Category: Food

  • 9th District Civil Court

    9th District Civil Court

    A gorgeous neo-Romanesque Courthouse in East Harlem has a brownstone scroll with embossed text (seen just above the scaffolding in this photo): The text on the scroll reads “9th District Civil Court”: Joshua Clennon’s Fundraiser – One Week From Today The candidate writes: “I’m a 4th generation Harlem resident, husband, and father, deeply committed to…

  • The Race For Inez Dickens’ Seat in the NYS Assembly

    The Race For Inez Dickens’ Seat in the NYS Assembly

    Harlem’s Inez Dickens’ seat in the State Assembly is being challenged by Joshua Clennon. If you are interested in learning more about his run for change in Albany, see his website: Or consider donating to his campaign: HNBA’s Meeting Tomorrow Will Include Officers From the 25th Precinct All welcome to attend tomorrow evening’s…

  • Local Sauce Company Bought for 2.3 Billion

    Local Sauce Company Bought for 2.3 Billion

    Campbell Soup will buy Rao’s and (Parent Company Sovos Brands) jarred sauce empire for $2.33 Billion.Over the past 100 years, Rao’s has gone from a Harlem neighborhood staple to its sauces being sold at grocers across the U.S. Rao’s line Italian sauces, soups, and frozen meals are now available at grocers across the country. The…

  • Le Tropezienne Bakery

    Le Tropezienne Bakery

    1st Avenue at 110th Street Le Tropezienne has back to school cookies. Note the Teacher Fuel edition, and the 1st Day Of Classes edition: it’s an amazing bakery and our go-to for amazing croissants and pastries. AC Coming A great B/W image of the Victoria Theater on West 125th Street. In addition to a…

  • Party-On-Park Volunteers Needed

    Party-On-Park Volunteers Needed

    Hello Harlem Neighbors! Uptown Grand Central is reigniting Party on Park – a Harlem celebration on a closed-to-traffic Park Avenue between 125th and 116th Street – on Sunday, October 1st.   Party on Park will be from Noon until 4 pm and we need you to help staff a Harlem Neighborhood Block Association table.  We’ll have cards…

  • Blues Singer

    Blues Singer

    This photo from 1958 of “Sticks McGhee” ( a Blues Guitarist) was only described as being taken in Harlem NYC: What struck me was that the foreground figure had space. Space between the building where the photographer was, and the subject. Most Harlem streets have stoop stairs ending right at the property line, with no…

  • Cultural Events at Marcus Garvey Park

    Cultural Events at Marcus Garvey Park

    FINAL 2023 Summer Reading Circle on Tuesday, August 8 at 11:00 AM at the Sankofa PavilionPlease join The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance for great read aloud and fun literacy activities for school-aged children! We meet at the Sankofa Pavilion located east of the 124th Street & 5th Avenue entrance to the Marcus Garvey Park. Bring…

  • Black to the Future

    Black to the Future

    All welcome to AFRIBEMBE’s festival of music, food, art, and more. Come out to see Afrofuturism through a global Diasporic lens. AFRIBEMBÉ’s featured artists and DJ lineup will utilize global Diasporic rhythms and sounds to move festival goers through statements of Black identity, agency and freedom. Through immersive artivism experiences in the Family Village, traditional and innovative flavors…

  • Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

    Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

    The Charlie Parker festival continues after the Sylvia Cuenca Organ Group performance in The Harlem Rose Garden in Marcus Garvey Park. Friday August 25, 5:30-6:30 Sylvia Cuenca Organ Group Drummer Sylvia Cuenca has performed around the world with many jazz greats, including four years with Joe Henderson, and 17 years with Clark Terry’s quintet and big band,…

  • Events Sponsored By Senator Cleare

    Events Sponsored By Senator Cleare

    Our State Senator from Harlem is sponsoring a number of events between now and October:

  • Green Thumb Turns 45

    Green Thumb Turns 45

    Did you know this year is GreenThumb’s 45th Anniversary? GreenThumb is celebrating 45 years of support for the city’s robust network of community gardens. These gardens have come a long way in 45 years—from turning empty lots into open space in the midst of the city’s worst financial crisis to the thriving spaces New York sees today.…

  • Boriken Open Streets

    Boriken Open Streets

    The Boriken Neighborhood Health Center will be hosting Open Streets every Friday from July 7th- Sept. 15th. During these events, we will close the street on 123rd Street between Third and Second Avenue from 10am-4pm. Our mission with Open Streets is to provide resources to our community while strengthening ties with local organizations. At our events, we…