Chef Joseph “JJ” Johnson Brings His Uptown African Diaspora Flavor Midtown

The Robb Reports writes that Joseph “JJ” Johnson’s trip to Ghana changed his life. After stints in big kitchens, he found himself cooking in the Morgan Stanley executive dining room. Continue Reading →

“Between Harlem And Heaven,” The Great Taste Between Two Harlem Chefs

In two of the most renowned and historic venues in Harlem, Alexander Smalls and JJ Johnson created a unique take on the Afro-Asian-American flavor profile and talk about it in their book, Between Harlem and Heaven: Afro-Asian-American Cooking for Big Nights, Weeknights, and Every Day.
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Harlem School Of the Arts Gala 2017 Raises $1.2 M For Arts Programs (Photographs)

The Harlem School of the Arts recently held its annual Fall Fundraiser 2017, a Masquerade Ball at New York’s Plaza Hotel. Continue Reading →

The Cecil To Close And Merge With Minton’s

mintons1New York Eater reports that the Stylish Harlem restaurant The Cecil will shut its doors at the end of the month, but it won’t be the end of the line for the food. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Alexander Smalls, Thelma Golden And Others At Sandra L. Richards Book Release Party

book1On Tuesday, November 15, 2016, fashion, film, Art and finance industries best gathered together in New York City to celebrate the release of Rice & Rocks, a new children’s book written by Sandra L. Richards. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Cicley Tyson And Others Celebrate On The Masquerade Red Carpet (Photos)

hsa2The Harlem School of the Arts held its Fall 2016 Masquerade Ball on October 31st honoring Michael Feinstein with the Dorothy Maynor Award, Sandra L. Richards with the Betty Allen Lifetime Achievement Award, and Stan Lathan and Sanaa Lathan with the Visionary Artist Awards.  Continue Reading →

New Madison Square Boys & Girls Club In Harlem Revealed

image003Monday night, at a cocktail reception hosted at Minton’s by co-owners Dick Parsons and Alexander Smalls, Madison Square Boys & Girls Club (Madison) unveiled designs for a new four-story, 45,000-sq.-ft. flagship Clubhouse for young people ages 6-18, located in Central Harlem. Continue Reading →

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