NY State Wants NYC Tourists

Satchel Paige & Goose Tatum Harlem Stars Negro League 8x10 B&W PhotoNew York state wants to take a bite out of the Big Apple’s tourism market–attracting a greater share of the 54 million plus people who visit the city and convincing them to spend time upstate and on Long Island. Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Rao’s Mob Murder

Sopranos' Star's Rao's RestarauntThe crowd was three deep at the bar at Rao’s that night. The East Harlem red-sauce joint, famous for its lemon chicken, celebrity clientele, and the impossibility of securing a table, was never known for a booming bar scene. Continue Reading →

Ralph MacDonald, Harlem Born

Ralph MacDonald (March 15, 1944 – December 18, 2011) was an American percussionist and song-writer. Continue Reading →