Author Archives: Icare4Harlem

A Cakery Comes to Harlem

I had just finished a light meal and was waiting at a bus stop, thinking, “Maybe I should have ordered dessert.” As I turned around to peruse the surrounding area, right before my eyes was an image of a cake … Continue reading

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Is the Lyn-Genet Plan On Your Plate?

When my friend asked me to meet him at the 5 and Diamond Restaurant on Frederick Douglass Blvd. in Harlem, I just assumed it would be a chance to catch up over a nice meal.  As I entered the restaurant, … Continue reading

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Health Care Services In Harlem

; By Icare4Harlem Anyone who has gone without medical insurance knows that to see a physician, dentist, or any other medical professional can be a costly experience. Often the uninsured/underinsured simply go without routine preventative care which can lead to … Continue reading

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Harlem Welcomes Timberly

By Icare4Harlem The grand opening of Innovative Therapy Solutions was a huge success as seen by the numerous attendees, sounds of children enjoying educational toys, and concerned parents excited about the availability of Speech Therapy services in Harlem. .       … Continue reading

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Lots of Caregiving in Harlem

By Icare4Harlem As a follow up to my post from last week, it was evident that there is definitely a need for support resources for family and friends who are caregivers.  The event, Preventing Caregiver Burnout, sponsored by Assemblyman Keith … Continue reading

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HELP IS ON THE WAY IN HARLEM

By Icare4Harlem With the increase in the aging, disabled, and chronically ill populations, there is an expanding need for caregivers.  Families are faced with the daunting task of locating, employing, and leaving their loved ones in the hands of someone … Continue reading

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Lunch at Harlem Tavern

By Icare4Harlem I didn’t go to Harlem Tavern on the opening night as it was just too packed.  After passing by on several occasions, I finally ventured in to enjoy a mid-afternoon lunch.  Well, I couldn’t have picked a better … Continue reading

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MCMB Cleaners Still In Harlem

By Icare4Harlem I remember when I first moved to Harlem, empty lots, vacant store fronts, and limited housing appeared to be the norm.  The long time residents sure seemed to know where the hot spots were but being the newbie, … Continue reading

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Shoe Repairs and More In Harlem

By Icare4Harlem As I waited for the bus on Lenox Ave. and 116th St., I realized there was one more errand to complete for an upcoming trip.  I had just about given up on getting a shoulder strap shortened, when … Continue reading

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Aloha Spirit in Harlem

By Icare4Harlem Some folks might wonder what’s a Hawaiian/Japanese restaurant doing in East Harlem?  As Harlem becomes more diversified, why not?  I had the pleasure of meeting one of the owners of Makana Hawaiian & Japanese BBQ, Dave Chan.  He … Continue reading

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