Monthly Archives: January 2011

Levain Bakery to open for business in Harlem this week?

Will this week be the week Levain Bakery officially opens up their Harlem store? We are hearing that’s a possibility. According to a reader, who dropped us a line over the weekend, they went by Levain’s Upper Westside location recently … Continue reading

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East Harlem’s La Marqueta to hold Open House February 2

In the photo above, that’s what East Harlem’s La Marqueta looked like a few decades back. The marketplace, located at East 115th Street and Park Avenue, started back in the 1950’s, grew to more than 400 vendors and suffered its own … Continue reading

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Free flu shots offered in Harlem January 31

By HarlemGal If you need a flu shot and would like one for FREE, read on! Free flu shots will be given by faculty pharmacists from the Touro College of Pharmacy, located in Harlem at 2090 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. … Continue reading

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Breakthru Radio struts through Harlem inquiring about decision making tips

By HarlemGal Breakthru Radio, the hipster site that airs independent music on demand, strolled the streets of Harlem recently asking locals about the tools they use in making decisions on where to dine or go see movies. Most man-on-the-street responses … Continue reading

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Harlem and Cuba share another common interest, Floridita

By HarlemGal While on an approved trip to Cuba last week, I wanted to photograph something there I could link back to Harlem for my blog. I found it while walking around Revolutionary Square! In Havana, Cuba, they have a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dr. King

By HarlemGuy On this important day more good news about the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in Washington DC. The memorial represents the first time in history that a non US president and man of colour is represented. Days like this … Continue reading

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Franz James Floral Boutique to blossom in Harlem

By HarlemGal 2114 Frederick Douglass Blvd. will be smelling like roses, orchids and tulips soon. This is one of the retail spaces in The Douglass Condominium that has apparently rented out its commercial space to Franz James Floral Boutique. Big … Continue reading

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Lido Italian Restaurant & Bar to open in February

By HarlemGal Looks like the space at 2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd will continue to be an Italian restaurant based on these photos! I walked over to the corner of FDB and 117th Street this morning after a follower on Twitter … Continue reading

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Meet Sugarleaf Vineyards and its tie to Harlem

By HarlemGal Two weeks ago, I blogged about the top-selling wines at The Winery. When I wrote that post I was asked “where else can one purchase wine in Harlem?”  The response I quickly gave was Harlem Vintage or stop by … Continue reading

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Red Rooster Harlem serves up 'The Lunch Tray'

By HarlemGal It is a snow day for most of us and if you forgot to stock up the fridge, like I did, what should one do for lunch today, tomorrow or next week? Hmmm. Since lunch and brunch are … Continue reading

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