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Real Estate Brokerage Douglass Elliman coming moving to 114th Street on Harlem Restaurant Row

In a further sign of a thawing real estate market in general and in South Harlem (SoHa) specifically, real estate brokerage Douglass Elliman is relocating a new office on 114th and Frederick Douglass Boulevard (also known as Harlem Restaurant Row and Harlem’s… Continue Reading →

Book: Straw Bale Gardens for Harlem’s Green Spaces

Harlem is full of green spaces. Straw bale gardens are surely already part of the mix. This best selling book featured in The New York Times is a perfect reference for both the newcomer or the initiated.

Vote In Harlem Primaries Today

On Tuesday, June 26th, a primary will be held to choose the Democratic candidate for the 13th Congressional District. All registered Democrats may vote.  We will be in the 15th Congressional District, which includes Harlem, Washington Heights, Inwood, and most… Continue Reading →

A crowd descends on Harlem Tavern opening night

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife Harlem has a new beer garden and locals definitely turned out in large numbers to be the first to see it first hand. Harlem Tavern, located on the northwest corner of 116th Street and Frederick Douglass… Continue Reading →

Meet Louis Mendes, a street photographer from Harlem

By HarlemCondoLife On my way to work today I had the pleasure of meeting (actually bumping into) Louis Mendes, a street photographer from Harlem best known for his speed graphic camera. Our paths crossed right on the northwest corner of… Continue Reading →

Sign says Harlem Tavern officially opening July 1

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife A reader provided us with a nice photo this morning about Harlem Tavern! I believe the photo says it all-opening day at Harlem Tavern starts at 5 pm, July 1! See you there! And a big… Continue Reading →

Harlem Tavern delays opening to Fourth of July weekend

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife If you were planning on stopping by Harlem Tavern tomorrow night, June 29, don’t. They’re not quite ready yet. They just passed their last inspection last night (June 27) and over the weekend they put out… Continue Reading →

‘Like, follow’ Urban Garden Center in Spanish Harlem to receive discount

By HarlemCondoLife If you’re surfing through Facebook daily like I am, you can find some deals. I just came across this deal/coupon shown below by Urban Garden Center located at 116th and Park Avenue. If you like/follow them on twitter,… Continue Reading →

Harlem Tavern to open next week

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife UPDATE: Harlem Tavern is having a soft opening this coming Wednesday, June 29! Not the 27th! The day is near when Harlem’s newest beer garden will officially open to the public. Harlem Tavern recently had their… Continue Reading →

Kidberry will soon have a new location in Harlem

By HarlemCondoLife Kidberry, the education and music center for children in South Harlem and the surrounding area, will be moving to a new location soon. Kidberry is currently located at 106 West 117th Street in the Lenox Garden Condominium. However,… Continue Reading →

Harlem to become outdoor music stage June 21

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife On June 21, look around in Harlem. You may hear music everywhere. Harlem Park to Park (HP2P) and its HP2P businesses are taking part in Make Music New York, the citywide free live musical celebration on… Continue Reading →

Harlem Tavern fun facts, inside Harlem’s up and coming beer garden

By HarlemCondoLife We continue our series called Inside Harlem Tavern. We recently told you about how Harlem Tavern is going unisex all the way with their toilets. Let’s now turn our attention to the fun facts about the bar and… Continue Reading →

The Atlanta Post asks is Harlem fading as a Black Mecca?

By HarlemCondoLife In a video report about Harlem, The Atlanta Post talks about the 2009 census data, how it revealed the black population has been decreased by double digits, non-blacks are moving into the area, and replacing African-Americans that have… Continue Reading →

The Atlanta Post asks is Harlem fading as a Black Mecca?

By HarlemCondoLife In a video report about Harlem, The Atlanta Post talks about the 2009 census data, how it revealed the black population has been decreased by double digits, non-blacks are moving into the area, and replacing African-Americans that have… Continue Reading →

Harlem Tavern goes unisex with you know what!

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife First we told you about Harlem Tavern’s menu and drink list as part of our Inside Harlem Tavern series. We continue our series with a topic that some might find odd or unnecessary, but we think… Continue Reading →

Escape to Montreal at Yatenga French Bistro and Bar in Harlem, new menu items added

By HarlemCondoLife There is one place you will generally find us every other weekend and that’s at Yatenga French Bistro and Bar, located at 2269 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd (between West 133rd and 134th). Why? Because the French food… Continue Reading →

Sixth Annual NYC KidFest June 18 in Harlem

By HarlemCondoLife As side from the farmers market taking place this weekend (June 18) in Morningside Park, there is another activity to check out, NYC KidFest. NYC KidFest is a free, one-day family event bringing artistic performances to NYC families…. Continue Reading →

Coming soon, A Sea in Harlem on Saint Nicholas Avenue

By HarlemCondoLife We were walking along St. Nicholas Avenue the other day and saw these signs that said ” A Sea in Harlem, Fish and Chips, Coming Soon,” posted on the southwest corner building located of West 113th Street and… Continue Reading →

Halle Berry spotted in Harlem

By HarlemCondoLife The lovely and talented Halle Berry was in Harlem last night (June 14) according to a HCL follower on Twitter. Apparently, she was in town for a benefit dinner organized by Mayor Bloomberg. Of course, the fundraiser was… Continue Reading →

First look at Harlem Tavern’s cocktail list

By HarlemCondoLife As promised through our Inside Harlem Tavern series, we have some additional information on their menu. We now turn to their cocktail list. First up is the Banana Sidecar: Hennessy, 99 bananas, and fresh lemon juice. This drink… Continue Reading →

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