Two Eight-Story, 12-Unit Residential Buildings Filed At 1525 Bryant Avenue, Longwood

East Harlem-based Morrison Zhu Goodman Realty Group has filed applications for two eight-story, 12-unit residential buildings at 1525-1527 Bryant Avenue, in the West Bronx’s Longwood section. Each of them will measure 14,325 square feet, and across both, their residential units… Continue Reading →

Double Dutch Holiday Classic Sunday December 7th

By NativeNewYorker If you want to see some world class jump rope, check out the Double Dutch Holiday Classic this Sunday, December 7th from 1 – 4 pm at Harlem’s APOLLO Theatre.  If you’ve never seen competitive Double Dutch, you… Continue Reading →

December Coffee Bark this Saturday Dec 6th from 9am-11am

FROM THE FRIENDS OF ST. NICHOLAS PARK The St. Nick’s Dog Run Coffee Bark happens this Saturday, December 6th from 9am-11am.  Come kick off the holiday season at the Dog Run with some coffee, donuts and fun while socializing… Continue Reading →

St. Nicholas Park Holiday and Tree Lighting Festival

By FRIENDS OF ST. NICHOLAS PARK HOLIDAY AND TREE LIGHTING FESTIVAL Starring Tamara Tunie of TV’s Law and Order! On Saturday, December 6th from 3:00-6pm, the Friends of St. Nicholas Park will be hosting our Annual Holiday Festival at the… Continue Reading →

Happy 100th Birthday, Adam!

By NativeNewYorker  Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., New York City’s first African American City Councilman and Harlem’s first Black Congressman, was born on November 29, 1908. This colorful, charismatic and sometimes controversial Harlemite led the boycotts that integrated employment in the… Continue Reading →

100 Years Blow-Out Party at Harlem’s Windows on December 6th

By NativeNewYorker In the spring of 2007, the 100 Years Child Health Planning Project was launched to honor the 100th Anniversary of New York City’s Child Health Clinics. Led by the Commission for the Public’s Health System (CPHS), the aims of this… Continue Reading →

Parking in West Harlem

Looking for a way to deal with alternate side parking?  As parking on the streets of Harlem becomes increasingly more difficult, I decided to search for garages in the neighborhood.  On the corner of St. Nicholas and Frederick Douglass Blvd…. Continue Reading →

South Harlem in the news (again)

NY Residential has published a great video called “South Harlem – The Next Frontier” (view video).   And as previously reported by HarlemCondoLife (view post) South Harlem was specifically mentioned in a Village Voice feature article on the best of… Continue Reading →

HarlemCondoLife Adds Features

Due to popular demand HarlemCondoLife has added features making it easy for you to get the information you need, where you want it, when you want it. (1) Via web browser. (2) Via subscription using a tool called an RSS… Continue Reading →

Congratulations to President Elect Obama – Yes We Can.

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Now is the time to buy in Harlem

As I started my Sunday routines it occurred to me that now is a great time to buy in Harlem – as many past, present and future posts in this blog will attest. Prices have remained firm. Businesses continue to… Continue Reading →

Saturday In The Park In Harlem

I took a walk the other day along Morningside park in the teens and came across a refurbished playground featuring all the latest in kids recreation, including my favorite – water fountains and sprays.  The park was brimming with parents… Continue Reading →

Harriet Tubman Memorial “Swing Low”

  As you walk along Frederick Douglass Boulevard, one of the most striking sights is the statue of Harriet Tubman nestled in the triangle at 123rd Street where St. Nicholas Avenue crosses FDB.  This remarkable sculpture is the work of Alison… Continue Reading →

End of summer visit the the Drummers Circle

A few weeks’ back I visited Marcus Garvey Park to see and hear the famous Drummers Circle. It was fantastic.  They took over the former BBQ pit which I had hoped to try one day.  I had a great time watching… Continue Reading →

New Bike Shop Coming To FDB and 114th

Fellow bikers will be pleased to learn that a NEW BIKE SHOP is opening up on 8th and 114th.  It’s called Modsquad Bike Shop.   It replaces an old favorite – the bike store on 110th right off the circle which closed last… Continue Reading →

New Rental Building on Manhattan Avenue

The West-most corner of Harlem north of 116th (who some call South Harlem and others call Upper West Side) will be getting little busier.   A new rental building called Susan Court appears to be ready for occupancy. Renters will become… Continue Reading →

Experience Harlem Concert In Morningside Park 9/21/08

This afternoon (9/21) Experience Harlem sponsored a DJ’d House party in the upper reaches of Morningside Park. Families of all persuasions and racial compositions lounged on blankets strwen about the Lawn, noshing with friends and loved onsm while children romped… Continue Reading →

Where is Bank of America?

Over the last three years a number of bank branches have opened up on the gateway to Harlem, 8th avenue between 110 and 118.  First there was WAMU on 116.   Followed by the large Chase complex on 118th.  Most recently… Continue Reading →

Riverbank State Park

135th Street and the Hudson River

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