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‘Puttin On The Ritz’, Ode To Harlem, 1930 (video)

Astaire_Puttin_on_the_Ritz“Puttin’ on the Ritz” is a popular song written and published in 1929 by Irving Berlin and introduced by Harry Richman in the musical film Puttin’ on the Ritz, 1930. Continue Reading →

New Fabulous Façade In Progress In East Harlem

Yimby News reports that construction scaffolds conceal the grey metal panel façade of Cereza, the 13-story tower at 1790 Third Avenue in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Key Witness In NYPD Corruption Probe Was An Alleged Harlem ‘Loan Shark’

The government’s key witness in multiple corruption probes was a part-time “loan shark” who made money doling out predatory loans, court documents alleged on Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Pol Urges Manhattan Democratic Party To Kick Out Council Harlem Hopeful

City Councilman David Greenfield is asking the Manhattan Democratic Party to boot a City Council candidate running on his opposition to “greedy Jewish landlords” off the party rolls. Continue Reading →

Missing Harlem Woman Found Safe

A woman reported missing in Harlem last week has been found and is in safe condition, police told Patch. Continue Reading →

Mom Claims Rooftop Construction Is Leaking Tar Into Her Apartment In Harlem

A Harlem mother claims construction on the roof of her building is leaking tar into her apartment through the vents and walls. Continue Reading →

Man Arrested In Death Of Woman Playing Dominoes In Harlem

A man was arrested Tuesday for the fatal shooting of a 61-year-old woman who was hit by a stray bullet while playing dominoes in a Harlem park last summer. Continue Reading →

Bad Boy Records Edition At The Schomburg

For this First Fridays, our popular monthly social gathering, we’re celebrating the golden age of hip-hop and R&B, the genre’s diverse formative years, and the lasting impact of Bad Boy Entertainment (also known as Bad Boy Records), the hugely successful record label founded in 1993 by Sean “Diddy” Combs. Continue Reading →

NYC Council Harlem Chair Ydanis Rodriguez To Pass Transit Desert Study Legislation

On Monday, April 24, 2017, The New York City Council Transportation Committee is expected to pass Intro 965-A, introduced by Council Transportation Harlem Chair Ydanis Rodriguez, requiring the NYC Department of Transportation to study areas of the city cut off from subway service, otherwise known as transit deserts.
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Jimi Hendrix in Harlem, 1965 (video)

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After Jimi Hendrix’s discharge from the army, he earned his living as a traveling musician on the so-called Chitlin’ Circuit—the circuit of venues throughout the segregated South that booked black musicians. Continue Reading →