The Raz: You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello

By Marc Rasbury   Last week, CBS aired the 50th Anniversary Special of the Beatles performing on the Ed Sullivan Show and that got me thinking about one of their songs as it pertains to what took place in the world of sports over the past couple of weeks. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our…

Google Maps Inform Harlemites Of Traffic and Accidents

Click on the map of screen shot above or here to view real time traffic Yahoo.com news reports that in June, Google spent almost $1 billion to acquire a competing mapping app called Waze. Now, in August, it’s starting to put that billion dollars to good use.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter…

Adriano Espaillat State of he Union Address

“For the more than 11 million undocumented Americans desperately seeking an end to our country’s broken immigration laws, the President’s declaration that we can trade gridlock for reform during this ‘year of action’ is a powerful signal that he understands the hardship they are experiencing. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s)…

The Roman Catholic Benevolent Society, Harlem, 1846

The Roman Catholic Benevolent Society, established in 1817, was the oldest charitable institution in the Archdiocese of New York. 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…

Graham Court Apartment House, Harlem, 1925

Graham Court is a historic Harlem apartment building. It was commissioned by William Waldorf Astor, designed by the architects Clinton and Russell, and constructed in 1899-1901 as part of the great Harlem real-estate boom. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Hamilton Theatre in Harlem, 1915

Constructed in 1912-13 as a vaudeville house during one of NewYork’s theater building booms, the Hamilton Theater is located in the Hamilton Heights area of 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…

Aaron Clark, Harlem ‘King Of Lotteries,’ 1860

According to his own Family Record, Aaron was born 16 October 1787 in Worthington, MA, son of David Clark and his second wife Lydia Benjamin. 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…

Squatter’s Shacks, West Harlem,1933

A photograph of the Harlem Squatter’s shacks, near 100th Street on the West side in Harlem, NY, during the great depression around 1933. 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…

Dan Burley’s Original Handbook of Harlem Jive (1944)

Harlem in the early 1940s was a place in flux. Though the Renaissance had ended a decade or so earlier, the cultural scene was still quite vibrant, with legendary jazz musicians, dancers, and entertainers of all sorts performing regularly in its many nightclubs. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe…

Malcolm X Kin Sue To Stop Diary Publication

Malcolm X always loved a good fight – and now his children are in one over yet-to-be published diaries by the late civil rights leader nearly five decades after his assassination. 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 Architect David Adjaye’s Global View

The new affordable apartment complex going up at the corner of 155th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue in the uppermost reaches of Manhattan cuts an unlikely figure. 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…

Interview: With Celebrity Hair Stylist David Babaii

David Babaii The Harlem fave celebrity hair styling guru has swirled, tossed and pulled some of the most expensive hair in the world. Here, the stylist to the stars talks tips for Harlem tresses, being Kate Hudson’s mane man and food in Harlem. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe…

A Long History Of Tea In Northern Manhattan, NY

Tea in Harlem has been a constant since its early years with the Muscoota Indians in East Harlem to the Harlem Renaissance with Lelia Walker’s Dark Tower on 136th Street in Central Harlem to today. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like…