By now you’ve probably heard about the annual Miss Harlem Shake contest, but this year Harlem Shake restaurant’s search for the new “face” to represent the brand is now open to both men and women! Interested parties can apply now – Sunday, June 12th if you are a Harlem resident 18 and over. Do you have what it takes?
Winners receive great prizes, including:
· Free burgers for a year
· $500 for themselves; $1000 for their charity
· A head-shot photograph on Harlem Shake restaurant’s Wall of Fame and a chance to represent the restaurant at the African American Day Parade.
That’s right, the Second Annual Harlem EatUp! Festival – celebrating the food, culture, music and Spirit of Harlem – will have some FREE things to enjoy in Morningside Park this Saturday, May 21 st and Sunday, May 22nd!
Harlem EatUp! is bringing together dozens of top artists, chefs and athletes, and offer free, interactive activities for parents, children and festival goers at The Kids’ Zone presented by Aetna and EatUp! Main Stage at The Stroll Presented by Macy’s. Don’t miss out!
This weekend UPTOWN Magazine is set to present the 1st Annual UPTOWN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL at MIST – 46 West 116th Street in Harlem!
Tickets on Sale Now for Friday May 13th and Saturday May 14th – $14 each day.
One of Harlem’s best Summer outdoor events uptown is always the Sweet Spot Festival, and they are back to kick-off the season on Saturday May 21st from 2pm-9pm at West Harlem Pier! Celebrating 5 years of bringing in the best DJ’s from around the world, the Sweet Spot Festival and Okayafrica present ELECTRAFRIQUE Harlem with DJ Rich Medina, DJ Underdog, and Native Sun. See you there!
CELEBRATE SUMMER IN HARLEM WITH THE SWEET SPOT FESTIVAL. FREE Family Event Series. Great Music, Food Vendors, Kids Activities, Awesome Vintage & more!
Vendy Plaza in East Harlem is back! This Sunday, May 1st, join Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito for the opening of the new season of Vendy Plaza where you can listen to music, dance, drink and most importantly, sample food from many vendors 12 noon – 6 pm.
Located on Park avenue between 115th and 116th street at La Marqueta just near the #6 train 116th street stop, Vendy Plaza is on every Sunday except July 3rd, until October 16th!
Come out with family and friends and enjoy Street Games this Saturday, April 30th from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Park (114th Street & First Avenue) in East Harlem. This annual Free event brought to you by NYC Parks, The Walt Disney Company and the Streets of New York will offer a chance to show kids how we used to play in the streets back in the day. They can play stickball, take a ride in a box car, hop around on pogo sticks, join a double-dutch game, bounce around on big hippity hop balls, learn how to skateboard, play wheelchair basketball, and more. There will also be food vendors some live music and entertainment on the main stage!
Watch this video and prepare for Street Games!
Come one, come all! It’s going to be a celebration tonight as WBLS Radio hosts an event to remember PRINCE.
Everyone is invited to “party like it’s 1999” at this FREE event which will take place this evening Monday, April 25th from 6pm to 8pm at the plaza of the Harlem State Office Building located at 163 W. 125th Street.
Last year, the first Harlem EatUp! Festival was a blast, (see hightlights and video) and next month the Second Annual Harlem EatUp! Festival will once again celebrate the food, culture, music and Spirit of Harlem from May 19th through May 22nd, 2016.
Honorary Chair President Bill Clinton and Harlem EatUp festival co-founders Marcus Samuelsson and Herb Karlitz recently announced the second annual Harlem EatUp! Festival, which will take place at various Harlem locations including two days at Morningside Park. The festival schedule of events will once again feature incredible food on Saturday May 21st and Sunday May 22nd at THE STROLL featuring THE TASTE | THE MARKET | EATUP! MAIN STAGE in Morningside Park, which was a highlight of last year’s Harlem Eatup event. Get your Harlem EatUp Tickets and come enjoy the festivities! Harlem restaurants participating in this year’s festival include Sylvia’s, Red Rooster, Melba’s, Charles’ Country Pan Fried Chicken, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, The Cecil, Vinateria, BLVD Bistro, Blujeen, Row House, and many more.
As part of its mission and dedication to Harlem, the festival’s net proceeds will be donated to Harlem Park to Park and Citymeals-on-Wheels, two non-profit organizations that have a positive and direct impact on the Harlem community.