Lamar Hill began his first career on a central Harlem street corner, in the pre-MTV days of boomboxes and mix tapes.
A pair of city-funded efforts are designed to solidify New York City’s place as an incubator for groundbreaking biotechnology companies.
A fatal Metro-North train derailment Sunday on a corridor between New York and Albany disrupted service as many travelers were returning from the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, and was expected to complicate Monday’s commute for residents along the line between New York and Poughkeepsie.
Yesterday a shooting and stabbing was reported at St. Nicholas Terrace and 129th Street near St. Nicholas Park in central Harlem.
Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., ONH (17 August 1887 – 10 June 1940), was a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a staunch proponent of the Black nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements, to which end he founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL).
On Wednesday, October 31st, the place known for booing will celebrate the spookiest night of the year with the final showdown of the 2012 Amateur Night season – Super Top Dog.
Allicette Torres The Harlem born visual artist whose work is in the upcoming Harlem Art Walking Tour 2012 in October as she shoots her art, defines what Harlem is and knows that Harlem isn’t discovered in her world of Harlem.
Corner Social, a new Harlem restaurant is seeking proposals from Harlem based visual artists to design and execute a mural on the exterior of their building located at 321 Lenox Avenue.
Harlem Lanes, a bowling alley that opened with the help of former President Bill Clinton’s foundation, announced it will be closing at the end of the week.
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.”
It started out as a way to raise money for the holiday lights on 125th Street in the middle of a recession. Now a collection of Harlem community groups is banding together to promote businesses in the neighborhood. The Promotional Alliance of Harlem consists of the 125th Street Business Improvement District, Harlem Business Alliance, Harlem…
We’ve been supporting the work of Harlemite Lucy Ortiz since last year when she ran the ING Marathon. Now, we’re assisting her this year with Aiding Hands NYC. Aiding Hands NYC is a volunteer organization that assists groups in need.
A Gordon Parks photo from 1943 shows an establishment called Rhum Boogie somewhere in Central Harlem but not much has been written about this actual establishment.
By Walter Rutledge Porgy and Bess triumphantly returned to Broadway on last night; Thursday, January 12, 2012 at the Richard Rogers Theatre with a new streamlined musical version of the beloved American folk opera.
The New Amsterdam Musical Association, (NAMA) is the oldest African-American musical organization in the United States.