‘Evergreen’ Film Review And Interview

marijuana adn gayrights in bed together3Has America come to a place where we are looking at the Prohibition of Marijuana prohibition much like the Prohibition of Alcohol? Do we legalize Marijuana for those who need it medically or for everyone? 

An insider’s look into the revolutionary campaign that became the first to legalize recreational marijuana, Evergreen: The Road To Legalization shows the front lines of the heated political battle in Washington State and how it evolved into a national debate – the first wave of a massive sea change in American drug policy. Continue Reading →

Mae West’s Harlem State Of Mind, 1930′s (video)

d6Harlem has always been a combination of high and low, from the 1920′s to the 1930′s Mae West made a name for herself on the Vaudeville circuit with plays as a connoisseur of Harlem culture. Continue Reading →

133rd Street, Harlem, 1920′s (video)

Thirteen.org just took a trip to 133rd Street in Harlem for their City Concealed series, and below is their video on the early Jazz scene there. Continue Reading →

Small’s Paradise, Harlem, 1925

Opened in 1925 by Ed Small during a time of Prohibition, Small’s was a sort of hot and heavy speakeasy that downtowners in the know would come to for a night of Jazz, dancing and drink and played host to poets, artists, athletes, and entertainers from the. Continue Reading →

East Harlem LGBT And El Barrio Walking Tours

This June, The Municipal Art Society of New York’s walking tour program offers two tours focusing on Harlem . On June 10, in honor of Gay Pride Month, urban planner Laurence Frommer leads a walk through the history of LGBT Harlem. Continue Reading →

A’Lelia Walker’s Sterling Silver Flask


A’Lelia Walker carried a flask, especially after Prohibition became the law of the land. In her case, of course, the flask was sterling silver, befitting her love of fine things.