Boris Kodjoe Speaks At Helene Fuld College of Nursing in East Harlem

boris kudjoeAn East Harlem nursing school is getting a sex injection. “Love and Basketball” heartthrob Boris Kodjoe will serve as the commencement speaker during Helene Fuld College of Nursing’s May 2 graduation ceremony before 140 graduating healthcare professionals and their friends and families. Continue Reading →

Sugar Ray Robinson In Harlem, 1940’s

The New York Times published a piece on Sugar Ray Robinson and his glory days in Harlem. And the UpTownFlavor ran this piece, so we thought it might be cool to look back over some Sugar Ray’s favorite places to hang out in Harlem. Continue Reading →

James Van Der Zee’s G.G.G. Studio, Harlem, 1940’s

VanDerZeeStudio125A rare photograph of the James Van Der Zee’s studio located on the east side of Lenox Avenue between 123rd and 124th Streets, in the 1940’s.  Continue Reading →

The 13th Annual Harlem Renaissance Road Race (HRRR)

The 13th Annual Harlem Renaissance Road Race (HRRR) will kick off its historic landmark run/walk on September 18th at 10:00AM. Sugar Ray Robinson II, son of boxing legend Sugar Ray Robinson, and former Director of the Roadrunner’s Club Peter Roth, will join local officials in the race to bring awareness to the obesity problem in urban areas, while promoting a healthier, educated community.
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Bill “Bojangles” Robinson

Bill “Bojangles” RobinsonBill “Bojangles” Robinson (May 25, 1878November 25, 1949) was a pioneer and pre-eminent African-American tap dance performer.Childhood. Continue Reading →