Big L’s Harlem Family Launch New Website

Thanks to the folks at HipHopDX they’re reporting that Big L’s family have launched Big L Life, a new lifestyle and merchandise website created to honor the Harlem lyricist and continue his Continue Reading →

Watch “White Girl” Conan O’Brien “Work” At The Legendary Sylvia’s In Harlem (Video)

Esquire writes that Sylvia’s Restaurant history is long and lauded. It’s been serving soul food to Harlem since 1962, when Sylvia Woods herself started up the joint, and it’s still in Continue Reading →

Tomb Of Little St. Clair Pollack “An Amiable Child” Harlem, NY, 1911

The photograph of the Amiable Child Monument is a monument located in New York City’s Riverside Park. It stands west of the southbound lanes of Riverside Drive north of 122nd Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Joseph “Tough Joey” Rao

Joseph “Tough Joey” Rao (pronounced “Ray-oh”), also known as Joey Rao and Joseph Cangro March 12, 1901 – May 10, 1962 was a New York mobster who was both a rival Continue Reading →