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Congratulate the 4 African American MacArthur Fellows Genius Grant recipients

Congratulate the 4 African American MacArthur Fellows Genius Grant recipients

Screen Shot 2014-09-22 at 12.49.17 PM The MacArthur Foundation named 21 “extraordinarily creative people” as the 2014 recipients of its annual MacArthur Fellows Program—widely referred to as the “genius” grants.

Four African Americans are among this year’s consortium.

These individuals were nominated by an anonymous and esteemed group of people who are experts in their fields. The fellows had to demonstrate not only that they are…

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Which Harlem Restaurants Deliver Via Seamless.com

Which Harlem Restaurants Deliver Via Seamless.com

Many Harlem restaurants have embraced home delivery.  Some take your call directly. Others subscribe to one or more services, like Seamless, Grubhub and delivery.com, to name a few.

Most restaurants handle food delivery well.  Some are excellent at it (Harlem Shake).  And some have a way to go.

Seamless is currently our favorite way to ensure your restaurant food is delivered well, hot and fast.

Food Delivery Harlem Seamless

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45th Annual African American Day Parade Sunday Sep 21

45th Annual African American Day Parade Sunday Sep 21

African Day ParadeJoin us for the 45th ANNUAL AFRICAN AMERICAN DAY PARADE in Harlem.   It’s the largest Black Parade In America. On SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014. 1:00 P.M.  IN HARLEM. 111th Street & Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. To 136th Street.

Featuring:

Mayor Bill de Blasio

Rev. Al Sharpton

David Paterson

David Dinkins

Dr. Adelaide Sanford

Congressman Charles Rangel

Imam Izal-El M. Pasha

Lillian Roberts

The event…

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Building trust between police and community

Building trust between police and community

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This is an excellent interview on a topic of concern in communities nationwide including but not limited to Harlem.

The good news of course is that people are talking about it an doing something about it.

Building trust between police and community – YouTube.

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Introducing Miss Harlem Shake 2014 Ijeoma Eboh

Introducing Miss Harlem Shake 2014 Ijeoma Eboh

Ms HarlemShake 2014

Photo credit Will Vaultz Photography

After launching the Miss Harlem Shake contest in May and meeting over 50 wonderful worthy contenders, a winner was crowned on Saturday, September 13!

One hundred guests, 8 Harlem-based judges and five semi-finalists witnessed Ijeoma Eboh receive the Golden Milkshake Cup and title of Miss Harlem Shake 2014.

Ijeoma’s story is inspiring and represents the unique…

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Washington Heights & Inwood Open House Expo Sunday September 21 #liveuptown

Washington Heights & Inwood Open House Expo Sunday September 21 #liveuptown

open house expoUpper Manhattan Committee Presents Washington Heights & Inwood Open House ExpoSunday, September 20, 2014

Showcasing Co-ops, Condos, Townhouses & Rentals in Hamilton Heights, Washington Heights & Inwood

Schedule:

Meet & Greet 9:30AM – 10:45AM

Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial & Education Center3940 Broadway at 165th St.  Continental Breakfast Courtesy Of Chase

Open Houses 11:00AM – 3:00PM

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Field Of Dreams - Harlem Real Estate Update

Field Of Dreams – Harlem Real Estate Update

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Passing along a real estate update from Robb D. Pair, President of Harlem Lofts, Inc.  From the Polo Grounds to a “field of dreams”, Harlem has come a long way.

From 1998 to the present, here are some real estate charts and status reports and interesting sales statistics from townhouses to condominiums presented by the President of Harlem Lofts, Inc.

A Word From Robb

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Get a full 4 year scholarship to a top college of your choice

Get a full 4 year scholarship to a top college of your choice

There is money available to send you to a top school and to get the education that you want and deserve.

See the following NYT’s excerpt:

“Arianna Trickey was opening a piece of mail in her bedroom during junior year of high school when a pamphlet fell out of the envelope. The pamphlet seemed to offer the impossible: the prospect of a full scholarship to several of her dream colleges.

She went…

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Casa Azul Bookstore at the Brooklyn Book Festival

Casa Azul Bookstore at the Brooklyn Book Festival

The Brooklyn Book Festival is this Sunday, September 21st! The festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors.

Look for La Casa Azul Bookstore and Las Comadres para las Americas at booth #227 – you will find 20 authors reading and signing books from 12:00pm – 6:00pm!

Contact: Aurora Anaya-Cerda,…

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Harlem Real Estate Market Key Indicators 2014 Sep 14

Harlem Real Estate Market Key Indicators 2014 Sep 14

Current key indicators for the real estate market in Harlem, courtesy of Trulia.com.  Rising prices.  Low inventory.  Greater variety.   Click here for additional details.

Click here to view selected for sale, for rent and vacation rentals in Harlem, as well as our real estate related posts.

See below for the book that every Harlem resident should own.

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