By Albert Trotman Looking through the glass front of the restaurant 5 And Diamond it’s easy to get a sense of the warm friendly atmosphere inside. The restaurant is small and intimate with a pleasing décor that is not pretentious at all.
At midafternoon on a cold late-winter day, Tren’ness Woods-Black is perched at a table at Sylvia’s in Harlem, eating cornbread and sipping hot tea, and insisting that I order a sweet tea. (“Welcome to soul,” she says.)
The city has opened applications for a number of affordable rentals recently, and now there’s one more to add to the pile: 207 West 115th, a brand-new Harlem luxury development just blocks from Central Park and Morningside Park with 10 subsidized rentals available.
Lynda Ireland, the former president and CEO of the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (The Council) and considered one of the nation’s leading advocates in M/WBE business development, died at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital of New Brunswick, NJ at age 67 on March 27 following a long illness.
By CC Minton On Tuesday, March 3rd, Former Chairman and CEO of Time Warner Dick Parsons and Executive Chef & Harlem Restaurateur Alexander Smalls were honored, in front of 800 guests, at the 25th Anniversary Benefit celebration of the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP).
Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri, the second child of school teacher Carrie (Caroline) Mercer Langston and her husband James Nathaniel Hughes (1871-1934).
By Vinette K. Pryce Nell Vera Lowe was no ordinary woman. Despite the fact she struggled to make ends meet after migrating to New York to settle on one of the most crime-riddled blocks in Harlem she had extraordinary dreams and perhaps that is why she is the subject of a documentary film featured during…
On Thursday August 7, 2014, Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI) held its 10th Jamboree!: A Soulful Extravaganza on the Hudson, at Chelsea Piers on board the Spirit of New York.
By Diane Alfford On Friday August 29th Harlem Mothers SAVE celebrated their 1 year anniversary in their new home on West 128th Street in Harlem.
The same blend of passion, creativity and commitment that first launched Bohemia Realty Group, LLC in 2012, and helped position the privately-held boutique firm as the go-to expert for Harlem and emerging Upper Manhattan neighborhoods ….
New York Juvenile Asylum, 175th Street near between 10th and 11th Avenues just north of Harlem in Washington Heights, New York, 1872.
After receiving over 55 applications, Harlem Shake, a modern “burger and milkshake joint” in Harlem, has narrowed the search for “Miss Harlem Shake” to ten finalists who best represent Harlem…and appreciate a good burger!
Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira knows he’s lucky to play baseball for a living. So when he’s not working in the Bronx, he’s using the sport he loves to help kids just over the borough border in Manhattan.
JAMBOREE! A SOULFUL EXTRAVAGANZA ON THE HUDSON featuring Grammy-Award winner REGINA BELLE!
City Parks Foundation proudly presents the 2014 season of SummerStage, Harlem’s largest free performing arts festival, bringing free performances to parks.