Sign-Up for Constant Contact e-mail marketing!
Business Standard reports that “Jurassic World” star Vincent D’Onofrio has joined the cast of crime drama series “Godfather of Harlem“. Continue Reading →
Richard “Dickie” Wells, known as, “Mr. Harlem,” 1908-1949, was one of Harlem’s most gifted tap dancers, nightclub owners, and last but certainly not least, its most notorious male gigolo and playboy. Continue Reading →
Dickie Wells was called the Harlem Playboy, and his club originally built as a bowling alley Dickie Wells aka “Dickie’s club” (above left photograph) was meant to be an off shoot of his reputation at 162 West 133rd Street at Seventh Avenue, in Harlem, NY, 1940-1950. Continue Reading →
Margaret Johnson, the granddaughter of larger-than-life Harlem gangster Ellsworth “Bumpy” Johnson who earned her own street stripes when she shot a mugger trying to rob her in her wheelchair, died Monday. She was 66. Continue Reading →
Harlem has always had its share of gangdom, from Stephanie St. Clair aka Queenie or Madam Queen, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas, Giuseppe “the Clutch Hand” Morello, Giosue “The King Of (Harlem’s) Little Italy” Gallucci and many, many more. Continue Reading →