Prince holds surprise news conference in Harlem to launch Welcome 2 America tour

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By HarlemGal Early evening Thursday (October 14), the Harlem online community on Twitter were all abuzz informing all interested parties that Prince was in Harlem holding a surprise news conference at the Apollo Theater, and if you wanted…

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Visit Harlem Pop in East Harlem

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By HarlemGal While I was walking around Central and East Harlem this past weekend for the Harlem Art Walk, I stumbled across Harlem Pop, a marketplace, art gallery and performance space located at 2037 Fifth Avenue in Harlem. This…

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Aloft Hotel plans to offer Harlem-made or themed items in cul-de-sac type shop

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By HarlemGal While The Aloft Hotel, located at 2296 Frederick Douglass Blvd., is receiving a ton of news coverage at the moment from the traditional media as the first hotel to open in Harlem since 1967 (darn that’s…

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Harlem is booming says NY Times supplement

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By HarlemGal Did anyone see the supplement in The New York Times last week featuring the new condo developments in Harlem? It mentions The Livmor, Ellington on the Park, 2280 Frederick Douglass, and The Apex inside The Aloft…

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Pizza plans a possibility for Harlem's Settepani

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By HarlemGal What do you think about a pizza place opening on Lenox Avenue? Several readers have whispered in our ear saying that the southeast corner of Lenox Ave and 119th Street in Harlem is being prepped as…

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Harlem Art Walk 2010 provided medley of artistry

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By HarlemGal Saturday and Sunday (October 9th and 10th) were absolutely gorgeous days to be out and about in Harlem. I took advantage of the wonderful weather with an art walk around Harlem…for free! The Harlem Art Walk…

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Wonderful weather compliments success of Harlem Harvest Festival and Fresh Food Summit

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By HarlemGal This past week my fellow blogger, NativeNewYorker, told you about the Harlem Harvest Festival and Fresh Food Summit taking place on October 9. Did you check it out? We did and enjoyed the event very much!…

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Meet the founder of 'Harlem Street Painters'

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By HarlemGal As we approach the annual Harlem Art Walk, which is taking place this weekend (October 9th and 10th), we wanted to introduce one of the artists who will be participating in that event as part of…

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Harlem Harvest Festival "FRESH FOOD SUMMIT" This Saturday

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  By NativeNewYorker Harlem suffers from a paucity of choices for fresh foods and vegetables and an abundance of fast food options – a combination sometimes referred to as a “food desert.”  The Harlem4 Center for Change, a community-based not-for-profit organization, is…

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