Photos and text by Rudy Collins On Tuesday, July 22, the evening on Harlem’s Lenox Avenue was Sizzling! The event, Harlem Summer Sizzles on Lenox, spanning from 119th St to 126th Streets.
By Rudy Collins The family of Dr Billy Taylor as well as other VIP’s such as Congressman Charles Rangel, Mayor David Dinkins, Keith Wright, and others were present for the renaming of 138th Street at 5th Ave Dr. Billy Taylor Way in Harlem.
The New York City Fire Department will now have a much greater role in responding to reports of possible gas leaks, according to an order made by Mayor Bill de Blasio in response to the March explosion that leveled two East Harlem buildings and killed eight people.
Two days ago, federal investigators found a leak in a 125-year-old gas main adjacent to one of the two East Harlem buildings that exploded last week, killing eight, injuring 58, and displacing dozens more.
It’s amazing what [a few years] of change makes in the Harlem hood. Here’s a photo of where Manna’s food spot (before Manna’s was here a furniture store called JL Roberts was there)
Amma Whatt rocks at the Music Is Life event on October 10th, 2013 at Red Roosters Ginny’s Supper Club in Harlem with Harlem World Magazine and RythymandSoulRadio.com.
Each time actor and activist Danny Glover passes the 135th Street YMCA, he reminisces of the days that the cultural hub used to host and house Harlem Renaissance writers such as Langston Hughes and W.E.B. Du Bois, and actors such as Ossie Davis and Paul Robeson.
The Fashion Week Show 2012 at The Hudson Terrace showcased the Boutique Artists by Tony Russo where the swimwear went from eclectic prints to basic designs with metallic accents.
By Yolande Brener Although many New Yorkers may not know why the area from 135th Street to 155th Street on the west side is called Hamilton Heights, judging by the large turnout for the opening of his memorial, Alexander Hamilton has plenty of fans.
The second restaurant in Harlem I wanted to review for this summer’s NYC Restaurant Week is Ristorante Settepani.
By Walter Rutledge The ArtCrawl Harlem 2011 was such a resounding success that an additional tour has been planned for Saturday September 10th, which will precede the September 2nd 100th Birthday of Romare Bearden.