Harlem And NYC Sites Get Landmark Status As Panel Clears Backlog

It has taken more than two years to resolve the bureaucratic quagmire of backlogged buildings at the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. Considering that some have been in limbo for four decades, it may have seemed like no time at all. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

Thursday Throwback: Act And “Think Different.” Do You? (Video)

“Think different.” was an advertising slogan for Apple, Inc., in 1997 created by the Los Angeles office of advertising agency TBWA\Chiat\Day that resonated from Harlem to Harare. 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…

Harlem Man William James “Count” Basie 1904 – 1984 (video)

William James “Count” Basie August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984, was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. His mother taught him to play the piano and he started performing in his teens. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Centuries-Old Tombs Found Beneath NYC Park

City workers have discovered two burial vaults underneath Washington Square Park in New York City, uncovering the remains of at least a dozen people interred around two centuries ago. 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…

Fariña Announces Free ‘Hamilton’ Ticks For NYC Students

Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller and Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, The Rockefeller Foundation president Judith Rodin, and Gilder Lehrman executive director Lesley Herrmann today announced an educational partnership to provide 20,000 NYC public school students from Harlem to Hollis with the opportunity to see Hamilton on Broadway and integrate the show into…

NYC Century Bike Tour Fundraiser Ends In Harlem

NYC Century Bike Tour Showcases Riding in NYC, Raises Funds for Safety Event also Features ‘Foodie Fondo’ and Expanded Finish Fest in Central Park In Harlem Meer 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 receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe…

Harlem’s Dougie Fresh Hosts Health In Key Gala Event

Harlem man Dougie Fresh is hosting the HEALTH IN KEY Celebrating a Decade of Youth Empowerment through Music event on Thursday, September 19th 2015. 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…

Rectors To Claremont Inn, Harlem, NY 1903-1904 (video)

The opening was filmed in front of Rector’s Lobster Palace  at Broadway between 43rd & 44th Streets.This party is on their way to the Claremont Inn on Riverside Drive, Harlem, New York in 1908. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

104th Street S Curve, Elevated Railway, Harlem, 1899 (video)

From (Thomas) Edison Films catalog taken from the front platform of a special train that ran backward over the celebrated S (“Suicide Curve,”) Curve, Elevated Railway in East Harlem, New York, 1899. 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…

Harlem Earth Day Fun And Fitness for the Whole Family

Harlem Earth Day celebration Saturday, April 25th, 12 pm to 4 pm in Morningside Park! Sponsored by Con Edison, Land Yoga and Friends of Morningside Park. A great event for the whole family! Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

NYC Teens Learn From The Pros At One Hundred Black Men

More than two dozen New York City teens in the Junior One Hundred/Pathways To Success Program gathered at Pace University on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 Noon to hear from an esteemed group of panelists. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like…