August 2010

Virtual Mall Malluu Proves Harlem Remains A Center Of Innovation

By HarlemGuy is what we believe to be a first. A multi-level virtual shopping complex first reported in AM New York. First floor: Six shoe stores featuring Adidas, Timberland, Puma, Fila, Polo and Reebok. Second floor: A virtual movie… Continue Reading →

A reversal on BBQing in Morningside Park

By HarlemGuy What a difference a summer makes. As our readers know our recent posts on BBQing in Morningside Park have generated copious comments. It all started with a post referencing the sign below regarding BBQ areas in the Morningside… Continue Reading →

Take A Dip During The Remaining Days Of Summer

By HarlemGuy City public pools will remain open until Labor Day (September 6, 2010). Make sure to get your last dips in on or before 9/6/2010. General hours of operation are 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. to… Continue Reading →

Quote: Free at last

And if America is to be a great nation this must become true. So let freedom ring from the prodigious hilltops of New Hampshire. Let freedom ring from the mighty mountains of New York. Let freedom ring from the heightening… Continue Reading →

I Have A Dream

By HarlemGuy Today is the 40th anniversary Martin Luther King’s I have A Dream speech, delivered on August 28, 1963. Washington, D.C.. In 1963 I had not yet lived my first full year.   And yet my life would be forever… Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Busboys and Poets owner visits Harlem

By HarlemGal The possibility of Busboys and Poets opening up a restaurant in Harlem is alive and well. How do we know this? Anas “Andy” Shallal, the owner of Busboys and Poets, has finally commented on the subject. Through his… Continue Reading →

Harlem makes its debut on YouTube search stories

By HarlemGal As a blogger, I am constantly on the internet using various search terms to help with blog posts about Harlem. I decided to take some of those search terms I use frequently about Harlem and apply them to… Continue Reading →

Harlem rental prices heat up, Red Rooster pictures appear

By HarlemGal August 26, 2010 was filled with interesting surprises! For the last two years, the rental market in New York has been favorable toward renters, but now that has apparently changed. According to The Wall Street Journal, rental activity… Continue Reading →

"SUNDAE SERMON" and Michael Jackson Tribute

by HarlemHouse SUNDAE SERMON in HARLEM Don’t forget this Sunday August 29th in Morningside Park (Upper Level) on Morningside Drive @ 114th Street will be another great afternoon of… SUNDAE SERMON and a Michael Jackson Tribute. This Sunday on the… Continue Reading →

“SUNDAE SERMON” and Michael Jackson Tribute

by HarlemHouse SUNDAE SERMON in HARLEM Don’t forget this Sunday August 29th in Morningside Park (Upper Level) on Morningside Drive @ 114th Street will be another great afternoon of… SUNDAE SERMON and a Michael Jackson Tribute. This Sunday on the… Continue Reading →

HACIA AFUERA this weekend in Spanish Harlem

By NativeNewYorker “Hacia Afuera: Taking Back Our Streets Through the Arts” is a weekend-long festival celebrating art, music and food.  It is happening this Saturday & Sunday (August 28-29), rain or shine, in Spanish Harlem’s streets, gardens, playgrounds and  community… Continue Reading →

What Did Pro Cyclist Lance Armstrong Learn In Harlem

By HarlemGuy Lance Armstrong’s newest innovation is what’s being called a “navigation center”. It’s designed to help patients negotiate a local health care system. A recent New York Times story reveals that Lance was inspired by Dr. Harold P. Freeman… Continue Reading →

Dr. Maya Angelou says Harlem is going through a rebirth

By HarlemGal In an exclusive TV interview with New York’s 24-hour local news channel, Dr. Maya Angelou, famed novelist, poet, professor, American icon and best of all…a Harlemite, recently told NY1 that Harlem is going through a rebirth. “What we… Continue Reading →

Harlem Flo potentially 2280 FBD bound

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife I’ve received comments on and offline about the florist/flower shop I referenced, in my exclusive blog post on ‘Busboys and Poets plan to expand into Harlem,’ asking: which florist was I talking about?  Some of you… Continue Reading →

Harlem couple invest in where they live creating Harlem Tavern

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife What does The Tonic Bar located in Times Square have in common with Harlem? The Tonic Bar is owned by a couple who live in Harlem. They’ve been residents of Harlem since 2006. The couple behind… Continue Reading →

Harlem subways and the digital (r)evolution (TM)

By HarlemGuy The inexorable comes to Harlem. The token booth At 110th gives way to the retro-looking metro card dispensers. To some this is progress. To others not so much. What is clear though is that in ways big and… Continue Reading →

Stay Connected Via Cell In Harlem Subway Stops

By HarlemGuy AM New York recently conducted a study to determine which subway stops are best suited to carrying your cell phone signal underground.  HarlemCondoLife (HCL) is pleased to report that Harlem stations made the grade as noted below IN… Continue Reading →

Vote on 9/14

By HarlemGuy Another election is upon us.  And in our very own locale of Harlem on Frederick Douglass Boulevard and 114th street, in the commercial space on the ground floor of the Douglass Condominium, is the Voter Registration Office for… Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Beautiful bike messengers expected back in Harlem

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife Back in July, we told you about how the lead actors of Premium Rush, Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Inception) and Dania Ramirez (Entourage), were spotted filming in Harlem. They have been filming throughout the City (and a good… Continue Reading →

Soul of Harlem featured in BET’s Travelistas

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife The Travelistas of BET recently came to Harlem for their season one episode. While here they asked locals what they love about Harlem? See what some Harlemites had to say.  You may recognize some of the… Continue Reading →

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