1884: Jumbo, The Dog Who Swam for His Life in Harlem

On July 18, 1884, a swimming race for dogs took place at the Harlem Beach Bathing Pavilion – also known as the Harlem Beach Baths – located on New York’s East River at the foot of East 116th Street. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example:…

Souleo: After deaths, Dianne Reeves Finds A Beautiful Life

On the surface the title of Dianne Reeves’ new album, Beautiful Life seems straightforward enough, but it holds a deeper significance for the singer after experiencing two major deaths. 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…

Puerto Rican Day Parade Leadership Axed

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will announce Thursday that he is ousting more than half the leadership of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade Inc. for financial mismanagement and is reconstituting its board of directors. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Jesse Jackson’s RainbowPUSH Pushes Inclusion

The Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizenship Education  Fund  announced Wednesday at a press briefing during of the 17th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit it is imperative corporations cease locking out minorities on corporate boards and financial transactions. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I…

The 55th Annual NCA 2014 Arts & Cultural Conference

Artist Inge Hardison Join the National Conference of Artists New York (NCA) in celebration of the NCA 55th Anniversary, at their Our Art – Our Legacy Conference in New York.  The event kicks off on February 18 and runs thru the 23rd with events throughout the NYC area.  Check out this year’s events that are free and…

Valentine’s Day Gifts For Your Bearded Harlem Man

Harlem has a great history of loving beards – as the actor above from Orson Wells 1936 version Macbeth in Harlem proves. With Valentine’s Day a few days away, and our friends at Badrick’s Skincare have both just launched the perfect kits to gift the guy in your life! Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…

Seitu’s World: Saluting Jazz and Gospel At The Apollo Theater

Seitu Oronde was on the road again covering the Greater Harlem of Chamber of Commerce mega Concert Saluting Jazz and Gospel Tonight at the Apollo Theater. 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…

Doug E. Fresh Interview At The Apollo Theater (video)

Harlem resident and performer Doug E. Fresh interview backstage on January 29th, 2014 at the Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater 80th Season Opener. 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…

Harlem Interns Sought For Government Position

Progressive New York City Council Member Mark Levine is seeking several Rock Star intern to learn, help and experience working in local government first-hand. 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…

Harlem Shack, 5th Avenue And 140th Street, 1927

A different Harlem existed during the roaring twenties leading up to the Great Depression, like this Harlem Shack, on 5th Avenue and 140th Street, in 1927. 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…

The Apollo’s 80th Anniversary Apollo Music Café Schedule

The Apollo Theater celebrates its 80th Anniversary with the Apollo Music Cafe and events you to come and catch that cafe vibe in Harlem. 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…

Walter’s World: Weekend Picks February 1, 2014 (video)

By Walter Rutledge This weekend there is high-flying dance all over the city. In chelsea Hip-Hop rules! And on the west side dance defies gravity and showcases the new and emerging. While free art classes and museum tours for young people take place in Harlem. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s)…