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Harlem Children’s Zone office gets a facelift

A few weeks back HarlemGuy of HarlemCondoLife spotted a group of people wearing bright read t-shirts emblazoned with the word “volunteer” on the back preparing to enter Harlem Children’s Zone at 689 Lenox Avenue in East Harlem. Harlem…

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Harlem Children's Zone office gets a facelift

A few weeks back HarlemGuy of HarlemCondoLife spotted a group of people wearing bright read t-shirts emblazoned with the word “volunteer” on the back preparing to enter Harlem Children’s Zone at 689 Lenox Avenue in East Harlem. Harlem…

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Is FDB becoming the restaurant row in Harlem?

For the last couple of years (let’s say three, which isn’t that long), there have been a number of new cafes, restaurants, and bars that have opened up along Frederick Douglass Blvd between 111th and 119th Street. If…

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Harlem's Bebenoir Holiday Style Event

A few weeks back we blogged about a good shopping experience at Bebenoir in Central Harlem. They are kicking off the holiday season with a style event on November 25th. If you are looking to purchase a fun…

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Central Harlem Building Going Down

By HarlemGal I was walking along 110th Street and noticed the building on 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue was halfway knocked down. It appears this corner, which has been untouched forever with scaffolding, is going down, kuhputz, adios,…

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Harlem Flo (floral atelier)

By HarlemHouse A great little addition to the up and coming new businesses on Frederick Douglass Blvd. This friendly and helpful flower shop carries a nice selection of house plants and a large variety of cut flowers.  They…

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Exxon Out, BP in at Central Park North/FDB Gas Station

What has typically been an Exxon gas station for many years, has apparently changed ownership to BP.  This was very evident recently with a worker changing the sign during a sunny day in Harlem at 111th and Frederick…

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Finefare Grocery In Harlem

Last Saturday HarlemGuy of HarlemCondoLife.com ventured to Finefare Supermarket.  Think of it as Harlem’s version of a Whole Foods.  Located on 116th and Lenox Ave.  It is deceptively cavernous.  Always packed.  Great prices.  Great selection.  Convenient location.  Go there…

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Reflections of an Upcoming Sandwich Place

HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife Word on the Harlem street, between 112th and 113th on FDB, is that this is going to be a sandwich place. Yummy.  With the hanging of purple drapes, I assumed wine bar.  Maybe its sandwiches…

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