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Hip-hop inspired ice cream adds to Harlem’s culinary cred

Hip-hop inspired ice cream adds to Harlem’s culinary cred Harlem’s culinary cred has been on the rise for years now, but you don’t have to seek out the sleek bistros and cocktail bars to eat well. There are…

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Oprah Winfrey’s inspiring Golden Globes 2018 speech in full

Oprah Winfrey’s inspiring Golden Globes 2018 speech in full Oprah Winfrey gave a rousing and inspiring Golden Globes speech to honour those who have come forward with their stories in the wake of the sexual harassment scandal that…

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When the Downstairs Neighbor Is a Bar

When the Downstairs Neighbor Is a Bar Living above a bar in New York City can be a blessing or a curse. By RONNIE KOENIGJAN. 13, 2017 Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

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Erica Garner and How America Destroys Black Families

Erica Garner and How America Destroys Black Families Erica Garner, the civil rights activist and a daughter of Eric Garner, died on Saturday, two days before the New Year and in the middle of the holiday season —…

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How Langston Hughes Brought His Radical Vision to the Novel

How Langston Hughes Brought His Radical Vision to the Novel For a writer like Langston Hughes, who made a name for himself as a poet before the age of 21, his debut novel, “Not Without Laughter,” feels like…

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After Moving Into the Neighborhood, a Store Walls Off ‘Spirit of Harlem’

After Moving Into the Neighborhood, a Store Walls Off ‘Spirit of Harlem’ The glass mosaic had been a familiar sight on the southeast corner of 125th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem for more than a decade….

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions A local investor has bought this five-story walk-up in Central Harlem with 10 apartments — seven four-bedrooms and three three-bedrooms. The 8,825-square-foot building sold for 14 times the rent roll, with a cap…

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New York Today: A Kwanzaa Tradition on a Harlem Stage

New York Today: A Kwanzaa Tradition on a Harlem Stage Good morning on this chilly Tuesday. Today is the first day of Kwanzaa, a weeklong holiday that celebrates the values of African heritage in African-American culture. Thank you…

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Don Hogan Charles, Lauded Photographer of Civil Rights Era, Dies at 79

Don Hogan Charles, Lauded Photographer of Civil Rights Era, Dies at 79 Don Hogan Charles, who was the first black photographer to be hired by The New York Times, and who drew acclaim for his evocative shots of…

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