East Harlem’s Burton Stephen “Burt” Lancaster

burt lancaster from east harlem1Burton Stephen “Burt” Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an American film actor noted for his athletic physique, blue eyes, and distinctive smile (which he called “The Grin”). Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Sinatra At 100 At Symphony Space

frank sinatra1Even though Frank Sinatra was not a Harlemite he visited Harlem often, eating pizza at Patsy’s, he hung out at Sugar Ray Robinson’s Eatery on 136th Street, danced with Harlemite Alice Barker and much more. Continue Reading →


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