December 24th, 2014 by HarlemGuy

Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us here at Harlem Condo Life.  Wishing everyone a very Happy New Year in 2015!

We invite you to enjoy our favorite Christmas Mixes, curated by

Click on the player below.  Or download them via iTunes.


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December 8th, 2013 by harlemhouse

Have your Holiday Party or a large gathering of friends at Lido with a special wine and dinner tasting.  The way that Lido is designed it can easily accommodate a large group.  But even more special you can custom a wine and dinner tasting for an extra special evening with Sommelier, Andrea Wobensmith.  The holidays are upon us but it is not too late!  Please see below for more information on this unique alternative for a Christmas Party, or just for a large gathering of friends.  I have been to one of Andrea’s presentations at Lido and can assure you that you will not be disappointed.  Also a nice option for after the holidays if you want to just plan something for 2014.

Come join us at Lido during the holidays for a wine and dinner tasting. Bring your friends or hold your company holiday party with us. Learn about history, grapes and other important wine facts.  Discover why certain foods pair better than others with your wine. Sommelier, Andrea Wobensmith will lead the tasting in a fun and relaxed setting. We are offering 4 and 5 course pairings for 10 or more individuals. For reservations please call Lido at 646-490-8575, or Andrea Wobensmith at 917-733-9413,  Please see our  sample menu for your viewing:

First Course
Warm salad of arugula, roasted pears, walnuts, shaved parmesean
Wine: Prosecco Brut Jeio Bisol
Second Course
Arancini, risotto rice balls stuffed with gorgonzola
Wine: Rose Sangiovese
Third Course
Spaghettini, arrabiata with grilled shrimp
Wine: Toscana Rosso Circa
Fourth Course
Braised short ribs with fontina polenta, marscapone cream, fresh horseradish
Wine: Aglianico Del Vulture
Fifth Course
Chocolate budino with sea salt
Taylor Fladgate, Fine Ruby

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December 24th, 2012 by harlemhouse

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Happy Holidays from Harlem Condo Life!

Please enjoy this 2012 FREE DOWNLOAD Holiday Compilation Podcast – CHRISTMAS MIX 2012.

Jazz, Soul, Classical, Traditional, R & B and Country featuring musical artists Mary J Blige, Michael Buble, Whitney Houston, Sinead O’Connor, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Michael McDonald, Take 6, Enya, Mariah Carey, Lady Antebellum, Harry Connick Jr. and many more.
Wishing all of you the very best in 2013!

For iTunes CHRISTMAS MIX 2012
For Podbean

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December 2nd, 2012 by harlemhouse

What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors (Hardcover)

By (author) Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld

This childrens/family book was written by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. It is a wonderful and important book. It will help children and the whole family to find their path. This book makes a great gift.

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December 4th, 2009 by HarlemGuy

By HarlemGuy

HarlemCondoLife is pleased to announce the best decorated storefront window Christmas gallery. 

The idea is simple: send your favorites to us via email ( so we can share with others on a gallery on

I love to walk around Harlem and take in the creativity and care that local shop keepers put into their displays. 

My favorite at the moment is Posh Paws on Fred. Doug. Blvd. south of 115th street – see photo below. 

The photo below does not do it justice.  Looking for better ones so join in the fun and send us a favorite today! 

Even better yet, stop by, pay them a visit, purchase a gift, and take a pic. 

And let them know HarlemCondoLife sent you.

Help us  celebrate Harlem for the Holidays!

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December 24th, 2008 by Harlem Condo Life


The blogging family of would like to extend bright wishes to everyone for the holidays! May everyone enjoy this time with family and friends! Until after the 25th… Happy Holidays!

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December 23rd, 2008 by harlemhouse

By HarlemHouse

As we drift into the holidays, HarlemCondoLife would like to share a  deliciously smooth custom blend of old and new melodies that are sure to warm hearts and souls.


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December 20th, 2008 by HarlemGuy



By HarlemGuy

Through January 2, more than 40 Harlem retailers, restaurants, bakeries, theaters, and museums have partnered with NYC & Company to celebrate the neighborhood and the holiday season, with more than 20 merchants offering savings and promotions.   Mention “Harlem for the Holidays” at participating venues from December 4 to January 2 to enjoy the deals.

FREE this year, a Harlem for the Holidays TROLLEY – operated by Gray Line New York Sightseeing – will provide free rides to the neighborhood. The service will be offered daily through January 2, with a trolley departing from Times Square and making four stops within Harlem.  The free trolley will depart daily every two hours between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm from Times Square at the corner of West 48th Street and Broadway.  Pick up your tickets at the Times Square Alliance Information Center (Seventh Avenue between 46th and 47th Streets) or at the Gray Line Visitor Center (Eighth Avenue between 47th and 48th Streets).

Merchants include:

The Brownstone,
Creole Restaurant,
Dinosaur BBQ,
Harlem’s Heaven Boutique,
Harlem Lanes,
Harlem Underground,
Hats By Bunn,
Hudson River Cafe,
Katrina Parris Flowers,
Londel’s Supper Club,
Melba’s Restaurant,
National Jazz Museum,
Progressive Unlimited,
Settepani Bakery, and
Strictly Roots Restaurant.

Don’t miss LX.TV First Look NY’s special Harlem for the Holidays video, featuring select venues like the Brownstone and the Studio Museum.

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December 1st, 2008 by HarlemGuy

Starring Tamara Tunie of TV’s Law and Order!

On Saturday, December 6th from 3:00-6pm, the
Friends of St. Nicholas Park will be hosting our Annual Holiday Festival at the 135th street plaza located in the park at 135th street and St. Nicholas Avenue.

This year our event includes a visit from Santa Claus, and arts and crafts for the kids! Our tree lighting stars TV’s Law & Order star Tamara Tunie who will be reading the holiday classic “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” Other performers will include performers from the Harlem School of the Arts.

Hot chocolate and Hot Apple Cider will be served.

We still need volunteers to help! If interested please contact us at

DONATE AND GET A PERSONALIZED ORNAMENT ON THE TREE!This holiday season, for as little as a $10 donation to us, the
Friends of St. Nicholas Park will write a message from you or your
family on a personalized ornament and hang it on our tree.

Click below to download the PDF. Fill it in with all the information
and send in to the Friends of St. Nicholas Park and we’ll get your
ornament up on our tree. The tree will be up until just after the New
Year, so New Year’s wishes are welcomed as well.

Thanks you and see you on December 6th!

Friends of St. Nicholas Park

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