Mount Morris Park Historic District Extension In Harlem

9e0e3c37-b9c2-4378-94f3-bc19577fd3f3Notice of PUBLIC HEARING on the Mount Morris Park Historic District Extension.  Come watch the vote live and cheer for your neighborhood!!

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Mount Morris Baptist Church, Harlem, NY 1890’s

Mount Moriah Baptist Church1Mount Morris Baptist Church post-card at 2050 Fifth Avenue (between 126th and 127th), Harlem, NY, 1890’s. Continue Reading →

Bombay Emerald Black Bean Rice Pilaf By Nirmala Gupta In Harlem

indai chefOn a cold December day years ago, Nirmala Gupta’s kitchen was alive with the dancing aroma of Indian spices. As she watched the stove heat sizzle the chutney ingredients, she periodically glanced down at a handwritten family recipe. Continue Reading →

Mount Morris Baptist Church, Harlem, NY 1854-1888


Sepia photographs of the Mount Morris Baptist Church organized about 1854. Around that time, the society built a small chapel on Fifth Avenue at 126th Street, the previous site of the First Baptist Church of Harlem.

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Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem, NY (Photos)

garvey1These great photographs by Sharon Cuff at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, New York on Tuesday, July 31st, 2015. Continue Reading →

Roy Ayers Live At SummerStage In Harlem

roy-ayers-vibe-redVibraphonist/vocalist Roy Ayers is among the best-known, most-loved and respected jazz/R&B artists on the music-scene today. Continue Reading →

Mount Morris Baths Steam And Turkish, Harlem, 1893

mt-morris turkish bath house 1The Mount Morris Baths Steam And Turkish had been around since the late 1800’s and gay since the 1930’s in Mount Morris Park on the corner of South Madison Avenue, between 124th and 125th Streets, Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →