Month: October 2013

HAPPY HARLEM-WEEN – Halloween In Harlem!

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  It’s Halloween in Harlem.  Trick or treat along Frederick Douglass Boulevard and enjoy Harlem’s Gateway & Restaurant Row $5 cocktail specials, 5 pm – 10 pm.  Here is a list of Restaurants and various places participating in…

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Witch’s Brew and More Captivating Treats at the 5 And Diamond

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Looking for one of many fun choices Halloween night in Harlem?  Swing by The 5 and Diamond and enjoy their witch’s brew and more captivating treats!  The party begins Thursday, Halloween Night at 8:30 pm until… The 5…

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New Life on Once Iconic Block

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  Finally a sign of life in the empty retail space on Adam Clayton and 124th st announcing an establishment called New Harlem Restaurant Lounge. This block, which now has nondescript housing, was once the retail domain of…

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Sunday Jazz Corner with Abbey Lincoln

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Abbey Lincoln, was an American Jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress, who wrote and performed her own compositions.  Abbey Lincoln (Anna Marie Wooldridge) was born on August 6, 1930 and passed along on August 14, 2010.  One of the…

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Melba’s restaurant in Harlem is expanding!

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Do you love Melba’s as much as we do?  Then you will get to love more of Melba’s soon.  The famed restaurant featuring what Melba herself describes as “america’s comfort food” is expanding next door. The much anticipated…

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Harlem hosts filming of New Oprah series Empire City

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Empire City is a new drama sponsored by the Oprah Network.  The crew has been filming scenes in Harlem.  More filming all over Harlem is planned.  The crew was recently spotted filming in the outdoor seating area at…

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A Million Trees coming to Frederick Douglass Boulevard in South Harlem?

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Call us crazy or of a wishful thinking mind but we don’t recall these tree pits ever being on the West side of Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem between 115 and 116 in front of Harlem Shambles. Regardless…

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Sunday Jazz Corner with Lalah Hathaway

The apple does not fall far from the tree.  A few weeks ago we featured the legendary Donny Hathaway on our Sunday Jazz Corner and in it we briefly mentioned his daughter Lalah.  This week it is all…

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The Legendary Minton’s Supper Club to open again in Harlem

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A return to elegance in the historic village of Harlem.  The day has come for Minton’s to open officially to the public Monday, October 21st.  The Cecil next door and jointly owned just opened last month with a…

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