Sponsored Love: Taye Diggs In Hedwig And The Angry Inch

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First, it was Harlemite Neil Patrick Harris in the Broadway play Hedwig And The Angry Inch, now its Taye Diggs turn to dig into the Angry Inch. Continue Reading →

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 →