Jeff Mays is a reporter/producer for DNAinfo covering Harlem. Feel free to send me tips and story ideas.
dnainfo.com — BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - A Bed-Stuy teacher wants his female students to know they're all American Girls. Rob Robinson took his class on a $14,000 trip to the swanky Midtown doll store after hearing his students describe racial divisions they thought made the toys unattainable.
dnainfo.com — HARLEM - The closure of the pediatric unit at St. Luke's Hospital is having a "terrible impact" on Harlem's children, sparking fear among critics that a proposed merger with Mt. Sinai Hospital could mean more cuts are on the way, local leaders said. St.
crainsnewyork.com — It isn't easy to find a location in Manhattan for cancer-fighting equipment so huge that it takes an entire city block to house it. But after years of planning-and some false starts in site selection-a consortium of hospitals may finally have found just the spot for their proposed $240 million proton beam therapy center.
dnainfo.com — EAST HARLEM - Christine Quinn went on the attack against her competition during a campaign address Monday morning, saying that other mayoral hopefuls "pander to residents of the Upper East Side" by opposing the controversial marine transfer station.
dnainfo.com — HARLEM - Frederick Douglass Boulevard's restaurant row gets all the attention, but Anahi Angelone, owner of Corner Social, thinks Lenox Avenue is quickly gaining ground. "If you ask me, Lenox Avenue is a lot more Harlem than anywhere else," Angelone said.
dnainfo.com — HARLEM - For its first global festival, the Apollo Theater looked to the next borough and then across the pond. The Breakin' Convention, a London-based international dance theater festival, will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the Apollo Theater this weekend. Breaking, one of the four elements of Hip Hop culture, was founded 40 years ago in the Bronx.
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