Month: October 2010

There is a rose in Spanish Harlem, an abundance on East 116th Street

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By HarlemGal Do you remember the song by Ben King called “There is a rose in Spanish Harlem?” It is an oldie, but goodie hit! We thought of this song recently when we passed by the flower stand…

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Experience: Harlem hosts bar and restaurant crawl

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By HarlemGal Have you ever wanted to check out several drinking and eating establishments in Harlem in one night but never had the time? You’ve read about Harlem’s booming restaurant row on Frederick Douglass Boulevard in various publications…

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Celebrity Foodie Marcuss Samuelsson is About Town in Harlem

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By HarlemGuy We’ve frequently posted about Marcus Samuelsson who we recenlty spotted having brunch at Society Cafe on 114th and Frederick Douglass Boulevard a few weeks ago.   Yet another indication of the strip’s emerging Gold Coast status as first…

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The Douglass in Harlem participates in open house wine tasting, Bebenoir turns three

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By HarlemGal Harlem happenings for this weekend-October 16th and 17th! Check them out-if it interests you! Have a great weekend!

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Prince holds surprise news conference in Harlem to launch Welcome 2 America tour

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By HarlemGal Early evening Thursday (October 14), the Harlem online community on Twitter were all abuzz informing all interested parties that Prince was in Harlem holding a surprise news conference at the Apollo Theater, and if you wanted…

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Visit Harlem Pop in East Harlem

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By HarlemGal While I was walking around Central and East Harlem this past weekend for the Harlem Art Walk, I stumbled across Harlem Pop, a marketplace, art gallery and performance space located at 2037 Fifth Avenue in Harlem. This…

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Aloft Hotel plans to offer Harlem-made or themed items in cul-de-sac type shop

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By HarlemGal While The Aloft Hotel, located at 2296 Frederick Douglass Blvd., is receiving a ton of news coverage at the moment from the traditional media as the first hotel to open in Harlem since 1967 (darn that’s…

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Harlem is booming says NY Times supplement

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By HarlemGal Did anyone see the supplement in The New York Times last week featuring the new condo developments in Harlem? It mentions The Livmor, Ellington on the Park, 2280 Frederick Douglass, and The Apex inside The Aloft…

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Pizza plans a possibility for Harlem's Settepani

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By HarlemGal What do you think about a pizza place opening on Lenox Avenue? Several readers have whispered in our ear saying that the southeast corner of Lenox Ave and 119th Street in Harlem is being prepped as…

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