Featured Restaurants

Enjoy World Class Dining In Harlem Amali, New York, New York, 212.339.8363 (Downtown) Blujeen Restaurant, New York, New York, 212.256.1073 Café du Soleil, New York, New York, 212.316.5000 Jolie Patisserie, New York, New Continue Reading →

NYC Restaurants Letter Grading 5 Year Anniversary

Food 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 Continue Reading →

Harlem/Havana Music & Cultural Festival 2017 From Harlem To The W Hotel

This week, the Harlem/Havana Music & Cultural Festival – an international visual and performing arts, fashion, education and culinary exchange kicks in.

Celebrated Chef Marcus Samuelsson Leads 2nd Annual Harlem/Havana Festival 2017

The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with internationally renowned chef and restauranteur , in concert with Tim Zagat, founder of the Zagat National Restaurant Review, today announced that Continue Reading →

Taco Master Julian Medina Plans New Restaurant In Harlem

Chef Julian Medina — who’s behind neighborhood favorites like Yerba Buena and Tacuba — will be changing up his Latin American restaurant empire with two new restaurants this fall.

Harlem’s Marcus Samuelsson Brings ‘Marcus B&P’ To Newark

Late last year, celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson announced that he would be opening a new restaurant in Newark, and some new details have emerged as to what exactly might be in the Continue Reading →

Health Department Launches “The Sour Side Of Sweet” Sugary Drinks Campaign

The Health Department today announced a new media campaign and educational materials on the health dangers of consuming sugary-sweetened beverages.

From Harlem To Hawaii, President Obama’s Hawaii Vacation House For Rent

President Obama, lived in Harlem while attending Columbia University, on December, 2016  was the last Hawaii Christmas vacation for President Obama before he transitions to life as a private citizen.

Harlem Nonprofit Partners With Cornell University To Help Close Unemployment Gap

The nonprofit STRIVE New York has broadened its impact on urban youth unemployment by partnering with eCornell and local city organizations to launch Serve UP Harlem, an initiative to prepare Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Activates ParkNYC Mobile Payment System From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that ParkNYC, a new and convenient way to pay for on-street parking in New York City, is now available to drivers in all five Continue Reading →

I’m A Black Gentrifier In Harlem

Originally posted on August 15th, 2015: The other day, I was walking back to my Harlem apartment when I stumbled upon a very shocking sign in front of a black Continue Reading →

Morris Park Historic Luxurious Brownstone For $4,5 Mil

Location, Location, Location! This prime 20-footer at 17 West 120th Street, Harlem, New York is in mint condition, a luxurious Victorian brownstone in a close-knit community on a well-kept, tranquil tree-lined Continue Reading →

2 Ways Google Is Killing Online Booksellers & How You Can Help

Last week, Harlem-based publisher and founder of AALBC.com, Troy Johnson wrote an article titled 2 Ways Google is Killing Online Booksellers & How You Can Help, asking the question:

Live Like Harlem Royalty In Montenegro

There has always been royalty in Harlem, from Joseph Bonaparte ex-King of Spain and Napoleon’s brother, Lord Viscount, Prince William, King William IV, Lafayette, to Lady Billy Holiday and The Continue Reading →