Harlem Foodies to Launch Festival in 2015

Bill-de-Blasio,-Bill-Clinton,-Marcus-Samuelsson.jpg&q=80&MaxW=640&imageversion=widescreen&maxh=360Business owners from Harlem’s burgeoning food and drink scene will join forces next year to stage a festival to showcase the neighborhood’s culture, officials announced Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday Harlem Cares!

harlem caresHarlem World Magazine sends a shout out to Harlem Cares as they celebrate their 5th Anniversary. For the last 5 years Harlem Cares has continued their mission of mentoring “undersourced” youth in Harlem.

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Street Naming Event For Silvia Woods

sylvia woodsOn Wednesday, May 14th 10:00a.m, Sylvia’s Restaurant, the world renowned culinary icon gets a new address that pays homage to its late founder, Sylvia Woods, the Queen of Soul Food, who passed away in July of 2012. Continue Reading →

The Source Meat Wholesalers or Smitty’s Meat Market In Harlem

The Source Meat Wholesalers market was at 2285 12th Avenue (between 126th and 125th Street). The store was owned by John E. Smith or “Smitty”, who was described as your typically “friendly neighborhood butcher.” Continue Reading →

Sylvia Woods, ‘Queen of Soul Food,’ Passes

Sylvia Woods, the matriarch of the famed Harlem restaurant that bore her name and a New York City icon, died Thursday at her Westchester home, family members said in a statement. Continue Reading →