Month

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

HarlemCondoLife remembers Haiti Earthquake

By HarlemGal I came across this powerful message below on one of my friend’s Facebook page. It’s moving, powerful and speaks for itself. It must be passed on. Let’s remember what happened one year ago today in Haiti. At 4:53… Continue Reading →

Top selling wines at The Winery in Harlem

By HarlemGal In December or January there are always these “best of or the top ” lists created for various sectors. The Winery in Harlem, located at the corner of 116th Street and Frederick Douglass Blvd., recently created and sent… Continue Reading →

HGTV casting call: Design team wants to transform your home

By HarlemGal A New York-based production company, working for HGTV, is looking for energetic and vibrant homeowners (singles, families, couples) in the New York Tri-State area who want their homes transformed, but not sure how to make it happen. If… Continue Reading →

The National Black Theater hosts free retirement seminar

By HarlemCondoLife It’s  a new year and during this time most of us start to execute some of the resolutions we made. One resolution could be about planning for retirement. If that is the case, we want to pass along… Continue Reading →

Watch Tonnie’s Minis from Harlem compete on the Food Network’s Cupcake Wars

By HarlemCondoLife Harlem’s Tonnie’s Minis, located at 264 Lenox Avenue, is competing tonight (January 4) on the Food Network’s Cupcake Wars. The show starts at 9 PM. Let’s show Tonnie’s  Minis some love by turning on the tube tonight supporting… Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Frederick Douglass Blvd wins 2010 Curbed Cup Neighborhood of the Year

By HarlemCondoLife We won it! Harlem’s Frederick Douglass Boulevard has been named 2010 Neighborhood of the Year by Curbed.com. Yes! Congrats to FDB! And might we respectfully add, winning the Curbed Cup brings sweet vindication and acknowledges what we have… Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Les Ambassades featured in The Wall Street Journal

By HarlemCondoLife According to today’s article in The Wall Street Journal, one’s palate can go global in Harlem at Les Ambassades, located at 2200 Frederick Douglass Blvd. Or should the article state going glocal, not global? For those of us who… Continue Reading →

Beer tasting at Harlem’s bier international

By HarlemCondoLife The holidays are over. However, the fun can continue! Bier international is starting off the first work week of the year with a beer tasting by a local  Brooklyn micro brewery called Six Point. Go by bier international… Continue Reading →

Kuti’s in Harlem named inexpensive restaurant that stood out in 2010

By HarlemCondoLife After a few days off for the holidays, I am still catching up on my reading about Harlem. Today, I stumbled across this article about low-budget restaurants that stood out in 2010. Out of 15 restaurants listed by… Continue Reading →

Harlem's Gold Coast featured in NYT's "The Hunt"

By HarlemGuy As previously reported on HarlemCondoLife (HCL), Harlem’s Gold Coast continues to impress brokers (in this case, Greg Kammerer, a Senior Vice President of the Corcoran Group), buyers and deal makers alike, as attested to by this recent New York Time’s story… Continue Reading →

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