116th And Lenox, Harlem, NY 1893

lenox1893Before the cycles of real estate development started the in greatest community in the world in Harlem, there was always a beginning, the above photo shows 116th Street and Lenox Avenue, 1893 Continue Reading →

Join Free The Harlem Holiday Lights 2014

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Harlem Holiday Lights 2014 on November 20th, 6-9 pm, on 125th Street and Fifth Avenue to Marginal Street, Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Neil Patrick Harris Talks About Moving To Harlem (video)

4NPHHOME14During a recent appearance on Charlie Rose, the host asked Neil Patrick Harris about his recent move: “Why Harlem?” He quickly added, “Why not Harlem might be a good question, too.” Continue Reading →

110th Street And 5th Avenue, Harlem, NY 1919

110th Street and 5th Avenue  1919  Photo by Jacob Applebaum  From the Museum of the City of New York.

A surreal photograph looking north with Harlem Meer in Central Park behind the photographer on the corner of 5th Avenue at 110th Street, Harlem, New York, 1919. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The James Baldwin Street Naming In Harlem

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James Baldwin, a Harlem native who died in 1987, would have turned 90 on Saturday. Among the many tributes in a year in which his legacy as a major writer is being celebrated, one on Saturday is close to home: a portion of East 128th Street, between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, will be renamed James Baldwin Way on August 4th, 2014. Continue Reading →