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Free Movie – Ender’s Game – St. Nicholas Park – Harlem

This is one of our all time favorite movies.  It’s going to be a classic.   And the books are great too! Tuesday, July 8, 2014 NYC Parks Summer Movie Series: Ender’s Game at 135 Street Lawn (in St. Nicholas… Continue Reading →

Harlem’s The Maysles Cinema screens Before You Know It tonight

Tonight at 7:00pm! A Gay Pride Month Special Hosted by Harlem Sage and Harlem Pride Not to be missed! Before You Know It PJ Raval, 2013, 110 min. The subjects of Before You Know It are no ordinary senior citizens…. Continue Reading →

Diversity and the Oscars

Lee & Low is a children’s book publisher focussed on bringing diverse voices to the forefront and promoting related conversations. They produced this info graphic of the Academy’s track record on honoring the work of minorities.  The backdrop to this includes an… Continue Reading →

Screening of De Novo at El Museo del Barrio on November 13th and 14th

HCL readers may be interested in this documentary of the acclaimed play de novo that tells the true story of a 14 year old boy from Guatemala, who chose to leave his life with a street gang in search of his mother and a… Continue Reading →

Sunday Jazz Corner with Abbey Lincoln

Abbey Lincoln, was an American Jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress, who wrote and performed her own compositions.  Abbey Lincoln (Anna Marie Wooldridge) was born on August 6, 1930 and passed along on August 14, 2010.  One of the many singers… Continue Reading →

Harlem hosts filming of New Oprah series Empire City

Empire City is a new drama sponsored by the Oprah Network.  The crew has been filming scenes in Harlem.  More filming all over Harlem is planned.  The crew was recently spotted filming in the outdoor seating area at Harlem Food… Continue Reading →

Harlem River Drive – Advanced Screening Monday, September 30th

You are cordially invited to the advanced screening of the first episode of John O’s new web series “Harlem River Drive”. This event is a fundraiser to raise money to shoot future episodes of “Harlem River Drive”. It is a… Continue Reading →

Sunday Jazz Corner With Billie Holiday

Pure Jazz perfection.  Billie Holiday singing the blues live in this video version of Fine and Mellow with Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster, Gerry Mulligan, Vic Dickenson and Roy Eldridge.  You can see Billie’s talent and vocal gift of… Continue Reading →

PALANTE, SIEMPRE PALANTE! The Young Lords – Documentary

Saturday, May 18th 8:00 pm The Herb Garden 176 East 111th Street, New York NY (Between Lexington and 3rd Avenues) Rain Date:  May 25th The New York Restoration Project’s Herb Garden is proud to screen Iris Morales’ acclaimed documentary: ¡PALANTE,… Continue Reading →

Today: Lenox Avenue Series Brunch At Corner Social

Today Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Corner Social in Harlem  the Lenox Avenue cast will host a fundraising event to generate revenue to produce future episodes.  This special brunch provides fans an opportunity to meet the cast and purchase show apparel while… Continue Reading →

AIRBNB Adds Harlem Community Profile

AIRBNB,  a leading travel accommodations booking site, has added a Harlem community profile. AIRBNB is a perfect way for anyone wanting to visit new york city for vacation or business to find the perfect vacation rental and stay in Harlem and… Continue Reading →

East Harlem Premiere of El Barrio Tours in East Harlem

East Harlem native, director Andrew J Padilla, whose grandparents left Puerto Rico for El Barrio sixty years ago, explores the effects of gentrification on Spanish Harlem’s working-class community. The largest Puerto Rican neighborhood in the 50 states Winner of the… Continue Reading →

Million Dollar Listing Caught Filming in Harlem

Harlem more and more is becoming a destination for film and TV.  From “Selling New York“, “Black Ink Crew“, to “Elementary” just to name a few of the more recent shows that have filmed here in Harlem. Now we can… Continue Reading →

This Is How You STOP The Harlem Shake

This is how you stop the Harlem Shake… LOL.  This is the best one yet by far.  I keep saying I will stop posting, but couldn’t resist.  Thanks jl3sport for sending it to Harlem Condo Life. Enjoy Harlem! Click Here… Continue Reading →

Rubble Kings: The cultural phenomenon that is hip hop

Rubble Kings – The story of NYC’s 1970s gang subculture and how it influenced the cultural phenomenon that is hip hop. Friend to our blog Chad Harper of Hip Hop Saves Lives, brought to our attention a new documentary Rubble… Continue Reading →

John O’s Harlem Shake Down – Rapper responds to the ‘Harlem Shake’

Harlem born and raised rapper/actor John O responds in his own blunt words to the new ‘Harlem Shake’ viral craze.  Keeping it real he says “The song sucks, the video sucks and as a person from Harlem I’m a little… Continue Reading →

I Can Do Bad All By Myself – Tyler Perry

We’ve been enjoying a variety of movies in celebration of Black History Month on DVR.  This is one of our favorites – for the music, the message and the acting.  In very few films do you get to see full… Continue Reading →

CBS’ hit show “Elementary” is filming on Harlem Restaurant Row this week

We were the first to christen 8th ave from 110th to 125th Harlem Restaurant Row. We are pleased to write that Harlem is part of yet another trend. Harlem is now a premiere destination for the filming of all sorts… Continue Reading →

Cedric French Bistro had a small fire last night 1/8/13

A friend of mine and to our blog mentioned that he saw a fire truck in front of Cedric last night.  I know they were planning on filming an episode of Black Ink Crew (the new reality show on VH1)… Continue Reading →

Harlem Condo Life – “About Us” UPDATE

About Us Harlem Condo Life is your gateway to Harlem. . We are a group of friends from diverse backgrounds living in Harlem and sharing news and events since 2007.  Some of us still living in the same building together since… Continue Reading →

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