Eateries throughout Harlem have been a driving force in cultivating a new renaissance. They serve as artistic hubs, giving patrons the opportunity to not only indulge in good cuisine but to experience live music, artwork, and interact in thought-provoking conversations. Restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson (pictured) has incorporated these elements in to his Harlem establishment, Red Rooster, […]

The buzz surrounding The Cecil in Harlem just continues to evolve. After receiving rave reviews following their opening last year, the hotspot has hit another milestone: The restaurant’s Chef de Cuisine, Joseph Johnson (pictured), has been featured on Forbes magazine’s “30 Under 30” list of movers & shakers. SEE ALSO: Residents Share What They Really […]

Our upbringings play an integral role in shaping the path that we choose to take in life. That rings true for Brooklyn-bred entrepreneur Donnel Baird. He has utilized his business as an avenue to create more jobs for people living in low-income communities and to spread awareness about environmental sustainability in neighborhoods like Harlem, the Bronx, Queens […]

In 1962, Sylvia Woods opened the doors of her soul food restaurant, Sylvia’s, in the heart of Harlem. Since its inception, her business has grown to become a staple of the community and a hotspot for notable people. Former President Bill Clinton, President Barack Obama and Rev. Al Sharpton are just a few of the people […]

Harlem just took another major step toward becoming the next Silicon Valley. After the opening of Harlem Garage, a hotspot for techies in the community, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced that the neighborhood will be getting the largest free public Wi-Fi network in the country. SEE ALSO: Homeless N.Y.C. Man Releases First Mobile App The […]

Harlem politician Charlie Rangel is the third-longest currently serving member of the House of Representatives. He’s held the same position since 1971. Many wonder when he’ll bow out and hang up his suit, but apparently that won’t be happening any time soon. According to the Daily News, Rep. Rangel is going to run for his […]

Last year, West African native Mohamed Bah was left slain by police officers in Harlem, igniting a fight for justice against the NYPD. Stories like Bah’s are becoming all too common. People are losing their lives at the hands of individuals who are supposed to protect and serve our communities. According to an annual NYPD […]