Walter’s World: Pre- Holiday Week of Events

By Walter Rutledge After an extended weekend of Thanksgiving dinners and robust shopping this week promises to be an eventful prelude to the holiday season. Dance, Opera and Theater abound throughout the city with many outstanding productions taking place in Harlem.

‘Magic’ Making Moves On Inner City Broadcasting

According to published reports, basketball Hall of Famer, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, is quietly making moves that could result in acquiring controlling interest in Inner City Broadcasting Corp. and its flagship radio stations in New York, WBLS-FM and WLIB-AM. Thedeal.com reported that ICBC’s debt of over $230 million currently held by Goldman Sachs and GE Capital…

HW Talks To Common and Daymond John at the Apollo

HW’s Media Strategists Jamie Hodges and Olympia Shakespeare attended AT&T’s speaker series 28 Days which honors history makers and innovators in Black History at the Apollo Theatre. They caught up with Daymond John (DJ), founder of the clothing line FUBU, and rapper, actor, and activist Common for a short interview.

Harlem Legend Bobby’s “Happy House” Robinson Dies

Bobby Robinson, whose tiny record shop on Harlem‘s 125th St. spawned No. 1 national hits and made him an uptown patriarch for six decades, died yesterday. He was 93 and had been ill for several years – though he regularly went to work at his shop until it was forced to close in January 2008.

Walter’s World: Holiday Hair (video)

By Walter Rutledge With the holiday season wrapping up some of us are caught up in a whirlwind of activities. Making the smooth transition from the office to the office party or from the boardroom to the ballroom may present some challenges. Hair stylist Johnny Gentry has come to the rescue. He is offering custom…

Harlem World’s HW Lounge Preview At Nectar

Earlier this month Harlem World (HW) Lounge had its preview event at Nectar Wine Bar at 2235 Frederick Douglass Blvd. The HW Lounge is a new brand experience by Harlem World Magazine where HW content comes to life. Starting in Spring 2011 HW Lounge will bring to life the best talent covered in our editorial…