Lord “Kitty” Viscount Courtenay, England’s Most Handsome Boy At The Claremont Inn In Harlem

Harlem resident Lord Viscount Courtenay (aka William “Kitty” Courtenay), 9th Earl of Devon, c. 1768 – 26 May 1835, lived in his Harlem residence at the Claremont Inn And Restaurant at “…the Manhattan Forests,” from 1807-1813. Continue Reading →

Live Like Harlem Royalty In Montenegro

There has always been royalty in Harlem, from Joseph Bonaparte ex-King of Spain and Napoleon’s brother, Lord Viscount, Prince William, King William IV, Lafayette, to Lady Billy Holiday and The Duke of Ellington.

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Mon Cher, A Charming French Château Just Minutes From Harlem? (Update)

paris-in-harlem1You don’t have to throw your phone in the ocean and hop on a plane in order to get some Provençal peace and quiet. Who knew? Continue Reading →