Harlem’s Mercedes (Carmen) McRae, 1920

April 8, 1920 Mercedes McRae, jazz singer, composer, pianist and actress, was born in Harlem, New York. McRae began studying the piano at eight. 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 Man Allan Harris Sings ‘My Funny Valentine’ (video)

Love is always in the air in Harlem, especially as Spring slowly makes its appearance, and we love Harlemite and award winning vocalist Allan Harris who just had a birthday. 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…

Books: Make It Messy, My Perfectly Imperfect Life By Marcus Samuelsson

In this inspirational autobiography, Make It Messy: My Perfectly Imperfect Life world-famous chef Marcus Samuelsson tells his extraordinary story and encourages young people to embrace their mistakes and follow their dreams. 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…

Global STEM Alliance Partners With iCarnegie Global Learning

Today, the Global STEM Alliance of the New York Academy of Sciences (GSA) and iCarnegie Global Learning LLC. (“iCarnegie”), a leading provider of global STEM education, continue on the promise of the GSA to develop a worldwide partnership of governments, companies, NGOs, universities, and schools to improve student access to science, technology, engineering, and math…

New Congressman Charles “Rangel Resolution” E-Book

In wrapping up his 30-day health challenge dubbed the “Rangel Resolution,” Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx, unveiled the Rangel Resolution Recipe e-Book. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example:…

125th Street BID: Construction Happenings In Harlem

Southwest corner of Lenox Avenue 125th Street is currently the home of several construction sites that leave pedestrians, visitors & residents eager to see the final products. 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…

Mother’s Day Inspired “For The Love Of Ruth” On TV One

TV One pays honor to the spirit of Mother’s Day with the premiere of the network original film For The Love Of Ruth on Saturday, May 9th at 8PM/ET. 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’s CCCADI’s Innovative Cultural Advocacy Fellowship (update)

ICA seeks to involve and increase the number of culturally diverse advocates as emerging leaders in the fields of cultural arts, public policy, and advocacy. 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…

Royal Pains Actor Andrew McCarthy Moves To Harlem

Harlemite Ruben Natal-San Miguel states on his Facebook page there is “No more ‘Ruben from the Block (in Harlem),’” in reference to his new neighbor and actor Andrew McCarthy. 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…

Actor Andrew McCarthy Moves To Harlem

Harlemite Ruben Natal-San Miguel states on his Facebook page there is “No more ‘Ruben from the Block (in Harlem),’” in reference to his new neighbor and actor Andrew McCarthy. 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…

Alfred Preisser New Harlem School of the Arts Artistic Director

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) announced today that Alfred Preisser, award-winning writer, director and producer of theatre, has been appointed as the institution’s new Artistic Director—the first to hold the position in the organization’s 50-year history. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

Harlem’s Whole Foods Is Finally On The Rise

It’s been nearly three years since Whole Foods announced that it would land on 125th Street in Harlem, and even longer that the site’s been nothing but a hole in the ground. 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…

Visually Speaking: Roy DeCarava, A Life in Art In Harlem

Sherry Turner DeCarava, an independent art historian and Executive Director of the DeCarava Archives, offers an in-depth portrait of the life and career of this influential artist and complex man. 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…

2 Diet Programs Get Top Marks For Long-Term Weight Loss

Trying to lose weight can be a lonely experience. That’s why many people turn to commercial weight-loss programs. But not all are created equal: A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds that Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig are the most effective programs for long-term weight loss.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up…