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River Art – Harlem and the Upper West Side

Harlem Condo Life

River Art

If you are looking for something different to do in Harlem on your days off, check out the River Art on the Hudson River along the path.

Here are just a few of some of the many works starting from West 130th Street down to West 68th Street including new pieces that were not there last summer.

Olga Rudenko

The bike path and new park areas and piers all along the Hudson River have been  built up with landscape, sitting areas and sculptures for the city and tourists to enjoy.  I can remember 10 years ago when nothing was developed along the river.  It was still nice to bike or jog along but now it is beautiful, very scenic and on the weekends it gets more and more crowded.  As nice if not nicer than Chicago’s, Millennium Park and Austin’s, Zilker Park.

Music bands branded "Harlem"

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife
I am getting ready to journey out to Austin, Texas soon again and I noticed while I am there South by Southwest 2009 (SXSW) will be taking place, which is the equivalent of “sport’s March Madness” but for music. Since I blog about all things Harlem, I thought why not find out who is playing at SXSW that has some connection to mi gente y mi barrio. I narrowed my search to branding and found two bands using the name Harlem: Harlem Shakes and harlem.

Harlem Shakes is a New York City pop band.  According to their bio, they are from Brooklyn formed in 2006. And the other is a rock band named harlem from the host city formed in 2007.

Both bands sound good and worth checking out. However, I don’t know which one to go see? Maybe one or both? Digame?