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 →

On World AIDS Day, New Yorkers to Get Tested for HIV

hiv tested in harlemTo honor World AIDS Day tomorrow, NYC Health + Hospitals is reminding New Yorkers to prioritize their health by getting an HIV test. According to City health officials there are over 118,000 New Yorkers living with HIV, with some remaining unaware of their status. Continue Reading →

Vy Higginsen’s Gospel for Teens Choir At The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance

vy higginson choirVy Higginsen’s Gospel for Teens Choir is a nationally recognized and award-winning ensemble. 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 →

Neil Patrick Harris Harlem Family Thanksgiving Photos

Anne Hathaway and husband Adam Schulman depart Heathrow Airport for Los Angeles Pictured: Anne Hathaway,Adam Shulman Ref: SPL1136835 300915 Picture by: Splash News Splash News and Pictures Los Angeles: 310-821-2666 New York: 212-619-2666 London: 870-934-2666 photodesk@splashnews.com

Here’s great series of images from celeb Harlem family the Burtka-Harris clan. Yes, Neil Patrick Harris, his husband, David Burtka, and twins, Gideon and Harper, this Thanksgiving in Harlem, with the couple giving a candid insight into their holiday celebration. Continue Reading →

The Collyer Brothers Harlem NY 1881-1947 (rare video)

the collyer brothers of harlem longely and homerWe love Harlem Homer Lusk Collyer (November 6, 1881 – March 21, 1947) and Langley Wakeman Collyer (October 3, 1885 – c. March 9, 1947), known as the Collyer brothers, were two brothers from Harlem who became infamous for their bizarre natures and compulsive hoarding. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Carver Mobb, NY Street Football Kings

zone29s-8-webGreat story by Daily News about East Harlem’s 20 year street ball champions the Carver Mobb. Continue Reading →

Tichina Arnold Gives One Night Only Performance

three tichana'sBy Dontré L. Conerly

If you’ve seen Tichina Arnold in any of her numerous television roles over the last 20 years (and God help you if you haven’t!), you know she can sing. Continue Reading →

Pastor Manning Shouts At Protesters In Harlem

Pastor-James-David-Manning-and-his-supporters-outside-the-church-Screenshot-800x430Harlem pastor addressed “Love not Hate” protesters outside his church by shouting racist and anti-gay slurs. Continue Reading →

Snow Boots For Harlem You Want Now

rick-owen-moon-boots1There comes a jolting mid-season moment where we realize we’ve slacked off just a little too long on snagging an essential. Sometimes, it’s as quick as failing to buy a Rick Owens boots you heard ASAP Rocky recommended (above) the minute the brand re-stocks.

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