Rodgers And Hammerstein Harlem, NY, 1940-50’s

Richard Rodgers (1902–1979) and Oscar Hammerstein II (1895–1960) met in a brownstone on West 119th Street while both attended Columbia University in West Harlem, New York. 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…

The Valentino Camo-Tote For Harlem Shopping

We love camouflage, so we really love this Valentino Camouflage Shopper Tote, its perfect for making a run to the Morningside Park Farmers Market and shopping at Casa Frela Gallery for Harlem honey. 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…

Dining With Miss Lil: BMA 1st Annual Awards Reception

By Lil Nickelson Growing up in the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem in the 1960s and 1970s, I don’t recall any vacant commercial real estate spaces on Amsterdam Avenue, Broadway, Convent Avenue or St. Nicholas Avenue from like 135th Street up to 155th Street.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to…

Relaxing In Harlem Cool Comfort With Men’s Lounge Wear

Something for the fella’s. When it’s time to come home from a hard day at work, you deserve to relax. Whether you like to unwind with a good Harlem book like Chris Low Superstar in bed or on the couch while watching your The Real: Rucker Park Legends, throw on something comfortable like Harlem Blues…

Band Seed, Growing The Bands Of The Future In Harlem

On Park Ave. and 102nd St. in Harlem, there’s an unmarked storefront obscured by rusty steel shutters. From the outside, it looks like just another casualty of rising rent. 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…

Harlem Family Friendly Hang Outs For July 4th

Harlem Children’s Parade Join us for a 3rd year in taking part in a fun event, the July 4th Harlem Children’s Parade, at Morningside Drive and 115th Street (upper level of Morningside Park).  There will be a free yoga demo for kids by Land Yoga at 10:00 am.  The parade line-up starts at 10:45 am.…

Aspiring Chef Dies After Gunman Opens Fire In Harlem

An aspiring chef was shot and killed when a gunman started blasting away while two groups brawled at a Harlem housing project, witnesses and officials said Tuesday. 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…

Summer of Music: Hustlers Convention At Maysles In Harlem (video)

While largely unknown, the 1973 album “Hustlers Convention” is regarded as a cornerstone in the evolution of Hip Hop. 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…

Harlem Wellness Challenge: We Run Harlem

By CC Minton We Run Harlem! It’s like a mantra in motion.  You see them running the streets, sprinting through parks and even darting between cars. 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…

Harlem’s Lamont “Big L” Coleman, 1974 – 1999 (videos)

Lamont Coleman (May 30, 1974 – February 15, 1999), best known by his stage name Big L, was an American hip hop recording artist, born and raised in Harlem, New York, New York. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Interview: The Fashion in Pageantry, Style + Self-Awareness

By Kass Greeting Harlemites! We look to highlight the art of pageantry.  Pageantry represents the social art form of the world’s most beautiful women competing for the top prize of being crowned “the fairest of them all” at the local, state, regional and global levels.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to…

HW Pick: Maxi Priest In Central Summerstage

In celebration of the Summerstage VP Records 35th Anniversary with over 15 million albums sold worldwide, multiple Grammy nominations and Top 10 Billboard hits (including the No. 1 smash “Close To You”) – the most successful solo act in British reggae history, Maxi Priest, continues to hit the road throughout 2015 in support of his first studio album…

Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 1947 –

Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. was born on April 16, 1947, in Harlem, New York, the only child of Cora Lillian, a department store price checker, and Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Sr., a transit police officer and jazz musician.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I…