Real Estate Development Papers Filed For Harlem Building

New York Yimby reports that permits have been filed for an 11-story mid-rise residential building at 123 West 106th Street, on the Upper West Side of Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Well At West 140th Street, Harlem, NY, 1898 (Photograph)

A great photograph by James Reuel Smith of a long demolished Well at 619-621 West 140th Street (now 625-627), near Riverside Drive in West Harlem, NY, on May 13, 1898. Continue Reading →

Squatters Shack At Grant’s Tomb In Harlem 1901

An amazing photograph looking northeast on a snowy in Riverside Park with columns and dome from General U.S. Grants Tomb beyond with a squatters wood shack in the foreground in West Harlem, NY, February 13th, 1901.  Continue Reading →

Dizzy Gillespie And Henry “Rubberlegs” Williams Behind The Apollo Theater 1940’s (Photo)

A friend, young jazz Dizzy Gillespie gabbed around the collar by big man Henry “Rubberlegs” Williams (far right) having fun at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, NY 1940’s.  Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Vegan And Drink Festival 2017 At Randell Island

Images by Seitu Oronde

On Sunday, October 1, 2017, the Vegan And Drink Festival 2017, with photographer Seitu Oronde who was there documenting the great event on Randel Island, NY.

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Harlem’s Nike Men’s Air Force 1 Cool Camo’s

Harlem rightfully deserves credit for keeping the flame burning bright for the Nike Men’s Air Force 1 ’07 LV8 basketball shoe from disappearing into the Nike vault.

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Free Best Ways To Say Goodbye To Summer In Harlem

Autumn is here but there are plenty of ways to savor summer. From working out to Zumba in the park to enjoying an outdoor film at Morningside Park, here’s a way to say goodbye to summer in Harlem.

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Sponsored Love: Black Girl Magic Celebrating The Superflyness Of Black Women & Girls 2017 Finale

Show your love in celebration of the Superflyness Of Black Women & Girls from Harlem to Harare presented for free by our friends at Imagenation Foundation event presented at Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Eagle Theater In Spanish Harlem, 1900-1927

In “El Barrio,” the building was built in 1914 as it’s listed in the 1926 Film Daily Year Book the Eagle Theatre, with 600 seats at 1852 Third Avenue in Spanish Harlem, NY.

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Surveyors At 112th Street And Riverside Drive, Harlem, NY 1879

This is looking north from what is now 112th Street and Riverside Drive.  The gate in the background on the right of the man seated, on what appears to be a pipe, New York Tours By Gary suggest the gate to what was then probably a private home but eventually the Saint Christopher Home and later the Hudson Terrace Inn. Continue Reading →

Christopher Martin And Estelle Wowed In Harlem Style Today At Apple Store

While we were hanging out in Harlem, as part of the Apple In-Store Initiative, VP Recording artist Christopher Martin did a live Q&A session and performance at the Apple Store in Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY on Saturday May 20th, 2017. Continue Reading →