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My family Walkabout in Harlem

By HarlemGal While The Wall Street Journal recently posted their Walkabout in Harlem with Vibe Magazine Co-CEO Brett Wright and the WSJ’s Lee Hakwins, I want to share how I did my very own Walkabout with family members…

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Watch New York City Marathon in Harlem

By HarlemGal There are a ton of spots to watch and root the runners on for the New York City Marathon. However, there are a few limited spots that actually are not that crowded along the route. In…

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HarlemGal for HCL’s top ten reasons on why Harlem is one of the best places to live in New York City

By HarlemGal HarlemCondoLife.com is a blog that writes about all things positive about Harlem. We tell our stories from “nuestros corazones.” Unfortunately, we don’t have data, grids or a fancy magazine to back up our stories. We only…

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Robert Graham funeral held

By HarlemGal On Saturday,  a funeral was held in Los Angeles for the late Robert Graham. Graham created the Duke Ellington Memorial in Harlem, which stands 30 feet tall high with three columns topped with muses holding up…

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Sunday Jazz Corner with Jimmie Lunceford

James Melvin “Jimmie” Lunceford (June 6, 1902 – July 12, 1947) was an American Jazz alto saxophonist and bandleader in the swing era. Jimmie Lunceford is the odd man out in jazz history. This bandleader made no waves with his musicianship –…

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