Author: tharealharlemista

The “Mother of Hip Hop” Sylvia Robinson passes away

by thaRealHarlemista Whether you love or hate rap, you cannot deny its influence on our…

Mapping Out the Harlem Renaissance

by thaRealHarlemista We all know that Harlem is bursting with history, not least of which…

The 42nd Annual African American Day Parade

by thaRealHarlemista Today was that melange of ¬†music, color, energy and celebration that is the…

DC Comics Hero (now) lives in Harlem

This from the NY Daily News: Harlem never had its own costumed protector with his…

Redevelopment of the historic Victoria Theatre property on again

by ThaRealHarlemista The changing face of 125th street moves forward.¬† In 2008, the city rezoned…

Filming now in Harlem

by ThaRealHarlemista Apologies for the low quality photo, but last night, the new CBS TV…

Harlem Says Goodbye to a Legend

by thaRealHarlemista R & B Music legend Nick Ashford will be laid to rest later…

After the Storm

by thaRealHarlemista After a tense Saturday night, New York City dodged a bullet with Hurricane…

Harlem Hunkers Down

by thaRealHarlemista With the unprecedented MTA system shut down, Harlemites are doing last minute emergency…