Dining With Miss Lil: Harlem’s Newest Pastry Shop

Front Entrance of Jolie Patisserie

By Lil Nickleson

Jolie Patisserie is the newest patisserie shop to open up in Harlem and is located at 2453 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard in between 142nd and 143rd Streets.  Jolie Patisserie is the latest food business to be owned and operated Pastry Chef Moha Orchid.

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NYC Department of Ed Pre-K Waitlists For Harlemites

harlem search school nyc1On June 29th, pre-K waitlists are opening today! The NYC Department of Education is trying to make it as easy as possible for every family from Harlem to Hollis to find a great program and register their child. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: New York City’s Slave Market

indexOn a recent NYPL blog post it stated that on June 27, a plaque marking the site of New York City’s main 18th-century slave market was unveiled in Lower Manhattan by Mayor Bill de Blasio. Continue Reading →

Rents One-year Leases Are Frozen From Harlem To Hollis

east-harlem1New York City’s Rent Guidelines Board took an unprecedented step Monday, voting for the first time to freeze rents on one-year leases for tenants in rent-stabilized apartments. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave DJ M.O.S. With Diddy, Obama, Naomi And More (video)

be0e3619-2f29-4517-af8f-d7d5ca2708c2Harlem World Magazine got a shout out from one of our favorite HW readers DJ M.O.S. who sent us some exclusive behind-scene love from Vegas for the Pacquiao / Mayweather fight to deejay Showtime’s official pre-fight party at Lavo hosted by P. Diddy.

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HHC Urges: Get Tested And Know Your HIV Status

east-harlem11In recognition of National HIV Testing Day on Saturday, June 27, the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) urges New Yorkers to take control of their health by learning their HIV status. Continue Reading →

Kiki Melendez At The 2015 Dominican Film Festival Spring Soirée (video)

By Albert Trotman

Last month at the Vacca lounge in New York City, the Dominican Film Festival held it’s 2015 Spring Soirée. Continue Reading →

Comptroller Stringer Launches Online Tool For NYC’ers

scott7The accessibility and affordability of low-cost checking accounts varies widely across banks from Harlem to Hollis according to a new report, “Take it to the Bank: A New Yorker’s Guide to Affordable Checking Options,” released today by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer. 

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Katherine Dunham’s Harlem Renaissance 1948 (videos)

hqdefaultIn 1948, Katherine Dunham opened and directed the Katherine Dunham School of Dance and Theatre near Times Square in New York City after her dance company was provided with rent-free studio space for three years by an admirer, Lee Shubert; it had an initial enrollment of 350 students.

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