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Business Must Repay East Halrem Explosion Emergency Loan After Shuttering

Had the business stayed open for six months, the emergency loan would have turned into a grant.

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Harlem Art Collective Using Gentrification to Subsidize Free Art Programs

Money from apartment rentals will pay for free studio space, workshops and art supplies.

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Harlem Art Collective Turns Vacant Wall Into Public 'Guerrilla Gallery'

Local artists have been displaying their work on the wall for free.

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VIDEO: Donut Shop Employee Chases Off Robber With Baseball Bat

When the thief pulled out a screwdriver, the employee went for a bat.

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Con Ed Says Training 'Lapses' Not to Blame for Deadly Harlem Explosion

Claim comes after news report found hundreds of Con Ed workers without up-to-date qualifications.

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Death Toll in Harlem Explosion Climbs to 8 as Search for Missing Continues

Another five bodies were found in the rubble early Thursday, police said.

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Three Women Killed in East Harlem Building Explosion

Three women were killed and at least 46 were hurt when the blast leveled two Park Avenue buildings.

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Driver Arrested After Speeding Around Manhattan in Record Time, Cops Say

Christopher Adam Tang was arrested after speeding around Manhattan in 24 minutes, cops said.

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Organizer Calls Off Annual Cinco De Mayo Festival, Citing Her Health

CECOMEX, the festival's organizer, did not submit paperwork for the festival this year, officials said.

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Gang War Crackdown Nets 63 People Accused of Terrorizing East Harlem

Authorities provided a two-page glossary of slang and code words used on social media and taped calls.

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Three Kings Parade Delights Spectators in East Harlem

The parade of camels, costumed performers and colorful floats marched up Third Avenue Friday.

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More Than 20 Arrested at Cinqo de Mayo Party

Party-goers were charged with inciting to riot, unlawful assembly and disorderly conduct.

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East Harlem Bodega Murder Was Retaliation for Earlier Fight, DA Says

Nabil Fawzi, 20, is charged with stabbing Kendall Green to death at an East Harlem bodega.  

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Father of Two Stabbed to Death at East Harlem Bodega

A man was stabbed to death on Lexington Avenue near East 116th Street early Tuesday, police said.

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Pedestrian Struck By Minivan In Harlem

A pedestrian was struck near East 116th Street and Fifth Avenue late Friday.