Month: November 2010

My family Walkabout in Harlem

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By HarlemGal While The Wall Street Journal recently posted their Walkabout in Harlem with Vibe Magazine Co-CEO Brett Wright and the WSJ’s Lee Hakwins, I want to share how I did my very own Walkabout with family members…

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Want holidays gifts Made in Harlem?

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By HarlemGal Last year, I purchased Harlem-themed notecards made by a local artist, who lives and works in Harlem, as holiday gifts for family and friends. I plan on sticking with that same approach this year since I…

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Live. Love. Shop Harlem!

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By HarlemGal The Power of One has unveiled its holiday-themed campaign: Live. Love. Shop Harlem. “As the holiday season approaches, we are hoping that customers will come to Harlem as they go about their holiday shopping,” says Marva Allen,…

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The Gateway Condominium in Harlem completely visible, a tri-colored building appears

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By HarlemGal 2098 Frederick Douglass Blvd, where The Gateway Condo resides, is completely visible to the public now after shedding its entire scaffolding. The big heavy metal frame came down this past Friday (November 19) after several years…

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Law and Order Special Victims Unit (SVU) Spied Filiming In Harlem

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By HarlemGuy On my way home from work last night I noticed a commotion on 113th between Frederick Douglass Boulevard (FDB) and Morningside, which is right off Harlem’s Gold Coast / Harlem’s restaurant row. As I walked towards…

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Spend every third Friday at Slyvia's in Harlem

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By HarlemGal Need something to do every third Friday of the month? Looks like Slyvia’s on Lenox Avenue has the solution with the help of the Harlem Arts Alliance! All the details are below. I plan on checking…

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You Can Still Catch Glimpses of Fall In Harlem

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By HarlemGuy Fall is one of my favorite times of year. And there’s nothing like a walk through Harlem’s many parks to take it in. And the weeks right before thanksgiving are a perfect time to take it…

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Paul McCartney to perform soon in Harlem at The Apollo

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By HarlemGal One of the Fab Five will step foot in Harlem and perform at Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater. The Associated Press reports today that Paul McCartney will perform for the very first time at The Apollo on…

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Rental apartments available at 2078-2080 Frederick Douglass Blvd in Harlem

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By HarlemGal Awhile back a reader was asking us about apartments opening up at 2078-2080 Frederick Douglass Blvd. We did not have any info then. I believe we do now. Another reader left this document on our site…

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