Category: Holiday

July 4th, 2015 by HarlemGuy

Posted in HarlemCondoLife, Holiday Tagged with:

January 19th, 2015 by HarlemGuy

search

I always love Martin Luther King’s day.

It gives me what feels like a special opportunity to get re-acquainted with or newly connected to new and valuable people, places and things.

The link below to an amazing interview with and story about Alice Walker is one of these truly special moments that I want to share with you today.

Alice Walker wrote The Colour Purple among a myriad of other great things.

Video: Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth. Full Film | Watch American Masters Online | PBS Video.

Please take a moment to sit back and enjoy.

Posted in Art and Culture, HarlemCondoLife, History, Holiday Tagged with: , , ,

December 15th, 2014 by harlemhouse

unnamed

We are happy to see the retro blue holiday lights back again this season! Harlem’s exclusive real estate service firms, Harlem Lofts, Inc. (Harlem Lofts) and Harlem Property Re+Development, Inc. (HPRe+D) and Harlem Property Management Inc., graciously decorating more than 30 Harlem Townhouses again this holiday season. “The design is the 1960’s large-retro bulbs I remember from my childhood (but we are using earth friendly LED versions now) says President of all three firms, Robert “Robb” Pair. As you walk around Harlem at night you will see the blue holiday lights outlining homeowners entire Townhomes.

Harlem Lofts Inc. and Harlem Property Management Inc. funds the project while their sister company Harlem Property Re+Development took care of the labor as they strung 4,000 lights total during this holiday project. “It started out with a few client homes’ in 2008 when the economy was in the dumps and we had extra workers that I didn’t want to lay off due to the recession.” “It was a win win for the times and it felt good to spread holiday cheer and boost the spirit and the look of our neighborhood during the rough times” says Robb Pair. Mr. Pair alluded that now it’s just a way to say Thank You to Harlem and his neighbors as both have been instrumental in his life and businesses in Harlem. He will be continuing this annual event into the future in a show of appreciation and festivity for the community in which he not only works, but also lives and is raising his 4 Harlem born boys, Nikhil, Jet, axel and Zaven.

unnamed-1

 

unnamed-3

Posted in Architecture, Central Harlem, Community, East Harlem, Harlem, Harlem Real Estate, HarlemCondoLife, Holiday, New York City, North Harlem, South Harlem (SOHA), West Harlem Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

November 27th, 2014 by harlemhouse

 

Roasted turkey feast

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone from all of us here at HarlemCondoLife Your Gateway To Harlem.  Wishing you and your family and friends a meaningful and joyous day of celebration together.

Please keep in your prayers those who are less fortunate and those who are experiencing loss of loved ones or not able to be together with their families due to their military service to our country.

Posted in Central Harlem, Community, Cooking, East Harlem, Faith/Religion, Family, Food, Food and Wine, Harlem, Holiday, New York City, North Harlem, South Harlem (SOHA), West Harlem Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

November 11th, 2014 by HarlemGuy

HarlemCondoLife wishes all of our brothers and sisters a happy and healthy Veteran’s day.  And a heartfelt THANK YOU for your sacrifices and efforts.   We appreciate you.

Happy Veteran's Day

The Tuskegee Airmen


New From: $2.41 USD In Stock

Posted in Holiday Tagged with:

May 24th, 2014 by harlemhouse

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 events sweetspotfestival.com

West Harlem Pier is located at 125th Street and West Side, just opposite of the Fairway.   Be sure to stop by and check it out this Sunday from 2-9pm.  See you there!

DANCE!  MUSIC!  SHOP!  RELAX!

Screen Shot 2014-05-24 at 10.15.47 AM

Posted in Community, Culture, Dance, Entertainment, Event, Family, Food, Free!, Harlem, Holiday, Kids, Menu Harlem Hot Spots, Music, New York City, West Harlem Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

April 20th, 2014 by HarlemGuy

Nothing more needs to be said. Simply enjoy.

