Month

December 2010

Harlem’s Frederick Douglass Boulevard is a finalist in Curbed Cup

By HarlemCondoLife Pardon my lateness regarding this post. I have been on holiday…(still am) and have fallen behind on my blog posting. Any how, I have received several messages about our awesome neighborhood/community, ie the surrounding area of FDB, being… Continue Reading →

Merry Christmas

We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas! May this holiday season be filled with good health and happiness to all! HarlemCondoLife.com

Did social media help a Harlem bakery back into business?

By HarlemCondoLife Lee Lee’s Baked Goods in Harlem has been featured in the media among various publications, but now Alvin Lee Smalls and his bakery at 283 West 118th Street are the subject of social media and small business. A… Continue Reading →

‘Christmas in Harlem’ by Kanye West named one of the best by Rolling Stone Magazine

By HarlemCondoLife Rolling Stone Magazine recently announced the greatest rock and roll Christmas songs. They named 16 songs and Kanye West’s “Christmas in Harlem” was ranked #16. Apparently the song is a follow-up to Run-DMC’s “Christmas in Hollis.” Congrats to… Continue Reading →

Frizzante in Harlem renovating?

By HarlemCondoLife I was walking by Frizzante this evening at 2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd in Harlem and I saw a ton of renovations happening! The place looks like it’s going through a major cosmetic change! But why? Isn’t it a… Continue Reading →

East Harlem to accommodate Magnolia Bakery’s expansion plans

By HarlemCondoLife The West Village born cupcake shop is heading East, East Harlem to be exact, according to The Wall Street Journal. Magnolia Bakery has signed a 10-year lease at 1751 Park Avenue, which is on the corner of East… Continue Reading →

Quote: Angelique Kidjo

“Go to Harlem!  We call it Little Senegal now.  Wherever I go, Africa is in my roots.” – Angelique Kidjo

Vote for Frederick Douglass Blvd in annual Curbed.com neighborhood poll

By HarlemCondoLife Frederick Douglass Blvd has been nominated to compete as best neighborhood of the year. It’s competing against Hunters Point in Queens. The Curbed Cup is collecting votes today! Go here to vote! Go FDB!

Arianna Huffington stops by Harlem LitWorld Girls Club

By HarlemCondoLife According to The Huffington Post.com, Arianna Huffington was in Harlem the evening of December 14! Arianna paid a visit to The Harlem LitWorld Girls Club as part of her latest Third World book tour. Ariana addressed the all… Continue Reading →

Paul McCartney performs at Harlem’s famous Apollo Theater to a celebrity packed crowd

By HarlemCondoLife Monday night was supposed to be a quiet evening relaxing without the computer. Yeah right. The evening ended up being quite the opposite. I got sucked into the real-time online coverage of Paul McCartney playing at the Apollo… Continue Reading →

Red Rooster in Harlem to open December 17

By HarlemCondoLife The New York Times Diner’s Journal is reporting today that Red Rooster, located at 310 Lenox Avenue in Harlem, will open this Friday, December 17, for dinner only! The Times even has a copy of the menu. Click… Continue Reading →

Frank Morrison Art Exhibit at Neiman Center Today & Tomorrow

By NativeNewYorker Frank Morrison,  a well known “urban mannerism” artist, is being featured at a show this weekend in the gallery at the LeRoy Nieman Art Center at 2785 Frederick Douglass Blvd.  I saw some of his work at a vendor… Continue Reading →

Meet muralist "Franco the Great" and his contribution to Harlem

By HarlemCondoLife The Uptowner has shed light on the muralist who “paints winter scenes and other holiday-themed decor on storefronts across Harlem,” during the holiday season and specifically on 125th Street.  Meet Franco Gaskin, who calls himself “Franco the Great” or as… Continue Reading →

Thursday Harlem holiday planner

By HarlemCondoLife There are two wonderful events taking place this evening for you to consider for your Thursday Harlem holiday schedule. First, we want to tell you about the Winter Celebration and Tree Lighting in Morningside Park, organized by the… Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater in Harlem elects new board

By HarlemCondoLife If you were wondering who sits on the Board for the famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, wonder no more. Around noon today, the Apollo notified several constituents that last night, (I guess after the holiday lighting event?) they… Continue Reading →

Bright holiday lights accessorize Harlem’s 125th Street

By HarlemCondoLife We walked along 125th Street last night to see the holidays lights in Harlem, which are now on and hanging from East to West! The hanging holiday lights on 125th Street look wonderful and are different depending on… Continue Reading →

Harlem Holiday Lights on 125 kick-off

By HarlemGal “Harlem Holiday Lights on 125th” is officially being launched tonight, December 7th! Let’s all go and support our community and the organization that is leading this effort, The 125th Street Business Improvement District! Here are the details: Who:… Continue Reading →

Frederick Douglass Boulevard featured in The New York Daily News

By HarlemCondoLife My favorite boulevard has been featured – once again – bright and big!  This time in The New York Daily News.  The article talks about all the “chic boutiques, restaurants and cocktail lounges the have cropped up on… Continue Reading →

Holiday Happenings at bier international and Harlem Meer

By HarlemCondoLife There are two other nice Harlem holiday events happening this weekend in addition to the Made in Harlem event we told you about early in the week. On Sunday, December 5, from 3-5 PM bier international will be… Continue Reading →

Harlem Flo buds another store, Busboys and Poets to look elsewhere in Harlem

By HarlemCondoLife As expected, Harlem Flo has germinated another store at 2280 Frederick Douglass Blvd., which is about a block away from their flagship store.  I walked by Harlem Flo recently and checked out their window displays. They’re looking good!… Continue Reading →

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