Monthly Archives: September 2010

Harlem merchant association kicks-off Oktoberfest

By HarlemGal Have no clue how to celebrate Oktoberfest in Harlem?  Look to Harlem Park to Park to assist. They offer plenty of options starting tomorrow (October 1)! Harlem Park to Park Initiative is a merchants association formed in 2009 … Continue reading

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Three Harlem restaurants make Michelin 'Bib Gourmand' best places under $40 list

By HarlemGal Michelin “Bib Gourmand” restaurant picks under $40 for New York City were recently announced. Two Harlem restaurants made the list again and one new Harlem restaurant was added. El Paso Taqueria, located at 1642 Lexington Avenue or 237 … Continue reading

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Select Harlem teachers comment on 'Waiting for Superman'

By HarlemGal Last week, I blogged about the documentary, “Waiting for Superman,” which features a Harlem student and Geoffrey Canada, and talks about the education system in America. Since I have seen the film, which I liked, I have come … Continue reading

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See 'The Other Side of Immigration' in East Harlem

By HarlemGal Art for Change is hosting a closing exhibition reception and screening of “The Other Side of Immigration” in East Harlem this Thursday, September 30 at 2082 Lexington Avenue at 126th Street. The reception starts at 6:30 p.m. followed … Continue reading

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bier international (review)

By HarlemHouse This place is a goldmine! Owners Chris Pollok and Oujmane Keita have delivered to our Harlem neighborhood a new watering hole that since day one has hit the ground running.  You may have been following our updates on … Continue reading

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Harlem rezoning plus Frederick Douglass Boulevard equals restaurant row

Frederick Douglass Blvd is in the news again! Some entities are clearly getting it that FDB from 110th Street to 125th Street is the place to be! DNAinfo.com and The New York Times have recently filed stories about FDB and how … Continue reading

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A Neighborhood Library in Harlem

By Icare4Harlem The 115th St. branch of the New York City Public Library is not new to the neighborhood.  However, I felt that it was worth sharing my most recent experience with this institution.  Tucked around the corner of 115th … Continue reading

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Get Your Drink On In Harlem's Gold Coast

By HarlemGuy If you’re looking for a place to hang your hat and get your groove on this weekend (or any night for that matter), Harlem has a spot for you – and right on it’s Gold Coast. From Bier … Continue reading

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Get Your Drink On In Harlem’s Gold Coast

By HarlemGuy If you’re looking for a place to hang your hat and get your groove on this weekend (or any night for that matter), Harlem has a spot for you – and right on it’s Gold Coast. From Bier … Continue reading

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Quote of the week: Harlem

“And I think this is what I felt when we first moved into Harlem… All these people on the street, various colors. So much pattern. So much movement. So much color. So much vitality. So much energy.” – Jacob Lawrence, … Continue reading

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