The Nest Club was a cabaret in Harlem, more specifically an after-hours club, at 169 West 133rd Street – a street known then both as “Swing Street” and “Jungle Alley”. Continue Reading →
Following the repeal of Prohibition in 1933, 52nd Street replaced 133rd street as “Swing Street” of the community of Harlem. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!
This is 310 Riverside Drive at 103rd Street in Harlem, NY, looking north from the top of the stairs next to the stone wall from 1879. Become an Harlem World Insider Continue Reading →
116th Street runs from Riverside Drive, overlooking the Hudson River, to the East River, through Harlem, New York. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!
Carlos Wesley “Don” Byas, October 21, 1912 – August 24, 1972, was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, associated with Swing and bebop. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio today added another 23 miles to New York City’s nation-leading Open Streets program, bringing the citywide total to 67 miles – two-thirds of the way to Continue Reading →
At a recent event, held at Settepani Restaurant on Malcolm X Blvd., the president and CEO of the 125th Street Business Improvement District, Barbara Askins, Become an Harlem World Insider Continue Reading →