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Ta-Nehisi Coates: Looking Forward or Backward?

By Daniel Rose Ta-Nehisi Coates is widely acknowledged as one of the nation’s most eloquent, powerful journalists. The passion, knowledge and command of language he brings to discussions of the state of Black America are especially compelling; and his latest… Continue Reading →

Food & Drink Boulevard TONIGHT on Harlem Restaurant Row

Experience: Harlem & Frederick Douglass Boulevard Alliance Invite you to the 4th Annual Food & Drink Boulevard Summer Kick-off. An Evening of Food, Cocktails, Music and Entertainment o Harlem’s Restaurant Row. Today, Tuesday May 5, 2015 6:00PM – 10:00PM on… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Common “Selma is now”

“I am the hopeful black woman who was denied her right to vote. I am the caring white supporter killed on the front lines of freedom. I am the unarmed black kid who maybe needed a hand but was instead… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Rumi “Raise your words”

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” Rumi (*also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī)

Sweet Spot Festival Jamaican Indepen-DANCE!

Ring The Alarm!!! Your favorite sound is playin!! Celebrate all things Caribbean at The Sweet Spot Festival SATURDAY,  AUGUST 2nd Pack your picnic blanket, cooler & solo cups & join us for Jamaican Indepen-DANCE Featuring music by resident Herbert Holler &… Continue Reading →

The Great Maya Angelou Has Passed On

Maya Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on Wednesday, said her literary agent, Helen Brann. The 86-year-old was a novelist, actress, professor, singer, dancer and activist.  In 2010, President Barack Obama named her the recipient of the… Continue Reading →

Sweet Spot Festival Sunday, May 25th at the West Harlem Pier!

Sweet Spot Festival is back!  Sunday, May 25th this holiday weekend there is something for everyone check out the vendors and great music line-up on the photo below.  You can also see more on there website as well as upcoming… Continue Reading →

Sunday Jazz Corner with Danny Mixon (Harlem)

Daniel Asbury Mixon from Harlem, New York City is an American jazz Pianist. Currently you can hear him at the newly revised and highly sought upon Jazz Supper Club Minton’s in Harlem. A prolific piano virtuoso who has performed in… Continue Reading →

SAVOR THE SEASON~UPTOWN (EAST HARLEM)

Save The Date! SAVOR THE SEASON~UPTOWN Thursday, September 18, 2014 at the Museum of the City of New York in East Harlem.  Here at the 3rd annual Gala you will sample some of the finest dishes from select restaurants in New… Continue Reading →

Brunch In Harlem

Saturday and Sunday Brunch in Harlem is serious business – an event that is not to be missed. It’s all about legendary, newly established and up and coming restaurants, often at full capacity, serving a wide variety of great food,… Continue Reading →

AZANIA AT THE APOLLO MUSIC CAFÉ – AFRICA NOW!

We were recently introduced to an extraordinary talent, the globally successful Azania from Sierre Leone, West Africa who now lives right here in our beloved Harlem.  If you want to experience a truly gifted vocalist, you can come to see… Continue Reading →

Seasoned Vegan – Harlem’s First Full Service Vegan Restaurant Now Open

With the recent trend of vegan restaurants opening coast to coast from New York to LA, it was only a matter of time before Harlem was next on the list.  Seasoned Vegan Harlem’s first full service vegan restaurant is now opened… Continue Reading →

DJ Saturdays at The Cecil in Harlem

DJ Saturdays at The Cecil in Harlem are making Saturday afternoons extra fun. Who doesn’t want a little beat with their bite!  Relax and shake off the week’s worries to the beats of the World, Jazz and Soul music, spun… Continue Reading →

Taste Of India – A Bollywood Benefit in Harlem for a good cause At Red Rooster / Ginny’s Supper Club

Listen up and mark your calendar.  Lara Land of Land Yoga will be hosting a very special event in Harlem on March 18th called “Taste Of India.” Event Details Join us for a glamorous Bollywood night.  Ticket includes two hours… Continue Reading →

“Toni On New York” up in Harlem

TONI SENECAL I woke up early this morning, (having fallen asleep with the television on) to an episode of Toni on New York featuring our beloved Harlem.  I thoroughly enjoyed the vivacious Toni’s exploration of our neighborhood – its important and… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Martin Luther King, Jr. “Love will have the final word”

“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the… Continue Reading →

FILM: Changing Face of Harlem by Shawn Batey

The Changing Face of Harlem is a new one-hour documentary that examines the revitalization of Harlem told through the deeply personal stories of its residents, small business owners, politicians, developers, and clergy. The piece takes a critical look at Harlem’s… Continue Reading →

Some End Of The Year Thoughts To Consider For The New Year, 2014

People say never talk about religion (or politics) because everyone has their own beliefs and opinions and it always ends in an argument.  Keeping this in mind, here are some end of the year thoughts on all religions to consider… Continue Reading →

“BLUE SKIES” Vol. 2 (New Harlem Meets Old Jazz)

Available now for download on iTunes Blue Skies (Vol. 2).  A smooth blend of classic jazz with new remixes that will get your party started right.  This FREE DOWNLOAD is a continuation of Blue Skies (Vol. 1) which is also… Continue Reading →

Sunday Jazz Corner With Fats Waller

King of the stride, Fats Waller was a colorful comedic personality and jazz legend in the 20’s, 30’s and 40’s.  Waller was an influential pianist, composer, singer and comedic entertainer, whose innovations to the Harlem stride style laid the groundwork… Continue Reading →

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