Graham Court Apartment House, 1925

Graham Court is a historic Harlem apartment building. It was commissioned by William Waldorf Astor, designed by the architects Clinton and Russell, and constructed in 1899-1901 as part of the great Harlem real-estate boom. Continue Reading →

The Lafayette Theater And Harlem’s Tree Of Hope

The Lafayette Theatre

The Lafayette Theatre, also known as “the House Beautiful,” was an entertainment venue located at 132nd Street and 7th Avenue in Harlem, New York. 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 →

Subway Reroutes And Street Closures For New Year’s Eve In And Around Harlem

dj-ginnys-blog4801Over one million people will flock to midtown to uptown today to ring in the new year in Times Square. Continue Reading →

Come Visit Santa At EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care in Harlem

emblem health come visit santaJoin Santa Claus and his family at EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care for a photo and face painting with Mrs. Claus and refreshments at 215 West 125th Street (near 7th Avenue).

Cops: Harlem Man Found Dead in Airshaft Was A Homicide

article-reclass-1129A man found dead inside an airshaft in a Harlem building earlier this week was the victim of a homicide, cops said Thursday. Continue Reading →

Shop Harlem: Get Blind Gary Davis’s DVD ‘The Harlem Street Singer’

415FN2TQD8LThe Blind Gary Davis Harlem Street Singer was a Harlem man who sang his blues songs on the Harlem streets back in the day we think his dvd would be a great gift for the holidays. Continue Reading →