The Legendary Marx Brothers, Chico, Harpo, Groucho, Gummo, And Zeppo Born In Harlem, 1905

Harlem Marx Brothers were a family comedy act that was successful in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in motion pictures from 1905 to 1949. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up Continue Reading →

Battle Brews Over Harlem Marx Brothers Playground

Bloomberg reports that Groucho Marx once said that politics is the art of looking for trouble. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito have found Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Superstar Bobby Darin 1936 – 1973 (Video)

Bobby Darin, born Walden Robert Cassotto, May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973, was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor in film and television. He performed jazz, pop, rock Continue Reading →

Park-Replacing Development At “No Cost” Sets “Harmful Precedent” In East Harlem

The debate surrounding plans to build a massive development on top of an East Harlem playground as a state investigator reviews the project, according to City Council records. Become an Continue Reading →

Herbert “Whitey” White Exported The Lindy Hop From Harlem To The World (Video)

Herbert “Whitey” White (that’s him above in the white tie and white streak in his hair), a former bouncer (and ex-prize fighter) at the [easyazon_link identifier=”0813035171″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Savoy Ballroom[/easyazon_link] exported Continue Reading →

Harlem 68 Story Rental Almost Approved

NY Curbed reports that the following the City Planning Commission’s approval, a City Council subcommittee approved a 1,100-unit residential building being developed by AvalonBay in East Harlem, Crain’s reports. Become an Continue Reading →