Yolande’s Yard: Bikram Yoga Harlem

By Yolande Brener “If it’s your first time, and you’re feeling dizzy or nauseous, congratulations, you’re doing it right,” said Erik Cummings, co-owner of Bikram Yoga Harlem, during my first class there. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails…

Harlem’s Victoria Theater A Cultural Hub For Harlem

A plan to transform Harlem’s legendary Victoria Theater into a splashy hub for the arts and tourism — and an affordable home for hundreds of needy families — won state backing on Wednesday. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Harlem Building’s Toxic History Not Revealed

Dozens of artists, entrepreneurs and non-profits are renting space in a Harlem building with a toxic past, and they were never told before signing rental agreements. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can…

Hue-Man Books Closes: Harlem Responds

Ten-year-old Hue-Man Bookstore and Café in Harlem on St. Nicholas Avenue (between 125th and 124th Streets) is the latest bookstore to close its physical space in order to reinvent itself. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem…

Eugene Giscombe Talks Real Estate On Harlem World Radio (#2)

Join host Danny Tisdale and Eugene Giscombe in part #2 of this series as they discuss Harlem real estate stories: the Lee Building on 125th Street, with the Stadium Red studio, turning Condos into Disabled housing, “landmarking” Harlem real estate gems (Regent Theatre, Wilt’s Paradise , Roy Campanella’s), a new Red Lobster on 125th Street and…

Harlem Business Owners Stand Against Proposed Bike Lane

There is already a bike lane on First Avenue in East Harlem, but except for the occasional delivery person, it’s mostly empty or home to illegally parked cars. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine.…

New Amsterdam Musical Association And James Reese Europe In Harlem

The New Amsterdam Musical Association, (NAMA) is the oldest African-American musical organization in the United States. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave this field blank.By submitting…

CB 11 Committee, Votes For East Harlem Bike Lanes

The transportation committee of CB 11 voted to bring the complete street design for First Avenue, shown here in the East Village, to East Harlem. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe…

Harlem’s Duke Ellington, Photograph By Lee Tanner (video)

Duke Ellington When his drummer Sonny Greer was invited to join the Wilber Sweatman Orchestra in New York City, Ellington made the fateful decision to leave behind his successful career in Washington, D.C., and move to Harlem, becoming one of the figures of the Harlem Renaissance. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select…

Walter’s World: Caribbean Catwalk for a Cure

By Walter Rutledge Virgin Island Fashion Week 2011 and The American Cancer Association presented Caribbean Catwalk For A Cure fashion show fundraiser, on Saturday July 29, at the Club Panache, 2110 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like…

Harlem’s Hale House 42nd Anniversary Spring Gala

On Monday June 6th, Hale House hosted its 42nd Anniversary Spring Gala at 583 Park Avenue. The evening honored Diandra Douglas, CNN’s Alina Cho and Alexandra Lebenthal. Oscar Nominated Actress Patricia Clarkson served as the gala’s host. Executive Director Annie Murphy and Chairman of the Board Zachary W. Carter, Esq. … Become a Harlem Insider!…

Walter’s World: Ailey At The Apollo- Spring Benefit Gala

By Walter Rutledge On May 3rd, Ailey At The Apollo, the spring benefit gala, returned to Harlem’s world-famous Apollo Theater. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave…

Walter’s World: Ailey At The Apollo

By Walter Rutledge On Tuesday May 3, Ailey At The Apollo, the annual Spring Gala Benefit, returns to the world famous Apollo Theater . Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant…

HW’s One On One With Robb Pair

Robb Pair The Harlem resident with a southern twang and a Harlem heart, owner of Harlem Lofts, President of The Manhattan MLS and VP of The Manhattan Association of REALTORS. Here, he talks about real estate, family and his love of Harlem. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

The 13th Annual Harlem Renaissance Road Race (HRRR)

The 13th Annual Harlem Renaissance Road Race (HRRR) will kick off its historic landmark run/walk on September 18th at 10:00AM. Sugar Ray Robinson II, son of boxing legend Sugar Ray Robinson, and former Director of the Roadrunner’s Club Peter Roth, will join local officials in the race to bring awareness to the obesity problem in…