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. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights leader, Hubert Delany….” This monthly post is made…

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. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights leader, Hubert Delany….” This…

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’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. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born…

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. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil…

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. … VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany…