“A Winner Never Quits,” Samuel Hargress Jr., The Legendary Owner Of Paris Blues In Harlem

By Olivia Heffernan

Walking into Paris Blues is like entering a time warp, it turns out it actually is. Samuel Hargress Jr., 83, opened the Harlem blues and jazz club in 1969 and it hasn’t changed since. Continue Reading →

Ailey II Celebrates The Harlem Renaissance And More At The Ailey Citigroup Theater

On the heels of a successful world tour to over 30 cities, Ailey II, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s junior company that serves as a bridge between The Ailey School, will return to its home, The Ailey Citigroup Theater.

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HW Picks: The Best Candles, According To Hyper Harlem Scented Candle Enthusiast

Like so many things, scented candles aren’t just for Christmas. To light a luxury candle when it’s still warm and bright outside, and to fill your living room with the smell of citrus and jasmine, and rum and oranges, and of gardens recently rained on, is one great luxury. Continue Reading →

3 Interesting Facts About Harlem’s History

Harlem is a neighborhood in New York that is gaining in popularity due to its modern, trendy atmosphere and young population. Continue Reading →

Flash Back Ozwald Boateng’s Celebration Of The 100th Anniversary Of The Harlem Renaissance

A look back at bespoke couture designer Ozwald Boateng, favorite of London’s Savile Row, show at the historic Apollo Theater right here in Harlem, NY to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance back in May 2019. Continue Reading →

The BLK Table Presents, The Art Of Activism Panel Discussion In Harlem

Join The BLK Table for a powerful conversation in Harlem about Black art, activism, and entrepreneurship over Maker’s Mark cocktails. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Renaissance Casino, Harlem, NY 1923

The Harlem Renaissance Ballroom opened in 1923, built by the black-owned Sarco Realty Company, at 138th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, in Harlem, NY, quaked with the frenzied rhythms of the Lindy Hop. Continue Reading →

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