Harlem Biz Owners Question National Urban League Project

A world renowned civil rights group’s plan to turn a row of small businesses in Harlem into a lustrous new headquarters and black history museum would trample on the very small business owners whose life stories could themselves be in the museum, foes say. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to…

Harlem’s Samuel J. Battle Was first Black NYPD Officer

East Harlem’s Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia appointing Harlem resident who lived on 138th Street Lt. Samuel J. Battle as member of Parole Commission. Battle was the first black to serve for the NYPD. 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…

Photographer Gordon Parks Harlem Swagger

Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director. 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…

Harlem Bette Midle And Michael Bloomberg in The Thicke

As one of the honorees at Harlem resident Bette Midler’s annual Hulaween gala on Thursday, Michael Bloomberg was obligated to explain his costume. 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…

Harlemite Lucy Ortiz’s Harlem Titan Football Team Fundraiser

Hello, Friday, October 12, 2012 I will be hosting a fundraiser for the Titans Football team. http://www.eteamz.com/vancortlandttitans/ 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…

A Kass Fashion Review: Adrian Alicea’s Couture

Each year, twice a year, New York Fashion Week serves -an exciting time for the city of New York. Fashionistas and fashiongents come from near and far to view the upcoming seasons projected fashions. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Yolande’s Yard: Hamilton Heights Green Youth Market

By Yolande Brener I have often walked past the island at 143rd Street and Amsterdam, but never have I seen it so full of life and good energy as at the official opening of Brotherhood Sister Sol’s Hamilton Heights Green Market on June 17. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to…

Harlem’s Alicia Keys buys Eddie Murphy’s Home

Alicia Keys has found a promised land for her new baby Egypt in Englewood, N.J. The Daily News has learned that the 15-time Grammy winner… 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…

Boo at the Apollo for Halloween – Amateur Night Finals

On Wednesday, October 31st, the place known for booing will celebrate the spookiest night of the year with the final showdown of the 2012 Amateur Night season – Super Top Dog. 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…

Whole Foods Will Open in Harlem

The organic grocery store hinted at it earlier this year, but today Whole Foods regional president Christina Minardi issued a press release announcing that the chain will open a 39,000-square-foot store in Harlem. The store will occupy 39,000 square feet within a new construction at Lenox Avenue and 125th Street, and will open in 2015.…

Does Harlem Want To Be An Uptown Meatpacking District?

Could Harlem become the next Meatpacking District? A panel of boosters from both neighborhoods said at a business event Wednesday that the prominent uptown neighborhood could learn a thing or two from the once-gritty downtown district now internationally known for its high-end shopping, chic nightclubs and upscale restaurants. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our…

Interview: Monique Hedmann, Harlem Hospital

Monique Hedmann The Harlemite works at Harlem Hospital and with Harlem Tai Chi guru Dr. Robert Woodbine on the upcoming Tai Chi and Qigong workshop, Saturday, October 13th, 2012 in Mount Morris Park. Here, she talks about Harlem Hospital Center, working with Dr. Robert Woodbine, physical and mental health in Harlem. Become a Harlem Insider!…

Harlem’s Victoria Theater Grows More Swagger

The massive redevelopment and renovation of Harlem‘s Victoria Theater is back in the news—there have been more changes to the design plans. 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.…