Bill “Bojangles” Robinson At Ticket Campaign In Harlem 1939

Robinson Bill - At ticket campaign with crowd in HarlemBill “Bojangles” Robinson is all kisses at a Ticket Campaign for the New York Worlds Fair, on 132nd Street and Seventh Avenue in Central Harlem, NY 1939 Continue Reading →

Shack Stabbing And Bodega Blasts In Harlem

assualt in harlemStabbing

A man was slashed in a random attack as he left Joe’s Crab Shack in Harlem, police said.

The 31-year-old victim was leaving the restaurant, when an attacker sliced him several times on West 126th Street, near Saint Nicholas Avenue, Sunday at about 7 p.m. Continue Reading →

119th Street And Seventh Avenue, Harlem, NY, 1905

119th street and 7th avenueA great picture of the cityscape of Victorian brownstone during the mid-day on 119th Street, looking East from Seventh Avenue (renamed Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.,) in central Harlem, New York, 1905. Continue Reading →

2316 First Avenue, Harlem, NY, 1932

[2316 First Avenue] harlem nyA photograph of a great wooden tavern on the corner of 2316 First Avenue at 119th Street in East Harlem, New York, 1932.

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The Joe Louis Restaurant & Bar, Harlem, 1950

joe louis bar in harlemA great image of The Joe Louis Restaurant & Bar still under construction on the north side of 125th Street (between 8th and 7th Avenue) in Central Harlem, New York, 1950. Continue Reading →

Glenn Caldwell “The King Of Harlem Hairdressers”, 1940-2005

25cityroom-barber1-blog480In 1983, Glenn Caldwell, a music teacher from Maryland, was playing saxophone in a South Carolina bar and began talking with a singer whose dapper outfit and slick hair seemed from a bygone era. Continue Reading →

Harlem Cell Phone Thieves Take Selfies

9422978_448x252Investigators trying to catch a pair of thieves stealing cell phones in upper Manhattan and hoping the suspects own stupidity will lead to arrests. Continue Reading →

New Harlem Studios, Less Space, Shared Bathrooms

Harlem Micro BeforeBigger is sometimes better, but not when it comes to New York City’s micro-unit craze. Industrious brothers Seth and Matthew Weissman of Weissman Equities are among those joining the posse of small space-innovators. Continue Reading →

Jackie Rowe Adams brother, Clarence Rowe Passes

It is with great sadness that I announce the death of Jackie Rowe Adams brother, Clarence Rowe.  Funeral arrangements are listed below:

The viewing is on January 21, 2014
Time: 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Place: Christian Parish for Spiritual Renewal
Address: 2044 7th Avenue on 122nd Street. Continue Reading →