Mark-Viverito City Council speaker

After months of political jockeying, Manhattan Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito was elected unanimously as the next City Council speaker Wednesday, becoming the first Hispanic official to hold the city’s second-most-powerful political post. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from…

Be a Part of BET New Show “Apollo Live!”

Birthplace of legends and home of future stars, The Apollo Theater shines anew for the next generation. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave this field blank.By…

Black Keys to Perform Super Bowl Week in New York

The Black Keys, John Legend and Band of Horses are joining with sports celebrities and Citi for a series of special evenings leading up to the Super Bowl. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine.…

Photo of the Day: Manna’s No 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) Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Amtrak will Operate a Modified Schedule Between Washington and Albany

With extreme cold conditions forecast to impact the Northeast, Amtrak will operate a modified schedule on the Northeast Corridor between Washington and Boston, as well as the Empire Line between New York City and Albany on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

Shopping: The Worst Cure for Heartbreak

Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave this field blank.By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Harlem World Magazine, 2521 1/2 west…

Walter’s World: Creative Outlet (with video)

By Walter Rutledge Jamel Gaines’ Creative Outlet Dance Company is one of Brooklyn’s best-kept secrets. Founded in 1994 Creative Outlet is a dance company, which has performed nationally and internationally, a school that has an outstanding track record of developing professional artists, an Arts-in-Educations programs that has provided arts programming in over forty inner-city schools,…

The Lenox Avenue Gang, 1900

The Lenox Avenue Gang was an early 20th century New York City street gang led by Harry Horowitz, and was one of the most violent gangs of the pre-Prohibition era. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem…

Cuomo to legalize Medical Marijuana in NY?

This week, Governor Cuomo is expected to announce that those with Cancer, Glaucoma and certain other illnesses from Harlem to East Hampton will have access to medical marijuana. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine.…

Weather: JFK airport Has Reopened

Harlem travelers, please be advised that JFK airport has reopened for arriving/departing flights. Please expect residual delays. Related articles Ready for Take Off ? Clearing the Runway for Rapid Growth Man stabbed in the face outside JFK Airport Snowy owls shot and killed at JFK airport Gwyneth Paltrow Goes Makeup-Free at JFK Airport–See the Pic!…

2014 New York Boat Show Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

Photographs by Seitu Oronde Preparations are under way for the 2014 New York Boat Show, which opens next week. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave this field…

Alicia Keys Partners With Kiehl’s To Keep A Child Alive

Early last month Kiehl’s announced that they created a special edition Midnight Recovery Concentrate in partnership with Harlem’s Alicia Keys. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave…

Ashford And Simpson – The Real Thing

Nick Ashford spent his first few months in New York City homeless and sleeping on park benches. When he met Bronx native Valerie Simpson singing and playing piano in the choir of Harlem’s White Rock Baptist Church, his fortunes changed. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…