NYC’s Bike Share, Largest In The Country, To Begin

New York City, with its constant hum of subways, buses, cabs and ferries, has long had one glaring exception to its many transportation options: bicycles for the masses. 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.…

Interview: Harlem Artist Allicette Torres

Allicette Torres The Harlem born visual artist whose work is in the upcoming Harlem Art Walking Tour 2012 in October as she shoots her art, defines what Harlem is and knows that Harlem isn’t discovered in her world of Harlem. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

RIP: Chris Lighty Talks About The Business (video)

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cXGkYng54U] It’s around 5 pm. The LOF boys and myself are waiting in the Violator conference room. Jokes are flying and the anticipation is building. 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…

Interview: With Celebrity Hair Stylist David Babaii

David Babaii The Harlem fave celebrity hair styling guru has swirled, tossed and pulled some of the most expensive hair in the world. Here, the stylist to the stars talks tips for Harlem tresses, being Kate Hudson’s mane man and food in Harlem. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe…

RIP, Chris Lighty Talks Business

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cXGkYng54U] It’s around 5 pm. The LOF boys and myself are waiting in the Violator conference room. Jokes are flying and the anticipation is building. 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…

Bert Williams, Harlem

Egbert Austin “Bert” Williams (November 12, 1874 – March 4, 1922) was one of the preeminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all audiences of his time. “(Bert Williams was)…central to the development of a global black modernism centered in Harlem’s Renaissance.” Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…

Michael’s World: Kia’s Got Soul!

By Michael Andre Adams I can’t recall whether it was 2009 or 2010 when Kia’s TV introduction to the Soul took the nation by storm. 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…

Harlem Business Owners Stand Against Proposed Bike Lane

There is already a bike lane on First Avenue in East Harlem, but except for the occasional delivery person, it’s mostly empty or home to illegally parked 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.…

Jazz vs. Racism By Greg Thomas

In the brief time that I’ve been posting blog entries to Integral Post, rarely have I explicitly discussed the issue of race, which, it seems to me, is a blindspot of the Integral community. Yet I intend, more and more, to visit the theme of race and view it through an Integral lens. Become a…

Harry “Erik Weisz” Houdini In Harlem

Harry Houdini (born Erik Weisz; March 24, 1874 – October 31, 1926) was a Hungarian-born American magician and escapologist, stunt performer, actor and film producer noted for his sensational escape acts. 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…

Michael’s World: Lexus HS 250h

Coming from a family of big car drivers with a preference for luxury, I was so surprised to hear their overwhelmingly satisfied reactions to the look and feel of the Lexus HS 250h. My dad, an old school Buick fan, felt for the first time that he could own a foreign luxury car and a…

Interview: Paul Kim’s Harlem Soul

Paul “PK” Kim Korean-American singer/songwriter Paul “PK” Kim has sure come a long way from being a contestant on season 6 of American Idol. 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 5 & Diamond in Harlem

The place to be for good eats to the average New York resident and tourists alike is Harlem, no matter what folks say. 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…

Michael’s World: Leading the Pack, Audi Q7 TDI

By Michael Andre Adams Hey Harlem, if the absence of style, performance and gas mileage have kept you from owning an SUV, your time has come, thanks to the new Audi Q7 TDI. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Does This Bus Stop at 125h Street? #3 & #4

By Richard Daub This is part three and four in a six part series. Photo of the tour guide. I was also curious about what the outside perception of Harlem. Having grown up on Long Island in the 1980s, Harlem was simply a place that you did not go. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…