Monthly Archives: February 2013

Harlem re-claims the Harlem Shake – On February 25th 2013 – New Video

Harlem takes back the Harlem Shake.  A new VIDEO came out yesterday (2/25/2013) with a group doing the reeeeeeaaaaaaaaaal HARLEM SHAKE. Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club join in the Harlem Shake fun.  Charlamagne, Angela Yee, DJ Envy take us back … Continue reading

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Rubble Kings: The cultural phenomenon that is hip hop

Rubble Kings – The story of NYC’s 1970s gang subculture and how it influenced the cultural phenomenon that is hip hop. Friend to our blog Chad Harper of Hip Hop Saves Lives, brought to our attention a new documentary Rubble … Continue reading

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Harlem Business Alliance’s $700K Grant to Support Small Businesses

HARLEM — The Harlem Business Alliance will use a three year $700,000 grant to open a Small Business Support Center. The grant will help small businesses with marketing, bid preparation, payroll, budgeting and strategic planning services, per Regina Smith, the … Continue reading

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QUOTE: Marcus Samuelsson

“You’ve heard me say that black people had to work really hard to get out of the kitchen and now they have to work really hard to get back in — I don’t want you to think I’m being negative. … Continue reading

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Composing Jazz Workshop Saturday 2/23

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This Weekend’s Real Estate For Sale Listings In Harlem

If you are looking for a new home in Harlem check out the featured listings below. Featured listings [wp_rss_multi_importer category=”5″ thisfeed=”15″ showgroup=”0″]

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The Harlem Shake from a Business Perspective – Interesting article by Victor Luckerson

With so many videos and comments the past couple of weeks about the Harlem Shake, I was wondering if any of these videos with millions of views on Youtube are making any money? I came across this article today by … Continue reading

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John O’s Harlem Shake Down – Rapper responds to the ‘Harlem Shake’

Harlem born and raised rapper/actor John O responds in his own blunt words to the new ‘Harlem Shake’ viral craze.  Keeping it real he says “The song sucks, the video sucks and as a person from Harlem I’m a little … Continue reading

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Plan D: How to Lose Weight and Beat Diabetes – Sherri Shepherd’s New Book

Sherri Shepherd, of The View and 30 Rock fame, has a new book coming out titled  Plan D: How To Lose Weight And Beat Diabetes (Even If You Don’t Have It). This comedian, actress, author and one time Harlem resident … Continue reading

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A Cakery Comes to Harlem

I had just finished a light meal and was waiting at a bus stop, thinking, “Maybe I should have ordered dessert.” As I turned around to peruse the surrounding area, right before my eyes was an image of a cake … Continue reading

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