From Harlem To The Hudson A Historic Harlem Cherry Tree Stroll On The Riverside Walk

Cherry Walk is part of the Riverside Walk, a continuous four-mile-long path along the Hudson River from 72nd to 158th Street in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Remembering And Celebrating An East Harlem Legend, Herbert “Chuck” Griffin

By Ed Davila

June 17, 2020, marked the 92nd birthday of Herbert “Chuck” Griffin, the legendary East Harlem coach and social activist. Continue Reading →

History Of A Song, “Underneath The Harlem Moon,” By Harlem’s Mack Gordon (Videos)

This post has very little to do with authenticity, I’m afraid. It’s more about race, irony, and the way a song’s meaning changes over time. Continue Reading →

The Claremont Inn, West Harlem, 1804

The Claremont Inn, around 1804 an incredibly beautiful structure stood along the Hudson River, just north of where Grant’s Tomb now stands from right after the Revolution until 1951. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fire Watchtower Receives NY Landmarks Conservancy Lucy G. Moses Award

The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced the winners of the 2020 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards. Continue Reading →

Walker To Stanton And More, A Self-Guided Tour Of Woodlawn Women Who Made A Difference

In August, the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote was celebrated from Harlem to Hollywood. Continue Reading →