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QUOTE: Frederick Douglass

“A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.” – Frederick Douglass

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Silvana’s sign is up!

As I was walking home this evening, I noticed this attractive marquis on the southwest corner of 116th and Frederick Douglass Blvd.  Silvana will be a “cafe boutique” featuring Middle Eastern food, international goods, and live music. Their website is … Continue reading

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Hot Lot on Central Park North – Harlem Gas Station in the News

Several articles surfaced today in the papers and on local news channels about the corner Harlem gas station located on 11oth Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard.  This is an unfortunate situation that the city will most likely end up winning. … Continue reading

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QOUTE: Frederick Douglass

“People might not get all they work for in this world, but they must certainly work for all they get.” – Frederick Douglass 

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Lasker Pool and all NYC Parks’ Outdoor Pools Are Open

NYC Parks’ outdoor pools are now open just in time for the heatwave!  See below for a listing of most of the pools in the Manhattan and Bronx area.  The Pools will be open from June 28 until September 3, … Continue reading

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QUOTE: Frederick Douglass

“I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.” – Frederick Douglass

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Harlem’s Marcus Samuelsson receives Frederick Douglass Award

By HarlemCondoLife I was flipping through newspapers from this week and came across a huge congratulatory advertisement in The New York Times regarding our very own Harlemite, Marcus Samuelsson. Apparently on May 12, Samuelsson was awarded the Frederick Douglass Award … Continue reading

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Beer tasting at Harlem’s bier international

By HarlemCondoLife The holidays are over. However, the fun can continue! Bier international is starting off the first work week of the year with a beer tasting by a local  Brooklyn micro brewery called Six Point. Go by bier international … Continue reading

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Harlem makes its debut on YouTube search stories

By HarlemGal As a blogger, I am constantly on the internet using various search terms to help with blog posts about Harlem. I decided to take some of those search terms I use frequently about Harlem and apply them to … Continue reading

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Frederick Douglass Circle in Harlem opens, people already visiting

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife Today is the first day that Frederick Douglass Circle in Harlem is available to the public. Yes, it is officially open after more than seven years in the making.Wow. It’s about time and long overdue. According to … Continue reading

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