Tag: New York City

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

Time Inc reports on how to have … A Perfect Day in … Harlem

See larger image TIME New From: $23.99 USD In Stock According to Time Inc, “Harlem has now emerged as one of New York City’s great eat-and-play neighborhoods, with experiences to rival the rest of Manhattan, plus a singular mix of

Phoenix Rising: The Dance Theatre Of Harlem Makes A Comeback

This month the Dance Theatre of Harlem, on hiatus since 2004, announced plans to relaunch the company and will hold auditions in late February. The Theatre was able to maintain its school and Dancing Through Barriers outreach program. Dance Theatre

TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat

Hundreds of people filled the auditorium of The New York Times building for the second annual “TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat.”  The focus was the sustainable food movement.  Attendees included farmers, philanthropists, academics, educators, students, health professionals, chefs and bakers, while

The Association of Dominican Classical Artists Presents A Night of Dominican Folklore with Ivan Dominguez

The Association of Dominican Classical Artists, Inc. Presents its second concert series: A Celebration of Dominican Composers and Musicians, A Night of Dominican Folklore, with Maestro Iván Domínguez Co-sponsors CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Department of Music of The City College of New York The

Join Carnegie Hall Community Sing with Take 6 at the Apollo This Friday

Per Carnegie Hall: “Experience the magic of ensemble singing by attending one of Carnegie Hall’s Community Sings—designed for all ages, no experience necessary. You’ll learn what it takes to be a member of these dynamic groups and experience the power

Kick-Off Black History Month Right with this excellent short Schomburg Center Video!

Learn about black history month in this fantastic video. And check out this wonderful resource (and others) available from Amazon.com. See larger image Black History Month Resource Book 2 New From: $77.70 USD In Stock

HarlemTrends Featured in French Magazine A Nous

A Nous‘ second international travel edition features what’s hot in Berlin, Istanbul, La Havane, Liverpool, Londres, Milan, New York, Odessa, Phnom Penh, Stockholm, Tallinn and Yalta. The focus of the New York City profile by Murielle Bachelier is Harlem. HarlemTrends is

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

We Were All New Yorkers

INto Harlem On September 11, 2001 I was living in Los Angeles with my daughter who was 8 years old at the time.   My alarm is NPR’s Morning Edition,  and I awoke to news that the first plane had hit