HGTV’s “Design Stars,” is a television series which features 12 interior designers battling it out for the ultimate design crown. Trendy Manhattan brownstones were featured in the show’s season finale. Finalists Meg Caswell and Karl Sponholtz tasked with each redesigning… Continue Reading →
by thaRealHarlemista We all know that Harlem is bursting with history, not least of which is the that cultural movement known as the Harlem Reniassance, the “literary and intellectual flowering that fostered a new black cultural identity in the 1920s… Continue Reading →
By NativeNewYorker Harlem World subscribers received up-to-the-minute reports when a building that was undergoing demolition collapsed onto a passing bus this morning on West 125 Street. Several minor injuries have been reported. For details and updates on related street closures and bus detours check… Continue Reading →
By HarlemGuy The Mahatma Gandhi Health and Peace Walk is a unique and free public health initiative that is inspired by Mahatma Gandhi’s habit of walking regularly to maintain his health. It aims to encourage people to follow his example… Continue Reading →
by thaRealHarlemista Today was that melange of music, color, energy and celebration that is the African American Day Parade.
By NativeNewYorker Join the Communities of Harlem Health Revival (CHHR) next Sunday, September 25th for their 6th Anniversary Health Festival in Jackie Robinson Park, 145th St. & Bradhurst Ave. The festival will include games, entertainment, and complimentary health screenings for blood pressure,… Continue Reading →
A variety of local favorites were recently featured on the Harlem Edition of Man vs Food Nation on the Travel Channel. The most recent episode featured Amy Ruth’s, Rack & Soul and East Harlem’s venue La Fonda Boricua – click… Continue Reading →
Maker Faire is an event created by Make Magazine to “celebrate arts, crafts, engineering, science projects and the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset.” The best way to describe it is to see it – see video below. Great For Kids!!! Location New York Hall of… Continue Reading →
This from the NY Daily News: Harlem never had its own costumed protector with his very own comic book – until now. Last week, DC Comics’ “Static Shock” #1 hit the stands, introducing African-American teen-turned-electromagnetism-wielding superhero Virgil Hawkins. Static was… Continue Reading →
“In choosing a president, we really don’t choose a Republican or Democrat, a conservative or liberal. We choose a leader.” . – Rudy Giuliani
Many words come to mind when I think of Harlem. One is always diversity. One of the most formative teachings I encountered in this regard growing up was “Free To Be You And Me”. For those of you who… Continue Reading →
True Colors Residence, Cyndi Lauper’s homeless shelter for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth opens in New York on Friday, September 9. The idea behind the Residence which will be located in Harlem was conceived by Lauper, her publicist Lisa… Continue Reading →
By HarlemGuy Just in from a reader, word of construction activity on 117th and Frederick Douglass Boulevard this week. If you know anything about this please let us know.
by ThaRealHarlemista The changing face of 125th street moves forward. In 2008, the city rezoned Harlem’s main thoroughfare with a goal of replacing the many small-scale buildings along it with office towers, residential high-rises and cultural institutions. The Victoria Theater… Continue Reading →
HarlemHouse This Saturday, Summer Soul Sessions continues after one week off….come out and get your post-storm Saturday Night groove on with these amazing musicians who seamlessly fuse hip-hop, jazz, and the best in acoustic live music into a set that’s… Continue Reading →