A great image of The Joe Louis Restaurant & Bar still under construction on the north side of 125th Street (between 8th and 7th Avenue) in Central Harlem, New York, 1950. Continue Reading →
We thought this story by Chris Smith that orignally ran in the NYMagazine on November 3, 2010 would be informative as we head into the primary elections in June 2014.
It’s a campaign-kickoff rally straight out of the playbook: festive red-white-and-blue posters, lapel buttons featuring the smiling candidate, a soundtrack of upbeat and strenuously unobjectionable tunes. Continue Reading →
The Brown Bomber, in a great ringside seat photograph of the Joe Louis’ bout against Billy Conn, the Light Heavyweight Champion met on June 18, 1941. Continue Reading →
In 1934, the Big Apple Night Club opened in Harlem on the northwest corner of West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue across the street from the Savoy . Continue Reading →