The Baby Grand, Harlem, NY, 1953-1960’s (Update)

The Baby Grand Bar at 319 West 125th Street (between St. Nicholas and 8th avenue), opened in 1953, it was a saloon with a bright mural of a piano above the door and a rich Art Deco décor. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s ROKC Named One Of The Best Bars In America

If you walked past Harlem’s ROKC on Broadway you might think nothing of it. The restaurant and cocktail lounge — its name an acronym for ramen, oysters, kitchen and cocktails — has dark curtains in its windows and sits next to an eye-catching bodega with neon signage. Continue Reading →