Month

August 2013

(NEW) Heights Tavern Just Opened this week in Washington Heights

After the huge success of Harlem Tavern on Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Central Harlem, the owners have opened their latest location Heights Tavern in Washington Heights.  We have been waiting with anticipation for their new location to open and it… Continue Reading →

(NEW) City Cafe opens in Harlem

City Cafe is now open on the corner of 125 and Amsterdam.  If I recall the location used to house a famous soul food diner.  From 125th Street to 110th Street all along Amsterdam has a wide range of restaurants… Continue Reading →

One less empty lot in SOHA (South Harlem)

One of what must be one of the few remaining empty lots in South Harlem is no longer.  Construction has begun on 112th Street between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and Manhattan Boulevard.  There is a sign that says affordable housing and… Continue Reading →

Minton’s and Cecil Two New Joints in Harlem with Old Appeal Coming this Fall

These new long awaited restaurants will take Harlem up several notches this fall.  Cecil is opening in September and Minton’s Jazz Club will open in October.  Minton’s as many may remember goes way way back to the 30’s in Harlem…. Continue Reading →

Harlem Meal Deal at Kitchenette 10 for $10

Kitchenette is offering a great value.  10 breakfast dishes for $10 before 10 a.m. They are one of our favorite eateries in Central Harlem.  If you don’t visit them in person, remember they have a home delivery service for breakfast,… Continue Reading →

MLK50 – 50 Years Later

50 years later.  “Let Freedom Ring” Event at the Lincoln Memorial. President Barack Obama to speak today at this historical event. Change has come. Retweet #ADVANCINGTHEDREAM Retweet #MOW50 Retweet #IHaveADream Special Google Search window in honor of “I Have A… Continue Reading →

TriBeCa Pediatrics coming to Harlem on FDB and 114th

The transformation of the former deli/99 cent store on the corner of 114 and FDB is almost complete. TriBeCa Pediatrics will join a growing number of businesses catering to kids in South Harlem.  We look forward to the addition to… Continue Reading →

And The Winner Is…. WXYZ Lounge in Central Harlem (Aloft)

Last night was the finale of Uptown Battle Of The Bars at Harlem Tavern and the winner was Naima Williams –  from WXYZ Lounge at the Aloft Hotel in Central Harlem.  Second place went to Thanos Rigas from La Marina… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Confucius

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius 

Jazz in the Key of Gospel – Today at Riverbank

If you would like something fun to do later, check out Brandon McCune at 5 pm today in Riverbank State Park. Sponsored by Jazzmobile and Riverbank State Park.

Uptown Battle of the Bars Showdown! Monday at Harlem Tavern

The finalists are in and it’s going down!  Monday, August 26th at Harlem Tavern hosted by Bevy Smith with music by DJ Stormin’ Norman.  Uptown Battle of Bars VIP Showdown will start at 6 pm to 10 pm at Harlem… Continue Reading →

Sunday Jazz Corner with Al Jarreau, George Benson & Jill Scott

What do you get when you mix Jill Scott, Al Jarreau and George Benson together?  One of the best versions of the jazz classic “God Bless The Child” in the last decade.  How can you go wrong with these music… Continue Reading →

Lido In Harlem – Gayborhood Mixer This Monday

Come join Team Lido for their latest Gayboyhood Mixer:  Back to School Night on Monday, August 26 from 9pm until recess.   They will be featuring School Drag Realness and “educational” cocktail specials. Weather permitting, they will be spilling out onto… Continue Reading →

Harlem Poems: “Harlem’s Own”

A poem on Harlem by young harlemite Kristin Richardson Jordan written for HCL. Harlem’s Own by Kristin Richardson Jordan Harlem is home of young bloods old souls, small biz and busy restaurants loud radios play background to old mens’ street… Continue Reading →

Tribute to Sekou Sundiata in Marcus Garvey Park tomorrow night

Sundae Sermon – A Classics Benefit Boat Ride This Sunday

Sundae Sermon is back this Sunday, August 25th with Sundae Sermon Rocks The Boat!  This is a special event with music by DJ’s on the Upper & Lower Decks.  DJ Stormin’ Norman, DJ Kervyn Mark and DJ Ray Vasquez on… Continue Reading →

One Morningside Park in Harlem already 40 Percent Sold

Heard it through the grapevine, One Morningside Park is already 40% sold.  A lot of showings are happening with brokers and clients for this condominium complex.  See our numerous previous posts for detailed information on our Harlem Real Estate Menu…. Continue Reading →

Sunday Jazz Corner with Sammy Davis Jr.

Jazz great and entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. was the coolest cat in the Rat Pack.  He was known as someone who could do it all – sing, dance, play instruments, act, do stand-up and for his self-deprecating humor.  But Sammy… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Maya Angelou

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou 

Harlem Restaurant & Retail Week Aug 15th – 31st

Harlem Park To Park Presents Harlem Restaurant and Retail Week!  Starting Thursday, August 15th, Today!  Look for Prix Fixe 3 course Menu Lunch $20,13 and dinner $30,13 from many of your favorite Harlem Hot Spots.  Also Retailers will have on… Continue Reading →

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