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Art in FLUX Harlem at ALOFT

If you haven’t dropped by Art in FLUX Harlem’s current BLACK & WHITE show at ALOFT Harlem, they are also hosting an artist discussion on June 8th where you can meet these talented creators. Don’t miss it! ALOFT Harlem is … Continue reading

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FUEL Harlem looks ready to open

Walking on Frederick Douglass Boulevard and 123rd yesterday, we noticed that the butcher paper is off the windows of Fuel and it seems almost ready to go.  We can’t wait to try it! Custom Fuel Pizza 2288 Frederick Douglass Blvd, … Continue reading

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Fuel for the Neighborhood – Harlem

In a followup to our earlier post, the exciting new pizza place replacing the convenient but sometimes mediocre Pizzeria 123 is called Fuel (custom pizza•salads) and according to their website, the vintage gasoline station-themed cafe seems to be the first … Continue reading

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New Life on Once Iconic Block

  Finally a sign of life in the empty retail space on Adam Clayton and 124th st announcing an establishment called New Harlem Restaurant Lounge. This block, which now has nondescript housing, was once the retail domain of Harlem-reared sports … Continue reading

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The 44th Annual African American Day Parade brings out Political Heavy Hitters

Always a colorful feast for the senses, the 2013 African American Day Parade also brought out the stars of the current New York political scene. A convertible ferrying Grand Marshals Congressman Charles Rangel and former Mayor David Dinkins led the … Continue reading

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“Harlem is unquestionably happening…” says NYC and Company

  New York’s official marketing and tourism organization NYC and Company‘s latest “Neighborhood X Neighborhood” unveiled its latest campaign on  Wednesday highlighting Harlem and Washington Heights , including a multipage article on Harlem’s Foodie Renaissance and a Destination:Harlem page that … Continue reading

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City Summer Skin Savers

Thankfully we have a slight respite from the oppressive summer weather, but it’s sure to be back. And the intense heat and humidity do no favors to our skin. Temperatures rise , the pores open up and oil and sweat … Continue reading

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UFO’S over Harlem???

Last night when I exited the subway at 125th street, there were groups of people looking at the sky and pointing. Of course, I looked up too……but saw nothing.  Shrugging my shoulders I started walking south when I saw a … Continue reading

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Lenox Avenue Sidewalks Sizzle on June 18th

  Much of Central Harlem‘s new restaurant excitement spotlights Frederick Douglass Boulevard, but beautiful and historic Lenox Avenue has also become quite a culinary epicenter.  And this Tuesday night, eight restaurants on Harlem’s Lenox Avenue will prove that as they … Continue reading

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Sundae Sermon + St Nicholas = Super Success!

The change of venue didn’t deter the crowds at the first Sundae Sermon of the 2013 season…in fact there were more good people grooving to good music than ever. On a gorgeous sunny Sunday, St Nicholas Park resounded with pumping … Continue reading

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