Glenn Hunter Talks Harlem History On The Danny Tisdale Show
Danai Gurira Talks “Black Panther” At Build
Tamron Hall And Dr. Michael Eric Dyson Hosts National CARES Mentoring Movement Gala 2018

Harlem ‘Grassroots’ Nonprofit Has Ties To Powerful Politicians Reports NY Post

A new nonprofit group created to advocate for the Harlem community is controlled by workers and allies of local elected leaders, The NY Post reports has learned. Continue Reading →

The Fabulous Second Annual Blue Jacket Fashion Show Benefiting The Prostate Cancer Foundation (Red Carpet)

The second annual Blue Jacket Fashion Show was held on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, as part of CFDA’s New York Men’s Fashion Week, hosted by comedian Judy Gold at Pier 59 Studios in New York, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Jokichi Takamine, First Biotech Engineer, Adrenaline And Nippon Club Founder

Jōkichi Takamine (高峰 譲吉 Takamine Jōkichi, November 3, 1854 – July 22, 1922) was a Japanese chemist. Takamine was born in Takaoka, Toyama Prefecture, in November 1854. His father was a doctor; his mother a member of a family of sake brewers. Continue Reading →

Percy “Angel Face” Geary, Husband, Kidnapper, Extortioner Uses Harlem As Hideout

We posted a story last week regarding Daniel J. Wakin’s great book The Man With the Sawed-Off Leg and Other Tales of a New York City Block, where mentions kidnapper, mail extortioner, gangster Percy Geary, who used 334 Riverside Drive in West Harlem, NY as a hideout.

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Tiffany Haddish, Snoop, Rick Ross’ ‘UNCENSORED’ & Silk’s UNSUNG’ on TV One

Sitting at home in Harlem with nothing to do? Check out Uncensored, Uncensored is an edgy new docu-series exploring the intimate lives of some of today’s most notable personalities, debuts on TV One beginning Sunday, February 18 at 10 p.m. ET/9C. Continue Reading →

Tony Danza, Ayodele Casel, Clifton Brown And More Join EMD In Harlem This March!

Elisa Monte Dance (EMD), the newest organization to call Harlem home, will return to City College’s Aaron Davis Hall for two original evenings of collaborative works in celebration of their 37th season. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Man Charged In Fulton Houses Attack

An East Harlem man has been charged with rape after police say a woman was sexually assaulted inside the bathroom of an apartment at a Chelsea public housing complex. Continue Reading →

Suspect Plunges To Her Death As Cops Probe Apartment In Harlem

Patch reports that a suspect fell out of a five-story apartment building in Harlem and plunged to her death as police were inside the unit, police said. Continue Reading →

Actress, William Randolph Hearst Lover And Harlemite Marion Davies,1897 – 1961

Marion Cecilia Davies (née Douras, January 3, 1897 – September 22, 1961) was an American film actress, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist. Continue Reading →

Teen Stabbed In Sneaker Deal Gone Wrong In Harlem

PX11 reports that it was a sneaker deal gone wrong after a teen was stabbed at a subway stop in Harlem Friday. Continue Reading →

Yara Shahidi On What It Means For Her “To Be a Black Girl”

By Yara Shahidi for Google Arts & Culture

To be a black girl is to be one of the reasons the universe thrives.

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Raoul Peck Talks “The Young Karl Marx” At Build

Written and directed by director of “I’m Not Your Negro,” about Harlem’s James Baldwin Raoul Peck, “The Young Karl Marx” follows a 26-year-old writer, researcher and radical named Karl Marx as he embarks, with his wife Jenny, on the road to exile in an age that has created both new prosperity and new problems. Continue Reading →

“The Man With The Sawed-Off Leg And Other Tales Of A New York City Block” In Harlem

These Harlem homes stand proudly gazing across the Hudson River at the cliffs of New Jersey. Their brows are marked by ornamental pediments. Continue Reading →

Stream The “Complete” John Coltrane 94 Hour Playlist, From Harlem To Mars (Audio)

In a contrarian take on the legacy of John Coltrane on the 50th anniversary of his death last year, Zack Graham at GQ did not recommend Giant Steps nor A Love Supreme nor Blue Train nor My Favorite Things as the most important album in the artist’s career, but a record most casual jazz fans may never encounter, and which even the hardest-core Coltrane fans never heard in his lifetime. Continue Reading →

The Center for Urban Community Services Files Plans To Build 12-Story In Harlem

Patch reports that a Harlem-based nonprofit has filed plans to construct a 12-story building in the neighborhood that would contain more than 100 residential dwelling units, according to development plans filed with the city Department of Buildings. Continue Reading →

Rihanna’s FENTY x PUMA Are Harlem Sneaker Chic

These FENTY x PUMA Cracked Creeper sneakers are perfect statement makers, easily worn with jeans for that cool and comfortable chic. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat’s Statement Following Today’s Indictment Of Russian Operatives

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat, released the following statement on indictments issued by Special Counsel Robert Mueller against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian groups accused of interfering with the 2016 U.S. elections: Continue Reading →

Get Ready With The “Experts Tip Session” To Buy Your First Home In Harlem

The first step towards buying a home should be exciting and informative. Presented by Karen Gastiaburo and Leanne Stella The Percent for Art Real Estate Team at Halstead Harlem help you navigate the process. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Norman Rockwell, An American Master, 1894 – 1978

Norman Perceval Rockwell (February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978) was a 20th-century American painter and illustrator. Continue Reading →

James Beard Award Possibly Awarded To Harlem’s Fried Chicken King

Harlem’s king of fried chicken could soon be crowned the king of New York. Charles Gabriel, the chef and owner at Charles’ Country Pan Fried Chicken, was named a semifinalist Thursday for a 2018 James Beard Award. Continue Reading →