The West Harlem Pier, Harlem, New York 1850-1965

130th street in harlem1For thousands of years while the Muscoota and the Wecksquaesgeek Indians lived in this entire section of upper Manhattan Island, the natural topography of this site in West Harlem formed a valley and small sheltered cove off the Hudson River, also known as the North River. Continue Reading →

Harper’s Hannah Bronfamn’s 1980’s Harlem Style

harper bazzarr's it girlHannah Bronfman (daughter of Sherry Brewer and Edgar Bronfman Jr.) is Harpers Bazaar’s new post-modern It girl. You can find her on Instagram or Snapchat at any hour of the day. Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: This Way To Under The Viaduct In West Harlem

UNDER THE VIADUCTUNDER THE VIADUCT is a great art & lifestyle series where family, friends and all folks can meet, bike, skate or dine in an open-air plaza by Harlem arts visionary Savona Bailey-McClain.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside Sank At 157th Street

black star lineThe shining star of Marcus Garvey’s Universal Negro Improvement Association UNIA movement offices located at 54-56 West 135th Street home of the Black Star Steamship Line, Inc., in NYC from 1919 to 1922. Continue Reading →