Community 54, Where Art Meets Culture In Harlem

Around just about every corner in New York City you’ll find a wealth of cultural happenings. Walk through Chelsea to gaze at some fantastic art. Take a stroll through Williamsburg and pop into some amazing vintage clothing shops. Continue Reading →

Roundtable With Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoHarlem speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito will be meeting members of New York-based community and ethnic media to share her vision on issues ranging from the City Council’s legislative agenda to housing, health, immigration and education. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Ponty Bistro Harlem Fine Dining Comes to 7th Avenue

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Ponty Bistro Harlem, a creative French and African cuisine restaurant is located at 149 West 139th Street on South east corner of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd (phone 212 234-6474 and web site is www.pontybistroharlem.com).  Continue Reading →

The Harlem Rowing club, Harlem River, 1911

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The Harlem Rowing Club was part of the New York Rowing Association (the “Association”) was founded by returning civil war veterans in Harlem around 1866. Continue Reading →

Links Honors Reginald Van Lee and Dawn Davis In Harlem

Links in harlemOn Sunday, December 14, 2014, the Metro-Manhattan (NY) Chapter of The Links Incorporated (MML) will host its tenth biennial holiday gala at New York’s City’s iconic Gotham Hall from 4-8pm.  Continue Reading →

Architect George Ranalli Moves To Harlem’s Factory District

extralargeInternationally renowned architect George Ranalli has ditched his Chelsea office for Harlem. Ranalli, the dean of City College’s architecture school, who taught at Yale for 20 years, has had work featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and has given lectures in Turin, Rome, Tokyo and all over the U.S., set up a new office at 447 West 127th St. this past June.

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Neil Patrick Harris Talks About Moving To Harlem (video)

4NPHHOME14During a recent appearance on Charlie Rose, the host asked Neil Patrick Harris about his recent move: “Why Harlem?” He quickly added, “Why not Harlem might be a good question, too.” Continue Reading →

Dem Leader Considers Retiring From Harlem Politics

Cap Ben 5 Star Security assemblymen Keith Wright Chief Salih of 5 Star SecurityHarlem Assemblyman and Manhattan Democratic Party leader Keith Wright is considering retiring from politics — to take a plum job as the $174,000-a-year borough county clerk, our source has learned. Continue Reading →