Henry Roth Harlem New York 1914 – 1927

harlems henry rothHenry Roth (February 8, 1906 – October 13, 1995) was an American novelist and short story writer living in a mostly Irish area of Harlem, New York, 1914 – 1927. Continue Reading →

West Harlem’s Arthur Asher Miller 1915 – 2005

arthur miller1Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was a prolific American playwright, essayist, and prominent figure in twentieth-century American theatre. Among his most popular plays are All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953) and A View from the Bridge (1955, revised 1956). Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Bennett Alfred Cerf, New York 1898 – 1971

BennettcerfBennett Alfred Cerf, May 25, 1898 – August 27, 1971, was an American publisher, one of the founders of American publishing firm Random House. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Opera Singer Martina Arroyo – The Other One

Arroyo-Martina-Aida-Louis-MelanconMartina Arroyo, (born February 2, 1937), is an American operatic soprano who had a major international opera career from the 1960s through the 1980s. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Al Pacino Stars During NYC Broadway Week 2016

al-pacino sliderWhat’s better than Harlem born Al Pacino in China Doll during the NYC & Company’s return of NYC Broadway Week from January 19 through February 5, 2016. Continue Reading →

Harlem Artist Paul Meltsner, New York 1905–1966

Paul Meltsne3Paul Raphael Meltsner (1905–1966) was an American artist who was widely recognized for his Works Progress Administration (WPA) era paintings and lithographs, and who was later known for his iconic portraits of celebrities in the performing arts. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Richard “Boss Croker “Croker, Sr., NY, 1843 – 1922

800px-Richard_Croker_-_Bain_portrait2Richard Croker, Sr. (November 24, 1843 – April 29, 1922), known as “Boss Croker” was an Irish-American politician, a leader of New York City’s Tammany Hall from Harlem.. Continue Reading →

Harlem B.O.R.N To Style TV Show Returns

born-jonathan-DThe FYI hit show Born to Style has become America’s brand new obsession, with all-star cast of Jonathan Bodrick,Terry Artis, Brandon Hood, Devin Stokes, Kristen E. Brown and JJ Langan. Continue Reading →

Happy Anniversary To General Colin Powell And Family

PowellsHappy anniversary to Harlem born General Colin Luther Powell and wife, Alma wedding picture, 50 years ago.

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Harlemite ‘Huggy Bear’ Antonio Fargas Named Brand Ambassador for NBC’s COZI TV

cozi with nbcHarlem born Antonio Fargas, best known as “Huggy Bear” from Starsky & Hutch, and in Across 110th Street, in Harlem has signed on as the first brand ambassador for NBC’s COZI TV. Continue Reading →