Moe’s Sneaker Spot Signs Harlem Lease

1890-adam-clayton-powell-blvd-moes-sneaker-spot-1Commercial Observer reports that Moe’s Sneaker Spot will open its second Manhattan location this fall at 1890 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard on the southwest corner of 115th Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Mothers S.A.V.E. Anniversary Celebration

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A Photo Essay by Diane Allford

On Friday, August 29th Harlem Mothers SAVE celebrated their 1 year anniversary in their new home on West 128th Street in Harlem.   Continue Reading →

Census Show Another Increase in NYC’s Non-Hispanic White Population

east-harlem11Kevin Gallagher and Sharon Almog, both teachers, considered moving to New Jersey with their two children several years ago when they were squeezed out of the apartment they were subletting in Stuyvesant Town, the sprawling complex that has long been a haven for working- and middle-class families in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Cole Sisters, 1911

Negro Basketball New York Girls Cole Sisters Harlem Repro POSTCARD#200The Negro Basketball New York Girls Cole Sisters was the sister team of the Black Fives Era men’s basketball teams, coached by Conrad Norman, Harlem, New York. 1911 Continue Reading →

Souleo: Happy 80th Birthday Apollo Theater

Musician Reverend Charles Hodges Sr and Paul Rodgers recording at Royal Studios (left to right)_Courtesy PaulRodgers.comThe Apollo Theater has transformed the lives of many singers that performed on its stage such as Stevie Wonder, James Brown and Lauryn Hill. Continue Reading →

Rep. Charles Rangel Debate Telephone Skit Ridicules Opponents

rangel on phone during debateAfter a rugged first debate last month where he fended off attacks from his two main challengers, incumbent Rep. Charles Rangel came out swinging in a second debate Wednesday evening. Continue Reading →