The 2nd Annual Strivers’ Row Tour In Harlem (audio)

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The Kings Court West 139th Street Block Association sponsored the Strivers’ Row & Beyond for their 2nd Annual Strivers’ Row Home Tour on Sunday, October 5, 20014.  Continue Reading →

125th Street Looking East, Harlem, New York 1920’s

125th-street-looking-eastAn amazing photograph of a busy 125th Street looking East towards Lenox and 5th Avenues during the Harlem Renaissance in Harlem, New York 1920’s.

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Lynn Whitfield and Priya Tara Hangin In Harlem

celelbrities at mintons...Late brunch with chef Alexander Smalls with divas Lynn Whitfield and Priya Tara on Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at Minton’s in central Harlem, New York.

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David C. Banks On How Boys Succeed And Learn In Harlem

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Join David C. Banks president and CEO of Eagle Academy in conversation regarding young boys and his new book “Soar -How Boys Learn, Succeed and Develop Character,” in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

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

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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 →

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 →