Jimmy’s Chicken Shack Harlem, NY 1930-1980’s

Jimmy’s Chicken Shack, was a famous eatery and jazz spot frequented by Malcolm X and comedian John Elroy Sanford, known as Redd Foxx (below) located at  763 St. Nicholas Avenue, between West 148th and 149th Streets, in Harlem, NY.

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Ethiopian-Israeli Woman Brings Her Ethiopian, Israeli, American Food To Harlem

JTA reports that at Tsion Café in Harlem, visitors can order a vegetable injera, an Ethopian sourdough flatbread topped with vegetable, lentil and chickpea stews. Continue Reading →

Harlem Nights Star, Della Reese Passes At 86

Harlem fave Della Reese, the iconic jazz, gospel and pop singer who later moved into television and film, and starred in Harlem Nights, has died. She was 86. Continue Reading →

Black History Month Open House Free At The Apollo

apollo panel make your music move (2) Jenella YoungThis February, the world famous Apollo Theater will host a series of artistic and community programs in celebration of Black History Month. Continue Reading →

Apollo Celebrates Black History Month In Harlem

apollo theater signThis February, the world famous Apollo Theater will host a series of artistic and community programs in celebration of Black History Month. Continue Reading →

Pryor, Foxx, And Moms In Apollo Walk Of Fame

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Richard Pyror Jr. and sister Rain, in true Pryor form, had the crowd laughing a the  induction of Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, and Jackie Moms Mabley into the Apollo Theatre’s Walk of Fame on 125th Street in Harlem USA. Continue Reading →

5 Best Historic Spots In Harlem

1. Langston Hughes’ Harlem Brownstone

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One of the most prominent figures during the Harlem Renaissance, acclaimed poet and author Langston Hughes resided in his Harlem brownstone, which is located on 20. East 127th Street in Harlem. Continue Reading →

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