Monthly Archives: December 2013

Some End Of The Year Thoughts To Consider For The New Year, 2014

People say never talk about religion (or politics) because everyone has their own beliefs and opinions and it always ends in an argument.  Keeping this in mind, here are some end of the year thoughts on all religions to consider … Continue reading

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Where To Celebrate in Harlem this New Years Eve 2014!

If you want to avoid all the overcrowded downtown clubs with tourists and long lines, celebrate New Years Eve in Harlem!  It is not too late for many of the best venus uptown to make reservations for tomorrow night.  Here … Continue reading

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“BLUE SKIES” Vol. 2 (New Harlem Meets Old Jazz)

Available now for download on iTunes Blue Skies (Vol. 2).  A smooth blend of classic jazz with new remixes that will get your party started right.  This FREE DOWNLOAD is a continuation of Blue Skies (Vol. 1) which is also … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Harlem (Holiday Mixes)

The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) You might also enjoy the following Holiday mixes, by RhythmDB for HarlemCondoLife.com. Mix 1 – Christmas Mix 2012 Mix 2 – Soothing Sounds for the Holidays- Podcast

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Harlem based battery startup featured in Scientific American

Urban Electric Power is a Harlem based battery startup located 10 blocks from City College and which has received funding from the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Energy (ARPA–E). The company hopes to turn the familiar alkaline battery into a cheap way to store … Continue reading

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Tonnie’s Minis in Harlem closed? (temporarily)

It appears Tonnie’s Minis in Harlem has been closed for the last few weeks.  A couple weeks ago friend to our blog DestinationHarlemTV mentioned it to us and I thought I’d give it a little time before posting to see … Continue reading

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What the census reveals about key changes shaping Harlem

The recently updated US Census Explorer tool provides an easy way to visualize trends and changes over time from from 1990 – 2012. The Harlem maps below illustrate what is happening in terms of household median income, which is rising … Continue reading

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How wired is Harlem in terms of broadband access?

Today the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced the launch of the NYC Broadband Map.  The map is “an interactive record of the broadband infrastructure available in the city, as well as the go-live launch of several free … Continue reading

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How much should I tip the staff in my building for the holidays?

Curbed.com’s annual holiday tipping guide is out, courtesy of Brick Underground.  This advice is ever more useful given the explosion of new real estate in Harlem over the last 7 years. -Super, resident manager: $75 -$175 on average. -Doorman, concierge: … Continue reading

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Update: On One Morningside Park in Harlem

A large crane was spotted the other day at One Morningside Park in Harlem on 110th Street and Manhattan Ave.  The exterior of the building looks to be near completion, however there still seems to be a lot of work needed … Continue reading

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