What You Need To Know When You Start Your Small Business Empire In Harlem

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One of the biggest obstacles I faced was the timing when I wrote my book Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months. Continue Reading →

Livestream: Listen To Diane Reeves Live Jazz At Lincoln Center

5e5397fe-c9d0-4f20-830f-956b41fc9368_640x361Join a special Valentines Day live weekend performance with jazz vocalist Diane Reeves and her band as they perform on this Livestream tonight at Saturday, February 14th, 2015 at 8:00 PM EST at Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York. Continue Reading →

An Interfaith Prayer Service to End Violent Loss In Harlem March

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Join the Prayer Changes Things: An Interfaith Day of Prayer to End Violent Loss in Our Community. The event is sponsored by the Lazarus Project of The St. Charles Borrome/Resurrection Chapel. Continue Reading →

From Ethiopia to Harlem: Q&A with Beejhy Barhany

beejhy-barhany-owner-of-tsion-cafe-Tadias-Magazine-coverIn the historic neighborhood of Sugar Hill, Harlem we celebrate one of its newest additions — Tsion Café and Bakery. Continue Reading →

Obama Library Would Continue Revitalization In Harlem

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the West Harlem where Columbia University would build the Obama presidential library, residents are accustomed to change. But they have not always welcomed it. Continue Reading →

Dr. Gene-Ann Polk At Harlem Hospital Dies

DR GENE ANN POLK Photo Credit James Kriegsmann_2_2Dr. Gene-Ann Polk, longtime Director of Pediatrics and Ambulatory Care at Harlem Hospital and Professor Emerita of Clinical Pediatrics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Continue Reading →

New York Juvenile Asylum in Washington Heights, 1856-1901

juvenile asylum 1New York Juvenile Asylum, 175th Street near between 10th and 11th Avenues just north of Harlem in Washington Heights, New York, 1872.

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‘Harlem’ Cowboy Herb Jeffries Dies (video)

o-HERB-JEFFRIES-facebookHerb Jeffries, the jazz singer and actor who performed with Duke Ellington and was known as the “Bronze Buckaroo” in a series of all-black 1930s Westerns, died of heart failure Sunday morning at a Los Angeles hospital. He was 100. Continue Reading →