Harlem’s Sweet Mama’s Serve All-Comers On Thanksgiving

sweet mamas in harlem finalStaff members are thumbs up for their work at Sweet Mama’s 689 Lenox Avenue and 145th Street in collaboration with Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement (HCCI). Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: The Edge Cafe, A Welcome Addition

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By Lil Nickelson

The Edge Café is a welcome addition to my neighborhood.  The Edge is located at 101 Edgecombe Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10030 on the Northwest corner of 139th Street (212 939-9688 www.edgecafeharlem.com). Continue Reading →

Fire Strikes Foodtown Supermarket In Harlem

fire7A fire broke out at an upper Manhattan supermarket overnight.

The call came in at around 1:15 a.m. Wednesday from the Foodtown store at 756 St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Fast-Food Workers Rally For $15-An-Hour Minimum In Harlem

harlem fast food workers strikeFor these fast-food workers (from McDonald’s, etc.,) in Harlem, N.Y., the change can’t come soon enough. Continue Reading →

Bill Bojangels And Jesse Owens At The Cotton Club, Harlem 1936

bill bojangels and jesse owens n harlemTaken on January 9th, 1936, what a great photograph of legendary dancer, actor, Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, 1936 Olympics gold medalist Jesse Owens and the Cotton Club dancers. Continue Reading →

Most Expensive Home In Harlem: $4.8 Mil Mount Morris Park Brownstone

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This authentic brownstone which was built in 1909 and is replete with old world charm. This property offers the style and extraordinary proportions of an over-sized property for the area.

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Con Ed Accused Of Gas-Safety Violations In Harlem Blast

aptopix-nyc-explosionState regulators on Thursday accused Con Ed of 11 violations of gas-safety regulations in last year’s East Harlem building explosion that killed eight people. Continue Reading →

Permits Filed For Eight-Story Mixed-Use Building At 2171 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, Harlem

2171FrederickDouglassBoulevard_2-777x557B Plus Realty has filed permits to construct a new apartment building on a vacant lot at 2171 Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem. Continue Reading →

SUPER SABADO: Lines, Shapes and Patterns In Harlem


Join the El Museo del Barrio from a great show SUPER SABADO: Lines, Shapes and Patterns at El Museo del Barrion in Harlem, NY.

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An Intimate Afternoon Musical Medley Performance, Featuring Tichina Arnold At Minton’s In Harlem

tichina-arnoldJoin Minton’s for this not to be missed event as they welcome Tichina Arnold for the first time for a special intimate afternoon musical medley presented by Dawn Haynes on Sunday, November 29 at 3:00pmContinue Reading →