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September 2013

The HarlemGarage Introduction and Mixer on Thursday, October 10th

We are excited to help spread the word about a unique mixer for the Harlem community on Thursday, October 10th, at a new space the HarlemGarage.  This event will provide “an evening of networking and social media which affords a… Continue Reading →

Harlem River Drive – Advanced Screening Monday, September 30th

You are cordially invited to the advanced screening of the first episode of John O’s new web series “Harlem River Drive”. This event is a fundraiser to raise money to shoot future episodes of “Harlem River Drive”. It is a… Continue Reading →

West Coast Swing Outdoors at West Harlem Piers this Saturday

For the last time this summer, you can go west coast swing dancing in Harlem.  West coast swing is one of my favorite dances – sort of a cross between Lindy-style swing and salsa.  It is danced to all kinds… Continue Reading →

Need We Say More About Harlem’s Frederick?

Stop in and check out Frederick Cafe Bistro now serving beer and wine!  MENU

Harlem jazz pianist wins a MacArthur ‘Genius’ Award

Harlem resident Vijay Iyer, 41, the jazz pianist and composer known for collaborations with poets wins a MacArthur ‘Genius’ Award.  He is one of 24 people who will each recieve a $625,000. stipend. The MacArthur Fellowship is a five-year grant to individuals who… Continue Reading →

A brutal attack on a Columbia University Professor and resident of Harlem

I was very upset to hear the news about this hate crime that happened last weekend.  A hateful mob attacked a Sikh man who says he was mistaken for a radical Muslim.  This is unacceptable.   Teachers and parents must… Continue Reading →

(NEW) The Cecil – Opens Today In Harlem

The highly anticipated Cecil opens today with a frenzy of social media flying in as fast as they possibly can just to experience what all the buzz is about.  We here at Harlem Condo Life are among the enthusiastic media,… Continue Reading →

Sunday Jazz Corner With Rachelle Ferrell

For those who don’t know, you need to know.  For those who do know, you don’t need me telling you why Rachelle Ferrell is so respected and admired by all of our musical greats and in the jazz community.  There… Continue Reading →

Interactive view of Morningside Light’s annual parade in Harlem’s Morningside Park

We attended Morningside Light’s annual parade this evening.  The parade originated on the North end of Harlem’s Morningside Park, wound it’s way South past the waterfall, onto the ball field, out onto Manhattan avenue down towards 1q0th street, and finally… Continue Reading →

Morningside Lights

Reminder Common Ground Festival In Harlem’s Morningside Park Sat. 9/21

  Saturday, September 21st, 2:00PM, The Common Ground Festival at Morningside Park, 114th Street and Morningside Avenue. A family-oriented festival presented by Friends of Morningside Park (and taking place by the park’s Morningside Pond). Featuring face painting, balloon animals, puppet shows,… Continue Reading →

Five Course Dinner With Wine Pairings at Lido

*** There is going to be another wine and dinner pairing at Lido this coming Tuesday, September 24th at 7:30 pm.  Customers and clients have been loving these special events that Lido have been hosting lately.  We wanted to let our… Continue Reading →

Papers are up on the windows and work is in progress – Cafe 2115

Walking through the neighborhood the other day on my way to work I noticed a local Harlem Cafe featuring African fare is closed.  Located at 2115 Frederick  Douglass Blvd.,”Cafe 2115″ tucked in-between Maharaja Palace and the Laundromat  has always been brightly lit… Continue Reading →

The New – New York City Skyline

Pictures of the new New York City skyline.  Views from the Staten Island ferry.  The tribute beams (below) are lit up every year on the anniversary date of 9/11 are a actually a set of lights that are installed at a… Continue Reading →

Sweet Spot Festival Finale A Huge Success

We attended the season finale of the Sweet Spot Festival at Pier I on 70th st. The music was pumpin’, folks were dancin’ and Kevin Hedge ended the night pumpin’ the the beats and rockin’ the house. This event epitomizes… Continue Reading →

The 44th Annual African American Day Parade brings out Political Heavy Hitters

Always a colorful feast for the senses, the 2013 African American Day Parade also brought out the stars of the current New York political scene. A convertible ferrying Grand Marshals Congressman Charles Rangel and former Mayor David Dinkins led the… Continue Reading →

Sunday Jazz Corner With Donny Hathaway

A Song For You, was written by Leon Russell in 1970 and is considered an American classic.  Many performers have sung this song, from jazz icons to pop superstar Elton John.  But nobody has sang it quite like Donny Hathaway…. Continue Reading →

Sweet Spot Festival Finale A Huge Success

We attended the season finale of the Sweet Spot Festival at Pier I on 70th st. The music was pumpin’, folks were dancin’ and Kevin Hedge ended the night pumpin’ the the beats and rockin’ the house. This event epitomizes… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Stevie Wonder

“Life has meaning only in the struggle.  Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods.  So let us celebrate the struggle!” – Stevie Wonder

Harlem Towers Coming To 1800 Park Ave In East Harlem

Yesterday the New York Post wrote that “A major Harlem site opposite the Metro-North station is about to get the neighborhood’s tallest building.” It is stated that this once stalled project, will feature towers at 320 feet at 1800 Park… Continue Reading →

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