Harlem Resident Melo Scores 62 Points! (video)

carmelo-62Carmelo Anthony set two scoring records last night when he pumped in 62 points as his New York Knicks defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 125-96 at Madison Square Garden: Continue Reading →

Treecycle in Harlem at MulchFest 2013

mulchfest-treecycleBring your holiday tree to a designated city park to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings across the city!

Join the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, the New York City Department of Sanitation , and GreeNYC to recycle your Christmas trees into wood chips. Continue Reading →

Remembering Dr. John W.V. Cordice

DrA Message from HHC President Alan D. Aviles

On September 20, 1958, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was stabbed with a letter opener at a book signing in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Happy Holidays From The Apollo Theater in Harlem (video)!

A Merry Christmas shout out from the staff and freinds at the Apollo Theater, around the corner on 125th Street in central Harlem. Continue Reading →

President Obama And The First Lady Holiday Wishes (video)

obama26n-1-webIn this week’s address, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wish everyone from Harlem to Hollywood a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Continue Reading →

Dining with Miss Lil: December 2013 Tis The Season

Josiah_Lewis_Jeniyah_Lewis_Asherie_Wilson_n_Miss_LilBy Lil Nickelson

From Thanksgiving through Kwanzaa I try to focus my attention on sharing the holiday season with people I love while we eat great meals that are prepared with love.  Continue Reading →

The Celebration And Meaning Of Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa in HarlemKwanzaa is a week-long celebration held in the United States and also celebrated in the Western African Diaspora in other nations of the Americas. Continue Reading →

Diddy Does It With The Kids For The Holidays

screen-shot-2013-12-26-at-8-42-07-amNo sign of Kim Porter, Sarah Chapman or Misa Hylton in this one either. Diddy was on Daddy duty this Christmas and boy did his kids have a great one. Continue Reading →

Dance Of The Village Elders Recieve the Gift Of Dance

photo-7The Dance Of the Village Elders a jazz dance and fitness class located at Harlem Hospital received an early Christmas gift Tuesday evening.   Continue Reading →

Harlem Throwback: A Holiday In Harlem, 2012 (video)

This is how its done in Harlem. Here’s a throwback video of a Merry Christmas in Harlem by Mark McFarland last year in 2012. Continue Reading →

A$AP Rocky Rocks Youth in Harlem

asaprocky16x9Rocky, widely known for his unparalleled fashion sense and live-free approach, battled with staying out of trouble as a Harlem teen.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Holiday Party Mingling Etiquette 101

cocktail-e761d5bf0b90b45e54653010e5226bd2eacda25d-s6-c30Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Years are approaching. December is a busy month. There is so much on your plate. Holiday trimming, gift shopping, gifts wrapping, preparing your favorite seasonal meals and let’s not forget the numerous holiday parties that fill your calendar. Continue Reading →