Tag: east harlem

The Africa Center in Harlem’s Community Day at “The Top of the Mile”

On Saturday, October 14th the Africa Center will welcome visitors to its “Top of the Mile” Community Day in partnership with el Museo del Barrio and The Museum of the City of New York. This is a FREE event! This will be

Doggedly Devoted – Doggy day care in Harlem

Offering daycare, training and boarding for your pet dog and cat.  Click here for details. Doggedly Devoted 1400 Fifth Avenue Entrance is on 116th Street 212-426-7232 Upcoming Events Tuesday, July 24               7:30 PM

El Museo del Barrio is having a Block Party in East Harlem today!

This month’s Target Free Third Saturdays event at El Museo del Barrio is set to bring the Block Party to La Calle on 104th Street and 5th avenue today, Saturday July 21st.  This FREE Super Sábado block party will welcome

Hip Hop – True School NYC Summer Park Jams 2012

We native New Yorkers are well aware that Hip Hop culture started in the parks of NYC back in the late 1970’s, when DJs, MCs, Graffiti artists, and B-Boys / B-Girls would unite to express themselves outdoors during the summer

El Barrio Week is on in East Harlem

The 2nd Annual El Barrio Week starts today June 1st, and will continue through June 16th with events that celebrate this diverse neighborhood in East Harlem. The goal is to promote El Barrio’s small business and arts/cultural offerings with cultural

East Harlem Community Resource Guide

New York City officials have posted the latest “East Harlem Community Resource Guide,” which has loads of useful information for families living in the community. The guide provides many free and low cost resources for families in and near East

Cooper-Hewitt comes to Harlem @ 111 Central Park North

Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, is slated to open an East Harlem space next month as the museum’s Upper East Side headquarters undergoes a renovation, the Wall Street Journal reported. The move, to 111 Central Park North at Malcolm X

Harlem often featured in this Sunday’s New York Times

      This weekend’s New York Times had several pieces featuring Harlem.  It just so happens these pieces are from some favorite columns in some favorite sections. This week’s The Hunt features the search for an apartment ending on West

East Harlem Christmas Tree Lighting tonight

If you’re out and about in East Harlem this evening, you’re invited to take part in the 8th annual El Barrio / East Harlem “Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony” on 106th street and 3rd avenue at 6:30 PM.  The theme of

El Barrio in Spanish Harlem is a great tourism destination

I just checked-out the Visit El Barrio campaign website which was set up to promote Spanish Harlem, also known as El Barrio, as a tourism destination. The promotional video below features host Victor Cruz as he enthusiastically describes various spots