109th Street And Broadway, Harlem, NY 1910

upclose-view-of-109th-street-broadway-upper-west-side-new-york-ny-1910-36An incredible up close intimate photograph on a bright sunny day at 109th Street and Broadway, on the Upper West side, Harlem, New York, 1910.

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Sponsored Love: Taye Diggs In Hedwig And The Angry Inch (update)

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Taye Diggs (Private Practice, The Best Man, Rent, Murder in the First) returns to Broadway alongside Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Passing Strange) in the Tony Award-winning, genre-bending, fourth-wall-smashing musical sensation Hedwig And The Angry Inch.

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Harry Richman’s “Puttin’ On The Ritz” In Harlem (video/lyrics)

richard puttin on ritzHarry Richman (real name Reichmen), Jr. (1896-1972) was a star of vaudeville, Broadway, a few films and a bit of early TV between 1926 and 1932, today he is almost forgotten. Puttin’ On The Ritz was a #1 hit for Richman as Brunswick 4677 over an eight week chart run beginning February 15, 1930. Continue Reading →

Cars On Broadway And 122nd Street, 1919

trolley on 12nd streetHere is a snap shot of a south bound cars, horse carriage and person on a bicycle on Broadway crossing 122nd Street in West Harlem in 1919. Continue Reading →