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Sunday Best in Harlem and Brooklyn

Sunday Best in Harlem and Brooklyn A church on the border of the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn, close to where Mr. Wagner lives. In Bedford-Stuyvesant. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

The 2017 Harlem Whiskey Festival Was All About What’s Next For The Spirit

The 2017 Harlem Whiskey Festival Was All About What’s Next For The Spirit Earlier this month, the annual Harlem Whiskey Festival returned to the popular NYC neighborhood, and with it, the event brought some of the coolest new options in… Continue Reading →

CNN Hero Tony Hillery: Growing in Harlem

CNN Hero Tony Hillery: Growing in Harlem Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

An Antebellum Hero, but to Whom?

An Antebellum Hero, but to Whom? The scenes of statues of Confederate generals being toppled from their perches or surrounded by torch-wielding white supremacists shouting racist and anti-Semitic slogans reminded Diane Collier of another monument that has roiled residents in… Continue Reading →

Family-run Sugar Hill Creamery opens in Harlem

Family-run Sugar Hill Creamery opens in Harlem Harlem has been void of family-run ice cream parlors since 1983. This summer, husband and wife team Nicholas Larsen and Petrushka Basin Larsen changed that.Sugar Hill Creamery has opened at Lenox Avenue and… Continue Reading →

The Daily 360

The Daily 360 Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

New renderings of East Harlem’s Sendero Verde, the country’s will-be largest passive house project

New renderings of East Harlem’s Sendero Verde, the country’s will-be largest passive house project Despite Mayor de Blasio’s success meeting his affordable housing goals, East Harlem has fallen behind. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

The Money Museum Gets Funky

The Money Museum Gets Funky Loreen Williamson and Pamela Thomas know that there are funkier figures in history than Booker T. Washington. Bear with them, though, and they will connect the dots that landed him in the Museum of UnCut… Continue Reading →

Julie Mehretu Reaches for New Heights

Julie Mehretu Reaches for New Heights The artist Julie Mehretu has been flying awfully close to the sun. Soaring midair on a mobile platform inside an unused Harlem church, she has been working and reworking two towering paintings taking shape… Continue Reading →

Five Of The Most Expensive Homes On The Market In Harlem

Five Of The Most Expensive Homes On The Market In Harlem HARLEM, NY — Harlem is one of Manhattan’s largest neighborhoods, and as a result has one of the city’s most diverse real-estate landscapes. The neighborhood’s properties are as varied… Continue Reading →

Photographing Harlem’s Residents as They Want to Be Seen

Photographing Harlem’s Residents as They Want to Be Seen Artist Azikiwe Mohammed has set up a free, temporary portrait studio at Long Gallery Harlem. The title of the exhibition Armor Photography Studio: House Visits Welcome hints at what’s happening within the… Continue Reading →

Harlem Woman Owned 100 Hats. Then She Bought the Factory.

Harlem Woman Owned 100 Hats. Then She Bought the Factory. The straw hat with ribbon and a silk flower slid easily on Zina Burton-Myrick’s head as she looked in the mirror, cocked her head to the side and then dipped… Continue Reading →

In an East Harlem Park, Valentine or Voodoo?

In an East Harlem Park, Valentine or Voodoo? On a leafy side street in East Harlem is a small park with a wrought-iron gate holding a heart-shaped design. To most, the heart is a charming architectural flourish, but to others,… Continue Reading →

Across New York, a Summertime Tour of Public Art

Across New York, a Summertime Tour of Public Art A paradox: In an age when privacy has dwindled, public space seems to be atrophying too. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

A Noose at the Smithsonian Brings History Back to Life

A Noose at the Smithsonian Brings History Back to Life The person who recently left a noose at the National Museum of African American History and Culture clearly intended to intimidate, by deploying one of the most feared symbols in… Continue Reading →

From Cuba, a Stolen Myth

From Cuba, a Stolen Myth Late last week, the Trump administration announced that it would be re-abnormalizing the relationship between the United States and Cuba. Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

Columbia’s New Harlem Museum Opens, With Art From Its Neighbors

Columbia’s New Harlem Museum Opens, With Art From Its Neighbors New York, New York, is the city so nice it got two of everything: two baseball teams, two decrepit airports and now two riverside art galleries designed by the Italian… Continue Reading →

Angry Over Zillow’s Home Prices? You Can Win a Prize by Improving Them

Angry Over Zillow’s Home Prices? You Can Win a Prize by Improving Them SEATTLE — It’s one of the oldest tricks in an internet company’s playbook. Concoct a tool that gives the public new statistics on something — the quality… Continue Reading →

Charlamagne Tha God Loves Telling Middle America About Black Privilege

Charlamagne Tha God Loves Telling Middle America About Black Privilege As co-host of the radio program “The Breakfast Club,” you call yourself “the prime minister of pissing people off.” But your new book, “Black Privilege,” is less about aggravation and… Continue Reading →

From Renter to Owner, and Still Firmly Planted in Harlem

From Renter to Owner, and Still Firmly Planted in Harlem For six years, Brooke Ray shared a Harlem two-bedroom with a college friend. Most recently, she was paying $900 for her half. Buying a home of her own was a… Continue Reading →

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