Harlem Black Arts Exhibit

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by HarlemOnaBudget “Weusi Revisited: 2010 showcases  the historically seminal work of the Weusi Collective. Founded in 1965, the Harlem-based Weusi (”way-oo-see,” which means Blackness in Swahili) are considered progenitors of the Black Arts Movement and were among the first…

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"Remembering Lena Horne in Harlem"

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By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife NBC New York honored Lena Horne on Monday with a TV news package highlighting her ties to Harlem. It is a touching news piece on the lovely, talented, and legendary jazz singer. I encourage…

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Haiti Rebirth Charity Brunch to be held at Columbia University

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By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife It has been several months since the horrible earthquake occurred in Haiti and there are still ways we can all assist in toward relief efforts right here in Harlem. A select group of professionals…

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Red Rooster lands on Lenox Avenue, Marcus Samuelsson to be cooking in Harlem Fall 2010

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By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife Can I just say from the start, I adore and appreciate our HarlemCondoLife.com readers very much! They’re like a Tonnie’s cupcake! Awesome! Seconds from when the Crain’s New York story broke about Red Rooster…

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The Life and Times of Malcolm X at Harlem’s Schomburg Center

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By HarlemCondoLife The Schomburg Center hosts a lot of interesting events. The last time I was there was for the Boy Scouts of Harlem documentary. They are now hosting another interesting event in partnership with the New York…

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Art & Furniture In Harlem

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By Icare4Harlem Whenever I’m asked, “What do you like about living in NYC?” initially I am compelled to provide the obvious “restaurants, Broadway, shopping experience” answer.  And although these are great reasons, I prefer to preface my response…

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Quote: Generosity

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“My grandfather taught me generosity. He sold snow cones in Harlem. I went with him at 5 and he let me hand out the change and snow cones. I learned a lot in the couple of years that…

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Is Emmitt Smith aiming to be the next Magic Johnson of Harlem?

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By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife Like most blogs, we received the same, interesting alert about Emmitt Smith and his posse of investors plans to open a hotel on the southwest corner of Lenox Avenue and 125th Street. The Wall…

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