Seitu’s World: Harlem Eat Up And The Stroll In Harlem NY
Salters Scene: Harlem Haberdashery 4th Year Anniversary Celebration
New NYC Buses Have Wi-Fi But No Tech To Avoid Those On Foot
Kay Davis “The Wordless Vocalist” Harlem NY 1940’s

Join The Summer Teachers and Scholars Institute At Columbia In Harlem

columbia teachers in harlem finalColumbia University’s Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS) will convene a one-week Summer Teachers and Scholars Institute (STSI), focusing particularly on the history, cultures, and institutions of African-descended peoples in New York City. Continue Reading →

Cymande, The First British Band To Perform At The Apollo At Summerstage In Central Park

cymandeCymande emerged as innovators of the funk music scene during early 1970s. Influenced by their Caribbean heritage, Cymande combined reggae and Rastafarian rhythms with rare groove, funk and jazz to create a new and exciting sound. Continue Reading →

Kamasi Washington At SummerStage In Central Park

Kamasi washigntonAt the age of 13, Kamasi Washington started a lifelong quest discovering the many wonders of music. One night, his father left his soprano saxophone lying on the piano. Kamasi, filled with curiosity for all the beauty he heard from the instrument, picked up his father’s horn. Continue Reading →

Bamboo Wood Eco-Wrist Watches For Men And Women

bamoo in harlem1 finalOne hundred percent of these watches are made of Bamboo wood resin for men and women. The body of this eco-friendly sport watch is perfectly timeless in design, no numbers, hand carved lines marking the hours and minutes. Continue Reading →

Harlem Apartment Building Hit By Two-Alarm Fire

harlem-fireA two-alarm fire damaged a building in Harlem Monday Memorial Day morning.

The fire started around 6:30 a.m. on the first floor of an apartment building near the intersection of 145th Street and 7th Avenue. Continue Reading →

“Creole Love Call” Duke Ellington Orchestra Featuring Kay Davis 1948-1949 (video)

obit-davis-popup sliderKay Davis and Duke Ellington were both living in Harlem when she was hired to sing the incredible song “Creole Love Call” around 1948-1949. Continue Reading →

‘The Tree Of Hope’ Kids On 131st Street In Harlem NY 1937

the tree of hopeA very rare photograph looking north along Adam Clayton Powell Blvd., (7th Avenue) of Harlem kids surrounding The Tree Of Hope stump at its original location on the boulevard looking north at 7th Avenue and 131st Street in Harlem, New York in 1937. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Chanel Debuts Cruise Collection In Historic Havana Show 2016-2017

chanel style1On May 3rd, 2016, Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld presented the brand’s latest cruise collection 2016/17 in unprecedented fashion at Havana’s main artery, the Paseo del Prado seemingly inspired by a Harlem to Havana like style. Continue Reading →

‘Hamilton,’ Original Broadway Cast Recording, 2016

Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording)Hamilton” – which transferred to Broadway following a sold-out run at The Public Theater in NYC – is the acclaimed new musical about the scrappy young immigrant Alexander Hamilton, the $10 Founding Father who forever changed America with his revolutionary ideas and actions. Continue Reading →

Bayard House, On 110th Street Harlem NY 1864

bayard-house-110th-1800The Bayard House at 110th Street, between 1st and 2nd Avenues at the beginning of the last century East Harlem, New York. It’s a lithograph by Hayward, NY for Valentine Charming mid-19th century issued New York in 1864. Continue Reading →