The Baby Grand Bar at 319 West 125th Street (between St. Nicholas and 8th avenue), opened in 1953, it was a saloon with a bright mural of a piano above Continue Reading →
Esther Jones (aka Gertrude Saunders), known by her stage name, “Baby Esther,” was an singer and entertainer of the late 1920s. Her “baby” singing style often included the phrase “Boop-oop-a-doop”. She Continue Reading →
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered this speech speaking to students at Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia on October 26, 1967, nine years after he was stabbed in Harlem, Continue Reading →
Riverside Drive is a scenic north-south thoroughfare from Harlem to Houston.
By Daseta Gray In 1492, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus landed in what is now the Bahamas.
Maria Callas was born at 1249 Fifth Avenue and 106th Street in East Harlem, NY on December 2, 1923, was an American-born Greek soprano.
By Sam Mattingly A native New Yorker, with a restless spirit, Alex lived and worked in various parts of the country, including Miami and San Diego, taking on a number Continue Reading →