Tag: El Barrio

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

Harlem Shake East Harlem presents Beer, Burgers, & Beats

Harlem Shake restaurant

Harlem Shake restaurant in El Barrio is getting the summer started early with their new monthly summer series Beer, Burgers & Beats launching this Friday, June 2nd!  Scheduled to take place the first Friday of each month through September, this event

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 Walking Tour this Saturday June 16th

This Saturday, June 16th starting at 2:00pm, you can take part in the El Barrio Walking Tour which will be led by Luke Nephew, artist, educator and co-founder of the community-based arts collective The Peace Poets.  The tour will explore

La Casa Azul Book Store opens in El Barrio this Friday

East Harlem’s El Barrio will welcome La Casa Azul Book Store to the neighborhood this Friday, June 1st from 6pm-8pm as the business has its grand opening celebration at its new location at 143 East 103rd street.  Aurora Anaya-Cerda founded

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

Artist Chris “Daze” Ellis’ works on display in April at CAMARADAS in El Barrio

Throughout the month of April, the popular hotspot Camaradas in East Harlem’s El Barrio is hosting Emperial Gallery’s presentation of artist Chris Daze Ellis, New Prints and Editions exhibition, which is curated by Fernando Ruíz Lorenzo. Known under his graffiti

ArtCrawl Harlem to showcase Hispanic Artists in El Barrio

After ArtCrawl Harlem’s Summer Trolley Tour last year,  ArtCrawl Harlem is now set to head out across El Barrio for a guided tour of Hispanic artists and art galleries in East Harlem.  ArtCrawl Harlem will take place on Saturday, April 14th

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