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September 2014

Opportunity Charter School Students Pledge to Live Healthier and Focus on Nutrition

Food Bank For New York City held a nutrition education summit for teens in Harlem on Tuesday, September 23, with surprise celebrity guests Keke Palmer, TV host and first African-American star of the Broadway show “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” and… Continue Reading →

Harlem Real Estate Market Key Indicators as of Sat Sep 27 2014

Indicators courtesy of Trulia.com.  Click here for additional details. Click here to view for sale, for rent and vacation rental listings in Harlem, as well as links to real estate related posts about Harlem. See below if you want to know what’s… Continue Reading →

Vote to restore the Voting Rights Act

This past Summer I visited an old haunt in the heart of New York City’s Central Park.  I ran into a well-known entertainment personality I’ve known for years.  We chatted briefly.  During which time he wasted no time in zeroing… Continue Reading →

TV’s “The Strain” gives East Harlem Love

One of our favorite TV shows is The Strain. One of the reasons we love it so much is that East Harlem is prominently referenced several times during each episode. Below is the trailer, a synopsis, and a link to… Continue Reading →

Congratulate the 4 African American MacArthur Fellows Genius Grant recipients

  The MacArthur Foundation named 21 “extraordinarily creative people” as the 2014 recipients of its annual MacArthur Fellows Program—widely referred to as the “genius” grants. Four African Americans are among this year’s consortium. These individuals were nominated by an anonymous… Continue Reading →

Harlem Real Estate Market Key Indicators as of Oct 19 2014

According to a leading Manhattan real estate broker, Harlem is having the highest percentage gains in NYC at the moment. Click here to view for sale, for rent and vacation rental listings in Harlem. See below for a link to the… Continue Reading →

Which Harlem Restaurants Deliver?

Many Harlem restaurants have embraced home delivery.  Some take your call directly. Others subscribe to one or more services, like Seamless, Grubhub and Delivery.com, to name a few. Most restaurants handle food delivery well.  Some are excellent at it (Harlem… Continue Reading →

45th Annual African American Day Parade Sunday Sep 21

Join us for the 45th ANNUAL AFRICAN AMERICAN DAY PARADE in Harlem.   It’s the largest Black Parade In America. On SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014. 1:00 P.M.  IN HARLEM. 111th Street & Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. To 136th Street. Featuring: Mayor Bill de Blasio Rev. Al Sharpton David… Continue Reading →

Building trust between police and community

This is an excellent interview on a topic of concern in communities nationwide including but not limited to Harlem. The good news of course is that people are talking about it an doing something about it. Building trust between police… Continue Reading →

Introducing Miss Harlem Shake 2014 Ijeoma Eboh

Photo credit Will Vaultz Photography After launching the Miss Harlem Shake contest in May and meeting over 50 wonderful worthy contenders, a winner was crowned on Saturday, September 13! One hundred guests, 8 Harlem-based judges and five semi-finalists witnessed Ijeoma Eboh receive the… Continue Reading →

Washington Heights & Inwood Open House Expo Sunday September 21 #liveuptown

Upper Manhattan Committee Presents Washington Heights & Inwood Open House ExpoSunday, September 20, 2014 Showcasing Co-ops, Condos, Townhouses & Rentals in Hamilton Heights, Washington Heights & Inwood Schedule: Meet & Greet 9:30AM – 10:45AM Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz… Continue Reading →

Field Of Dreams – Harlem Real Estate Update

Passing along a real estate update from Robb D. Pair, President of Harlem Lofts, Inc.  From the Polo Grounds to a “field of dreams”, Harlem has come a long way. From 1998 to the present, here are some real estate… Continue Reading →

Get a full 4 year scholarship to a top college of your choice

There is money available to send you to a top school and to get the education that you want and deserve. See the following NYT’s excerpt: “Arianna Trickey was opening a piece of mail in her bedroom during junior year… Continue Reading →

Casa Azul Bookstore at the Brooklyn Book Festival

The Brooklyn Book Festival is this Sunday, September 21st! The festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. Look for La Casa Azul Bookstore and… Continue Reading →

Harlem Real Estate Market Key Indicators 2014 Sep 14

Current key indicators for the real estate market in Harlem, courtesy of Trulia.com.  Rising prices.  Low inventory.  Greater variety.   Click here for additional details. Click here to view selected for sale, for rent and vacation rentals in Harlem, as well as… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: #WeAreHere – Alicia Keys

Has Alicia Keys read your mind and your wish list too? ### “The day I wrote this song, I was sitting in a circle of people of all ages and we were asked, “Why are you here.” Why am I… Continue Reading →

Vote to send Ruthy Valdez to Art Basel Miami

Vote to send Ruthy Valdez to the finals for a chance to win a Solo show at Art Basel in Miami. BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Gin and Russell and Danny Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation continue to partner together to showcase emerging… Continue Reading →

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