Harlem’s restaurant row, aka Frederick Douglass Blvd., getting another coffee shop

Harlem’s restaurant row, aka Frederick Douglass Blvd., getting another coffee shop

New restaurants have been the trend on Frederick Douglass Blvd in Harlem for the last five to six years. Now it appears coffee shops are the next big thing. Another coffee/cafe shop is opening up on FDB between 114th and 115th Street on the east side of the block, according to a worker on site. Several workers are hammering away prepping the place for a cafe.

This will be the fourth coffee shop…

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Watch: Skateboarding in Harlem

Watch: Skateboarding in Harlem

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Listen to Bobby Womack’s Across 110th Street! One of the best songs about New York City!

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While I am not a big fan of skateboarding, watching this video of young kids skateboarding through Harlem gave me a new-found appreciation. These skateboarders in this video are very good. Some of the moves they perform on their board are incredible. Just…

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Several Harlem named/themed songs make Time Out New York’s 100 Best Songs about New York City

Several Harlem named/themed songs make Time Out New York’s 100 Best Songs about New York City

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I am reblogging this in honor of Bobby Womack, who recently passed and wrote Across 110th Street.

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Time Out New Yorkrecently released a ranked list of 100 songs dealing with the subject of New York City and several Harlem themed or named songs top the list, such as Take the A Train by Duke Ellington, Across 110th Street by Bobby Womack, Harlem…

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Attend UN Women’s free event June 26 at Harlem’s famous Apollo Theater

Attend UN Women’s free event June 26 at Harlem’s famous Apollo Theater

Under Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is hosting an event in Harlem at the Apollo Theater and we are all invited to attend! The June 26 event is in celebration of the launch of the UN Women’s global campaign leading up to the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing. Tickets are free and can be downloaded by using this link

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