September 2011

Neighborhood Eats: Harlem Tavern |

Harlem Tavern of which much has been written was recently featured on ABC. If you can’t make it there soon – and by all means you should, below is their recipe for Cedar Plank Salmon Relish, which is a favorite of… Continue Reading →

Harlem on HGTV’s Design Star

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 →

Mapping Out the Harlem Renaissance

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 →

Harlem World covers breaking story on building collapse on 125th Street

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 →

Harlem Hosts The 2nd Annual Mahatma Gandhi Health and Peace Walk on 10/2

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 →

The 42nd Annual African American Day Parade

by thaRealHarlemista Today was that melange of  music, color, energy and celebration that is the African American Day Parade.

QUOTE: Muhammad Ali

HarlemHouse                                                                              … Continue Reading →

Communities of Harlem Health Walk and Festival Next Sunday – September 25th

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 →

Harlem Featured on The Travel Channel’s Man Vs Food Show

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 2011: Robots And More In Harlem This Weekend

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 →

DC Comics Hero (now) lives in Harlem

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 →

QUOTE: Rudy Giuliani

“In choosing a president, we really don’t choose a Republican or Democrat, a conservative or liberal. We choose a leader.” . – Rudy Giuliani

Teach Kids Diversity: Marlo Thomas’ Free to Be You And Me

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 →

Keepin’ It Soul (Vol. 2) RhythmDB

By HarlemHouse Volume Two of “Keepin’ It Soul” by RhythmDB is available now on itunes and Podbean.  With music by Jill Scott, Kindred The Family Soul, Jay Z , Kelly Price, Raw Artistic Soul, Jennifer Hudson, DJ Jazzy Jeff & much more…. Continue Reading →

Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors Residence in Harlem: A homeless shelter for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth opens in New York on Friday, September 9

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 →

QUOTE: Michael Jordan

HarlemHouse “If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to… Continue Reading →

New Construction: 117th & Frederick Douglass Boulevard

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.

Redevelopment of the historic Victoria Theatre property on again

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 →

Filming now in Harlem

by ThaRealHarlemista Apologies for the low quality photo, but last night, the new CBS TV police show, The 2-2, was filming on corner of 120th St and Lenox. The cop drama, produced by A list actor/director Robert DeNiro, focuses on… Continue Reading →

Nectar – Summer Soul Sessions Continue

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 →

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