‘Christmas in Harlem’ by Kanye West named one of the best by Rolling Stone Magazine

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By HarlemCondoLife Rolling Stone Magazine recently announced the greatest rock and roll Christmas songs. They named 16 songs and Kanye West’s “Christmas in Harlem” was ranked #16. Apparently the song is a follow-up to Run-DMC’s “Christmas in Hollis.”…

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Frizzante in Harlem renovating?

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By HarlemCondoLife I was walking by Frizzante this evening at 2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd in Harlem and I saw a ton of renovations happening! The place looks like it’s going through a major cosmetic change! But why? Isn’t…

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East Harlem to accommodate Magnolia Bakery’s expansion plans

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By HarlemCondoLife The West Village born cupcake shop is heading East, East Harlem to be exact, according to The Wall Street Journal. Magnolia Bakery has signed a 10-year lease at 1751 Park Avenue, which is on the corner…

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Quote: Angelique Kidjo

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“Go to Harlem!  We call it Little Senegal now.  Wherever I go, Africa is in my roots.” – Angelique Kidjo

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Vote for Frederick Douglass Blvd in annual Curbed.com neighborhood poll

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By HarlemCondoLife Frederick Douglass Blvd has been nominated to compete as best neighborhood of the year. It’s competing against Hunters Point in Queens. The Curbed Cup is collecting votes today! Go here to vote! Go FDB!

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Arianna Huffington stops by Harlem LitWorld Girls Club

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By HarlemCondoLife According to The Huffington Post.com, Arianna Huffington was in Harlem the evening of December 14! Arianna paid a visit to The Harlem LitWorld Girls Club as part of her latest Third World book tour. Ariana addressed…

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Paul McCartney performs at Harlem’s famous Apollo Theater to a celebrity packed crowd

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By HarlemCondoLife Monday night was supposed to be a quiet evening relaxing without the computer. Yeah right. The evening ended up being quite the opposite. I got sucked into the real-time online coverage of Paul McCartney playing at…

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Red Rooster in Harlem to open December 17

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By HarlemCondoLife The New York Times Diner’s Journal is reporting today that Red Rooster, located at 310 Lenox Avenue in Harlem, will open this Friday, December 17, for dinner only! The Times even has a copy of the…

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Frank Morrison Art Exhibit at Neiman Center Today & Tomorrow

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By NativeNewYorker Frank Morrison,  a well known “urban mannerism” artist, is being featured at a show this weekend in the gallery at the LeRoy Nieman Art Center at 2785 Frederick Douglass Blvd.  I saw some of his work at…

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