Miss Harlem Crowning At Harlem Shake In Harlem

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Join the event at Harlem Shake as the crown Miss Harlem 2014 on September 13th, 2014 in 100 West 124th Street (at Lenox Avenue), Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: BBRAXTON is Back (video)!

By Walter Rutledge

“A man can teach a boy how to be a man, but a woman can teach him how to be a gentle- man” BBRAXTON- She knows him. This is the mantra of BBRAXTON Harlem’s premiere gentlemen’s grooming parlor. Located at 1400 Fifth Avenue at 116 Street the parlor offers a fresh approach to the traditional men’s barbershop. The Grooming parlor will officially celebrate it’s reopening with a relaunch party tonight.

Considered one of the last bastions of male supremacy the barbershop has long played a major role in male bonding. BBRAXTON has taken that concept and given it the flare and élan synonymous with owner, Broadway diva Brenda Braxton. The result is a welcoming and relaxed environment, worthy of the 21st century man. Continue Reading →