Rudy’s World: Madison Square Boys and Girls Club Groundbreaking In Harlem

By Rudy Collins

On May 25th, 2017, the weather was on our side for the groundbreaking ceremony for the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club new Pinkerton Clubhouse at 154th Street at Bradhurst Avenue in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

President Bill Clinton Headlines Groundbreaking In Harlem

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club (“Madison”), a youth development organization that provides after-school, Saturday and summer youth development programming to young people ages 6 to 18 in under-resourced neighborhoods from Harlem to Hollis, broke ground on its new Clubhouse at the intersection of West 155th Street and Bradhurst Avenue in Harlem. Continue Reading →

The ‘Mayor Of 125th Street’ In Harlem Eugene Giscombe Passes

CCCADI Honoree Eugene Giscombe with President and Founder of CCCADI DrEugene Giscombe, the founder, president and chief executive of the Harlem commercial real estate firm, Giscombe Realty Group, died on Sunday (July 10) at the age of 76. Continue Reading →

Arthur Mitchell Honored By Columbia University In Harlem

Zelda_Arthur_Mitchell1_gallery-image_6352Columbia University will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on the legendary dance pioneer and social activist Arthur Mitchell this month, the Arthur Mitchell Project announced today. Continue Reading →

Former President Bill Clinton Visits Union Settelment In East Harlem

bill clintonOn April 19, 2016, we welcomed former President of the United States Bill Clinton to Union Settlement’s Jefferson Senior Center! Continue Reading →

Qoute Of The Day: “I Thought Bill Clinton ‘Was Running For Re-Election…’

churches3Longtime Congressman Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., had an interesting take on former President Bill Clinton’s appearance at a Harlem church on Sunday reported New York CBS Local. Continue Reading →

Alicia Keys, Chris Rock To Host The 2015 Black Ball

alicia-keysHarlem’s Alicia Keys will share hosting duties with Chris Rock when Keep a Child Alive’s annual Black Ball returns to New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom on Nov. 5. Grammy Award winner Keys will also perform, joined by Wizkid, Lion Babe and others to be announced. Continue Reading →

Pres Hopeful Ben Carson Talks Self-Reliance in Harlem

ben carson in harlemRepublican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson brought his message of self-reliance to the neighborhood on Wednesday during a campaign lunch with local business and religious leaders at Sylvia’s. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: The 1st Annual Harlem Eat Up Festival

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By Lil Nickelson

Executive Chef/Owner Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster Harlem and Streetbird Rotisserie (pictured above with his wife model Maya Haile) came up with the idea for a festival to celebrate and showcase the diversity of Harlem’s food, culture and spirit.  Continue Reading →

Harlem EatUp! Festival, A Weekend In Review

Chef Marcus Samuelsson Neil Patrick Harris Herb Karlitz_Photo Credit Getty Images for Harlem EatUp!This past weekend, the soulful cuisines, music and art of Harlem took center stage as over a hundred neighborhood restaurants, businesses and organizations—with the support of President Bill Clinton and Mayor Bill de Blasio —participated in the inaugural Harlem EatUp! Festival. Continue Reading →