Dickie “Mr. Harlem,” Wells, Harlem Playboy And Entrepreunuer, 1920-1949

Richard “Dickie” Wells, known as, “Mr. Harlem,” 1908-1949, was one of Harlem’s most gifted tap dancers, nightclub owners, and last but certainly not least, its most notorious male gigolo and playboy. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Lana Turner’s Hat Collection At Red Rooster

lana-turner-hats-1Lana Turner’s distinctive style has caught the eye of Marcus Samuelsson. Now she’s lending some of her Harlem style to the chef’s Red Rooster restaurant in Harlem, decorating the dining room according to her personal aesthetic. Continue Reading →