Month: May 2010

Edelman and McInerney to receive 2010 Harlem Renaissance Award

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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…

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

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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,…

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A Musical Tribute in Harlem

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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…

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Sunset in Harlem

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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…

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Wild Olive Market opens in East Harlem

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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…

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A Petland In Harlem

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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…

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Quote: Positivity

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“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)

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West Harlem Piers Park

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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…

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A Great Night in Harlem

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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…

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