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Buunni Coffee seeks to add performance space | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen   The store recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $25,000 to purchase equipment including a sound system, LED lighting, a film projector and screen, and a removable platform stage. In its first week, the campaign…

New complex rises in West Harlem | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen From bread rising to ground breaking. Another building will ascend into the West Harlem skyscape. The Taystee Building will feature 350,000-square-feet of space for organizations devoted to the life sciences, technology, nonprofits and the arts. Developed…

GoFundMe Spotlight: Harlem Fire Funeral Fund

A Word From The Pollidore Family This morning, May 8th, 2019, in Harlem, a tremendous tragedy occurred in the Pollidore family! We lost my older sister, Andrea who some know as Drea or Nadine and her 4 youngest children:…

Six killed in fatal fire uptown | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen A family of six was killed when an early morning fire swept through their fifth-floor apartment on Wednesday. It is the deadliest fire in New York City since 2017, in which 12 residents were killed in…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: The Fire This Time

The toll of yesterday's Harlem apartment fire was truly devastating, with six killed–including mom Andrea Pollidore and four of her children. The Pollidore family has set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for funeral expenses. Please help spread…

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Mixed-use project breaks ground uptown | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen They were grooving at the groundbreaking. One East Harlem, a mixed-use development with more than 400 units of housing, has officially broke ground – and young members of Groove With Me, a local dance troupe, joined…

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A closer look at hunger on campus | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen   Kassandra Montes has to mind her meals. The Lehman College senior typically doesn’t eat breakfast and often skips dinner. The majority of the money she earns from two part-time jobs goes to pay for tuition…

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El Alto: A Matter of Time

BY John Paul Infante How does one begin? Francis Mateo’s El Alto is having a release party at Word Up Bookstore on August 11th at 3PM. Or should I begin… Francis Mateo’s El Alto had a release party at…