Month: May 2011

The evolution of a Harlem bodega

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By Austin2Harlem Since the beginning of April, one of my favorite Harlem bodegas has been going through a major transformation. It’s the bodega on the corner of West 112th Street and Frederick Douglass Blvd. I spoke with the owner…

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Bier International (sidewalk seating)

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By HarlemHouse                                                                            …

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Gil Scott-Heron

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By HarlemHouse Gil Scott-Heron, poet and musician, has died at 62.  A Harlem resident and neighbor who resided on East 112th street who was  considered by many as the Godfather of Rap.  He died on May 27, 2011…

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QUOTE: Maya Angelou

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“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.” —…

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Central's Competitive Hours

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By HarlemGuy When I first moved here years ago there was one supermarket that I often frequented because it was on my way home from work – Central Market on 110th just West of Frederick Douglass Circle.  …

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Central’s Competitive Hours

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By HarlemGuy When I first moved here years ago there was one supermarket that I often frequented because it was on my way home from work – Central Market on 110th just West of Frederick Douglass Circle.  …

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Morningside Park Farmers Market returns May 28

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It seems just like yesterday I was buying organic honey, nuts, and bread outdoors from Morningside Park Farmers Market. Where did the year go? Now I have to get my grocery list ready because shopping at Morningside Park…

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First East Harlem International Film Festival starts June 1

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By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife There are several international film festivals that take place throughout New York City. However, how many actually take place uptown in Harlem? Not that many that I am aware of. Now Harlemites do not…

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Bad Horse Pizza – Customers Calling

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By HarlemGuy I am a huge fan of Bad Horse Pizza. I’ve talked it up to all of my friends. And it’s now a favorite when having friends over for dinner. And my experience with the food, the…

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