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Kara Walker Is Tired of Talking. But Her Canvases Scream.

Kara Walker Is Tired of Talking. But Her Canvases Scream. Kara Walker has had enough. Since her 1994 New York debut, at just 24 years old, at the Drawing Center, she and her artworks have been hailed as “exquisite” “skillful”… Continue Reading →

Can a Vending Machine Replace a Bodega? A Start-Up’s Plans Draw Fire

Can a Vending Machine Replace a Bodega? A Start-Up’s Plans Draw Fire Don’t mess with the beloved bodega. That was the overriding sentiment online on Wednesday when a start-up suggested its internet-connected vending machines would upend traditional big-city corner stores,… Continue Reading →

She’s Taking the Show Uptown

She’s Taking the Show Uptown The pivotal event in Brandice Daniel’s career arrived without fanfare. She had attended a small fashion show at a restaurant in Brooklyn. “Honestly I don’t remember what the models had on,” Ms. Daniel recalled. “I… Continue Reading →

The Cinematic Images of Gordon Parks

The Cinematic Images of Gordon Parks Boy with June Bug. Fort Scott, Kan., 1963. Read more CreditGordon Parks, Courtesy of the Gordon Parks Foundation Related: The Cinematic Images of Gordon Parks Thank you for reading HarlemCondoLife.com

Amanda Seales of ‘Insecure’ Revisits Her Harlem Haunts

Amanda Seales of ‘Insecure’ Revisits Her Harlem Haunts As Amanda Seales strode into Ginny’s Supper Club, the nightspot under the Red Rooster in Harlem on a recent Thursday, a young woman pulled her aside, saying, “You are fabulous, honey.” At… Continue Reading →

A Racist World, Described by Those Who Knew It

A Racist World, Described by Those Who Knew It He didn’t really want to go back, but he knew he had to. Bearing witness, seeking to understand, confronting past and present in their complexity and pain: It was all part… Continue Reading →

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 →

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

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