The Legendary Surgeon And Civil Rights Activist, Harlem’s Louis Tompkins Wright

Louis Tompkins Wright, July 23, 1891 – October 8, 1952 was an American surgeon and civil rights activist. In his position at Harlem Hospital he was the first African-American on the Continue Reading →

Chef JJ Johnson Debuts New Menu At Legendary Minton’s In Fabulous Harlem

Minton’s, the historic jazz club located at 206 West 118th Street in Harlem and founded in 1938, announces that it will re-open on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 with an all-new Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Cicely Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar And Others Awarded Presidential Medal Of Freedom

President Obama honored Harlem’s Cicely Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and others who recieved the nation’s highest civilian honor.

Boys & Girls Club Of Harlem To Host Celebration Of Fabulous Futures To Harlem Youth

After the grand opening of a brand new Clubhouse, the Boys and Girls Club of Harlem will hold its annual fundraiser and celebration, “Autumn in New York,” commemorating 35 years Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Incomparable Couples: The Fabulous Rose Hartman

Rose Hartman is a legend. An omnipresent force on the New York City social scene, Rose stands as one of the most prolific photographers of our age.

Harlem’s Columbia President “Nicholas Miraculous” Murray Butler

Nicholas Murray Butler, April 2, 1862 – December 7, 1947, was an American philosopher, diplomat, and educator. Butler was president of Columbia University in West Harlem, president of the Carnegie Endowment for Continue Reading →

“Mr. Harlem Hospital” Dr. Louis T. Wright 1891 – 1952

Louis Tompkins Wright (July 23, 1891 – October 8, 1952) was an American surgeon and civil rights activist. In his position at Harlem Hospital he was the first African-American on the Continue Reading →