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, VIDEO…

DOT Proposes Road Diets for Two Harlem Uptown Aves

Two dangerous Harlem/uptown avenues could get road diets and bike lanes this summer under a DOT plan presented to the Manhattan Community Board 12 transportation committee on Monday [PDF]. A plan for Sherman Avenue received the committee’s support, while a design for St. Nicholas Avenue is headed for at least one more month of review. VIDEO “The Clark…

Op-Ed: President Obama And The Baltimore Riots

By Michael McQuillan The Baltimore riots are heart-rending and wrong.  But it is also wrong to misconstrue First Amendment protest rights as for mere venting.  Its purpose, as the Bill of Rights makes clear, is to “petition the government for a redress of grievance.”  VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their…

Jazz at Lincoln Center Team With Harlem Children’s Zone

On June 14 at 5:00pm, Jazz at Lincoln Center will partner with Geoffrey Canada’s The Harlem Children’s Zone to present Uptown Family Swing, a free community concert featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and Mr. Aubrey’s Show Kids. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this…

2014 Uptown Arts Stroll: How to Participate

NoMAA (The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance) announces a call for artists for the 11th annual Uptown Arts Stroll in Washington Heights-Inwood from West 155th to 220th St. in June. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives, get more at Harlem History.