East Harlem’s Rao’s Mob Murder

The crowd was three deep at the bar at Rao’s that night. The East Harlem red-sauce joint, famous for its lemon chicken, celebrity clientele, and the impossibility of securing a table, was never known for a booming bar scene. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example:…

Harlemite Sammy Davis, Jr., “The Candy Man” (video)

Samuel George “Sammy” Davis, Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he also had many acting roles on stage and screen, and was noted for his impersonations of actors and other celebrities. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

Filming In Harlem, Cameron Diaz Does The ‘Annie’ Dance

She is playing one of the meanest characters in musical theater. And Cameron Diaz has added a new twist by bringing her own sexy style to the role of Miss Hannigan. 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’s Erick Estrada On The Set Of Chips, 1977

Henry Enrique “Erik” Estrada[1] (born March 16, 1949) is an American actor and reserve police officer, known for his co-starring lead role in the 1977–1983 United States police television series CHiPs. 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…

Souleo: Musiq Soulchild explores new sound with Syleena Johnson on 9ine

Musiq Soulchild is a reinvigorated singer these days and he’s got Syleena Johnson to thank for the change. 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…

Yolande’s Yard: Hamilton Heights Green Youth Market

By Yolande Brener I have often walked past the island at 143rd Street and Amsterdam, but never have I seen it so full of life and good energy as at the official opening of Brotherhood Sister Sol’s Hamilton Heights Green Market on June 17. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to…

Bert Williams, Harlem

Egbert Austin “Bert” Williams (November 12, 1874 – March 4, 1922) was one of the preeminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all audiences of his time. “(Bert Williams was)…central to the development of a global black modernism centered in Harlem’s Renaissance.” Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…

HSArts On Project Runway

HSA to appear on Project Runway, September 1st Emmy-nominated television show, Project Runway will feature The Harlem School of the Arts on the upcoming episode, “The Art of the Matter”. Competing designers are paired with HSA Visual Arts students to create original artwork, inspiring their latest garment challenge. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our…

Harlem’s Toccara Jones ‘The Ultimate Merger’

Toccara Jones, the vivacious and voluptuous fashion model and television personality Harlem resident, takes on the challenge of a lifetime when she puts her heart and soul into the search for her perfect mate as the bachelorette in the return of TV One’s popular reality series, The Ultimate Merger, premiering Thursday, August 4 at 9…

Walter’s World: 2011 Harlem Fine Arts Show

By Walter Rutledge A civilization is ultimately defined not by what it does, but by what it leaves behind. It defines a people, and since antiquity speaks to the one race- the human race. The 2011 Harlem Fine Arts Show will present the fifteenth annual exhibition Friday, February 25 to Sunday February 27 in the…

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…

Sponsored Love | An Evening with Dr. Cornel West & Randy Weston at WNYC..

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 blank.By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Harlem World Magazine, 2521 1/2 west…

Sharpton’s “Reclaim The Dream” Rally

Forty-seven years after the historic March on Washington, Reverend Al Sharpton, President of the Harlem based National Action Network and leaders from his over 47 National Action Network chapters 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 receive emails…