Author: tharealharlemista

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…

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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…

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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…

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New Life on Once Iconic Block

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  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…

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

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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…

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“Harlem is unquestionably happening…” says NYC and Company

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  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…

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City Summer Skin Savers

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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…

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UFO’S over Harlem???

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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…

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Lenox Avenue Sidewalks Sizzle on June 18th

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  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…

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