On Friday, May 18, legendary American opera soprano Lauren Flanigan, known for creating memorable contemporary opera roles, stars in “Lauren Flanigan’s 4th Annual 50th Birthday Bash,” presented by American Opera Projects and Music and Mentoring House.
Posted in Harlem, Music
Tagged American Opera Projects' Composers & the Voice, American opera soprano Lauren Flanigan, Anne Bogart, Bayerische Staatsoper, Catherine Malfitano, Daphne Malfitano., Deborah Drattell's Marina, Harlem, I Lombardi, Italian Bistro Ristorante Settepani, La Scala, Leah Abraham, Lizzie Borden, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Metropolitan Opera, Music and Mentoring House, Richard Tucker Gala, San Francisco Opera, Sette Pani, settepani, Teatro San Carlo, The Family Room, Thomas Pasatieri
The second restaurant in Harlem I wanted to review for this summer’s NYC Restaurant Week is Ristorante Settepani. Continue reading
Posted in Central Harlem, Food, Harlem, Harlem food
Tagged Bilen, Harlem, Italian cuisine, Leah Abraham, Lenox Avenue, Lil Nickelson, New York City, Nino Settepani, restaurant, Restaurant Week, Ristorante Settepani, Rudy Collins, Sette Pani, settepani, Seyoum
Three new restaurants have received Community Board 10 support to open a sidewalk cafe in Central Harlem. Among them is Applebee’s chain at the corner of 125th Street and Fifth Avenue. The sidewalk cafe will be on Fifth Avenue. Continue reading
Posted in Harlem, Harlem food, Real Estate
Tagged 120th Street (Manhattan), 125th Street, Applebee, Bad Horse Pizza, Bier International, Community board 10, Eighth Avenue (Manhattan), Fifth Avenue, Frederick Douglass Blvd, Harlem, Harlem Lofts Inc., Harlem Tavern, Nectar Wine Bar, Robb Pair, Sette Pani, settepani, West 120th Street
This week’s New York Magazine featured restaurants the top chefs frequent in their neighborhood and Harlemite Marcus Samuelsson also included his favorites. Kitchenette (at 123rd and Amsterdam) received best brunch honors for their pancakes, Settepani (Lenox and 120th) was a cafe selection along with Les Ambassades (FDB/8th Avenue and 118th Street). East Harlem’s El Aguila (116th and Lexington) received a thumbs up for their pork tacos. Continue reading
I want to thank all of you who weighed in to celebrate Sugar Ray Leonard, Jr. in his upcoming Celebrity Boxing match with Joe Parkinson. (Be sure to tune in at http://www.twitter.com/Harlembrew for ringside updates from PA tonight!)
It was truly an awesome evening with the greatest backdrop possible, Harlem; Jack Johnson and Sugar Ray Robinson would have been so proud!
Aside from the wonderful cuisine at Settepani–Thanks Leah!! Another highlight of the evening was when Sugar Ray shared yet another one of his many talents on stage at the Faison Firehouse Theater. Yes, he sang for us! We can’t blame that on the ah ah ah ah ah…alcohol…well he did enjoy the Sugar Hill and some tasty libations from JTESpirits.com. George Faison was so moved that you might just hear about an upcoming collaboration between the two.