Whether it was rain or sweat your jersey got a bunch heavier since the game wore on. Many people know that we are a sports fan, and being a movie game fan, I love all sports video games as well. Just as the materials were simple, the designs were simple identical. People around ought to…
By Seitu Oronde Martin Luther King III with supporters at the Riverside Church celebrating his fathers 85th birthday 46 years after his death in April 1968.
Tia Fuller Beautiful music, from a talented artist, the Harlem lover releases her latest album Angelic Warrior this month. The veteran pauses to reflect on working with Beyonce’, Esperanza Spaulding, her fave thing to do in Harlem and teaching at a Catholic school.
Harlem, and the area close to 125th street, had a large number of theaters. There were theaters that are long gone in East Harlem, theaters that have survived are now churches and theaters that are just sealed up.
Harlem, along 125th street, had a large number of theaters at the turn of the last century. These theaters are long gone except for the Apollo theater, the theaters that have survived are now churches or the theaters have been sealed up.
On 143rd Street and Lenox Avenue sat the Douglas Theater, depending on which of my sources is correct, either 600 or 2200 seats (which in 1935 expanded to 2300, which could indicate that an orchestra pit was covered over to add more seating).
Just east of Park Avenue at 125th street, the building in the center of this photograph was once The Harlem Hall in 1873.
The Washington Theater on Amsterdam Avenue between 149th and 150th Streets.
The early years of the sewage treatment plant under Riverbank State Park at least has a guard booth. Well, it was a different world in the mid-20th century.
This photograph was taken during the 1930’s. The Fox Star Theater has been reduced to a second run house by this point.
By A’Lelia Bundles Langston Hughes called A’Lelia Walker “the joy goddess of Harlem’s 1920s” Whenever I see my grandmother Mae’s 1923 wedding photographs, I can’t help but marvel at the elegance and extravagance.
When the Los Angeles Lakers first drafted Andrew Bynum they brought in Central Harlem resident Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as his personal coach — people forget Kareem was about as fundamentally sound a center as the game had seen.
We’re a smartphone society now — people do everything on their phones, from checking e-mail and Facebook posts to watching video and surfing the Web.
Sounds like fun and good energy as Apollo video hostess Kertsen Steven talks to Bow Wow hosts the Amateur Night Holiday Special on December 14, 2013.
A woman of compassion and caring, Queen Mother Dr. Delois Blakely champions the aspirations of women, children and youth.