Month

May 2012

Reminiscing About Harlem

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. I was… Continue Reading →

Harlem Real Estate Heats Up

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 any neighborhood… Continue Reading →

Jimmy Scott Live at Ginny’s in Harlem

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 to a… Continue Reading →

Harlem Arts Festival Gala a Huge Success

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 artists. The… Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater Spring Gala will feature a tribute to Whitney Houston

Image Image 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

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

 

QUOTE: Joe Louis

“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

Construction Begins on 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue

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 ground has… Continue Reading →

Missing Cat On Harlem’s Restaurant Row

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 Lisa &… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Lena Horne

“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 Heights at… Continue Reading →

A Great Night In Harlem – The 11th Annual

This Thursday night on May 17th the 11th Annual “A Great Night In Harlem” concert will be held at the Apollo Theater.  The event starts at 7PM and tickets are still available for this star studded event including an exciting… Continue Reading →

Urban gardening tips from Urban Garden Center in Harlem

Join Dimitri Gatanas and Bryan Ogden as they provide a series of hands on workshops and focused leaning experiences located in the heart of Harlem at the Urban Garden Center. You can sign up for the 5 class course –… Continue Reading →

Happy Mother’s Day from HarlemCondoLife!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful and beautiful mothers of Harlem and to all the moms everywhere.  

QUOTE: Louis Armstrong

“If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know.” – Louis Armstrong

Central Harlem Condo Tour – May 12th

Featuring affordable central Harlem Condo Tour.

Cinco De Mayo at Harlem Tavern

Looking for something to do in Harlem this Cinco De Mayo?  Check out Harlem Tavern Saturday May 5th for Cinco De Mayo Patio Fest Party! There will be live music by The Polka Brothers from 4 til 7PM followed by… Continue Reading →

And yet another Superstar out of Harlem Noah Stewart

Like Azealia Banks, another Harlemite is taking the music world by storm. Last month, tenor Noah Stewart became the first black singer to top the UK classical album chart in its 25-year history. From a tough childhood in Harlem, raised… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Steve Jobs

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.  Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking.  Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner… Continue Reading →

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