NYC Chancellor Farina Announces Summer In The City From Harlem To Hollis

Chancellor Fariña today announced the launch of Summer in the City (SITC), a brand-new approach to summer school for grades 2-12 which combines new curriculum, college-level and STEM-oriented enrichment programming, and educational visits to New York City cultural institutions. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example:…

Hip Hop Hall Of Fame Set To Open In Harlem

The Hip Hop Hall of Fame + Museum will feature a hall of fame, museum, retail gift shop, restaurant, sports bar, concert lounge, TV studios, offices and house the Hip Hop Arts and Media Academy. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like…

Harlem Artist Paul Meltsner, New York 1905–1966

Paul Raphael Meltsner (1905–1966) was an American artist who was widely recognized for his Works Progress Administration (WPA) era paintings and lithographs, and who was later known for his iconic portraits of celebrities in the performing arts. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I…

HW Pick: The Discovery Of King TUT, The Bling King

Of course 19-year-old King Tutankhamun, “the Golden boy” was not from Harlem, but he lived his life in true Harlem style like a 3,000 year old Harlemite – Puff Daddy, Cam’ron or Dapper Dan could have learned a thing or two from the the Bling King. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

Hello, Jimi Hendrix London Apartment Opens To Public

Jimi Hendrix spent many years in Harlem at the Palm Cafe, the Apollo Theater and many more venues. As some of you may know Harlem has had a number of historical buildings, the Renaissance, Cotton Club, the Lafayette Theater, Connie’s Inn, the Ubangi Club, the Audubon Ballroom, the Savoy Ballroom, the Harlem Opera House, Become…

HW Pick: Grace Lee Boggs: American Revolutionary

The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is holding a free encore screening of the documentary film, American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 6:30pm, to commemorate the incredible life and work of Grace Lee Boggs. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe…

Souleo: Vivian Green Is ‘Vivid’ And Carefree On New Album

Singer Vivian Green wants her fans to know that everything is fine. No, she is not going through romantic troubles as she effectively sang about on hit singles like “Emotional Rollercoaster” and “Gotta Go Gotta Leave.” Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

Harlem Cultural Art Tribute to Lena Horne

The occasion of this tribute to Lena Horne is to continue to plant the cultural and historical seeds of awareness, through the remembrance and homage to Lena Mary Calhoun Horne during the month of her birth (b. June thirtieth, 1917), 97 years ago in Brooklyn, NY. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select…

The Sugar Hill Development is Not Sweet, Or Is It?

“Why’re you taking a picture of the building? It’s fucking ugly.” With those words, a construction worker greeted the writer Mark Byrnes at City Lab last Thursday as he approached the entrance to David Adjaye’s Sugar Hill development, on the site of a former brownfield on West 155th and Saint Nicholas Avenue in West Harlem.…

Up the Book Staircase (‘Paris Blues Revisited’)

By K Albert Murray, acclaimed essayist and author of several novels including Train. Whistle. Guitar has those floor-to-ceiling bookshelves that loom over you, hinting at timelessness. My acquaintance with his famed Harlem apartment is secondhand, but I’ve seen those shelves. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

NYC & Company’s Spotlights East Harlem/El Barrio

NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, today announced East Harlem, also known as El Barrio, in Upper Manhattan… 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…

Souleo: Stax Records Book Explores ssues of race

Stax Records was more than a music machine releasing hits by the likes of Otis Redding and The Staple Singers. 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…