Grant’s Tomb, West Harlem, 1917

French soldiers ride a pair of double-decker buses to West 123rd Street and Riverside Drive to visit the tomb of Ulysses S. Grant. Continue Reading →

‘Bridging Boundaries: Part II’ At Aloft In Harlem

Give_em_More_Fiyah2dd442Bridging Boundaries: Part II extends the conversation beyond Columbia and into the Harlem community – bridging the communities through artistic expression and discussion.  Part II features three of the FLUX artists in Bridging Boundaries: Redefining Diaspora with a larger representation of their work. Continue Reading →

HBA: “M/WBE Certification” Workshop

harlem business allianceMonday, February 3, 2014
9:00 am – 10:30 am

This session will include a step-by-step review of the Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise certification application process.

Seating is limited! Continue Reading →

The Harlem Kiddies Band Dominated Nazi-Occupied Denmark

shapeimage_6Anne Dvinge has just published an article about Harlem Kiddies entitled ’Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Afro-Danish jazz band Harlem Kiddies and discourses of race and resistance in 1940s Denmark’ in the international journal African and Black Diaspora. Continue Reading →

Suspect On Surveillance Camera in Harlem

monrngsidePolice are searching for a man wanted in an attempted rape in East Harlem, and they’re hoping surveillance video will lead to an arrest. Continue Reading →

Harlem House, 1890′s

This beautiful wooden house, with it’s glass enclosed conservatory, was at 310 West 103rd Street between West End Avenue and Riverside Drive on the northeast side of West Harlem in the 1890′s. Continue Reading →

Getty Gas Station, 125th Street and 12th Avenue, 1950′s

This is a photograph of the Getty gas station looking southeast on the corner of 125th Street and 12th Avenue in Manhattanville in West Harlem during the early 1950′s. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Hall, Harlem 1873

Just east of Park Avenue at 125th street, the building in the center of this photograph was once The Harlem Hall in 1873. Continue Reading →

Photo of the Day: Manna’s No More

It’s amazing what [a few years] of change makes in the Harlem hood. Here’s a photo of where Manna’s food spot (before Manna’s was here a furniture store called JL Roberts was there) Continue Reading →