Category Archives: HarlemCondoLife

Thought Matters: Real to Reel: From Slow Motion Riot To Law & Order: SVU

By Peter Blauner In the equatorial heat of a July morning in Harlem, a middle-aged lady in thigh-high plastic boots was standing underneath the el tra… Read more: Television, New York City, New York, Law & Order, Harlem, Mariska Hargitay, … Continue reading

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MISS/MR Harlem Shake Contest Accepting Online Applications

Listen up Shakester! We are now accepting applications for our MR. and/or MISS Harlem Shake 2017 contestants. The online applications are to be sent to MHS@harlemshakenyc.com. You can also just submit via the website. We will be receiving submissions from TODAY … Continue reading

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Harlem Fashion Week Celebrates Success with Symposium

To help facilitate the growth of the fashion industry in Harlem, on March 25th 2017 Harlem Fashion Week will be hosting a business of fashion symposium entitled “The Network”: Where Fashion and Industry Converge to create Empire. This event is for: designers, bloggers, photographers, models stylists, MUA everyone … Continue reading

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Uptown Soul Lounge Celebrates One Year Anniversary

On Friday, February 24, The Elixir Media Group‘s Uptown Soul Lounge series will celebrate its one year anniversary and pay homage to black history and iconic artists who have harnessed the power of being unapologetically black. This milestone event will take place in the … Continue reading

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Fourth-Generation Harlem Artist Challenges What It Means To Be An American

In artist David Shrobe’s multimedia work “Guerrilla Tactics,” the edge of a gold picture frame knocks up against a curved slice of mosaic nestle… Read more: Painting, Art History, Black History, Harlem, Arts News

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21 Striking Photos Of Black Millennials Who Declare ‘We, Too, Are America’

This Black History Month, HuffPost Black Voices is declaring “We, Too, Are America” and we held an event in Harlem on Monday to acknowledge and ce… Read more: Arts and Entertainment, Black Lives Matter, United States, Black History Month, Harlem, … Continue reading

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A History Of Black Cowboys And The Myth That The West Was White

A quick internet search of “American cowboy” yields a predictable crop of images. Husky men with weathered expressions can be seen galloping on ho… Read more: New York, New York City, Harlem, Art and Photography (Books), American Old West, Studio … Continue reading

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Lester & Charlie: You Have to Meet Wilson and Maria: Homeless and Hopeful

GIMME SHELTER Though Kit’s body was removed promptly from Harlem’s Morningside Park after he hanged himself from a tree, no one bothered for about f… Read more: Politics, Homelessness, New York, New York City, Video, Documentary, Cathedral of St. John … Continue reading

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Stacy Parker Le Melle: Black Filmmakers Shine: Interview with Harlem Filmmaker Nadhege Ptah

This morning, we woke up to the Academy Award news that three movies that center Black lives – Moonlight, Fences, and Hidden Figures – were nominated … Read more: Nadhege Ptah, Black Filmmakers, Black Hollywood, Academy Awards, #OscarsSoWhite, #OscarsSoBlack, Harlem, … Continue reading

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Suzan Johnson Cook: Finishing Stong!

I’ve had the most amazing past six months. I had a sabbatical, 6 months off, to Sort through, sift through, shift, swim and get my Strength back. Afte… Read more: New York City, New Year, Motivation, Delta Sigma Theta, NYC … Continue reading

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