From Luxe To Lodging, Weekend Havens Near Harlem

fallgetaAs much as Harlemites love their city, most will agree that it’s nice to get away, even if just for a weekend staycation. Scenic rides, fall foliage, and fireplace-adorned cabins are just a few hours away from Harlem USA. Continue Reading →

Joseph “JJ” Johnson Named Exec Chef At Minton’s In Harlem

chef-jj-johnsonChef Joseph “JJ” Johnson has been named Executive Chef of Alexander Smalls and Dick Parsons Minton’s and The Cecil, 206 West 118th Street, in Harlem USA. Continue Reading →

From Hudson To Harlem, The Migliorelli Farm

tumblr_nvid9i2dkR1r725wio5_500We thought it would be great to introduce you to one of the farmers who sells their foods with Down to Earth Farmers Markets at Morningside Park Farmers Market in Harlem every week on the corner of 110th Street and Manhattan Avenue. Continue Reading →

Harlem McDonald’s Franchisee Ron Bailey Spurs Students’ Dreams

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At the end of the 2013 school year, Johnathan Forbes, a high school senior at KIPP NYC College Prep in the Bronx, walked into the Harlem McDonald’s looking for a summer job.  Continue Reading →

Jobs: New Positions At Farm Grow NYC

downloadHere are a number of new jobs listed below from Brooklyn to Poughkeepsie from the great folks at Farm GrowNYC.

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Dining With Miss Lil: You Have to Go to By The Hudson Restaurant

bth interiorBy Lil Nickelson

By The Hudson Restaurant & Lounge (“BTH”) is appropriately named because it is physically located by The Hudson River is located at 712 West 125th Street in between 12th Avenue and Riverside Drive just before you make the left to head for West Side Highway’s entrance ramp heading South.  Continue Reading →

The Value of Food: Sustaining a Green Planet Show In Harlem

st john churchOn Tuesday, October 6, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine will open to the public, The Value of Food: Sustaining a Green Planet, a multimedia art exhibition and Cathedral-wide initiative addressing the issues of food security, hunger, access to healthy food, local and urban farming, factory farming, diet, and the cultural and spiritual meanings of food. Continue Reading →