A Brief History of Black History Month

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By HarlemGuy The origins of Black History Month began when Carter G. Woodson founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915 and one year later, the Journal of Negro History.  Woodson was a Harvard-trained historian. …

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Apollo Theater

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By HarlemHouse It has been brought to our attention that through this period of economical change our beloved Apollo Theater  is struggling.  Note this excerpt from a recent article in UPTOWN MAGAZINE: by N. Jamiyla Chisholm “Something’s Gotta…

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Aqueduct Court in Harlem's Hamilton Heights

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By HarlemGal I search a lot of various sites about my Harlem community both for play and work. I stumbled across what I think is an extremely different real estate site and I wanted to share it with…

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Aqueduct Court in Harlem’s Hamilton Heights

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By HarlemGal I search a lot of various sites about my Harlem community both for play and work. I stumbled across what I think is an extremely different real estate site and I wanted to share it with…

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MetroPCS coming to Central Harlem

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By HarlemGal When you walk the streets of Harlem ya never know what you will discover. Today, it’s a new wireless company coming to Harlem. Apparently MetroPCS is opening up a branch office in The Gateway Condominium Building,…

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Amy Ruth's expanding, Not Heading to Brooklyn

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  By HarlemGal According to Crain’s New York, Amy Ruth’s, Harlem’s famous eatery at 116th Street and Lenox Avenue, will not be opening a second location as initially planned in Brooklyn, but will move forward with their plans…

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Amy Ruth’s expanding, Not Heading to Brooklyn

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  By HarlemGal According to Crain’s New York, Amy Ruth’s, Harlem’s famous eatery at 116th Street and Lenox Avenue, will not be opening a second location as initially planned in Brooklyn, but will move forward with their plans…

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V & T

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By HarlemHouse It’s all about the sauce!  This Pizzeria has been around forever.  Since 1945 to be exact.  Though it has been strongly supported by Columbia University residents throughout the years, it reaches a much broader audience of…

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Harlem Condo Alert: The Alycia Completely Sold?

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By HarlemGal, I walk down 114th Street between Frederick Douglass and Manhattan Avenue all the time heading to Morningside Heights Park. When you take this walk, you see construction every where in this area. Just the other day…

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