Monthly Archives: November 2014

Mount Zion’s Heart of Harvest Dinner

Block Member (and host to our monthly Block Association meetings) Mt Zion Baptist Church held its “Our Heart of Harvest Dinner” on Friday night. The baked chicken, mac ‘n’ cheese and the stuffing left the building to a well deserved standing ovation. … Continue reading

Posted in Events | 1 Comment

Throwback Thursday – 49 West 127th Street

This is the block, circa 1932. Shows 49 West 127th Street, flanked by 51 (left) and 47 (right). Credit: Charles Von Urban, Museum of the City of New York Collection And today courtesy of Google maps street view …

Posted in BlockHistory, BlockImages, TBT | Leave a comment

TIP: Door knob mailers – love ’em or hate ’em. If you need to stop ’em..

There was an article in the Times at the weekend about those mailers that are dropped on doorsteps. In case you missed it see below … http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/09/nyregion/doorknob-to-doorknob-with-the-coupon-crew.html One useful nugget sent in by a block member… If you call the customer service … Continue reading

Posted in NabeTips | Leave a comment

Throwback Thursday….. 50 West 127th Street

50 (and 52) West 127th Street… before and after the Limestone man cometh. Photo courtesy of Block Member Larry Allen Please keep the photos coming (stories about the block would be great too); from the site stats, it looks like … Continue reading

Posted in BlockHistory, BlockImages, TBT | Leave a comment

The 2014 NYC Marathon stopped by

The 2014 NYC Marathon took place today. With the inbound route down 5th avenue on the east end of the block, it was time to enjoy front row seats – with camera in tow. Please send in your photos of the marathon taken … Continue reading

Posted in BlockImages, NYC Marathon | Leave a comment