Monthly Archives: May 2013

UPTOWN COUNTRY FAIR – BLOCK PARTY Saturday, June 1

Come on out this Saturday the first day of June from 11:00 am – 5:30 pm for the Uptown Country Fair!  Just steps below Harlem in the Upper West Side at West 93rd & (Columbus to Amsterdam) a Sundae Sermon … Continue reading

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Tonight! At The 5 and Diamond, Live Music by Shelly & Lance

. It’s a nice warm night in Harlem.  Stop by The 5 and Diamond on Frederick Douglass Boulevard for great food and Live Music!

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The 7th Annual Mafrika Music Festival Next Sunday, June 9th in Harlem!

You don’t want to miss this!  The 7th Annual Mafrika Music Festival Sunday, June 9th in Harlem.  This Free Live Music event comes at the perfect time now that the warm summer weather has finally arrived. This year the festival … Continue reading

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Real Estate Brokerage Douglass Elliman coming moving to 114th Street on Harlem Restaurant Row

In a further sign of a thawing real estate market in general and in South Harlem (SoHa) specifically, real estate brokerage Douglass Elliman is relocating a new office on 114th and Frederick Douglass Boulevard (also known as Harlem Restaurant Row and Harlem’s … Continue reading

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QUOTES: Zora Neale Hurston

“Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.” – Zora Neale Hurston . “A thing is mighty big when time and distance cannot shrink it.” – Zora Neale Hurston  * Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891 – January … Continue reading

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(NEW) Restaurant review: Grand opening of Maharaja Palace in Harlem

I had the pleasure of being “customer # 1” at the Grand Opening of Maharaja Palace, which is located in South Harlem (SOHA) between 114th and 115th streets on Frederick Douglass Boulevard, which HarlemCondoLife.com (twitter @HarlemHCL) originally coined  “Harlem’s Gold … Continue reading

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Jazz for Dad – and Everyone Else! Friday June 14th

NEA Jazzmaster RAMSEY LEWIS will be at City College’s Aaron Davis Hall  Friday, June 14th at 7 pm. (135th Street & Convent Avenue)                                     … Continue reading

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East Harlem’s upcoming off-Broadway play “Too Late”

Off-Broadway comes to East Harlem.  Nigel Barto Presents “Too Late” at the Poet’s Den Theater for 5 consecutive nights on July 16-20, 2013.  Tickets are available at http://toolate.brownpapertickets.com for $49 general; $69 (Opening Night  & Reception) Short Summary: Set against the backdrop of … Continue reading

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Sunday Jazz Corner With Chaka Khan

This week we feature Chaka Khan in our Sunday Jazz Corner video.  Chaka is the one and only champion of voice.  Though many have tried to come close to her God given talent, she remains untouchable.  Here is a video … Continue reading

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QUOTE: Obama on America

“There is not a liberal America and a conservative America – there is the United States of America. There is not a black America and a white America and latino America and asian America – there’s the United States of … Continue reading

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