Harlem’s 125th Street Is NYC’s #1 Sexiest Subway Stop

subwaycomposite4It’s no underground secret that Harlem’s subways are the ultimate in people-watching (the 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, N, R, B and C trains) — and we’ve got a lot of attractive people traveling in and around our village: to get to model casting calls, fab food spots or hot new startups – Harlem is it. Continue Reading →

Jeff Sutton Receives $95M Loan for Harlem Whole Foods Project

whoel foods on 125th streetCommercial Observer reports that Jeff Sutton owner of Wharton Properties has obtained a construction loan from Natixis Real Estate Capital to develop a 33,000 square foot retail property along 125th Street, Harlem’s busiest commercial thoroughfare, Mortgage Observer has first learned. Continue Reading →

Artist Vicki DaSilva Repurposes West Harlem (video)

VickiDaSilva_Repurpose_2014_smLast Saturday night,  the West Harlem Art Fund collaborated with artist Vicki DaSilva who won Art Takes Times Square (2012) to create a beautiful light graffiti underneath the 12 Avenue (Riverside Drive) viaduct in West Harlem. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Children’s Tumor Foundation Mini Marathon

seitu marathon 1Seitu Oronde was at Children’s Tumor Foundations Mini Marathon on March 16th, 2014 in Wall Street proved to be an exciting event that brings together thousands of runners for a 13.1-mile race. Continue Reading →

A$AP Rocky Brings Harlem Swag To DKNY

asap-rocky-dknyNot surprising, it was only a matter of time before this happened, really. Harlem man A$AP has never been shy about his love of the fashion industry and in turn, the industry has loved him back. Continue Reading →

Jem Realty Pays $22M For Alhambra Ballroom

2108-powell-blvdTimes Square-based investment firm Jem Realty Management bought a seven-story office building on Adam C. Powell Jr. Boulevard in central Harlem for $21.5 million from Fort Lee, N.J., developer Mitchell Mekel, according to property records filed with the city today.  Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Super Bowl On Time Square With McDonald’s Music Performance

seitus world 1On February 2, 2014, MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, will host Super Bowl XLVIII. To celebrate, New York City, the Super Bowl Host Committee and GMC have dreamed up “Super Bowl Boulevard,” a series of football-themed experiences that will take over Times Square the week before the big game. 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 →

The Therapeutic Poet: Where Harlem Starts

I was heading up from Times Square to Powell and 125th to check out the exhibit at the Studio Museum. I was on Broadway, at 44th Street, ducking and dodging the meandering tourists. As the multitudes of tourists look up and around (any which way but straight ahead,) Continue Reading →