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Harlem – News May 21, 2011

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How Gentrification Works
How Gentrification Works (How Stuff Works)
Roos, Dave. “How Gentrification Works” 17 May 2011. HowStuffWorks.com. 21 May 2011.
Monocolumn: A New Phase In The Harlem Renaissance (IF from PSFK)
There are few neighbourhoods that are as quintessentially New York as Harlem. Stretching from the top of Central Park all the way up to 155th Street, the area’s cultural diversity and history of boom and bust have led to its notoriety as one of the city’s roughest districts.

NYer Of The Week: Mom Bakes Cakes For Those In Need (NY1)
The latest New Yorker of the Week is a mother who’s decided to share her creative cakes with those in need.

Pilar Sanders At The Senator Chuck Allen, III Scholarship Fund In Harlem (Harlem World)
On Sunday June 26th, 2011 the Senator Chuck Allen, III Scholarship Fund will award three college-bound seniors $500 prizes for their academic achievements, and submitted essays.

Marian Wright Edelman: Fighting Cuts to Child Care (The Huffington Post)
New York City parent Yvonne works as a home care attendant to help support her 3-year-old son Darnell.

Manhattan's Historic Churches and Temples Open Their Doors for Tours This Weekend
Manhattan’s Historic Churches and Temples Open Their Doors for Tours This Weekend (DNAInfo)
Architecture buffs will have an unprecedented chance this Saturday and Sunday to visit the city’s landmark religious institutions as part of the New York Landmarks Conservancy ‘s Sacred Sites Open House Weekend.
LES Housing Scam Suspect Splurged on Florida Vacation (DNAInfo)
Four Manhattan tenants were charged with scamming the city out of more than $200,000 in housing subsidies – and one blew the cash on a Florida vacation and shopping sprees, officials said Thursday.