Uptown Scoop: New York Attorney General Launches Investigation on Harlem’s Abyssinian Development Corporation, Jets Players Feed the Needy in West Harlem, Ramen Pop-Up Shop Opens in Harlem + More!


The New York Attorney General has launched an investigation surrounding a Harlem-based nonprofit organization that has faced financial woes. Continue Reading

Uptown Scoop: NYPD to Host Warrant Forgiveness Event in Harlem This Weekend, MTA Addresses Second Avenue Subway Concerns, Harlem Mogul Diddy Shares His Thoughts on Obama’s Presidency + More!


The city is giving individuals who have committed minor crimes a fresh start. Continue Reading

Uptown Scoop: New York to Get $15 Minimum Wage, New Condo Coming to Central Park West and 110th Street, Azealia Banks under Investigation by LAPD + More!


Gov. Cuomo Reveals New York Will Get $15 Minimum Wage If you’re receiving minimum wage in New York, your check is about to get bigger. Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that he will raise the state’s minimum wage to $15… Continue Reading

Uptown Scoop: NYCHA to Get $41.6M to Improve Security in Housing Projects, Actor Donald Faison Puts His Harlem Brownstone on the Market for $2.5M, Preservationists Fight to Save Historic Harlem Brewery + More!

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Governor Cuomo recently announced that $41.6 million will be given to NYCHA to improve security within public housing projects. Continue Reading

Uptown Scoop: New Bill Would Prevent Landlords from Checking Credit Scores and Debts, East Harlem Group Addresses Mayor de Blasio’s Housing Plan, Harlem Songstress Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert Are Engaged + More!

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If you’ve ever gone apartment hunting in New York City, you’re probably familiar with the struggle of paying fees to get your credit score checked and your bank statements scrutinized. A new proposed bill is looking to change those requirements. Continue Reading

Uptown Scoop: NYCHA to Ban Criminal Residents from Developments, LGBT Town Hall Meeting Hosted in Harlem, Harlem Rapper A$AP Ferg Teams Up With Adidas for New Collection + More!

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It’s been over a year since police officials raided both Grant and Manhattanville Houses in Harlem; marking the largest gang bust in New York City history. Now the city is looking to make public housing safer. Continue Reading

Uptown Scoop: $1 Billion Cut From Harlem Phase of Second Avenue Subway Project, Abyssinian Development Corporation Faces Financial Woes, New Music from Harlem Rapper Don Mykel + More!

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Last week the MTA released revisions to their Second Ave. subway plan; noting drastic financial changes that left many people up in arms. Continue Reading

Adam Clayton Powell IV Talks about His Run for Congress, Living Up to His Father’s Legacy, Favorite Harlem Spots and More!


We recently caught up with Adam Clayton Powell IV to chat about his congressional run, living up to his father’s legacy and his favorite spots in Harlem. Continue Reading

Uptown Scoop: Protest Held in Harlem Demanding Housing for the Homeless, Billie Holiday Hologram Coming to Harlem’s Apollo Theater, Joe’s Crab Shack Closes Harlem Location + More!


Nearly 100 protesters gathered in Harlem last week in efforts to address the way that Mayor de Blasio and the NYPD are handling homelessness. Continue Reading