| Jul 21, 2010
| 6:12 AM
Hundreds of people in Harlem were not only out of power overnight, they were also out of their homes. They told PIX 11 News that the heat forced them to evacuate or find family or friends to stay with.
"It was crazy out here," resident Ed Wilson told us....
| Jan 19, 2011
Aloft Hotel Harlem, 2300 Frederick Douglass Blvd. and 124th St., 212-749-4000; aloftharlem.com. Located in the heart of Harlem, Aloft has neighbors that include a hair-care store, an upscale florist and a movie theater — quintessential...
| Feb 6, 2011
| 8:34 PM
The stories behind black historical figures like Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass are the ones that stick out for most people.
But black history goes much further, as speakers emphasized during a black history tribute Sunday afternoon at the...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 5:51 PM
New York City parking rules are the stuff of legends. Alternate side. No Standing. No Stopping. However, neighbors in Harlem say the rules are being ignored.
PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker was surprised to find out exactly who was creating the...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 5:24 PM
One day after PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker reported on a neighborhood besieged by government workers using placards to park illegally, government officials are waking up to the problem - identifying one placard as a fake and promising to take action....
| Sep 9, 2010
| 5:49 PM
Two days after PIX 11's Greg Mocker exposed government workers using placards to block fire hydrants, the New York Police Department appears to be attempting to fix the problem and some members of the department are very unhappy.
"Don't get hit by a...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 5:17 PM
Two weeks after government workers were found using placards to block fire hydrants with their personal vehicles and the New York Police Department took measures to fix the problem, PIX 11's Greg Mocker returned to the area to do a spot check. Council...
| Apr 20, 2010
| 8:27 AM
Robert B. Stepto
5:50 p.m., April 27. Labyrinth Books, 290 York St. Free. 203-787-2848, labyrinthbooks.com.
When Barack Obama became president, one thing that changed, argues Robert B. Stepto of Yale, is the context of African-American literature. In...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 3:35 PM
In celebration of July Fourth, Printers Row set out to create a reading list of patriotic books. But, how to define "patriotic"? We decided to have each contributing Tribune writer and editor pick a title that corresponds to his or her own definition....
| Jul 16, 2011
| 6:44 PM
Baltimore International College chefs-in-training dished up free barbecue Saturday to neighbors in Little Italy who worry they are on the verge of losing the four-decade-old culinary and hospitality school.
The college learned in June that it would...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Carmelia Hicks' favorite grade-school teacher, Julia T. Smith, was a kindly human being, but she kept a thick paddle in her desk drawer and was never afraid to use it.
The way Hicks remembers it, Miss Smith had plenty of backup.
"If you acted up, she...