Month: May 2012

Reminiscing About Harlem

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by Fabsheeba for HarlemCondoLife.com @HarlemHCL I would have to say that Harlem will remain a part of me no matter where I live now. It is where I landed when making the west to east coast transition 17 years ago….

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Harlem Real Estate Heats Up

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StreetEasy.com’s VP of Research Sofia Song indicates that while prices across Manhattan have remained relatively flat since last year’s first quarter, Central Harlem has seen a 6.6 percent increase in median closing price.  This is the highest of…

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Jimmy Scott Live at Ginny’s in Harlem

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Harlem you do not want to miss this. The legendary Jimmy Scott will be performing for three nights live at Ginny’s Supper Club. I recently just had the privilege of seeing him perform in Tribeca at Duane Park…

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Harlem Arts Festival Gala a Huge Success

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Harlemcondolife.com @HarlemHCL The Harlem Arts Festival gala fundraising event on May 16 at the Alhambra Ballroom was a smashing success raising $6,000 bringing the total amount of money raised to over $18,000 with all proceeds going directly to…

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Apollo Theater Spring Gala will feature a tribute to Whitney Houston

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http://www.apollotheater.org/calendar/details/245-apollo-spring-gala-2012

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Legendary singer Chaka Kahn will perform a tribute to the legendary late singer Whitney Houston next month at the Apollo Theater’s seventh annual fundraiser.

Khan is not the only celebrity singer that will be saluting a recently-deceased legend.

Eddle Levert will perform in honor of the late founder of Soul Train, Don Cornelius, while Valerie Simpson will sing a tribute to her late husband Nick Ashford.

 

The June 4 spring gala will also feature the induction of Lionel Richie and the late Etta James into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame.

 

For tickets and more information go to

http://www.apollotheater.org/calendar/details/245-apollo-spring-gala-2012

 

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QUOTE: Joe Louis

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“Once that bell rings you’re on your own. It’s just you and the other guy.” – Joe Louis *Joe Louis – Boxer, lived in Harlem at 555 Edgecombe Avenue. Follow us on twitter @HarlemHCL

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Construction Begins on 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue

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Construction has begun on the corner of West 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue.  The lot has been vacant for sometime as the previous building was demolished a few years back and finally a crane has appeared and the…

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Missing Cat On Harlem’s Restaurant Row

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LOST CAT – MAY 18 2012 Small Gray Striped Female Tabby (some orange) Missing since Wednesday (5/16) from 111th Street (bet. 7th and 8th).  Friendly but shy.  Distinguishing slit/notch at top of right ear. If seen place contact…

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QUOTE: Lena Horne

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“I don’t have to be an imitation of a white woman that Hollywood sort of hoped I’d become. I’m me, and I’m like nobody else.” – Lena Horne * Lena Horne – Singer and actress, lived in Washington…

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