Another Harlem church siding with the real estate gods?

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By HarlemGal Okay….what’s up with the church on Manhattan Ave between 115th and 116th Street? It appears that this place of worship has decided – by choice I hope – to side with the real estate gods.  They…

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Another Quality Dry Cleaner opens in Harlem

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By HarlemGal On my way to Chase Bank, I noticed that Quality Dry Cleaner was having their Grand Opening today for its new location on Frederick Douglass Blvd between 116th and 117th Street. I met the owner and…

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Harlem's N Boutique moving

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By HarlemGal Wondering why N Boutique is closed and no signs of shopping life inside? They’re moving “a few blocks away” from their 116th Street flagship store. They are planning “a new store opening and celebrity-filled relaunch event.”…

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Harlem’s N Boutique moving

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By HarlemGal Wondering why N Boutique is closed and no signs of shopping life inside? They’re moving “a few blocks away” from their 116th Street flagship store. They are planning “a new store opening and celebrity-filled relaunch event.”…

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It’s My Park! Day Next Saturday, May 16th from 11am-4pm!

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It’s My Park! Day will take place in St. Nicholas Park on Saturday May 16th from 11am to 4pm.

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Last of the Harlem Lots

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By HarlemGal When I first moved to Harlem a few years back there were a ton of empty/abandon lots.  I am finding lately that these lots are now becoming extinct and there are only a few left –…

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Cherry Walk in Full Bloom

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By Harlemista   That small exquisite window of beauty known as Spring-on-the-Cherry walk is in full swing. Travel from 125th street (don’t miss the new waterside park) down to 103rd along the sparkling Hudson River mostly under a…

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Arts Groups To Occupy Prime Location On 125th Street

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By HarlemHouse Two nonprofit arts groups have been selected as part of the proposed Mart 125 redevelopment project.  They are the National Jazz Museum in Harlem and ImageNation (independent cinema and progressive music established in 1997 to support…

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NYC Mayor Bloomberg declares 4/29 Duke Ellington Day

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HarlemGuy Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has declared April 29 Duke Ellington Day in honor of the 110th anniversary of the jazz legends birth. To commemorate his life, The Islands Of The Bahamas are sponsoring a special run of…

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