Barbara Askins Receives A Bill McCreary Award 2014

Bill McCrerary Living Legion Awards 2014 - Barbara Askins received Black History Month AwardBarbara Askins president of the 125th Street BID was honored with a Bill McCreary Living Legion Awards 2014, during this past Black History Month Award on February 27th, 2014 by Healthfirst. Continue Reading →

Shop Harlem: Get Blind Gary Davis’s DVD ‘The Harlem Street Singer’

415FN2TQD8LThe Blind Gary Davis Harlem Street Singer was a Harlem man who sang his blues songs on the Harlem streets back in the day we think his dvd would be a great gift for the holidays. Continue Reading →

Harlem Reaches Over 5 million, September 2012

From our friends at the 125th Street BID, this is a customer counting from the corner of 125th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard’

The status were complied on Friday, August 1st, 2012:

Total Visitors This Month: 719,248

Total Visitors This Year: 5,122,781 Continue Reading →

Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance: A Portrait in Black and White

Carl Van Vechten was a white man with a passion for blackness who played a crucial role in helping the Harlem Renaissance, a black movement, come to understand itself. Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: Music of the Harlem Renaissance with pianist Randy Weston at The Greene Space in SoHo

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Chocolat Restaurant Lounge Closed In Harlem (update)

I walk by one of my favorite food spots in Harlem today, the Chocolat Restaurant Lounge at 2217 Frederick Douglass Avenue, on the corner at 120th Street and found a “Closed” sign on the door (sorry for the blurry photograph). Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day: Blue, Brad Bathgate, The Book Man (video)

Harlem World Magazine caught up with the very stylish “Blue,” (aka Brad Bathgate, and aka Street Poet), in front of H & M on 125th Street (between Lenox Avenue and Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.,). Continue Reading →