Month

May 2010

Edelman and McInerney to receive 2010 Harlem Renaissance Award

By NativeNewYorker Marian Wright Edelman —Founder and President of the Children’s Defense Fund, and Thomas J. McInerney —Chief Operating Officer of ING Insurance and Chairman of the ING Foundation, will be honored at the Harlem Renaissance Day of Commitment Leadership Breakfast… Continue Reading →

Lee, Lee’s Bakery in Harlem to bake no more

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife I called over today to Lee, Lee’s Bakery to order a large red velvet cake for an upcoming summer party. Cake is a product I ordered often from Mr. Lee, especially red velvet cake, cause it… Continue Reading →

A Musical Tribute in Harlem

By Icare4Harlem On May 28, 2010, a tribute to the Honorable Percy Sutton and Mr. Bill Tatum will be held at the Apollo Theater.  The event is sponsored by the Gouverneur Parents Association who recognizes and appreciates the efforts of… Continue Reading →

Sunset in Harlem

by Harlemista One of the pleasures of Harlem in the Springtime is a beautiful bike ride and sunset along the Hudson River from the Piers to the George Washington Bridge…

Wild Olive Market opens in East Harlem

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife Over the weekend, we headed over to the east side of Harlem to visit Wild Olive Market, the brand new grocery store located on the southeast corner of 125th and Fifth Avenue. We received word from… Continue Reading →

A Petland In Harlem

By Icare4Harlem Although Central Harlem is lined with an array of stores, you’ll have to peek around the southeast corner on 117th St. and Lenox Avenue to find this Petland store.  If you walk about a ½ block down the… Continue Reading →

Quote: Positivity

“Positive thinking won’t let you do anything but it will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.” – Zig Ziglar (American motivational speaker and self help author)

West Harlem Piers Park

By NativeNewYorker A couple of Sundays ago, I took a walk along West Harlem Piers Park.  Other long term Harlem residents may remember when this area was an unappealing parking lot.  It is now a two-acre stretch of landscaped open space… Continue Reading →

A Great Night in Harlem

On Thursday, May 20th, at the Apollo Theatre, the Jazz Foundation of America presents the 9th Annual “A Great Night in Harlem” concert to benefit JFA’s Jazz Musicians’ Emergency Fund. The Fund provides and maintains homes and  emergency support for… Continue Reading →

Gateway Condo in Harlem sheds part of scaffolding curtain

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife If you were wondering what’s behind those scaffolding curtains drapping over Gateway Condominiums located at 2098 Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Central Harlem, we now have a preview! Part of the curtains are down. I believe it… Continue Reading →

NEW YORK Home Design / Harlem

By HarlemHouse Harlem Real-Estate continues to be hot and in demand with frequent articles in New York Magazine along with New York Times, Uptown Magazine and Architectural Digest.  Here are two new properties featured this month in New York Home… Continue Reading →

Harlem Black Arts Exhibit

by HarlemOnaBudget “Weusi Revisited: 2010 showcases  the historically seminal work of the Weusi Collective. Founded in 1965, the Harlem-based Weusi (”way-oo-see,” which means Blackness in Swahili) are considered progenitors of the Black Arts Movement and were among the first artists to… Continue Reading →

"Remembering Lena Horne in Harlem"

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife NBC New York honored Lena Horne on Monday with a TV news package highlighting her ties to Harlem. It is a touching news piece on the lovely, talented, and legendary jazz singer. I encourage you to… Continue Reading →

Haiti Rebirth Charity Brunch to be held at Columbia University

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife It has been several months since the horrible earthquake occurred in Haiti and there are still ways we can all assist in toward relief efforts right here in Harlem. A select group of professionals representing various… Continue Reading →

Red Rooster lands on Lenox Avenue, Marcus Samuelsson to be cooking in Harlem Fall 2010

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife Can I just say from the start, I adore and appreciate our HarlemCondoLife.com readers very much! They’re like a Tonnie’s cupcake! Awesome! Seconds from when the Crain’s New York story broke about Red Rooster landing at… Continue Reading →

The Life and Times of Malcolm X at Harlem’s Schomburg Center

By HarlemCondoLife The Schomburg Center hosts a lot of interesting events. The last time I was there was for the Boy Scouts of Harlem documentary. They are now hosting another interesting event in partnership with the New York City Opera…. Continue Reading →

Art & Furniture In Harlem

By Icare4Harlem Whenever I’m asked, “What do you like about living in NYC?” initially I am compelled to provide the obvious “restaurants, Broadway, shopping experience” answer.  And although these are great reasons, I prefer to preface my response with “the… Continue Reading →

Quote: Generosity

“My grandfather taught me generosity. He sold snow cones in Harlem. I went with him at 5 and he let me hand out the change and snow cones. I learned a lot in the couple of years that we did… Continue Reading →

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