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02.20.12 Bucky Turco

Lots of dog crap is piling up on the streets of Harlem reports the New York Times. According to the Paper of Record—who dare not use the word shit or poop—there has been an uptick in the amount of “renegade dog leavings,” “dog dirt,” “dog waste,” and “doggy-do” appearing in the neighborhood, so watch your […]

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02.03.12 Hannah Glazebrook

The premise is simple. Go to different areas of the city and ask people: What are you doing tonight? Harlem World: It’s one of NYC’s most vibrant, culture-rich neighborhoods and the subject our latest episode. Edit: Joseph Schulhoff, Picture: Mike Immerman, Todd Thoenig, Sound: Michael Coffman Previously: What Are You Doing Tonight? Astoria What Are […]

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12.23.10 Bucky Turco

The NYPD released surveillance footage of a man wheeling a suitcase down a Harlem street. Normally that’s not a big deal, but this piece of luggage was found with a strangled woman’s body stuffed in it. […]

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11.05.10 Bucky Turco

Intolerant Harlem ministers aren’t big fans of the New York City Marathon. The annual race that’s always held on a Sunday creates a huge inconvenience for churchgoers with all the street closures, cheering crowds, and blaring music. This leads to a significant decrease in attendance and that of course means less money for the collection […]

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10.27.10 Bucky Turco

What’s up with Grant Houses in Harlem? For the third time this year, a resident from those projects was videotaped abusing their dogs. Here is footage from the latest incident that eventually led to the arrest of Carlos Baez for animal cruelty. And rightly so. Besides, where’s the fun in beating such a small dog? […]

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08.11.10 Bucky Turco

Over the weekend, a block party in Harlem turned into a full on shootout after a fight broke out. One person was killed and five were wounded, including Angel Alvarez who was hit by over 20 of the NYPD’s bullets and still survived. To help make sense of the chaos, the Daily News whipped up […]

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