Join Jackie Row Adams, Silvia Halkin And Others To Celebrate Uptown’s John James Audubon Birthday

You’re invited to attend the Riverside Oval Association’s annual birthday party for John James Audubon, our neighborhood’s most famous past resident, this Saturday, May 4, at 3-5 p.m. Continue Reading →

The Old Bang Gasoline Station At Morningside And 124th Street In Harlem, 1940’s

A beautiful black and white photograph (looking south) of the old Bang Gasoline Station between 123rd and 124th Streets and Morningside Avenue in Harlem, New York, we think the photograph was taken sometime around the 1940s. Continue Reading →

Harlem Street Style, NY 1940’s By Cristobal Balenciaga

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We love this timeless photograph taken by luxury fashion designer Cristobal Balenciaga of a Harlem man with Harlem style impeccably dressed strolling on a Harlem street during the 1940’s. Continue Reading →

The History Of The Harlem World Club (video)

gangstergee09Today, the old Harlem World Club building is a Conway’s on 116th and Malcolm X Boulevard (Lenox Avenue), but it was also the place for the drugstore chain Woolworth. But more importantly, from 1978 to 1985, it was the home of legendary disco, The Harlem World Club. Continue Reading →