June 2013

(NEW) Silvana in Harlem – (Restaurant Review)

Last weekend we visited the newest addition to Harlem Restaurant Row  Silvana’s, located on 116th Street just off FDB on the South West corner.  Their opening party was last Friday night and it was packed!  We waited to go the following… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Nelson Mandela “Courage”

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.  The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela

The 5 and Diamond – Whatever You’re Proud About – Come Celebrate!

Today Sunday, June 30th all day long and into the evening hours come celebrate Harlem Pride at The 5 and Diamond on Harlem Restaurant Row!  Starting with the new weekly “Soulful Sunday Brunch” from 11 am to 5 pm getting a… Continue Reading →

Sunday Jazz Corner with Chet Baker

This week we celebrate two versions of My Funny Valentine by Chet Baker.  The first, his classic studio recording which in my opinion was one of the best versions of My Funny Valentine ever recorded.  The second shows footage of… Continue Reading →

UFO’S over Harlem???

Last night when I exited the subway at 125th street, there were groups of people looking at the sky and pointing. Of course, I looked up too……but saw nothing.  Shrugging my shoulders I started walking south when I saw a… Continue Reading →

Harlem Pride 2013 in New York City this Weekend

There are a lot of celebrations happening this weekend in Harlem for Gay Pride.  After a momentous and triumphant week for the LGBT community, people are really ready to celebrate gay pride. A few places in Harlem where you can… Continue Reading →

CHOCOLÀT’S Sneak Peek Of New Menu – Harlem

Harlem Condo Life had the pleasure of  joining the owner of Chocolàt, Leon Ellis and their new Executive Chef, Joseph Guitierrez, along with fellow bloggers for a VIP Tasting at Chocolàt Restaurant Lounge in Harlem this week. Joseph Guitierrez previous… Continue Reading →

Quote: Martin Luther King

Quoting Chief Justice Ginsberg’s dissenting opinion regarding the Court’s decision on the Voting Rights Act. “The great man who led the march from Selma to Montgomery and there called for the passage of the Voting Rights Act foresaw progress, even… Continue Reading →

Mega Fruit Stand on Frederick Douglass Boulevard – Harlem

We came across this Mega Fruit Stand on the corner of Frederick Douglass Boulevard and 116th facing Harlem Tavern late Saturday night. A group of us friends leaving tavern bought fresh fruit for juicing, for breakfast and for the week…. Continue Reading →

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