The Settling Of Harlem, From The Wickquaskeeks To The Waterfalls, And More 1658

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 →

Harlem’s Sonny “The Greatest Living Improviser” Rollins 1930 – (Video)

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 →

Christopher Fagan And His Dog Spruce’s “Point Of Rocks,” 128th Street Harlem Home, 1895

Hatching Cat NYC reports that in 1895, 71-year-old Christopher Fagan was alone in the world. All his family and friends had died and he really had no place to call Continue Reading →