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Halloween in Harlem

It’s Halloween in Harlem!

Enjoy a Ghoulishly Great Week
filled with fun Halloween festivities
at your favorite neighborhood spots!

Halloween Costume Parties 
Costume 3-Mile Run
Kids Monster Ball
Haunted Houses
Pet Parades 

Want more?
We’ve got
Boozy Brunches and
All Night Happy Hours too!

There’s plenty of Harlem fun
this week and every week!

“I Love Harlem – #ThisIsMyHarlem”
T-Shirts available at

Angel of Harlem

Prince-Themed Halloween Party
Friday, October 28th

Music by DJ Likwuid


2272 Frederick Douglass Blvd

Halloween Costume Party
Saturday, October 29th

Music by DJ Michael York


Prize for the best costume.

MIST Harlem

Halloween Party
Monday, October 31st
6 pm-10 pm

Come as your favorite TV Character.
No cover charge, open to public!
46. W. 116th Street

Hoodwinked Escape

NYC’s Largest Immersive Horror Theatre Experience arrives in Harlem through November 6th!

The Uninvited: Awakening is a 25,000 square foot, 30-heart pounding minute experience; combining immersive theatrical storytelling, epic scenic design and scream inducing state-of –the-art special effects.  Located in the cellar level of the turn-of-the century  historic Graham Court building (which once served as stables for the Manhattan elite)  The Uninvited: Awakeninginvites audiences to embark on a self-guided exploration of the twisted and cracked halls of purgatory, immersing and interacting with a cast of 45 terrifying actors, stunt performers, and aerial artists who portray the dead that are waiting, craving life, and they will do anything to get it back.
You will hear, see, smell, and feel the fear!

151 W. 116th Street

Halloween R’ US

Children’s Monster Ball
Monday, October 31st
2PM – 6PM

Trick or Treat Bag Giveaways
Kids Dental Screening

A. Philip Randolph Square
St. Nicholas Avenue
btwn W. 116th Street & W. 117th Street

Harlem Doggie Day Spa

Halloween Pet Costume Parade!
Saturday, October 29th
12:30 PM
Convent Garden
Donation: $10
(Includes 10% off creative services at Harlem Doggie Day Spa)

Hamilton Heights Running Group

Halloween 3-Mile
Costume Fun Run!
Saturday, October 29th
3:30 PM

Best Costume Grand Prize Winner receives $100 Foodtown Harlem Gift Certificate

Convent Garden

Aloft Harlem
$5 Happy Hour every day!
5 pm – 7 pm
Monday Nights – GAME NIGHT!
(Happy Hour extended to 8 pm
Halloween 90’s Party!
DJ plays from 7 pm – 11 pm
Come dressed as your favorite 90’s HIP HOP / R&B artist
Grap the mic and sing a along
when the DJ plays your artist’s name!
Angel of Harlem

Weekend Brunch
Saturday and Sunday
$20 Unlimited Drink Specials
12 pm to 5 pm

2272 Frederick Douglass Blvd

All Night Happy Hour 
Wednesday and Thursday
$30 Prix Fixe Menu
MIST Harlem

All-Star Karaoke Brunch
Sunday, October 30th
12 pm-5 pm
Hosted by Patrick Riley
Giveaways courtesy of Miss Jessie’s
plus other surprise giveaways.

(Includes Prix Fixe Brunch, Mimosas, and Karaoke)
Paid at the door

46 W. 116th Street
Salon 804
4th Annual Breast Cancer Beauty Brunch
Saturday, October 29th
11 am

Xaviar’s on the Hudson
Yonkers, NY

Your donation includes a full course meal, unlimited Prosecco, Mimosas, Bellinis, Kir Royales, soft drinks, coffee, tea. and entertainment for $125

The Studio Museum in Harlem

Studio Salon:
Leslie Wayne and Saya Woolfalk
on Alma Thomas
Moderated by Ian Berry

Thursday, October 27th
7 pm – 9 pm

 This special edition of Studio Salon is presented on the occasion of Alma Thomas, an exhibition that examines the evolution of an artist who created a highly personal style that expanded upon traditional Abstract Expressionist and Washington Color School practices through experimentations with abstraction, color, line and pattern.

144 W. 125th Street






CCCADI Grand Opening Kicks Off this Weekend

Our Grand Opening Weekend kicks off tomorrow October 15th to Sunday, October 16th! The weekend is action packed with FREE activities for everyone. Activities such as our inaugural 3-part exhibition titled Home, Memory, and Future,” Calle Bembé neighborhood party, food vendors, children’s art activities, and Open House New York panels in collaboration with Apollo Theater and Positive Workforce.


October 2016 – March 2017 

The 3-part exhibition explores HOME in the age of gentrification, dislocation, migration, exile, belonging, health and unaffordable housing. The exhibition will feature work from 20 artists of various mediums, including augmented reality. Renowned curator, Lowery Stokes Sims joins Yasmin Ramirez, Marta Moreno Vega and Regina Bultrón Bengoa in curating HOME, MEMORY, AND FUTURE.

Free Admission
No preregistration is required to view the exhibition
Hourly self-guided tours:  11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm


Uniting Community – Cultural Spaces | 2 Panels  

From East to West, the heartbeat of Harlem–125th Street–once bustled with theaters, clubs and other music venues that embraced African American and Latino artists and audiences. As part of the Open House New York Weekend, the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute and the Apollo Theater explore West Harlem’s rich musical and cultural history.

