Connie’s Inn, Harlem, New York 1923

Connie’s Inn was a Harlem, New York City nightclub established in 1923 by Conrad (Connie) Immerman in partnership with his brothers, George and Louie Immerman. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe…

Harlem’s Legendary Earl ‘Snakehips’ Tucker (Video)

Earl “Snakehips” Tucker, 1905 – 1937, became known as the “Human Boa Constrictor” after the dance he popularized in Harlem in the 1920s called the “snakehips (Dance)“. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You…

A History Of Whiskey In Harlem 1650’s – Present

Harlem is a rich and historical place in whiskey lore dating back to the Wecksquaesgeek Indians to settlers in the Dutch in the 1600’s to prohibition from the 1920’s to 1930’s during the Harlem renaissance. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails…

Dickie Wells Club, Harlem, New York, 1940-1950

Dickie Wells was called the Harlem Playboy, and his club originally built as a bowling alley Dickie Wells aka “Dickie’s club” (above left photograph) was meant to be an off shoot of his reputation at 162 West 133rd Street at Seventh Avenue, in Harlem, NY, 1940-1950. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe…

Harlem’s Music Man Wilbur Coleman Sweatman In Harlem, New York, 1882 – 1961

Wilbur Coleman Sweatman, February 7, 1882 – March 9, 1961, Harlem, New York, was an African-American ragtime and dixieland jazz composer, bandleader, and clarinetist. Sweatman was one of the first African-American musicians to have fans nationwide. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You…

Whiskey Comes To Harlem At The Harlem Whiskey Festival 2017

The Harlem Whiskey Festival 2017 presented by Exclusive Access Group is a one-of-a-kind Whiskey & Entertainment experience for Whiskey Aficionado’s. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave…

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. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You…

The Original Cotton Club, Lenox Avenue, 1920’s.

The venue on Lenox Avenue was first opened in 1920 as the Club Deluxe, under the ownership of the former heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe…

Rhum Boogie Club, Harlem, 1943 (video)

A Gordon Parks photo from 1943 shows an establishment called Rhum Boogie somewhere in Central Harlem but not much has been written about this actual establishment. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can…