Monthly Archives: 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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