Constructed in 1912-13 as a vaudeville house during one of NewYork’s theater building booms, the Hamilton Theater is located in the Hamilton Heights area of Harlem.
Max Everitt Rosenbloom, known as Slapsie Maxie (November 1, 1907 – March 6, 1976) lived in East Harlem as a young kid, was an American boxer, actor, and television personality.
John E. (Jack) Nail, a successful Harlem realtor, was born in New London, Connecticut in 1883. His parents, Elizabeth and John B. Nail, moved to New York City where the senior Nail bought a hotel, restaurant, and billiard parlor after working for a time in a gambling house.
Diageo and Harlem born celebrity rapper-turned-business mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs have jointly bought luxury US tequila brand DeLeon, hoping to repeat the success they have had with the company’s fast-growing Ciroc vodka.
When Harlem Hospital Center opened its doors on April 18, 1887, the physical plant consisted of a leased, three-story wooden building, it was located at the juncture of East 120th Street and the East River.
Since 1809, St. Philip’s Church-through its clergy and congregation, its tradition and service, its goals and dreams has been an institution of major spiritual and civic importance in the Harlem community.
In 1913 or 1914,a new building, designed by the architect George Keister, who also patterned the First Baptist Church in the City of New York, opened at 253 West 125th Street as Hurtig and Seamon’s New (Burlesque) Theater, operated by noted burlesque producers Jules Hurtig and Harry Seamon, who obtained a 30-year lease. It remained…
The IRT Ninth Avenue Line, often called the Ninth Avenue El, was the first elevated railway in New York City. It opened in 1868 as the West Side and Yonkers Patent Railway, a cable-hauled line. It ceased operation in 1940.
Early last month Kiehl’s announced that they created a special edition Midnight Recovery Concentrate in partnership with Harlem’s Alicia Keys.
A prisoner who escaped from police during a traffic stop in Washington Heights has been captured in Pennsylvania, sources said.
The crowd was three deep at the bar at Rao’s that night. The East Harlem red-sauce joint, famous for its lemon chicken, celebrity clientele, and the impossibility of securing a table, was never known for a booming bar scene.
By Lil Nickelson From Thanksgiving through Kwanzaa I try to focus my attention on sharing the holiday season with people I love while we eat great meals that are prepared with love.
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By Walter Rutledge The Apollo presents Kwanzaa Celebration – Regeneration Night on December 27 at 7:30pm. This is the 7th year the Apollo has presented the theatrical extravaganza, which has become a highly anticipated annual holiday event. The evening will feature Harlem’s premiere dance company Abdel Salaam’s Forces Of Nature Dance Theater, with special guests,…
Samuel George “Sammy” Davis, Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he also had many acting roles on stage and screen, and was noted for his impersonations of actors and other celebrities.