Rudy’s World: Harlem Week Swings On Great Day in Harlem

rudy tne2On Sunday, August17th, Harlem Week brought tennis lessons to Harlem youth, with Congressman Charles Rangel, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, performers and others on hand to the festivities on 135th Street for another Great Day in Harlem!

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Dining with Miss Lil: Harlem Week 2014′s Elders Jubilee

Senior_Jubilee_Harlem_Week_2014_ParticipantsBy Lil Nickelson

When my publisher asked if I was interested in covering the Harlem Week 2014’s salute to seniors event I jumped at the chance to spend a day hanging out with my elders. Continue Reading →

Brooklyn’s Piece of Velvet Opens In Harlem

pieces of velvetThe 125th Street BID reports the opening of Piece of Velvet, a Brooklyn-based cupcake shop and bakery, has opened up a brand new location at 17 West 125th Street in our corridor on 125th Street. Continue Reading →

Yolande’s Yard: Hamilton Heights Green Youth Market

market 5By Yolande Brener

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol opened their second annual farmer’s market on July 2nd. Their opening day got off to a lively start with about 15 customers in the first hour.

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Harlem Seniors To Move After $100 Mil Salvation Army Sale

williams-residence in west harlemThe Westsider wrote that the Salvation Army has made a deal to sell The Williams senior residence on 95th street and West End Avenue to a private developer for $108 million, and plans to remove the remaining seniors from the building. Continue Reading →

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Swings Uptown In Harlem

Lincoln_Center_Jazz_OrchestraOn Saturday, June 14, Jazz at Lincoln Center will partner with The Harlem Children’s Zone to present Uptown Family Swing, a free community concert featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Mr. Aubrey’s Show Kids. Continue Reading →

Harlem Foodies to Launch Festival in 2015

Bill-de-Blasio,-Bill-Clinton,-Marcus-Samuelsson.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360Business owners from Harlem’s burgeoning food and drink scene will join forces next year to stage a festival to showcase the neighborhood’s culture, officials announced Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Join The Salute To The Harlem Explosion Volunteers And First Responders

BiitH6kCAAATle8East Harlem Council woman Melissa Mark-Viverito this Wednesday, April 9th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, we will hold a special reception in the Council Chambers at City Hall to salute the volunteers and first responders who did so much for El Barrio/East Harlem, in the aftermath of the Harlem explosion. All are welcome! Continue Reading →

Sen. Espaillat Rips Sell By GHCC

letter28u-2-webGreater Harlem Housing Development Corporation owns this slice on West 135th Street in central Harlem. Continue Reading →