Month: January 2011

Levain Bakery to open for business in Harlem this week?

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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…

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

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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…

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Free flu shots offered in Harlem January 31

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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…

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Breakthru Radio struts through Harlem inquiring about decision making tips

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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…

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Harlem and Cuba share another common interest, Floridita

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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…

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Happy Birthday Dr. King

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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…

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Franz James Floral Boutique to blossom in Harlem

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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…

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Lido Italian Restaurant & Bar to open in February

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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…

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Meet Sugarleaf Vineyards and its tie to Harlem

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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…

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