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BOOK: All God’s Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw

BOOK: All God’s Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw

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The latest addition to the HarlemCondoLife store was recently featured in the New York Times.

“All God’s Dangers” is an all but forgotten but critically important sharecropper’s story that won a National Book Award in 1975.

It is an oral history of an illiterate black Alabama sharecropper. Its author, the man who compiled it from extensive interviews, was writer Theodore Rosengarten.

“There are…

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A timeless Easter greeting featuring Mariah Carey (Fly Like A Bird)

A timeless Easter greeting featuring Mariah Carey (Fly Like A Bird)

Nothing more needs to be said. Simply enjoy.

“Fly Like A Bird” is track #14 on the album The Emancipation of Mimi. It was written by Wright, James Quenton / Carey, Mariah.

LYRICS

Weeping may endure for a night
But joy comes in the morning
Trust Him

Somehow I know that there’s a place up above
With no more hurt and struggling
Free…

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What’s your reaction to this map’s depiction of Harlem?

What’s your reaction to this map’s depiction of Harlem?

Judgmental Maps‘ released this cliche-laden NYC map which includes Harlem.

What’s your reaction?

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via Does This Map Of NYC Offend You?: Gothamist.

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Celebrate Easter “Harlem Shake” Style

Celebrate Easter “Harlem Shake” Style

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On Easter Sunday, April 20th at 2:00pm, the “burger & milkshake joint” in the heart of Harlem will be partnering  with Susie Q, local celebrity fitness trainer and clothing designer, to offer guests an afternoon of line dancing, an Easter egg hunt, prizes and good food.

Harlem Shake has a full-day of celebrations planned: ·

2:30-3:30PM – Line dancing with Susie Q as the leader·

3:30-4:00PM–…

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Harlem Demo Day (4/23): A funding pitch event for uptown entrepreneurs / start-ups

Harlem Demo Day (4/23): A funding pitch event for uptown entrepreneurs / start-ups

harlem demo dayOn Harlem Demo Day April 23, four uptown entrepreneurs will pitch their start-ups before a group of judges in the hopes of winning a cash prize 

The event is sponsored by Harlem Co-working Meet Up group, Silicon Harlem, Spring Bank, the Harlem Garage and TTW Consulting.

The event will be held at Harlem Garage.  One of many Harlem-based leading edge businesses including Harlem Garage and Harlem…

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This Week The 5 and Diamond - Special Extended Easter Brunch

This Week The 5 and Diamond – Special Extended Easter Brunch

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Come visit The 5 and Diamond for Passover and Easter this week and make sure to make a reservation for their special extended Easter Sunday brunch from 11 am to 9 pm.

The 5 and Diamond

2072 Frederick Douglass Boulevard
New York, NY 10026
917-860-4444

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Harlem’s Restaurant Row Goes Mobile - Here come the Foodtrucks!

Harlem’s Restaurant Row Goes Mobile – Here come the Foodtrucks!

Harlem Restaurant Row Goes Mobile

HarlemCondoLife is happy to see that “Harlem Restaurant Row” (the phrase, the concept, the place) is  maintstream, as friend to our publication Michael Feeney reinforces in his latest piece in the Daily News.

After several delays earlier this year, food trucks arrived on Frederick Douglass Boulevard.  It was a huge success.  Which translates into more trucks coming soon.

We love a good food…

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Harlem Get Your Free Trees This Year

Harlem Get Your Free Trees This Year

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The NEW YORK RESTORATION PROJECT (NYRP) is offering free trees again this year.  Click here for registration dates and details including Harlem.  You can get a tree even if you don’t register but only on a first come first serve basis.

NYRP a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming open space in underserved communities to create a greener, more sustainable New York City. In partnership…

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QUOTE: Nora Ephron “be the heroine of your life”

"Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim." - Nora Ephron

QUOTE: Nora Ephron “be the heroine of your life”

"Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim." - Nora Ephron

Quote: Norm Lewis (Broadway’s 1st Black Phantom)

Quote: Norm Lewis (Broadway’s 1st Black Phantom)

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Just show up

Just have a presence

And just make a loud noise

because we all want to be heard

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“Phantom of the Opera” featuring Norm Lewis begins on Monday, May 12, at the Majestic Theater.  “Phantom of the Opera” is the longest running show in Broadway history. It’s a turn-of-the-century tale of a deformed composer haunting the…

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