February 11th, 2010 by harlemhouse

by HarlemHouse

An exclusive event Thursday, February 18th from 5PM-9PM at “SWING” on 1960 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd & 118th St.  Come join Helena & Moun to celebrate “I Love Harlem”  See invite…   SWING_E_INVITE2

There will be Music/a DJ, Specialty Goods on sale, along with hor’dourves, wine/drinks etc.

The store has an eclectic collection of signature gift items… Groove, Culture, Art & Music… many hand selected items and off the beat and path merchandise which make for a perfect gift.

Very unique for kids, your wife, husband or friends to shop for something that not every other store carries.

Stop by and check it out for yourself.  Or better yet SWING…on by next Thursday night to celebrate and catch the vibe of the store, while socializing, shopping, having a drink and listening to some music all at the same time.

Food will be catered by Mojo.

SEE YOU THERE!!

SWING /a concept store

1960 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd.

Harlem, NY 10026

212.222.5802

RSVP at info@swing-nyc.com

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January 7th, 2010 by Harlem Condo Life

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UPDATE: Click here to see Construction Intervention’s makeover of Harlem’s Just Wingin It!

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife
I was walking along Frederick Douglass Blvd. this evening (Thursday) and I could not help but notice a ton of c-stands with giant lights, a van full of camera men and a boat load of construction workers at 118th and FDB! I asked the still photographer on site and one of the construction workers what was going on inside Harlem’s Just Wingin It, a chicken wings place right on the northeast corner. They said they were filming a Discovery Channel TV show called Construction Intervention, a renovation show that will be hosted by Charlie Frattini, a project executive for Muss Brooklyn Development Corp. Good for Just Wingin It. I always wondered what was up with that place!
According to one of the workers on site, the show will air this coming March. That sounds realistic given the renovation has to be completed within four days for each project! Sounds like an interesting show. HarlemCondoLife will be sure to watch!

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December 5th, 2009 by Harlem Condo Life

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife
A reader tipped us off to the latest happenings with Best Yet in the SoHa Bldg at 118th Street and Frederick Douglass Blvd. Based on the information below, Best Yet is moving along and they appear to want to keep the community in the loop…and so does one of HarlemCondoLife’s readers. A big thanks to tero for the information!

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July 21st, 2009 by Native New Yorker
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By NativeNewYorker

Located in the basement of The Douglass at 279 W 117th Street, this used to be a “monthly’s only” garage, (mostly for residents of the Douglass)  but it is now open to the public.  The entrance is actually on 118th Street, between Frederick Douglass Blvd and St. Nicholas Ave.  It’s open 24 hours, the staff are friendly and, as of this post, monthly spaces are still available and reasonably priced. 

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 There is also casual parking for visitors – any 12 hours is only $8.45 + tax.  Check it out!

 

 

 

 

PARK 1117th LLC 

279 W   Street   

New York, NY 10026 

212 222-0242

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May 29th, 2009 by Harlem Condo Life

By HarlemGal

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At the corner of 117th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard, a new restaurant is slowly coming to life and our prediction of Frederick Douglass Blvd (between 110th Street and 125th) becoming “the restaurant row” of Harlem is inching its way toward reality.  Workers are on site every day hammering and painting away to ensure the new restaurant opens up in June – just in time for the summer season. Its been reported on several blogs that this corner will be the home of a new Italian restaurant, however, what I have not heard definitively is whose behind this new place?  Our tipsters say its the owner of Society Cafe and 67 Orange, along with a few quite investors. If you know scoop, tell us!

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January 12th, 2009 by Harlem Condo Life

By HarlemGal
SoHa 118HarlemCondoLife has been hearing rumors about an upscale grocery store coming to Central Harlem. It’s a rumor no more! I spoke with Winick Realty Group today and they have confirmed that they are bringing a high end grocery store to the SoHa Building at 118th and Frederick Douglass.

Winick could not confirm who the retailer is yet. They only said that they are working on plans and hope to make an announcement soon! Like in a week in a half! We think this is good news for the area! Another option to get groceries!

If you have more details than Winick, please let us know!

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December 6th, 2008 by Harlem Condo Life

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife (twitter: @HarlemHCL)

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Not too long ago I had guests in town visiting from Florida who once lived in NYC. They wanted to walk the streets of Harlem. So I took them down the fabulous and famous Frederick Douglass Blvd. We get to 118th Street and FDB; and we see this adorable candy-striped awning with lovely tree stands. As we get closer, this amazing sweet smell creeps in. The smell is basically like a magnate. It pulls us in. Low and behold there is a variety of baked goods shelved in three levels for all to see – not to mention the nicest man there waiting to greet you. I believe it was Mr. Lee Lee himself. Me and my guests ended up purchasing a variety of baked goods. I had a slice of the lemon cake that was cut wide and tall. They had cinnamon rolls with pecans. My lemon cake was scrumptious with just the right amount of lemon taste. If your taste buds want something else, there was also red velvet cake and sweet potato pie available as well.

My goodness….as I write this, I am having a craving for the lemon cake now!  That’s it. I am heading to Lee Lee’s today. Why deny yourself some cake when you can walk it off by walking the streets of Harlem.  Maybe I will see you there!

 
283 W 118th Street close to FDB
New York, NY 10026

(917) 493-6633

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December 6th, 2008 by Harlem Condo Life

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife

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Not too long ago I had guests in town visiting from Florida who once lived in NYC. They wanted to walk the streets of Harlem. So I took them down the fabulous and famous Frederick Douglass Blvd. We get to 118th Street and FDB; and we see this adorable candy-striped awning with lovely tree stands. As we get closer, this amazing sweet smell creeps in. The smell is basically like a magnate. It pulls us in. Low and behold there is a variety of baked goods shelved in three levels for all to see – not to mention the nicest man there waiting to greet you. I believe it was Mr. Lee Lee himself. Me and my guests ended up purchasing a variety of baked goods. I had a slice of the lemon cake that was cut wide and tall. They had cinnamon rolls with pecans. My lemon cake was scrumptious with just the right amount of lemon taste. If your taste buds want something else, there was also red velvet cake and sweet potato pie available as well.

My goodness….as I write this, I am having a craving for the lemon cake now!  That’s it. I am heading to Lee Lee’s today. Why deny yourself some cake when you can walk it off by walking the streets of Harlem.  Maybe I will see you there!

 
283 W 118th Street close to FDB
New York, NY 10026

(917) 493-6633

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