Month

November 2008

Barbara Corcoran's Advice: "Buy Now"

By HarlemGuy Barbara Corcoran reminds buyers that these are the ‘good old days’ Barbara Corcoran opened her real estate business in New York in 1973 and is now an author and real estate expert who appears regularly on NBC’s “Today” show…. Continue Reading →

Barbara Corcoran’s Advice: “Buy Now”

By HarlemGuy Barbara Corcoran reminds buyers that these are the ‘good old days’ Barbara Corcoran opened her real estate business in New York in 1973 and is now an author and real estate expert who appears regularly on NBC’s “Today” show…. Continue Reading →

Happy 100th Birthday, Adam!

By NativeNewYorker  Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., New York City’s first African American City Councilman and Harlem’s first Black Congressman, was born on November 29, 1908. This colorful, charismatic and sometimes controversial Harlemite led the boycotts that integrated employment in the… Continue Reading →

Z Nail Salon for the Holidays

HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife – What better way to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday by treating yourself to a spa day going from T as in turkey to Z as in Z Nail Salon in Harlem located on 116th Street between FDB… Continue Reading →

AMY RUTH'S

By HarlemHouse I was first introduced to Amy Ruth’s at a wine tasting party hosted by Harlem Vintage and held at Amy Ruth’s.  For the lucky few who were fortunate to take part in this festive gala, it was a… Continue Reading →

AMY RUTH’S

By HarlemHouse I was first introduced to Amy Ruth’s at a wine tasting party hosted by Harlem Vintage and held at Amy Ruth’s.  For the lucky few who were fortunate to take part in this festive gala, it was a… Continue Reading →

Harlem Children's Zone office gets a facelift

A few weeks back HarlemGuy of HarlemCondoLife spotted a group of people wearing bright read t-shirts emblazoned with the word “volunteer” on the back preparing to enter Harlem Children’s Zone at 689 Lenox Avenue in East Harlem. Harlem Children’s Zone… Continue Reading →

Harlem Children’s Zone office gets a facelift

A few weeks back HarlemGuy of HarlemCondoLife spotted a group of people wearing bright read t-shirts emblazoned with the word “volunteer” on the back preparing to enter Harlem Children’s Zone at 689 Lenox Avenue in East Harlem. Harlem Children’s Zone… Continue Reading →

Is FDB becoming the restaurant row in Harlem?

For the last couple of years (let’s say three, which isn’t that long), there have been a number of new cafes, restaurants, and bars that have opened up along Frederick Douglass Blvd between 111th and 119th Street. If our memory… Continue Reading →

Harlem's Bebenoir Holiday Style Event

A few weeks back we blogged about a good shopping experience at Bebenoir in Central Harlem. They are kicking off the holiday season with a style event on November 25th. If you are looking to purchase a fun outfit to… Continue Reading →

100 Years Blow-Out Party at Harlem’s Windows on December 6th

By NativeNewYorker In the spring of 2007, the 100 Years Child Health Planning Project was launched to honor the 100th Anniversary of New York City’s Child Health Clinics. Led by the Commission for the Public’s Health System (CPHS), the aims of this… Continue Reading →

Parking in West Harlem

Looking for a way to deal with alternate side parking?  As parking on the streets of Harlem becomes increasingly more difficult, I decided to search for garages in the neighborhood.  On the corner of St. Nicholas and Frederick Douglass Blvd…. Continue Reading →

South Harlem in the news (again)

NY Residential has published a great video called “South Harlem – The Next Frontier” (view video).   And as previously reported by HarlemCondoLife (view post) South Harlem was specifically mentioned in a Village Voice feature article on the best of… Continue Reading →

Central Harlem Building Going Down

By HarlemGal I was walking along 110th Street and noticed the building on 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue was halfway knocked down. It appears this corner, which has been untouched forever with scaffolding, is going down, kuhputz, adios, etc. I… Continue Reading →

HarlemCondoLife Adds Features

Due to popular demand HarlemCondoLife has added features making it easy for you to get the information you need, where you want it, when you want it. (1) Via web browser. (2) Via subscription using a tool called an RSS… Continue Reading →

Harlem Flo (floral atelier)

By HarlemHouse A great little addition to the up and coming new businesses on Frederick Douglass Blvd. This friendly and helpful flower shop carries a nice selection of house plants and a large variety of cut flowers.  They deliver various… Continue Reading →

Exxon Out, BP in at Central Park North/FDB Gas Station

What has typically been an Exxon gas station for many years, has apparently changed ownership to BP.  This was very evident recently with a worker changing the sign during a sunny day in Harlem at 111th and Frederick Douglass.

Finefare Grocery In Harlem

Last Saturday HarlemGuy of HarlemCondoLife.com ventured to Finefare Supermarket.  Think of it as Harlem’s version of a Whole Foods.  Located on 116th and Lenox Ave.  It is deceptively cavernous.  Always packed.  Great prices.  Great selection.  Convenient location.  Go there and you… Continue Reading →

Good Senegalese Food in Harlem

By Icare4Harlem This unassuming eatery, located at 256 W. 116th St. between 7th and 8th Avenues, might prompt one to wonder, “Is there really a restaurant in there?” Once you’ve crossed the threshold and wind up the staircase you enter… Continue Reading →

Congratulations to President Elect Obama – Yes We Can.

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