Experts Richard BlondetHenry MedinaRalph Mendez, and John T. Reddick take us on an audio and video tour exploring how African aesthetic transformed West and East Harlem into a vibrant cultural and musical epicenter, one that continues to vibrate in the nation today.

Saturday | October 15, 2016 
Where: Positive Workforce | 109 E 125th St, New York, NY 10035
Panel 1 | 11:30am – 1:00pm
Panel 2 | 2:00pm – 3:30pm 

Sunday | October 16, 2016 
Where: Apollo Theater at 253 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027
Panel 1 | 11:30am – 1:00pm 
Panel 2 | 2:00pm – 3:30pm 


Where: Northern Manhattan Rehabilitation Parking Lot | 125th BTW Lexington and Park Avenues

Saturday | October 15, 2016 

Children’s Art Village 
Time: 11:00am to 4:00pm
Storytelling, dance workshops, face painting, and fun drop-in art activities.

Time: 12:30pm to 1pm 
Babalorisha John Mason, Iyalorisha Angela Fontanez, and Babalorisha Paulo Bispo.

Grand Opening Concert 1
Time: 1:15pm to  2:30pm
Performances by Amma McKen with Roman Diaz and Cimarron, and Something Positive.

Battle of the DJ’s
 5pm to 7pm
Dj Sabine and Dj Bjoyce

Grand Opening Concert 2
Time: 4pm to 5pm
Performances by Los Pleneros de la 21

Sunday | October 16, 2016 

Children’s Art Village 
Time: 11am to 4:00pm
Storytelling, dance workshops, face painting, and fun drop-in art activities.

Grand Opening Concert 3 
Time: 2pm to 3pm
Performances by DelSonido

DJ Dance Party  
Time: 3pm to 4pm
DJ Beto of IBomba

Happy Labor Day, Harlem! Ready for Autumn?

Shop Harlem

Happy Labor Day!

Fall has officially arrived
and Harlem Happenings
just keep getting better!

From Back to School Specials
Special Fall Menus

Fall Fashions
Finding Your Groove

Harlem is Hot…anytime of the year!
Save the Date!
Harlem Harvest Festival is Saturday, October 8th.
Annual Harlem Bake Off
Entry Forms Now Available! 



Harlem Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 8th


Enter today to win prizes for:

Best Candy
Best Brownies
Best Cookies
Best Pie
Best Cake

Entry forms due Wednesday, September 21st!

Lido Harlem

Join us for Labor Day Brunch
and enjoy our famous bottomless mimosas!

2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd

Land Yoga Wellness Center

Kick off your Fall season with
15% off at Little Bamboo Sushi
when you take a Tuesday or Thursday 12 pm class at Land Yoga
this September!

Harlem’s Heaven Hats

Fall in to Fashion
with Cuban inspired floral hats
designed by Evetta Petty, Harlem’s Heaven Hats!
Hats on display in Macy’s Herald Square
as part of Harlem Havana, a cultural exchange to showcase the music, arts, and food of Harlem and Havana. 

2538 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd

Corner Social

Celebrate Labor Day
(and every Monday)
Oysters & Moet!

321 Lenox Avenue

Ponty Bistro Harlem

Continue Your Labor Day Celebration with
“Ms Vinnie King”
Harlem’s Finest Jazz & Blues Singer

Wednesday, September 7th

Reserve a table today (212) 234-6474 or www.pontybistro.com

144 W. 139th Street

MIST Harlem

Harlem International Film Festival Opening Night
Wednesday, September 14th
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Harlem Premiere of The West African homage to Purple Rain: “AKOUNAK TEDALAT TAHA TAZOUGHAI” aka 
“Rain The Color Blue With a Little Red In It”
 46 W. 116th Street

MIST Harlem

Noire Fashion Show
Saturday, September 24th

46 W. 116th Street


Solomon and Kuff Rum Hall

Blue Nefertiti, a French Cabaret
Starring Celia from Les Nubians

September 29th
October 13th

Dinner at 7pm and 9pm
Seating is limited.
Dinner reservations should be made via email (info@solomonandkuff.com)

2331 12th Avenue




Harlem Meets Havana All Week


Tuesday August 16th

Head to Ginny’s Supper Club for a taste of Harlem and Havana!    Located at 310 Malcolm X Blvd.

 Experience the music and culture of Harlem and Havana at Ginny’s Cafe with Cuban inspired menu items, live music performances from the Harlem Havana All Stars and Keith the Captain Gamble and the New Gypsies and more!  
Showtimes 7PM and 9PM


Wednesday August 17, 2016 

Harlem/ Havana Art Exhibit features Unique Images of Cuba.
Harlem Hospital Mural Pavilion 
West 136th Street & Malcolm X Blvd.

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Wednesday August 17, 2016

Head to Sylvia’s for a taste of Harlem and Havana with food for the soul and performances from Harlem and Havana.

 Historic Sylvia’s Restaurant celebrateHarlem/ Havana with a special evening featuring Cuban Inspired Cuisine , Signature Cocktails an electric night of performances from Cuban musician Jorge Luis Pacheco y su Grupo and 
Harlem’s own Janice Marie Robinson and Friends.

macys flyerThursday August 18, 2016 


Come Celebrate with The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, for the first annualHarlem/Havana Music and Cultural Festival: an international exchange honoring the rich artistic connection between these two historic cities. Join our Harlem/Havana Day, a cultural celebration featuring the best of Harlem and Havana with live music, dance performances and much more!  Plus, enjoy a special “sip & dip” culinary experience with Cuban Master Chef Alex Garcia.

Herald Square, Home Department, 8th Floor, 6:00pm