Harlemite Sammy Davis, Jr., “The Candy Man” (video)

Samuel George “Sammy” Davis, Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he also had many acting roles on stage and screen, and was noted for his impersonations of actors and other celebrities. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

In Public Housing, Units Languish in Limbo

Two years ago, Chastity Ciprian said she asked about the two top-floor apartments, long vacant in her four-story building at Harlem River Houses, a public-housing project at the northern tip of Manhattan. 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…

Rangel Ready For 23rd Term in Congress

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel jokingly flexed his biceps when asked about his age and then offered to dance with a female reporter to prove his vigor Thursday as he announced his intention to run for a 23rd term. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

Queen Mother Delois Blakely, Harlem’s Street Nun

A woman of compassion and caring, Queen Mother Dr. Delois Blakely champions the aspirations of women, children and youth. 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 Gas Station To Become Mixed-Use Development

A former BP gas station in Harlem has been plucked by the New York City Economic Development Corporation for development as a mixed-use project with more than 50 apartments. 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…

Stepson Is Charged Salvation Army Stabbing

The stepson of a Salvation Army worker who was stabbed to death in Harlem was charged late Wednesday in his killing, the police said. 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…

On the “A” W/Souleo: Win tickets to see Bobby Womack live in NYC

Bobby Womack’s daughter, GinaRe is concerned whenever her father hits the stage to perform. 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 field blank.By submitting this form,…

Washington Heights Residents Without Heat

After going without heat, hot water and gas since August, residents of a Washington Heights building finally got their heat and hot water back the day before Thanksgiving. But their troubles didn’t end there. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

“The Waldorf of Harlem,” The Hotel Theresa, Harlem NY (video)

The Hotel Theresa, located at 2082-96 Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Boulevard between West 124th and 125th Streets in Harlem, NY, was, in the mid-20th century, a vibrant center of African American life in the area and the city. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

Jewish Boy In East Harlem, 1920’s

We love this photo of a Judaica-Jewish Bar Mitzvah boy in one of the many photographic studios in East Harlem, NY, 1920’s. 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.…

Massive 4-Alarm Fire in Harlem

A four-alarm fire is burning in Harlem. The fire started in a hair salon at 212 West 145th Street at 7:45 p.m. 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.…

Memorial for Nelson Mandela at Riverside Church in Harlem

A service of praise and thanksgiving for the life of Nelson Mandela held at Riverside Church in Morningside Heights was a chance for New Yorkers to pay tribute to an international icon. 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…

Harlem Will Soon Be America’s Largest Free Wi-Fi Hotspot

A 95-block stretch of Harlem will become the nation’s largest Wi-Fi hotspot, Mayor Bloomberg announced today. 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 field blank.By submitting…

Harlem CARES Male Recruitment Training Session

Hello Harlem, The Male Mentor Recruitment Committee of Harlem CARES invites you to join us for a male mentor recruitment training hosted by our partners, Mentor Partnership of 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…