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Inaugural Harlem Fashion Week is on

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Here’s a reminder that the inaugural HARLEM FASHION WEEK kicks off uptown this week at the Museum of the City of New York on 5th avenue and 103rd street. Some tickets are still available for several shows and events.     Harlem Fashion Week will be an explosion of culture that will bridge the Downtown

Harlem Nights / Midnight Brunch every Friday at Red Rooster and Ginny’s

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Fridays Harlem Nights / Midnight Brunch Starting at 10 pm.  Serving til 4 am.  DJ Stormin’ Norman (Upstairs)  DJ Moma & Maine (Downstairs)

It’s always a good time Friday nights uptown in Harlem!

Website: Red Rooster

Website: Ginny’s Supper Club

Limited-Edition Harlem NY American Made Harlem Tee

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If you are a collector of Limited-Edition items and clothes, check out this “KEEP HARLEM, HARLEM” T-shirt only available for a few days until they are sold out.

This shirt is in celebration of preserving the culture and history of Harlem.  A great design and something unique to add to your closet.  They are 100% American made, from design to print, on ultra-soft American fabrics, canvas Ringspun Tee – only $19.95.

Act fast before they are all gone!

Get yours HERE.

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Harlem’s Open-Air African Market

Photo by HarlemCondoLife
Photo by HarlemCondoLife

By NativeNewYorker

You’ve probably noticed it when you go across 116th Street – the colorful  entrance is hard to miss.  But if you’ve never gone inside, you are missing one of Harlem’s more unique experiences.  Stepping through the whimsical entrance is like making a quick visit to west Africa.  In addition to a wide selection of

Photo by HarlemCondoLife
Photo by HarlemCondoLife

traditional African garb and the inevitable T-shirts,  the merchants offer beautiful handmade jewelry, original craft items like dolls and small sculptures, and an array of natural skincare products.  For the music lover with ecclectic tastes, you can also find CDs of contemporary African music.  The prices are pretty reasonable but if you don’t like the price, feel free to bargain – the merchants seem to enjoy it.

Photo by HarlemCondoLife
Photo by HarlemCondoLife

“Malcom Shabazz ~ Harlem’s Market” is located on the southern side of West 116th  Street between Lenox and Fifth Avenues. The market is open year round,  9am to 5 pm,  7 days a week.