July 24th, 2013 by harlemcondolife

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Harlem Welcomes 2647, A New American Fusion Concept Bar, Lounge and Restaurant on Frederick Douglass Boulevard which will open August 3rd, 2013.

2647 Harlem Bar, Lounge & Restaurant features 11 high definition televisions as well as an 80-inch HD flat screen serving as a centerpiece directly behind the 1,000 square foot main bar. With ample room for large groups, 2647 will incorporate an 800 square foot lounge area, a separate 1,000 square foot VIP room for private events and bottle service, and an open-air 400 square foot outdoor patio.

The Grand Opening of 2647 will be Saturday, August 3rd at 9pm, with a registered media event and soft opening on August 1st.  If you are interested in attending the registered media event contact info2647harlem.com.   Considering how crowded Harlem Tavern is nightly on Frederick Douglass & 116th Street, 2647 Harlem should also do well higher up on the Boulevard on 141 Street.  Looking forward to checking it out soon.

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2647 Harlem
2647 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, New York, New York 10030

(301) 520-5555

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July 15th, 2013 by harlemhouse

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Tune into Bravo this week Wednesday July 17th, 2013 for the “Harlem Shake” episode of Million Dollar Listing New York featuring our very own neighborhood, Harlem!

This is a great series about New York real estate and we are happy that Harlem will be featured in it.  Congratulations to Harlem Lofts for your work in this and not to mention great exposure.  We look forward to the episode.

As you may remember we first reported  Million Dollar Listing Caught Filming in Harlem  back on March 18th, 2013 referring to Harlem Lofts and how much exposure that Harlem in general, was getting as of late.

Million Dollar Listing New York Sneak Peak

*Thanks Robert for the tip of when it will air Wednesday, July 17th at 9pm.

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July 5th, 2013 by Native New Yorker

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April 29th, 2013 by harlemcondolife

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The Shrine Bar Restaurant is all kinds of fun.  Literally, with its World Music Venue in Harlem you can expect to hear a wide variety of different music every week.  I was there recently with friends just passing through (not for a particular event), and was happy to meet Francois Maheux, the man responsible for Bookings and  Promotions.  We were discussing Harlem, Apollo Theater and just music in general and how vital live music is to Harlem and the history of Harlem.  There are many great spots to hear music in Harlem and Shrine is no exception.  It is the perfect size venue, roomy but not too big with a comfortable, inviting and festive interior.  I especially enjoy that you can hear jazz, hip hop, funk, world, reggae, Latin, rap, blues rock on any given night as they keep it interesting, current and on the pulse.  Here is a list of upcoming events you can see at Shrine Bar Restaurant/World Music Venue.  Recently friend to our blog, Harlem born and raised “John O” of Tha Gecko Brothas, perfromed there and I’m sure that they will return over the summer months.  It is worth passing through if you have not been there yet to check out their food and drinks MENU.  Every once in a while there is a cover for special events like an AIDS benefit, or a fundraiser where customers are more than happy to contribute.  The Shrine has great drinks if you like margaritas and pina coladas.  My friend recommended the pina colada (with a splash of grand  marnier on top) which was very good especially with a side order of wings.  You cannot go wrong with that combo.  Next time I would like to sit in their outdoor seating and try their Fela Burger and also their Afro Chicken which both looked good.  But then definitely come back inside to enjoy some great live music!
(Make sure you check out The Shrine Sunday Jazz Jam Session which is each and every Sunday)

*Stay tuned as HarlemCondoLife will continue to keep you posted with events at the Shrine.

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Shrine Bar Restaurant
2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd
New York, NY 10030
(212) 690-7807

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October 27th, 2012 by Native New Yorker

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The Harlem Treasure Chest is an outdoor flea market that opened last spring on the corner of Frederick Douglass Blvd and West 117th Street.  They are partnering with Silent Voices United  to host a Children’s Monster Ball this Sunday afternoon, October 28th from noon to 4 pm.  This free children’s event will include lots of tricks & treats, books, rides and special guest appearances by community celebrities and artists, who will judge the “Pablo Pumpicasso Children’s Art & Best Halloween Costume Contest”.

This is Harlem Treasure Chest’s last weekend. I hope they will return next year.  I have enjoyed browsing there over the last few months and have found a couple of gems amidst the assorted wares.

