is being lifted by the rising tide.

Comments [3]

WNYC News

Harlem is Getting the Country's Largest Free WiFi Network

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Mayor Bloomberg says the project will improve digital access for 80-thousand residents of the neighborhood, including 13-thousand people who live in public housing. 

Comments [5]

WNYC News

Lhota Dancing in Harlem

Monday, November 04, 2013

WNYC

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota walked back and forth greeting voters on W. 125th Street in Harlem Monday, hoping to sway some last-minute supporters.

Comments [1]

Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: So You Want to Change the World?

Friday, October 18, 2013

Robert Sean Leonard hosts three stories about revolution, and Edie Falco makes her SHORTS debut.

Comment