“Fly Like A Bird” is track #14 on the album The Emancipation of Mimi. It was written by Wright, James Quenton / Carey, Mariah.
~~~
HAPPY EASTER!
~~~
happy easter harlemcondolife

~~~
LYRICS

Weeping may endure for a night
But joy comes in the morning
Trust Him

Somehow I know that there’s a place up above
With no more hurt and struggling
Free of all atrocities and suffering
Because I feel the unconditional love
From one who cares enough for me
To erase all my burdens and let me be free to

Fly like a bird, take to the sky
I need you now, Lord, carry me high
Don’t let the world break me tonight
I need the strength of You by my side
Sometimes this life can be so cold
I pray You’ll come and carry me home

Can we recover, will the world ever be
A place of peace and harmony?
With no war and with no brutality
If we loved each other we will find victory
But in this harsh reality
Sometimes I’m so despondent that I feel the need to

Fly like a bird, take to the sky
I need you now, Lord, carry me high
Don’t let the world break me tonight
I need the strength of You by my side
Sometimes this life can be so cold
I pray You’ll come and carry me home

He said, “He will never forsake you
Or leave you alone”
Trust Him

I need You right here right now, Lord
I need You right here by my side
Keep your head up to the sky
With God’s love you’ll survive

Fly like a bird, take to the sky
I need you now, Lord, carry me high
Don’t let the world break me tonight
I need the strength of You by my side
Sometimes this life can be so cold
I pray You’ll come and carry me home

Fly like a bird, take to the sky
I need you now, Lord, carry me high
Don’t let the world break me tonight
I need the strength of You by my side
Sometimes this life can be so cold
I pray You’ll come and carry me home

Carry me higher, higher, higher
Carry me higher, higher, higher
Carry me higher, higher, higher
Carry me higher, higher, higher

Carry me higher, higher, higher
Carry me higher, higher, higher
Carry me home
Carry me higher, Lord

Songwriters
Wright, James Quenton / Carey, Mariah

Published by
Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group

Posted in Community, Faith/Religion, Harlem, Holiday, Music, New York City Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

March 17th, 2014 by harlemhouse

Screen Shot 2014-03-17 at 12.11.17 PM

Saint Patrick’s Day: Google Doodle marks patron saint of Ireland, as they continue to provide creative and artistic designs for their “search window.”

Wishing a Happy Saint Patrick’s Day today to all of our Irish friends in New York and around the country.  Enjoy the celebration and be safe!

Here is a list of 10 things you may not know about Saint Patrick.

      CLICK ON PHOTO
happy-saint-patricks-day4

Posted in bier international, Central Harlem, Community, Drink, East Harlem, Harlem, HarlemCondoLife, Holiday, New York City, North Harlem, South Harlem (SOHA), West Harlem Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

January 19th, 2014 by HarlemGuy

via harlemcondolife martin-luther-king-jr-day-L-xGOagM1

Join us in Harlem to celebrate Martin Luther King’s birthday.

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2014

2:00 PM-3:30 PM. Riverside Church Hosts Rev. Michael Walrond, Martin Luther King III & Others to Celebrate MLK Jr.’s Legacy.  2:00-3:30 PM in the Nave, 490 Riverside Drive (bet. 120th & 122nd), Morningside Heights. |www.theriversidechurch.org 

 

3:00 PM – Apollo Uptown Hall | WNYC & Apollo Present Dreams for NYC Inspired by MLK: WNYC’s annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration.  FREE and open to the public. Apollo Theater, 253 West 125th Street | Ph: 212.531.5300 |www.apollotheater.org

 

3:00 PM – Jazz for Martin with the Hamiet Bluiett Group: Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church presents a concert in celebration of MLK with Hamiet Bluiett.  $10. Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church, 16-20 Mount Morris Park West @ 122nd Street | Ph: 212.831.6800

 

9:00 PM – 2:00 AM – MLK Weekend Celebration with Sundae Sermon and Soul Summit  $5 Cover. Ginny’s Supper Club, 310 Lenox Avenue @ 125th Street | www.ginnyssupperclub.com

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 20, 2014

 

9:00 AM-2:30 PM – 16th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr “Nonviolence: Seeks to Win Friendship and Understanding”: The Abyssinian Baptist Church Ministry of Christian Social Concern.  Continental Breakfast and Lunch Served. Abyssinian Baptist Church, 132 W. 138th Street | Ph: 212.862.7474 |http://abyssinian.org

 

1:00 PM – Big Onion Walking Tours | MLK Day Tour in Historic Harlem: At the center of African-American history and culture.  $20. Rain or shine. Visit the site to book in advance or meet the group at 1PM @ the Northwest corner of 135th Street & Lenox Avenue (Malcolm X) – in front of the Schomburg Center. | Tour Hotline: 800.606.WALK |www.bigonion.com/tour/martin-luther-king/

via Harlem Celebrates MLK | MORNINGSIDER.  See their excellent coverage for rich details regarding each event.

Posted in Free!, HarlemCondoLife, History, Holiday Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

December 30th, 2013 by harlemhouse

newyearseve2013_fullsize_story1

If you want to avoid all the overcrowded downtown clubs with tourists and long lines, celebrate New Years Eve in Harlem!  It is not too late for many of the best venus uptown to make reservations for tomorrow night.  Here is a list of flyers for some great Harlem Hot Spot to consider.  No reason to venture below 110th Street… bring in your 2014 New Years party uptown!  Everything you need is right here with a large variety of great restaurants, bars and clubs.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

newyears-park-112

Screen Shot 2013-12-30 at 12.51.17 PM

new-year-Maison-Harlem

newyears-the-cecil

mintons-harlem-holidays

newyears-cove-lounge

newyear-corner-social

new-years-silvana

New-Years-Eve-at-Ginnys

new-years-ChocolateScreen Shot 2013-12-30 at 12.53.38 PM

new-year-Savann

Screen Shot 2013-12-30 at 12.55.20 PM

newyear-the-grange

new-year-harlem-public

 

Many many more great Harlem spots for NYE… HARLEM FOOD BAR, THE 5 AND DIAMOND, L LOUNGE, CEDRIC FRENCH BISTRO, BILLIES BLACK, JADO SUSHI, HARLEM TAVERN, HARLEM SHAKE , BIER INTERNATIONAL , RICARDOS, VINATERIA just to name a few.  Drink responsibly, support your local businesses and HAVE A BLAST!

*See Harlem Condo Life’s “Restaurant Reviews” for HarlemRestarunatRow

Posted in bier international, Central Harlem, Community, Dance, Drink, East Harlem, Entertainment, Event, Food, Harlem, Harlem Tavern, HarlemCondoLife, Holiday, Melba's, Menu Harlem Hot Spots, Music, New York City, North Harlem, Restaurants, South Harlem (SOHA), The Cecil, West Harlem Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,