HW Pick: Alek Wek Works, From Fashion To Foundation

What a great article in W Magazine as they report on the supermodel Alek Wek who at the age of 14, fled South Sudan for the U.K., she discovered two things about herself: She had the body of a supermodel (“I’m five-eleven, and my freaking limbs!”), and more importantly, she had a voice.

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HW Pick: Seneca Village Tour In Central Park

seneca-village-lSeneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park at 85th Street (north of Harlem). Continue Reading →

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 →