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Spanish Harlem

Harlem’s Upper Carnegie Hill

We recently stumbled across the following description of what some describe as a “newly christened” neighborhood in Harlem on  StreetEasy. “Upper Carnegie Hill: Encompassing Mount Sinai Hospital and the eastern edge of Central Park, Upper Carnegie Hill is a well-respected… Continue Reading →

East Harlem Premiere of El Barrio Tours in East Harlem

East Harlem native, director Andrew J Padilla, whose grandparents left Puerto Rico for El Barrio sixty years ago, explores the effects of gentrification on Spanish Harlem’s working-class community. The largest Puerto Rican neighborhood in the 50 states Winner of the… Continue Reading →

QUOTE: Celia Cruz

“You would give up your career if you lost your voice for good, or if the impresarios stopped calling, or the audiences stopped coming. But as long as those things are there, I don’t plan to stop. There is nothing… Continue Reading →

!WEPA! Latin/Brazilian Afro House Feast

By HarlemHouse Great Party tonight worth checking out in Spanish Harlem!                            !WEPA! Wednesday, August 24 ‘ 6:00pm – 9:00pm at The Museu del Barrio an outdoor summer FREE… Continue Reading →

‘Like, follow’ Urban Garden Center in Spanish Harlem to receive discount

By HarlemCondoLife If you’re surfing through Facebook daily like I am, you can find some deals. I just came across this deal/coupon shown below by Urban Garden Center located at 116th and Park Avenue. If you like/follow them on twitter,… Continue Reading →

Reminder: Visit Spanish Harlem museums during Museum Mile Festival

By HarlemCondoLife Don’t forget, tonight (June 14th) is the 33rd annual Museum Mile Festival, which starts at 6 p.m.  Start your visit to the Museum Mile Festival at the Museum of the City of New York, located in Spanish Harlem,… Continue Reading →

Spanish Harlem museums participate in Museum Mile Festival

By HarlemCondoLife If you have never visited some of the wonderful museums in Spanish Harlem, such as El Museo del Barrio, Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) and its newest member-the Museum of African Art, well now is… Continue Reading →

Spanish Harlem girls school in Vanity Fair

By HarlemCondoLife A big congrats to The Young Women’s Leadership School (TYWLS) and its founder Ann Tisch for getting a nice mention in the June issue of Vanity Fair. The article mentions how Tisch started the all girls school 18… Continue Reading →

Happy Cinco de Mayo Harlem

By HarlemCondoLife It’s Cinco de Mayo! Happy Cinco de Mayo Harlemites! Where will you be celebrating the Mexican holiday for 2011? I still hear East 116th Street in Spanish Harlem will have a party atmosphere even though their annual Cinco… Continue Reading →

Spanish Harlem’s Urban Garden Center to celebrate grand opening

By HarlemCondoLife It ain’t easy being green in New York City. However, it just got easier for us Harlemites! We have the Urban Garden Center right in Spanish Harlem at East 116th Street and Park Avenue. This week Urban Garden… Continue Reading →

See The Faces Behind Madame Alexander Dolls in Spanish Harlem

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife This week the 12th Annual Havana Film Festival New York kicks off in the City and runs from April 7-15. This year they have carved out a new prize called the Havana Prize for Best Documentary…. Continue Reading →

Apollo Theater Exhibit starts February 8th at MCNY

By HarlemGal This week the Museum of the City of New York kicks off their three-month exhibition about our beloved Apollo Theater. Starting February 8 through May 1, 2011 , see  Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing: How the Apollo… Continue Reading →

Art Crawl through Spanish Harlem

By HarlemGal This past Summer we told you about an art crawl  in Harlem. There is another one taking place Saturday, November 13th from noon to 6 PM, focusing on Spanish Harlem only! Should be good! If you are interested,… Continue Reading →

Halloween entertainers needed for Spanish Harlem kids

After blog posting about Harlem Meer’s Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Sail, I received a special request. There are a select group of Harlemites in Spanish Harlem that are having a small Halloween street party from 3 PM to 7 PM on… Continue Reading →

There is a rose in Spanish Harlem, an abundance on East 116th Street

By HarlemGal Do you remember the song by Ben King called “There is a rose in Spanish Harlem?” It is an oldie, but goodie hit! We thought of this song recently when we passed by the flower stand on the… Continue Reading →

HACIA AFUERA this weekend in Spanish Harlem

By NativeNewYorker “Hacia Afuera: Taking Back Our Streets Through the Arts” is a weekend-long festival celebrating art, music and food.  It is happening this Saturday & Sunday (August 28-29), rain or shine, in Spanish Harlem’s streets, gardens, playgrounds and  community… Continue Reading →

Experience the three C’s in Spanish Harlem

By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife I recently had the opportunity to experience the three C’s at the Museum of the City of New York located at 103rd and Fifth Avenue in Spanish Harlem. What do I mean by the three C’s?… Continue Reading →

Harlem’s El Museo del Barrio and Havana Film Festival New York present Uprooted and El Play

By HarlemCondoLife Looking for interesting films to see right here in Harlem and for FREE? Then save the evening of April 7, 2010. That’s when El Museo del Barrio in collaboration with Havana Film Festival New York will be showing… Continue Reading →

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