Winter Storm Warning in Harlem

Notification issued 1/1/14 at 8:00 PM. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning citywide from 6:00 PM Thu, Jan. 2 to 1:00 PM Fri Jan. 3. 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…

Let there be lights In Harlem

HERE’S a bright idea. The Department of Transportation on Thursday installed its first City Light, a custom-designed lamppost powered by LEDs that can burn for up to 20 years. 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…

A Celebration Of Hanukkah With Harlem Senator Perkins

A Celebration of Hanukkah with Harlem Senator Bill Perkins, at the Old Broadway Synagogue at 15 Old Broadway (between 125th and 126th Streets, New York, NY). 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…

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…

No power or water in Harlem? Head to New York Sports Club

No power or water? New York Sports Club announced today that it’s opening its doors free of charge to anyone who needs to shower, charge their cell phone, or blow off steam with a stress-relieving run on the treadmill. (We recommend all three.) Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe…

Hue-Man Books Closes: Harlem Responds

Ten-year-old Hue-Man Bookstore and Café in Harlem on St. Nicholas Avenue (between 125th and 124th Streets) is the latest bookstore to close its physical space in order to reinvent itself. 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…

East Harlem’s Louie Lump Lump, Rao’s and Other Histories

On a December night in 2003, at Rao’s, the legendary restaurant on Pleasant Avenue in East Harlem, a man nicknamed Louie Lump Lump (pictured above) shot another patron after reportedly taking issue with his disparaging comment about the female singer’s rendition of “Don’t Rain on My Parade” from “Funny Girl.” Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up…

Sponsored Love | Previews begin May 6th! Get your tickets now!

Tearing Down The Walls by Daniel Beaty at The Riverside Theatre Direction, book, and lyrics by Obie Award-winner Daniel Beaty 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…

The Therapeutic Poet: Where Harlem Starts

I was heading up from Times Square to Powell and 125th to check out the exhibit at the Studio Museum. I was on Broadway, at 44th Street, ducking and dodging the meandering tourists. As the multitudes of tourists look up and around (any which way but straight ahead,) Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our…

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.…