Harlem Fave Sinatra At 100 At Symphony Space

frank sinatra1Even though Frank Sinatra was not a Harlemite he visited Harlem often, eating pizza at Patsy’s, he hung out at Sugar Ray Robinson’s Eatery on 136th Street, danced with Harlemite Alice Barker and much more. Continue Reading →

Patsy’s The Best Pizza In Harlem

patsy'sYari Said:

“Best pizza I have ever had, and this is saying a lot coming from a native New Yorker. Amazing. I have never had a pizza so thin, it truly is paper thin. However, it compensates for its thickness with its taste. Continue Reading →

102 Year Old Harlem Renaissance Dancer, Watches Video Of Herself Dancing For The 1st Time (video)

dance in harlem renaissanceDavid Shuff and Mark Cantor, both from the Celluloid Improvisations Music Film Archive, found the old footage that had been filed under the name “Barker.” Continue Reading →

Sugar Ray Robinson In Harlem, 1940’s


The New York Times published a piece on Sugar Ray Robinson and his glory days in Harlem. And the UpTownFlavor ran this piece, so we thought it might be cool to look back over some Sugar Ray’s favorite places to hang out in Harlem. Continue Reading →