The Legendary Nest Club On The “Swing Street” In Harlem NY 1923- 1933

The Nest Club was a cabaret in Harlem, more specifically an after-hours club, at 169 West 133rd Street – a street known then both as “Swing Street” and “Jungle Alley”.

133rd Street, “Swing Street,” The Start And Development Of The Harlem Renaissance 1933-1945

Following the repeal of Prohibition in 1933, 52nd Street replaced 133rd street as “Swing Street” of the community of Harlem.

Harlem’s James Blake And Others Swing At City Parks Foundation Tennis Benefit Auction

City Parks Foundation (CPF), the only nonprofit whose mission is to offer programs in public parks in the five boroughs, will, for the first time, hold its 23rd annual CityParks Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Harlem Week 2019 Was In Full Swing

By Lil Nickelson On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio stated, “You have provided proof to me that Harlem maybe a few blocks farther north, Continue Reading →

Ella Fitzgerald The “First Lady Of Jazz” Sings And Swings In Harlem (Video)

Ella Fitzgerald sometimes referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, First Lady of Jazz and Lady Ella. She was born on April 25, 1917, in Newport News, Virginia. She Continue Reading →

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