Community gardens are a cultural link that allow neighbors to come together in a public green space, to grow fresh food, to learn about healthy diets and lifestyle choices, where the old mingle with the young, or simply cool off… Continue Reading →
Those of us here at HarlemCondoLife were deeply saddened to learn that Urban Garden Center located directly across the street from the 2 buildings that exploded and collapsed in East Harlem experienced extensive damage. Luckily none of their staff were… Continue Reading →
We thought we had missed it. But we managed to glimpse it. The last whispers. Voiced in stunning visual vocabulary. Carried by crisp brisk breezes. Across Harlem’s ice blue sky.
Many weeks ago rectangular openings filled with dirt but level to the ground appeared dotting the cement sidewalks lining Frederick Douglass Blvd (8th avenue). See our previous post A Million Trees coming to Frederick Douglass Boulevard in South Harlem? These… Continue Reading →
Call us crazy or of a wishful thinking mind but we don’t recall these tree pits ever being on the West side of Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem between 115 and 116 in front of Harlem Shambles. Regardless we certainly… Continue Reading →
I used to love to walk by this apartment on my way West to the pool or when just wandering. This used to be the most wonderful garden. Am curious to know what happened. I miss it.
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 →
A short video on one man’s quest to make Harlem that much greener. http://www.nytimes.com/video/2012/06/01/nyregion/100000001582983/in-harlem-an-unlikely-garden.html
Harlem is full of green spaces. Straw bale gardens are surely already part of the mix. This best selling book featured in The New York Times is a perfect reference for both the newcomer or the initiated.
The Frederick Douglass Boulevard Alliance invite you to the HARLEM POP-UP ‘HOLIDAY BAZAAR’ Saturday, December 15, 2012. We recently here at Harlem Condo Life posted about the first ever Harlem Pop-Up outdoor evening Farmers Market event this past October, See… Continue Reading →
By NativeNewYorker This Saturday, April 28th, learn how to make your home more energy efficient at WE ACT‘s Earth Day 2012 Conference. A variety of speakers will talk about the ways you can save money and make your home more energy efficient… Continue Reading →
By HarlemCondoLife It ain’t easy being green in New York City. However, it just got easier for us Harlemites! We have the Urban Garden Center right in Spanish Harlem at East 116th Street and Park Avenue. This week Urban Garden… Continue Reading →