Harlem’s Melo At Harlem Anti-Hunger Event

melo2b695725-b43a-4a57-b57e-4cc2a58118e5Some New Yorkers in need get help from a city basketball star. Knicks’ forward and Harlemite Carmelo Anthony handed out boxes of food and personal care items at a distribution event in Harlem Tuesday. Continue Reading →

John Stephenson Company in Harlem, NY 1836

MNY118077At Fourth Avenue (now Park Avenue) between 132nd and 134th Streets.

New York would not be the city it is today without the comprehensive public transportation infrastructure developed during the 19th and 20th centuries. Continue Reading →

Circle Of Sisters 2014 Moving, Changing And Growing

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Faith Evans, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Johnny Gill, Tyrese along with other special guests will take the Theater at Madison Square Garden stage on Saturday, October 4, 2014, as part of the Circle of Sisters Expo R&B Live Concert. Continue Reading →

Harlem Remembers Marcus 100 Years Later– A Tribute To Harlem’s Own D.r Clarke

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One hundred years after Jamaica’s Marcus Mosiah Garvey formed the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) in his birth island, his legacy is being touted. Continue Reading →

Billie Holiday Sings ‘Strange Fruit,’ Harlem, 1939 (audio)

Billie_HolidayStrange Fruit” is a song performed most famously by Billie Holiday (lived in Harlem during this time), who first sang and recorded it in 1939. Written by the teacher Abel Meeropol as a poem, it exposed American racism, particularly the lynching of African Americans. Continue Reading →

U2 And The Harlem Gospel Choir, “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” (video)

still4U2 and the Harlem gospel choir New Voices of Freedom recorded the song at the Greater Calvary Church, 50-50 West 124th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) in Central Harlem. There are many versions of  “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”, but this version appeared on the Rattle and Hum album from the September 28, 1987 concert at Madison Square Garden.  Continue Reading →

Knicks Tap Phil Jackson For Prez

AR-140319866.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360With a $60 million commitment, team owner James Dolan hopes spending more money will finally yield fewer problems for the moribund franchise.

Madison Square Garden played host Tuesday to yet another event proclaiming itself to be moment zero in the renaissance of the New York Knicks basketball franchise. Continue Reading →

J-Lo And Diddy Fight Over Fuse

diddy and j loJennifer Lopez, the singer and actress who dated Sean “Diddy” Combs more than a decade ago, is now challenging her former beau as the two compete for Madison Square Garden Co.’s Fuse TV, people with knowledge of the matter said. Continue Reading →