By HarlemGuy (excerpted from CNN.com) Today the United States Mint launched a new coin Tuesday featuring jazz legend Duke Ellington. This make Duke Ellington the African-American to appear by himself on a circulating U.S. coin. The coin was introduced Tuesday… Continue Reading →
By HarlemHouse MOJO on 185 Saint Nicholas Ave & 119th Street Opening any day now. Stay tuned for a review by Harlem House coming soon!
By HarlemGal There are several well-known/famous people that own and live in Harlem, such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Maya Angelou or Marcia Gay Harden. Now to add to that list is Darynn J. Zimmer, an award-winning soprano singer. Recent reports say she… Continue Reading →
By HarlemGuy I was walking by Tribal Spears the other day and noticed that the Subway appears to be open.
Last month www.curbed.com reported Corcoran was consolidating offies and closing their Harlem branch. Last night’s storefront sighting confirmed the news. Says company President and CEO Pamela Liebman, the “plan [is] to merge our Harlem office into our other West Side… Continue Reading →
By HarlemGuy The origins of Black History Month began when Carter G. Woodson founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915 and one year later, the Journal of Negro History. Woodson was a Harvard-trained historian. He believed… Continue Reading →