La Guardia’s ‘Lucky Corner’ In East Harlem

Intersection where Fiorello LaGuardia and other politicians held rallies Beginning in the 1920s, Congressman Fiorello LaGuardia held election-eve rallies at this intersection of Lexington Avenue and 116th Street, on East Harlem’s “main street.” His rallies drew many thousands of New Yorkers who supported his efforts as congressman and mayor to improve the quality of life…

Join HW Lounge Preview and Precision Plus At Nectar

HW Lounge brings content to life for those with discretionary tastes. You are cordially invited to come hang out with Rochelle Hill of Precision Plus and Daniel Bretton Tisdale of Harlem World Magazine! Invitation is not transferable. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I…

Walter’s World: The Black Nutcracker

By Walter Rutledge The holiday season is a time special time of the year. It is a time for merriment, when we share meaningful experiences and create lifelong memories with the … 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…

HW’s One On One With Robb Pair

Robb Pair The Harlem resident with a southern twang and a Harlem heart, owner of Harlem Lofts, President of The Manhattan MLS and VP of The Manhattan Association of REALTORS. Here, he talks about real estate, family and his love of Harlem. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

Walter’s World: Dance 2.0 Finale

By Walter Rutledge The Dance 2.0 Series Studio Showings culminated on November 4, 2010 with a performance of two of three commissioned new works and an excerpt from the Dance Theatre of Harlem Ensemble. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Commuters Angry At False MTA Safety Reports

Commuters are furious after learning that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) released a report revealing incomplete safety checks on the subway. The MTA report said this week there had been a rush to get crucial safety checks done on the subway, but investigators said the reports were either made up, delayed or skipped altogether. …report…

One On One With Harlem’s Derrick and Eula Guest

Derrick and Eula Guest the husband and wife team are the owners and co-founders of Griot’s Roll Film Production & Services Inc., an on-line marketing company that provide Video Services in-and-outside of 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…

Run, Kafi, Run, NY1’s Kafi Drexel Runs At NYC Marathon

This year for the upcoming ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 7, NY1 Health and Fitness Reporter Kafi Drexel will be running on the Baby Buggy Team to help raise funds and awareness for families in need. The Baby Buggy Team spoke to Ms. Drexel who’s almost a Harlem girl, (she went to…

John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie In Harlem (video)

John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie (pronounced /ɡɨˈlɛspi/; October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpet player, bandleader, singer, and composer. 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…

Celebrities Born In Harlem (Update)

Harlem is the entertainment Mecca in the United States and the world. We thought it would be interesting to see exactly how many people we could find that are “famous” people born in Harlem. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Get Your ‘Black Girls Rock’ T-Shirts

BLACK GIRLS ROCK! INC. is a 501c3 nonprofit, youth empowerment mentoring organization established as a reaction to the often seen negative images consistently imprinted upon Black women expressly in mass media. 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…

Walter’s World: The Dance Gallery Festival

By Walter Rutledge One of the many obstacles an emerging artist faces is visibility. The philosophical riddle, “If a tree falls in the forest but nobody is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” addresses the differences of the observed and unobserved worlds. The Dance Gallery Festival provided visibility in a professional venue…

Walter’s World: Harlem Dance Works 2.0 Part Two (update)

By Walter Rutledge An overflow crowd attended the second studio showing of Dance Theatre of Harlem 2.0 on Thursday October 21. This week an excerpt from a work in progress by Robert Garland was presented. Mr. Garland’s duet was set to four of the Goldberg Variations by Johann Sebastian Bach. Misty Copeland (Soloist American Ballet…