Harlem

How a Simple Gas Leak Could Destroy Two Entire Buildings

A conversation with one of the fire chiefs who responded to the last major U.S. gas explosion.

New York's Broken Umbrellas, Reimagined as Art

A spiky dome, locally sourced from streets and trashcans.

Presenting Digital Harlem — and the Australians Who Run It

The odd partnership has produced enormous historical insight into everyday life in the neighborhood.

Why Are There No Gay Bars In Harlem?

Gentrification has long since arrived in Harlem, with plenty of LGBT residents. But they appear to be socializing elsewhere. Why? And does it matter?