Hamilton Heights’ Alexander Hamilton’s ‘The Grange’ Was His Last Home Before the Duel

Like other well-to-do New Yorkers in the late 1700s, Alexander Hamilton and his family moved to Harlem Heights in Upper Manhattan, a rural area with cool breezes that also provided an escape from the yellow fever threat in Lower Manhattan, according to the National Park Service (NPS). Continue Reading →

Alexander Hamilton’s Hamilton Grange Harlem New York 1893

st lukes church ST“The Grange” was commissioned by Alexander Hamilton who selected architect John McComb Jr. to design a country home on Hamilton’s 32 acres estate in Hamilton Heights, New York, ca 1893. Continue Reading →

Harlem EatUp! Festival, A Weekend In Review

Chef Marcus Samuelsson Neil Patrick Harris Herb Karlitz_Photo Credit Getty Images for Harlem EatUp!This past weekend, the soulful cuisines, music and art of Harlem took center stage as over a hundred neighborhood restaurants, businesses and organizations—with the support of President Bill Clinton and Mayor Bill de Blasio —participated in the inaugural Harlem EatUp! Festival. Continue Reading →

Restore, Rejuvenate and Wind Down During This Urban Yoga Escape

stickpose1Want a jumpstart into spring: something that will rejuvenate your mind and body? Consider joining award winning author and one of Harlem World Magazine’s life, wellness and health contributors, Yolande Brener on Friday, April 17th, 2015 for an urban yoga escape experience followed by beverage and food samples at a hot local Harlem spot. Continue Reading →