Chukwudi Iwuji Talks “Ira” Aldridge Story  On The Danny Tisdale Show
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Apollo’s Behind The Scenes: Women in Hip Hop In Harlem

By Morgan A. Grain | Photographs by Trotfilms

Audience members witnessed something similar to a music, dance and arts reunion between college gal pals—most of the panelists had previously worked or collaborated together at least once—at the Behind the Scenes: Women in Hip Hop career panel presented by the Apollo Theater Education Program. Continue Reading →

NYC Restaurants Letter Grading 5 Year Anniversary

6093283421_eb09a14473Food is hot in Harlem and all over NYC, so in July 2010, the Health Department began requiring restaurants in all five boroughs to post letter grades summarizing their sanitary inspection scores. Continue Reading →

Jazzmobile’s 50th Anniversary In Harlem

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 The Jazzmobile continues Billy Taylor’s tradition of presenting the legends , masters, rising stars and young emerging performers, this year’s Summerfest has one brilliant performance after another.

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Salters Scene: The 24th Annual Jazz Loft Party

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By Udo Derrick Salters

The 24th Annual Jazz Loft Party “To New Orleans With Love” was held by the Jazz Foundation of America on Saturday, May 16th at Hudson Studios in New York City. Continue Reading →

Lady Gaga’s Dog’s Coach Campaign For Dog Owners

lady gagaCoach, goes to the dogs and their owners like Lady Gaga as it reveals its newest advertising campaign that start in July. Titled “Coach Pups,” the new campaign that launches this month from Harlem to Harare with her dog model Miss Asia Kinney, her adorable four-legged companion. Continue Reading →

The Most Modern Palm Cafe And Cocktail Lounge, Harlem, 1949 (video)

palm cafeA great image of a damp Harlem with the Apollo, Playland arcade, Harlem Lanes, the Loews Victoria Theater and to the right the ever modern Palm Cafe and Cocktail Lounge at 209 West 125th Street in Harlem USA, New York.

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Top 5 Harlem Eatery Spring Picks

1. Cafe du Soleil is Cool Daddy

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Café du Soleil is a cool French bistro restaurant located at 2723 Broadway (in between 104 and 105th Streets) on the upper West side of Manhattan that has a warm, relaxing and inviting atmosphere about it. Continue Reading →

Chukwudi Iwuji Talks “Ira” Aldridge Story On The Danny Tisdale Show

Chukwudi-IwujiToday, Danny talks about the new staging of “Ira,” on The Danny Tisdale Show. Danny talks to the award winning actor and writer Chukwudi Iwuji, about his new play “Ira” Aldridge the first African-American Actor to Grace London Stage, finding a great book, people watching in a Harlem cafe and more.  Continue Reading →