Maxie Rosenbloom, ‘The Harlem Harlequin’

Max Everitt Rosenbloom, known as Slapsie Maxie (November 1, 1907 – March 6, 1976) lived in East Harlem as a young kid, was an American boxer, actor, and television personality. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Sugar Ray Robinson’s Sweet Success

On what would have been Sugar Ray Robinson’s 91st birthday, dignitaries and the sporting world gathered to unveil a ceremonial street sign in Harlem where the legendary boxer once owned a business. Continue Reading →

The 13th Annual Harlem Renaissance Road Race (HRRR)

The 13th Annual Harlem Renaissance Road Race (HRRR) will kick off its historic landmark run/walk on September 18th at 10:00AM. Sugar Ray Robinson II, son of boxing legend Sugar Ray Robinson, and former Director of the Roadrunner’s Club Peter Roth, will join local officials in the race to bring awareness to the obesity problem in urban areas, while promoting a healthier, educated community.
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