Month

October 2008

Reflections of an Upcoming Sandwich Place

HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife Word on the Harlem street, between 112th and 113th on FDB, is that this is going to be a sandwich place. Yummy.  With the hanging of purple drapes, I assumed wine bar.  Maybe its sandwiches and wine?… Continue Reading →

Now is the time to buy in Harlem

As I started my Sunday routines it occurred to me that now is a great time to buy in Harlem – as many past, present and future posts in this blog will attest. Prices have remained firm. Businesses continue to… Continue Reading →

Saturday In The Park In Harlem

I took a walk the other day along Morningside park in the teens and came across a refurbished playground featuring all the latest in kids recreation, including my favorite – water fountains and sprays.  The park was brimming with parents… Continue Reading →

Morningside Height’s Farmers Market

HarlemGal For HarlemCondoLife – The New York City Coalition Against Hunger recently tipped off HarlemCondoLife about a farmers market serving the community of Harlem. We decided to check it out ourselves. What we discovered…their slogan “the farm comes to you”… Continue Reading →

SYMPOSIUM – Greek Restaurant in Harlem

SYMPOSIUM “Greek Restaurant” This hidden gem tucked away on W. 113th St. has been in business since 1969.  If you like good Greek cuisine, this is the place for you.  Whatever your cravings are from the traditional Moussaka to the… Continue Reading →

Atomic Wings coming soon to Harlem

Atomic Wings will be opening a new outlet by year end @ 113th and 8th Avenue across the street from Melbas.  Those of you who have lived or visited the southwestern-most corner of Harlem – known as the corridor to Harlem… Continue Reading →

That's it…West Harlem will never be the same

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“For Africa to me… is more than a glamorous fact.  It is a historical truth.  No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.”… Continue Reading →

ModSquad Bike Shop Sign is Up in Harlem

As reported on HarlemCondoLife.com, a new (or relocated) bike shop has arrived on FDB between 114th and 115th St. Their sign is up and it looks sharp!  I am sure their web site will soon follow, click here!

The Food Change, Inc. in Harlem

By Icare4Harlem The Food Bank for New York City strives to end food poverty through a large network of food assistance programs.  One of these, the Food Change, Inc., located at 252 West 116th Street offers several services including a… Continue Reading →

Gran Piatto D'Oro

by HarlemHouse Great Italian Restaurant opened 2 months ago in the hood: Gran Piatto d’Oro. The atmoshpere is relaxing and inviting, the service is top notch, and most importantly, the food is delicious! It is not as inexpensive as you… Continue Reading →

Gran Piatto D’Oro

by HarlemHouse Great Italian Restaurant opened 2 months ago in the hood: Gran Piatto d’Oro. The atmoshpere is relaxing and inviting, the service is top notch, and most importantly, the food is delicious! It is not as inexpensive as you… Continue Reading →

Harriet Tubman Memorial “Swing Low”

  As you walk along Frederick Douglass Boulevard, one of the most striking sights is the statue of Harriet Tubman nestled in the triangle at 123rd Street where St. Nicholas Avenue crosses FDB.  This remarkable sculpture is the work of Alison… Continue Reading →

End of summer visit the the Drummers Circle

A few weeks’ back I visited Marcus Garvey Park to see and hear the famous Drummers Circle. It was fantastic.  They took over the former BBQ pit which I had hoped to try one day.  I had a great time watching… Continue Reading →

New Bike Shop Coming To FDB and 114th

Fellow bikers will be pleased to learn that a NEW BIKE SHOP is opening up on 8th and 114th.  It’s called Modsquad Bike Shop.   It replaces an old favorite – the bike store on 110th right off the circle which closed last… Continue Reading →

New Rental Building on Manhattan Avenue

The West-most corner of Harlem north of 116th (who some call South Harlem and others call Upper West Side) will be getting little busier.   A new rental building called Susan Court appears to be ready for occupancy. Renters will become… Continue Reading →

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