The iconic Harlemite has penned a book entitled Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem: A Memoir. Save the Date, Thursday, December 5, 2019 for a book signing from 6-9:30pm just down the block at NiLu Gift Shop, 191 Malcolm X Blvd, between 119th/120th Streets in Harlem. Read more……. […]
Calling all makers and artisans……It’s time for the annual Pitch Night at NiLu Gift Shop in Harlem! This is an opportunity for local designers and makers to pitch a physical product to the owners of NiLu. Special guests that evening will be Dayna Isom Jackson, ETSY and NBC’s Making It, and Damon Young, Whole Foods […]
Come and enjoy an evening spent meeting, supporting and scoring original fashion accessories from some of the most innovative, timeless and simply badass local designers at NiLu Harlem. Wednesday, September 12th ~ read more…..
Calling all Fashionistas Fashion Night Uptown ~ Wednesday, September 12th from 6-9pm
Located in the Historic District of Mount Morris Park in Harlem, NiLu Gift Shop, carries products from a host of local artisans, from Tote’s to Chocolates and from Soaps to I-Love-Harlem products, including Maps by AFineLyne. NiLu Gift Shop is located at 191 Malcolm X Boulevard between 119th/120th Streets in Harlem. Follow on their website, on […]
Kicking-off the month of June with a plethora of annual events like Pride Month, Juneteenth, the TriBeCa Festival, Schomburg Center’s Literary Festival, Sing for Hope Pianos, Salmagundi Club Spring Auction, NoMAA’s Uptown Arts Stroll, and the Egg Rolls, Egg Creams & Empanadas Festival. Here are a few suggestions for the month of […]
This year’s theme for Black History Month is “Black Resistance,” and will explore how African-Americans have fought repression from America’s earliest days, from escaping plantations, to the rise out of poverty and struggle for equal housing and education, and voting rights. Here are a few ways to celebrate the month.
Ushering in annual in-person events, May will open its doors to the ever popular Jane’s Walk, TEFAF will return to the Park Avenue Armory, NYCxDesign celebrates its 10th anniversary, Madison Avenue prepares for its Spring Gallery Walk, the Roof Garden Commission, Lauren Halsey, will unveil at The Met, FRIEZE New York […]
This year, we will celebrate Black History Month 2022 in-person and online with installations, exhibitions, food, music, and a visit to historic sites. With so much to choose from, here are a few suggestions.
Update ~ This event has been cancelled for August 12th due to safety precautions related to the heat index. As we approach August, and the return of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, Summerstage, and Jazzmobile’s Summerfest, ~ Uptown Grand Central and Jazzmobile announced the August 12th commemorative street co-naming of East 126th Street […]
If you didn’t Vote, we are here to remind you. If you did, take the rest of the day and enjoy your City. Here are a few suggestions. All In NYC
Thanks to new rules, New Yorkers can vote in the primaries and avoid the crowds with early voting from June 13 – June 21st. Early Voting begins on June 14th, and polls are open from 10am to 4pm. The Board of Elections in the City of New York urges you to Vote! Vote by Mail […]
Thanks to new rules, New Yorkers can vote in the primaries and avoid the crowds with early voting from June 13 – June 21st. Early Voting begins on June 14th, and polls are open from 10am to 4pm. The Board of Elections in the City of New York urges you to Vote! […]
We are! A state-wide ban on plastic bags will take place on March 1, 2020. In addition, if you need a bag, you’ll be charged 5-cents for every paper bag you need. Here you go…… The Harlem Map on this Tote Bag will take you from the Graffiti Wall of Fame in El Barrio’s 106th […]
Dates have been set for the annual Harlem Restaurant Week 2020! Dozens of new and exciting restaurants and hot spots have been added to the list this year, including retail and special events. Don’t want to eat out? Order in right here.
Tis the season for indoor artistic treks, from galleries to museum, and gorgeous holiday displays in a variety of public spaces throughout our five boroughs. Here are Art Installations, Events & Exhibits to add to your list in December, with more than 50 still on view!
Lenox Avenue unveils an addition to its already fabulous Restaurant Row. Archer & Goat, now in a Soft Opening, is located next to Il Caffe Latte and Nilu Gift Shop between 119th and 120th Streets. Read more…..
Lenox Avenue unveils an addition to its already fabulous Restaurant Row. Archer & Goat, located next to Il Caffe Latte and Nilu Gift Shop, between 119th and 120th Streets.
While ’tis the season to be singing ~ let it snow…let it snow…let it snow, many of the kids in Harlem are singing ~ let it grow….let it grow…let it grow ~ and they’ve been doing this at Harlem Grown since its founding in 2011 by (the amazing) Tony Hillery. Come along as we […]
CyberWeek Available on Etsy beginning Tuesday, November 20th, through Small Business Saturday to November 26th! There is no place like East Harlem ~ El Barrio, NYC with it’s historic buildings, murals, food, music and museums. This colorful eclectic Map of East Harlem will take you from 96th Street to 143rd Street and from the East […]
As we move deeper into Fall, nature presents its own glorious exhibit of colorful foliage in every size and shape. Outdoor art installations that unveiled earlier in the year will be seen through our seasonal lens, many of them still on view through winter, and into 2019. November will bring us indoors, warming […]
Apartments, Hotel & Community Facility are coming to West 126th Street, between Morningside Avenue and Amsterdam. The lot, which physically sits next to a historic carriage house at 400 West 126th Street, has already been cleared, permits filed, and construction ready to begin.
What began in 1974 as Harlem Day, has grown to what it is today, Harlem Week. Beginning on July 29th, and extending to August 25th ~ A summer of fun. Let’s Celebrate!
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) designated the Central Harlem ~ West 130-132nd Street between Lenox Avenue and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd a Historic District on May 29, 2018, and approved that proposal on September 27, 2018, when a full City Council vote took place.
The Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association (MMPCIA) will present its 28th Annual Mount Morris Park House Tour: Mount Morris Park Salons ~ The Arts, Music and Soul, Past and Present on Sunday, June 10th in the Mount Morris Park Historic District of Harlem. At the end of the day, you’re invited […]
March is the month when we celebrate the extraordinary achievements of women, and this past year has truly been extraordinary, from #RESIST to #METOO and #TimesUp ~ in the arts and activism, women have stepped forward to take the lead in Change. Here are a few ways to celebrate Women’s History Month, and […]
The Women’s March is back this year in full-force, with more than 200,000 protesters here in NYC according to Mayor de Blasio’s office, coming from not only all boroughs, but all over the tri-state area, streaming by the hundreds, then by the thousands onto Central Park West for the March down Sixth Avenue. […]
Billboard corner of Lenox Avenue + 125th Street, January 2018 It’s official ~ Gucci and Dapper Dan aka Daniel Day opened a boutique on Lenox Avenue in Harlem in 2018, in the neighborhood where he created his style back in the 1980’s. In addition, the iconic Harlemite has penned a book entitled […]
Places to Go & Things to See ~ October 16 – 31
Lenox Avenue, 120th-121st Streets, North East corner