A Harlem Townhouse, a Sentimental Journey

It may not seem so to outsiders, but New York City is really a collection of small towns with residents and businesses connected in the most surprising ways. Just ask David Daniels. 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’s Carver Federal Savings Struggles To Survive

Harlem’s Carver Federal Savings, the largest African-American bank in the nation, is in a struggle for survival — hit by troubles that have knocked out most of the once-thriving black banks across the country. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Lynda Ireland, Former President & CEO, NY & NJ MSDC, Has Died

Lynda Ireland, the former president and CEO of the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (The Council) and considered one of the nation’s leading advocates  in M/WBE business development, died at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital of New Brunswick, NJ at age 67 on March 27 following a long illness. Become a…

The Savoy Ballroom, Harlem, New York, 1930

The Savoy Ballroom was a large ballroom for music and public dancing located at 596 Lenox Avenue, between 140th and 141st Streets in Harlem, New York City.  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…

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Announces Revitalization Of La Marqueta

Governor Andrew Cuomo and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced the revitalization of La Marqueta, a commercial and cultural corridor spanning 110 th to 125 th Streets in East 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.…

Souleo: The Politics of Preserving African-American Historic Sites

By Souleo A discount furniture store now occupies the space where boxing legend, Joe Frazier trained in Philadelphia. 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…

Harlem’s Larry Scott Blackmon Named VP at FreshDirect

FreshDirect, a leading online fresh food grocer, announced today that it has named Harlemite Larry Scott Blackmon Vice President, Community and Government Affairs. 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…

Harlem Should Be New York’s Next New Tech Hub

CNN reports when people think of the fast-growing New York City tech scene, they think Silicon Alley in the posh neighborhoods of lower Manhattan — not 125th Street. 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.…

Max Rodriguez, Founder Of The Harlem Book Fair

By Eartha Watts-Hicks  QBR is our country’s first national book review dedicated to books about the African experience. QBR also produces the Harlem Book Fair, the largest African-American book fair in the United States. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Classical Theatre of Harlem’s Romeo n Juliet in Harlem

William Shakespeare’s famed star-crossed lovers bare their passion Uptown this summer as The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, producing artistic director; David Roberts, managing director) presents Romeo n Juliet at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example:…

Harlemite’s Plan For El Barrio A Capital Of Latino Theater

Welcome To Harlem blog posted an article regarding a East Harlem playwright who wants to make El Barrio the city’s undisputed Latino cultural center by designating an uptown theater district that would showcase four underutilized auditoriums. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

Gov’s Ball Gives $10K to Harlem Explosion Victims

Organizers for the Governors Ball Music Festival are looking to lend a helping hand to the victims of the East Harlem building explosion earlier this year. 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…

A Lesson in Tenacity, Welcome Back Absolute Piano

By Rapheal B. Absolute Piano just opened their new store in Brooklyn after their store was destroyed by the gas explosion in East Harlem on March 12th of 2014. 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…

Hope Flies Over East Harlem Plan

A condemnation drama unfolding in East Harlem is presumably not what community residents expected of Mayor de Blasio’s “progressive” agenda. 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…

HW Remix: Knocking on Harlem’s Door

We thought this story by Chris Smith that orignally ran in the NYMagazine on November 3, 2010 would be informative as we head into the primary elections in June 2014. It’s a campaign-kickoff rally straight out of the playbook: festive red-white-and-blue posters, lapel buttons featuring the smiling candidate, a soundtrack of upbeat and strenuously unobjectionable…