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September 9th, 2012 by Native New Yorker

By NativeNewYorker

Writing the Election 2012” is a novel, non-partisan event being planned by the Harlem theater community to encourage all of us to register and vote.  Writers are invited to submit ten-minute plays, short scenes or monologues about the upcoming presidential election.  Subject matter can include any aspect of the political process: the issues, civic life, government, leadership, public service, voting, etc.  Diversity of opinions from all points on the political spectrum are welcome.

Accepted works will be read at a free, public event hosted by Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (2031-33 Fifth Avenue, between 125th and 126th Streets) on Monday, October 29th from 7:30-10:30pm ( originally scheduled for September 28th).

Yvette Heyliger,
Director, Playwright, Producer

“Writing the Election 2012” is sponsored by Classical Theatre of Harlem and New Black Fest and is being produced by Twinbiz, Harlem playwright Yvette Heyliger’s production company.  Scripts must be submitted no later than September 21st at 11:59pm.  For more information or to submit your play or your directing resume, please contact Yvette Heyliger at Writing the Election 2012.   Plays should be no longer than ten pages, in 12 point Times New Roman font, and in standard playwriting format. Monologues should be one page only and in 12 point Times New Roman font.  Actors with cold-reading skills should email/bring pictures and resume for on-site casting beginning at 6:00pm. There is no submission fee for playwrights. There is no compensation for the actors or directors.

Join Yvette and other members of the Harlem theater community for “Writing the Election 2012” on October 29th when the plays, moderated by a guest political pundit, will be read “to celebrate the joy of democracy and to inspire citizens to get out and vote on Election Day”.

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July 31st, 2012 by Native New Yorker

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May 30th, 2012 by HarlemGuy

StreetEasy.com’s VP of Research Sofia Song indicates that while prices across Manhattan have remained relatively flat since last year’s first quarter, Central Harlem has seen a 6.6 percent increase in median closing price.  This is the highest of any neighborhood in the city. Additionally, the supply of available apartments is down 17.7 percent from 2011.

For instance, One Museum Mile with condos above the Museum for African Art at 1280 Fifth Ave., have seen units selling for as much as $3.1 million.  Nearby The Related Companies have started marketing 1214 Fifth Ave., Mount Sinai’s newest tower, which features 30 floors of rentals and the amenities of a luxury condo, including a pool, fitness center and a screening room.

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May 6th, 2012 by HarlemGuy

Featuring affordable central Harlem Condo Tour.

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March 18th, 2012 by Icare4Harlem

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Community Healthcare Network Helen B. Atkinson Health Center

By Icare4Harlem

Anyone who has gone without medical insurance knows that to see a physician, dentist, or any other medical professional can be a costly experience. Often the uninsured/underinsured simply go without routine preventative care which can lead to life threatening events. The Community Healthcare Network provides medical services at the Helen B. Atkinson (HBA) Health Center, east of Lenox Ave. on 115th St., in Central Harlem. A wide range of services is offered at this center. Patients are able to receive Primary Care, HIV Care, Mental Health Care, Social Services, Health Education, Nutrition Services, Dental Care, Podiatry Services, Reproductive Health Care, and Services for Teens.

The Community Healthcare Network is a not-for-profit organization with several locations throughout New York City. The health centers allow patients to receive care regardless of immigration status, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, or ability to pay. The commitment to meet the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care is apparent as you notice posters offering translation services in numerous languages. The Network also ensures that the staff reflects the diversity within the community.

Dr. Sheree Morgan, DMD

Recently I had a chance to experience dental services at the HBA Health Center. I was able to see Dr. Sheree Morgan, DMD. She had a warm, jovial, and professional manner that put you at ease from the moment she asked the proverbial question, “When was your last dental visit?” At one time I did not have dental coverage so I sheepishly admitted that I was overdue for a check-up–no punitive remarks or glaring eyes as Dr. Morgan proceeded with the examination. I would also like to note that her assistant was very efficient. My x-rays were available before Dr. Morgan finished cleaning my teeth. During the procedure, I found out that Dr. Morgan had a previous career as a chemist. Patients at the HBA Health Center should feel confident that Dr. Morgan is not only competent in dentistry but also understands the chemical interactions of the medications used in her line of work.

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Community Healthcare Network

Helen B. Atkinson Health Center

81 West 115th St.

New York, NY 10026

212-426-0088

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