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Frederick Douglass

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

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 →

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 →

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 

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 →

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

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

NBC’s Law & Order Filming in Harlem

By Austin2Harlem When I lived in Austin I enjoyed watching all of the various versions of Law & Order. Today, walking around in my new adopted city and neighborhood, Harlem, I came across the film crew of Law & Order…. Continue Reading →

NBC's Law & Order Filming in Harlem

By Austin2Harlem When I lived in Austin I enjoyed watching all of the various versions of Law & Order. Today, walking around in my new adopted city and neighborhood, Harlem, I came across the film crew of Law & Order…. Continue Reading →

Where Can I Buy The Duke Ellington Coin In Harlem

By HarlemGuy (excerpted from CNN.com) Today the United States Mint launched a new coin Tuesday featuring jazz legend Duke Ellington.  This make Duke Ellington the African-American to appear by himself on a circulating U.S. coin.   The coin was introduced Tuesday… Continue Reading →

A Brief History of Black History Month

By HarlemGuy The origins of Black History Month began when Carter G. Woodson founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915 and one year later, the Journal of Negro History.  Woodson was a Harvard-trained historian.  He believed… Continue Reading →

MetroPCS coming to Central Harlem

By HarlemGal When you walk the streets of Harlem ya never know what you will discover. Today, it’s a new wireless company coming to Harlem. Apparently MetroPCS is opening up a branch office in The Gateway Condominium Building, which is… Continue Reading →

Upscale grocery store coming to 118th St.&FDB

By HarlemGal HarlemCondoLife 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… Continue Reading →

Wine Tasting@Harlem’s The Winery

By HarlemGal If you are interested in pleasing your taste buds with “the wines of Alsace,” stop by The Winery tonight on Frederick Douglass Blvd between 116th and 117th Street. They are haveing a wine tasting from 6-8 pm on… Continue Reading →

Wine Tasting@Harlem's The Winery

By HarlemGal If you are interested in pleasing your taste buds with “the wines of Alsace,” stop by The Winery tonight on Frederick Douglass Blvd between 116th and 117th Street. They are haveing a wine tasting from 6-8 pm on… Continue Reading →

UPDATE: MODSquad Grand Opening-December 12-13th

By HarlemGal I went by MODSquad for the Grand Opening this past weekend to check it out…and let me tell you the place is very nice inside! And the owners, who are Harlemites, are super cool!  Here’s the lowdown on some… Continue Reading →

Lemon Cake at Lee Lee’s in Harlem

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife 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… Continue Reading →

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