Month: January 2014

Cheerios and the Superbowl: A great start to Black History Month

The Superbowl kicks off the first weekend of Black History month.  And what better time for General Mills to air it’s second Cheerios add featuring an interracial family. A few months ago General Mills aired the first commercial “featuring…

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Harlem’s Bad Horse Pizza Delivers Wine!

FACT:  Harlem’s Bad Horse Pizza delivers wine! A fun fact we uncovered while ordering-in from one of our favorite Harlem eateries –  while loving this year’s Grammy (which are AMAZING). Enjoy! Bad Horse Pizza | Thin-Crust Pizza NYC…

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QUOTE: Marcel Proust

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but seeing with new eyes.” ~ Marcel Proust * Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental novel…

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A gorgeous stamp. A momentous change.

I was at the post office recently.  A rarity these days. I have always enjoyed going to the post office, walking up to the counter, seeing what new stamps were available, and bringing some home. I did not…

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Harlem’s St. John the Divine Campus Could be Landmarked

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine could become a landmark under a deal between the church, Community Board 9 and developers of a new 14-story building set to be built alongside the cathedral. Community Board 9 approved…

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Should I rent or buy in harlem?

With New York City real estate prices climbing and affordable neighborhoods disappearing, there is tremendous angst over – and pressure to buy. This short Khan Academy video is a great resource to put that decision into perspective. While…

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Harlem Celebrates Martin Luther King

Join us in Harlem to celebrate Martin Luther King’s birthday.   SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2014 2:00 PM-3:30 PM. Riverside Church Hosts Rev. Michael Walrond, Martin Luther King III & Others to Celebrate MLK Jr.’s Legacy.  2:00-3:30 PM in the…

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Neighbors From Hell – Let the Good Guys Win!

New Yorkers are no strangers to navigating the politics of living in very close quarters.  Newcomers often learn the ins and outs the hard way. But even the most seasoned veterans can come across vexing situations.   And…

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QUOTE: Martin Luther King, Jr. “Love will have the final word”

“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will…

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