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

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By Lil Nickelson

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 →

East Harlem Takes Cues From West Harlem

Corn-Exchange in harlemOne sunny morning last week, an engineer with Consolidated Edison unfurled a large sheet of blueprints in front of a block-long vacant lot at East 125th Street and Park Avenue. 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 →