A Concert In Celebration of the Kennedy Presidency in Harlem

On Sunday, November 24, the Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture is presenting a very special “celebration/concert” at the historic Riverside Church.  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…

Touro College of Pharmacy In Harlem Appoints Interim Dean

Dr. Alan Kadish, President and CEO of the Touro College and University System today announced that Dr. Zvi Loewy, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences at Touro College of Pharmacy, will serve as the school’s interim dean. Dr. Loewy succeeds Dr. Stuart Feldman, who stepped down last week. Become a…

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…

Harlem’s New Minton’s Playhouse, The Supper Club

Businessman and ex-Time Warner boss Richard Parsons has reopened on 118th Street’s historic jazz club, Minton’s Playhouse, on Monday, October 21, 2013. 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.…

Harlem Biz Owners Question National Urban League Project

A world renowned civil rights group’s plan to turn a row of small businesses in Harlem into a lustrous new headquarters and black history museum would trample on the very small business owners whose life stories could themselves be in the museum, foes say. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to…

HW Pick: “Meet the De Blasios!”

Call it patronizing all the way down to the typography. If NY Mag chose to frame the family, and the likely next first family of New York City as a biracial flavor-of-the-moment, as the hands-down winners of the 2013 Christmas/Hannukah/Kwanzaa mailbox double-take contest, the stereotyping of: Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s)…

Rafael Hernández’s Legacy in New York

A discussion, honoring one of Puerto Rico’s and Latin America’s greatest composers, el maestro Rafael Hernández, will be held on November 12 at Hunter College. 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…

Photographer Gordon Parks Harlem Swagger

Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director. 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…

Fats Waller On The Keys In Harlem

Thomas Wright “Fats” Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an influential jazz pianist, organist, composer, singer, and comedic entertainer, whose innovations to the Harlem stride style laid the groundwork for modern jazz piano, and whose best-known compositions, “Ain’t Misbehavin’” and “Honeysuckle Rose”, were inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame posthumously, in…

Salters Scene: Black Girls Rock! 2013

On Sunday November 3, BET premieres Black Girls Rock! 2013. The organization founded by DJ Beverly Bond, provides mentorship for Black girls and pays tribute to Black woman and girls who have a positive impact on the community through an annual awards show. This year’s show, hosted by Actresses Regina King and Tracee Ellis Ross,…

Marcus Garvey In His Harlem Office, 1914

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). Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our…

Harlem’s Erick Estrada On The Set Of Chips, 1977

Henry Enrique “Erik” Estrada[1] (born March 16, 1949) is an American actor and reserve police officer, known for his co-starring lead role in the 1977–1983 United States police television series CHiPs. 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…

Lena Horne, In Harlem 1940’s

Lena Calhoun Horne was born June 30, 1917, in Brooklyn, New York. In her biography she stated that on the day she was born, her father was in the midst of a card game trying to get money to pay the hospital costs. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe…

James Langston Hughes, At Columbia in West Harlem, 1920’s

James Langston Hughes was born February 1, 1902, in Joplin, Missouri. His parents divorced when he was a small child, and his father moved to Mexico. 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…