Month

July 2013

QUOTE: Mahatma Gandhi

“You must not lose faith in humanity.  Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” – Mahatma Gandhi *Gandhi preached and practiced non-violence.  When I read Martin Luther King,… Continue Reading →

A great start to HarlemWeek

I attended the kick off of HarlemWeek on Sunday at U.S. Grant National Park on West 122nd Street and Riverside Drive (the Western edge of Harlem).  It was great! I arrived at 3pm just in time for an hour and a… Continue Reading →

Sunday Jazz Corner With Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole (Nathaniel Adams Coles) was born on March 17, 1919 and passed away on February 15, 1965.  He first was known as a leading jazz pianist but went on to be widely noted and adored for his soft, baritone… Continue Reading →

See A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Marcus Garvey Park

 Classical Theatre of Harlem’s www.classicaltheatreofharlem.org Midsummer Night’s Dream FINAL WEEK Run Ends July 30     “As Fresh as Country Lemonade” New York Times Click here: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Gets a Harlem Spin – NYTimes.com Run Don’t Walk to See Classical Theatre of Harlem Present… Continue Reading →

Hip Hop Saves Lives A Non-Profit Organization For A Good Cause

Kids helping Kids is a youth program where children are taught humanity through hip hop.  Listen to the explanation on “why hip hop” by Founder and CEO “Chad Harper” of Hip Hop Saves Lives and learn more about this organization… Continue Reading →

City Summer Skin Savers

Thankfully we have a slight respite from the oppressive summer weather, but it’s sure to be back. And the intense heat and humidity do no favors to our skin. Temperatures rise , the pores open up and oil and sweat… Continue Reading →

Ricardo Steak House (Review) in East Harlem

Ricardo Steak House doesn’t need help from a blog to bring them any business, but a reader of HarlemCondoLife asked us recently why we have never reviewed Ricardo’s?  Since then I’ve been trying to go back there to take some… Continue Reading →

2647 Harlem – Coming Soon in August

Harlem Welcomes 2647, A New American Fusion Concept Bar, Lounge and Restaurant on Frederick Douglass Boulevard which will open August 3rd, 2013. 2647 Harlem Bar, Lounge & Restaurant features 11 high definition televisions as well as an 80-inch HD flat… Continue Reading →

NYC Summer Restaurant Week Starts Today – Harlem

NYC Restaurant Week is back! A few local restaurants are included, including Red Rooster. We would like to see more Harlem restaurants including those featured in HarlemCondoLife’s restaurant reviews here.  Leave a comment below if you know of any additional… Continue Reading →

Harlem and President Obama’s remarks on Trayvon Martin

President Obama’s remarks on Trayvon Martin gave voice to a reality that continues to impact the Harlem community and all across the country.    His message was was powerful, poignant and personal.   We are sharing the message in the hopes… Continue Reading →

Sunday Jazz Corner With Billie Holiday

Pure Jazz perfection.  Billie Holiday singing the blues live in this video version of Fine and Mellow with Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, Gerry Mulligan, Vic Dickenson and Roy Eldridge.  You can see Billie’s talent and vocal gift of… Continue Reading →

(NEW) Savann Mediterranean Restaurant in Harlem (Review)

We were asked recently to write a blog post about Savann and now after having dinner there two different times we thought we’d share our experience.  The first time we went it wasn’t very crowded as they had just opened… Continue Reading →

Don’t Forget to Follow our Blog on Twitter! @HarlemHCL

Don’t forget to follow us on twitter for daily updates @HarlemHCL.  We post a lot of things over there that we don’t always post over here.  Daily tweets on Harlem events, updates, real estate, reminders, canceled events, restaurants, music & more…. Continue Reading →

Million Dollar Listing New York “Harlem Shake” airs this Wednesday on Bravo

Tune into Bravo this week Wednesday July 17th, 2013 for the “Harlem Shake” episode of Million Dollar Listing New York featuring our very own neighborhood, Harlem! This is a great series about New York real estate and we are happy… Continue Reading →

Get refreshed Harlem City Pools Now Open. This week in the 90’s!

This week is going to be in the 90’s!  The City has officially opened all 54 outdoor New York City public swimming pools. Public pools will remain open until Labor Day (September 2, 2013). General hours of operation are 11:00 a.m…. Continue Reading →

Sunday Jazz Corner with Nina Simone

This version of  “Strange Fruit” by Nina Simone channels what many feel during racial times from years gone by to current controversial issues such as the Trayvon Martin shooting.  See the link below for the lyrics (controversial to many) and… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Ursula Rucker

“I thank God for this new, however somber, morning…and for beating heart to feel and open eye to see and working mind to know…the hard TRUTH.” “May many poems, songs, dances, paintings, photos and pages…yell, scream, cry out with this… Continue Reading →

HARLEM NIGHTS Every Friday At Red Rooster/Ginny’s

Check out FRIDAY HARLEM NIGHTS at Ginny’s/Red Rooster with DJs mOma, Rich Knight & Stormin’ Norman Hosted by Maine & Sinclair from 10:00 pm – 3:00 am on Lenox Avenue & 125th Street.   (Details) Harlem Friday Nights: The integration of inclusive, not exclusive, making Harlem your one stop destination on Friday… Continue Reading →

Zing Experience Performs at Red Rooster in Harlem Tonight!

Live at Red Rooster tonight Wednesday, July 10th come see ZING EXPERIENCE  from 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm.  If you are unfamiliar check out a few of their songs on Youtube below.  “If you know your history, you know who… Continue Reading →

Last Sunday’s Debut of Jadore Jado in Harlem

We stopped by the first night of Jadore Jado Sunday’s at Jado Sushi this past weekend.  It was a nice sized crowd for this new weekly LGBT party.  We arrived with friends around 9:30 pm but unfortunately had to leave… Continue Reading →

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