The Harlem Candy Man And Rat Packer Sammy Davis Jr. Miniseries Is On Its Way

Last summer Lionel Richie confirmed his production company Rich Lion is producing about Harlemite Sammy Davis Jr. biopic and now it seems as if there is a miniseries for the Hollywood legend in the works as well, helmed by Lee Daniels and Tom Hanks. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Margo Rodriguez, Half Of Mambo Duo, Passes (Video)

Margo Rodriguez, half of the husband-and-wife team Augie and Margo, who danced the mambo on television and before presidents and helped it evolve from a nightclub craze into popular entertainment. Continue Reading →

Obba Babatunde And Friends In Once In A Lifetime With Apollo’s Ray Chew At Lincoln Center

Obba Babatundé‘s expansive career spans over four decades and his uncanny ability to captivate his audiences has made him a memorable presence in film, television and on the stage. Continue Reading →

Byron Allen Acquires Rights To Harlem’s Candy Man Sammy Davis Jr Biography

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios has acquired the global media rights to “Deconstructing Sammy,” Matt Birkbeck’s critically-acclaimed biography of legendary entertainer, Harlem’s Sammy Davis Jr, writes Euroweb. Continue Reading →

Well’s Restaurant In Harlem, The Best Chicken And Waffles In The World 1938-1982

Wells Restaurant (to those in the know it was “Wells” and “Wells Supper Club”), was generally regarded as the home of the best chicken and waffles in the world on (Seventh Avenue, now re-named) Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard between 132nd and 133rd Streets in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Experience Mister Show Business Harlem’s “Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” (Video)

DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, runs November 9-16, 2017, at the IFC Center, Cinepolis Chelsea and the SVA Theatre. Our pick is Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me, about the legendary Harlemite Sammy Davis Jr.,.

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