Sunday, November 7, 2010

The Marathon Uptown

Musical duo cheering on the runners in East Harlem during the New York City Marathon.

Video: A Fresher Harlem

A Fresher Harlem from The Uptowner on Vimeo.

A great new video about the food desert we call home. Read the full piece on the Uptowner, a Columbia University Journalism School website.

Will Wallmart Join the Big Box Stores in East Harlem?

Crains New York Business reports that Wallmart is looking at store locations accross New York City. “They're looking all over,” says Faith Hope Consolo, chairwoman of Prudential Douglas Elliman's retail group to Crains New York. “This is aggressive now. This is not just thinking about it and dabbling. They're dancing around the city.” It appears that real estate in East Harlem and East New York, Brooklyn, are in the running...Which of the Easts will get a Wallmart?

What do you think of all the big box chain store development in East Harlem?