Harlem’s coffee scene continues North with ACP Coffee
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Harlem’s coffee scene continues North with ACP Coffee

I have lived in Harlem for close to 12 years now. I’ve seen an explosion in real estate, restaurants…and now coffee bars/cafes. I ventured past 125th Street recently…

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Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Jazzmeia Horn: A Social Call
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Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Jazzmeia Horn: A Social Call

December 7, 2017 |7:30pm – 9:30pm Vocalist, Jazzmeia Horn is winner of the 2015 Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Competition and the 2013 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal…

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The Give Thanks Get Down!
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The Give Thanks Get Down!

November 25, 2017 at 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm Get up, Get Down, Get Funky, Get Loose! Harlem’s own Sundae Sermon meets downtown’s SoulintheHorn for a DJ House…

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Shop stylish kid essentials by Harlem resident, #blackfriday code offered here
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Shop stylish kid essentials by Harlem resident, #blackfriday code offered here

Back in 2012, I blogged about one of my favorite kid accessories store by Harlem resident Alex Gizela, who founded Cabbages & Kings. I had zero Harlem babies…

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The Harlem Aesthetic invites you to 2017 Harlem For The Holidays!
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The Harlem Aesthetic invites you to 2017 Harlem For The Holidays!

Harlem For The Holidays hosted by The Harlem Aesthetic! The Harlem Aesthetic (THA) is a collective venture by artists, Laura R. Gadson and Donna “Shimoda” Emanuel which focuses on…

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Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Attacca Quartet
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Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Attacca Quartet

December 3, 2017 4:00pm – 6:00pm “They may be a relatively young ensemble, but already they come very close to epitomizing the string quartet ideal,” wrote The Washington…

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Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Kiran Ahluwalia
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Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Kiran Ahluwalia

December 1, 2017 – 7:30pm to 9:30pm JUNO Award–winning singer, Kiran Ahluwalia puts her personal stamp on the vocal traditions of India and Pakistan by infusing them with…

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Miss Info filled the house for WeWork’s #CreatorAwards….
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Miss Info filled the house for WeWork’s #CreatorAwards….

Miss Info filled the house for WeWork’s #CreatorAwards. Attendance reached standing-room only to hear about the culture. She did a masterful job interviewing me—she really knows the history…

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Central Park Holiday Tree Lighting
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Central Park Holiday Tree Lighting

November 30, 2017 | 5:30pm – 6:30pm Celebrate the season at our Holiday Lighting in Central Park. Meet Santa and friends, watch a live ice carving demonstration, sing…

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WaterWorks at 10: Visionary Artists and Transformative Art
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WaterWorks at 10: Visionary Artists and Transformative Art

November 13, 2017 at 7:00pm – 9:00pm This discussion series is dedicated to reflecting on the visionary artists and transformative art that has been, and continues to be,…

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Growing up in Harlem, @EbonyMag was the first publication that…
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Growing up in Harlem, @EbonyMag was the first publication that…

Growing up in Harlem, @EbonyMag was the first publication that showed me how dignified and cultured people of color could be. I am so honored to be included…

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Silent Party (1st year) presented by Harlem Holiday Lights
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Silent Party (1st year) presented by Harlem Holiday Lights

Silent Party (1st year) presented by Harlem Holiday Lights  Nov 16, 2017 6:00pm – 8:00pm It’s the 125th Street Business Improvement District’s 25th Anniversary’s Harlem Holiday Lights Celebration.…

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Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Joshua Blue, Tenor Chris Reynolds, Piano
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Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Joshua Blue, Tenor Chris Reynolds, Piano

November 18, 2017 | 5 PM Tenor, Joshua Blue does double duty on the concert stage and in the opera house. The first-place winner of the 2017 Lyndon…

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Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Martha Redbone Roots Project
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Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Martha Redbone Roots Project

November 13, 2017 at 7:00pm  8:30pm Martha Redbone fuses Native American soul, Piedmont blues, and Appalachian folk to create a stirring and unique style of music. Memories of…

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A Misty Copeland Ballet Class
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A Misty Copeland Ballet Class

November 6, 2017 at 5:00pm – 7:00pm Harlem Stage is honored to host world renowned Misty Copeland who will lead a ballet class designed to deepen the engagement…

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Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Jason Danieley Romantic Notions
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Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Jason Danieley Romantic Notions

November 12, 2017 at 3:00pm-5:00pm Whether performing in a Broadway musical or as a concert soloist with the world’s finest orchestras, Jason Danieley dazzles whenever he raises his…

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Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Ensemble Connect
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Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert: Ensemble Connect

November 12, 2017 5:00pm – 7:00pm Schubert’s Octet and the daring music of such cutting edge composers as Meredith Monk, Steve Reich, and Hans Zender represent just some…

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On Friday, November 3rd, I will be speaking at…
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On Friday, November 3rd, I will be speaking at…

On Friday, November 3rd, I will be speaking at Fashionista.com’s “How To Make It In Fashion” Conference (#FashionistaCon). This is a 1-day event featuring career-focused panels, keynote speakers,…

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It was a double-header in Chicago with two sold-out venues….
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It was a double-header in Chicago with two sold-out venues….

It was a double-header in Chicago with two sold-out venues. Chicago Ideas was a great testimony to the power of cultural fashion and the impact that the streets…

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Rene Fortunato’s film, “Patricia El Regreso Del Sueno”
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Rene Fortunato’s film, “Patricia El Regreso Del Sueno”

November 9, 2017 7:00pm – 9:45pm The Dominican Film Festival is the biggest celebration of film in northern Manhattan, featuring premiere screenings, tributes to stars and red carpet…

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