Posts Tagged ‘East Harlem’

East Harlem Loses Beloved Community Leader

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

by Megan Bungeroth Last week, residents of East Harlem gathered at a memorial to honor Yolanda Sanchez, who passed away on June 11. Hundreds of people turned out to mourn the passing of a dedicated community activist who worked her entire life to promote local political involvement and activism.  Over a 50-year career in public [&hellip
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Photo Gallery: A Weekend of Puerto Rican Pride

Written by NYPress on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

boxing pr Photographer Jorge Quinteros snapped some stunning portraits at the 116th Street Festival, one day before the National Puerto Rican Day Parade on 5th Ave. this weekend. The East Harlem street festival, the largest of its kind in the Northeast, features 20 blocks of food, music, games and exhibits. More than 100,000 people were in attendance [&hellip
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