Author: Herve Jean-Baptiste

HarlemEatUp at Harlem’s The Five and Diamond

As you may or may not know the Harlem EatUp! Festival was last weekend’s invitation to try one of the many Harlem restaurants.  Dinners were sponsored by many organizations and often in conjunction with guest chefs from around the country….

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Bobby Womack – Across 110th Street

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We continue to be fascinated by “where Harlem begins and ends”. Not just in terms of Harlem’s physical boundaries.  But in terms of the many changes happening in and around Harlem which alter day to day life within…

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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…

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Sundae Sermon This Sunday St. Nicholas Park

Sundae Sermon is back this Sunday in Harlem! Hosted by Bevy Smith (Bravo Fashion Queens). Featuring a special performance by the cast of Mighty Real showcasing the life of dance music’s one and only Sylvester.  And of course music…

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La Bodega 47 Social Club in Harlem (New)

We stopped by La Bodega 47 Social Club this week in Harlem the night of the pouring rain/snow storm and were pleasantly surprised and relieved when we walked through the red velvet drapes into the welcoming, warm space.  Due…

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Ancestry.com now offers DNA Analysis

Genealogy site www.Ancestry.com now offers DNA analysis so anyone can track their ethnic origins based on their genetic code. Per their site: “Get personalized details about your unique ethnic origins. Discover more about your story with advanced DNA…

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Twitter’s Jack Dorsey feels the electricity of small business in Harlem

Jack Dorsey (co-founder and co-creator of Twitter and founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company), connects with entrepreneurs with businesses based in Harlem, in this fascinating interview. Featured businesses include Harlem Skin Clinic and Astor Row…

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+ Pool : An Innovative Floating Pool In The Harlem River This Summer?

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Family and playLab have come up with an innovative  product design concept  to build a floating pool that sits on top of the Harlem River and uses a new filtration system to fill the pool.  They are seeking funding through…

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