Today, the old Harlem World Club building is a Conway’s on 116th and Malcolm X Boulevard (Lenox Avenue), but it was also the place for the drugstore chain Woolworth. But Continue Reading →
Chris Pratt reprises his role as raptor trainer Owen Grady in “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” — and the leading man’s fans know he’s a hero in real life, too.
By Rudy Collins On May 25th, 2017, the weather was on our side for the groundbreaking ceremony for the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club new Pinkerton Clubhouse at 154th Street at Continue Reading →
Photographs by Seitu Oronde On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016, Harlem master community photographer Seitu Oronde was at the Christmas celebration with the Martin Luther King Democratic Club at Kennedy Center in Harlem, Continue Reading →
Photographs By Seitu Oronde On Thursday, December 10th, 2015, the Democratic Club Christmas Party was given at Kennedy Center in Harlem, New York.
We know, it’s the middle June and you’re wondering what you’re going to do from th rest of the month and in July. Well, have no fear, after you go Continue Reading →
With Father’s Day fast approaching this weekend, what are some best ways to recognize dear old dad in Harlem this year?
Althea Gibson, August 25, 1927 – September 28, 2003, was an American tennis player and professional golfer, and the first black athlete of either gender to cross the color line Continue Reading →
Shirley Bunnie Foy, also known as Bunny Foy (October 13, 1936 – November 24, 2016), was an American jazz singer, songwriter, and percussionist.
Genre Magazine writes that this story about I Was Born This Way starts in New York city, but has nothing to do with New York native Lady Gaga.
By Lil Nickelson The last day of the 4th Annual Harlem EatUp Festival, May 20th, 2018 was centered around outdoor events at Morningside Park (112th Street and Manhattan Avenue) called Continue Reading →
Vanity Fair reports that on the roof of the Tiffany & Co. flagship Thursday night, A$AP Ferg did his best Audrey Hepburn.
Today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) designated the Central Harlem – West 130-132nd Streets Historic District.
City College of New York reports that many parents are concerned their children’s school doesn’t have an emphasis on science.
A previously unpublished work by Zora Neale Hurston, in which the author of Their Eyes Were Watching God recounts the true story of the last known survivor of the Atlantic Continue Reading →
Robert Frederick Smith, born December 1, 1962 -, graduated from Columbia Business School in West Harlem, is an American billionaire businessman, investor and philanthropist.
Walter Theodore “Sonny” Rollins, born September 7, 1930, is an American jazz tenor saxophonist, widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians.
Buddy Bradley, born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1908. He staged dances in the great 1920s revues for Ziegfeld, George White, Earl Carroll and Lew Leslie’s legendary black revue Blackbirds.
The Hoofers Club was an African-American entertainment establishment and dancers’ club hangout in Harlem, New York, in the early- to mid-twentieth century.
Maceo Anderson, September 3, 1910 – July 4, 2001, expressed an interest in dancing at the age of three. As a child, he used to sneak into the Lafayette Theatre Continue Reading →
The Hoofers Club was an black entertainment establishment and dancers club hangout in Harlem, NY, in the early to mid twentieth century.
Join Coley Mustafa Speaks, starring in the new Netflix series, Seven Seconds, created by Venna Sun and starring Regina King. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, Coley talks school, Continue Reading →
In advance of Earth Day 2018, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that Central Park from the Harlem Meer to Heckscher Playground, the world’s most iconic greenspace, will become entirely car-free.
When it comes to new developments, stadiums are a rarity in New York City. But today, YIMBY has the first look at an enormous project coming to the South Bronx Continue Reading →
The Jasmine Brand reports that hot Harlem Teyana Taylor looked great dressed as a lacey bunny and other celebrities invaded Indio, California for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Continue Reading →