The original settlers of Harlem were the Wecksquaesgeek Indians, who raised corn and tobacco, and called their land Quinnahung, or Planting Neck. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Continue Reading →
Jochem Pietersen Kuyter, who died in 1654, was an early colonist to New Netherland, and one of the first settlers of what would become Harlem on the island of Manhattan. Continue Reading →
John Pintard, Jr., May 18, 1759 – June 21, 1844, was a Harlem merchant, philanthropist and the man that brought Santa Claus to America. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up Continue Reading →
On Saturday, August 14th, 2021, the City of New York will kick off NYC Homecoming Week. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Newsletter!
The Hotel Marseilles, situated on the corner of West 103rd Street and 2689 Broadway, in Harlem, New York, NY, 1902-05. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Newsletter!
Harlem, originally a Dutch village, formally organized in 1658, it is named after the city of Haarlem in the Netherlands, was founded by the Dutch on land that the Manahattans and Wickquaskeeks Indian Continue Reading →
Walter Theodore “Sonny” Rollins, born September 7, 1930, is an American jazz tenor saxophonist, widely recognized as one of the most important and influential jazz musicians. Become a Harlem insider Continue Reading →