Tag Archives: Harlem History

Nelson Mandela – Rest in Peace

Rest in Peace.  With hearts heavy around the world right now with the passing of Nelson Mandela.  He led a tireless, valiant and successful struggle that brought freedom to millions. His efforts were watched and supported by millions in the … Continue reading

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Harlem CDC Ribbon Cutting at Richard Parson’s Supper Club Minton’s and The Cecil

Harlem Community Development Corporation (Harlem CDC), state and local officials, and community leaders will celebrate the opening of a Harlem landmark with a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly restored Minton’s and The Cecil restaurants on Saturday, November … Continue reading

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Sunday Jazz Corner With Cab Calloway

Let’s go back in time to a different era and take a look at old Harlem with the sounds of Jazz vocalist Cab Calloway.  Born on December 25, 1907, in Rochester, New York, after a short period in Chicago he … Continue reading

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The HarlemGarage Introduction and Mixer on Thursday, October 10th

We are excited to help spread the word about a unique mixer for the Harlem community on Thursday, October 10th, at a new space the HarlemGarage.  This event will provide “an evening of networking and social media which affords a … Continue reading

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(NEW) The Cecil – Opens Today In Harlem

The highly anticipated Cecil opens today with a frenzy of social media flying in as fast as they possibly can just to experience what all the buzz is about.  We here at Harlem Condo Life are among the enthusiastic media, … Continue reading

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Minton’s and Cecil Two New Joints in Harlem with Old Appeal Coming this Fall

These new long awaited restaurants will take Harlem up several notches this fall.  Cecil is opening in September and Minton’s Jazz Club will open in October.  Minton’s as many may remember goes way way back to the 30’s in Harlem. … Continue reading

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Sunday Jazz Corner With Gil Scott-Heron – Is That Jazz?

Gil Scott-Heron was a jazz and soul, musician, and author, known for his work as a spoken word performer in the 1970s and 1980s.  With a wide range of diverse fans he delivered in both rapping and melismatic vocal styles.  He referred to … Continue reading

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