Walter’s World: Sylvia Waters

By Walter Rutledge For the past thirty-eight years Ailey II has provided opportunities of aspiring young artists to hone their craft. The company usually will enlist the services of a dancer for two years, and then the artist, for lack of a better word, “graduates” into the professional world of entertainment.

Harlem’s Best Grilled Cheese Samich In NYC

Gothamist reports on their favorite place in Harlem to get their favorite cheese sandwich on! With swimsuit season coming to a close we can now turn our attention to bulking up for the winter with delicious comfort foods, namely loads of dairy and carbs.

Harlem Brownstone Gets The Sheila Bridges Treatment

Curbed NY reports that when the brownstone at 105 West 122nd Street in Harlem sold in 2011—for a notably high $2.85 million—it had recently been gut-renovated, but the new owners decided to revamp it some more, and the newly redesigned home recently got the Elle Decor treatment.

Brokers Push ‘Coffeehouse Gentrification’ In Harlem

Now, it’s the brokers causing the gentrification of Harlem. A group of Upper Manhattan real estate agents sick of peddling apartments in buildings with abandoned or substandard retail spaces on the ground floors has opened a string of coffee shops in a bid to spruce up the neighborhood — and hike prices for the units…