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Narrative Biography of a Trailblazing Lawyer Turned Detective, Almost Lost to History

Book review: Mrs. Sherlock Holmes, by Brad Ricca (Amazon / Book Depository)

Newly told stories of women who have faded into the annals of history despite significant contributions from their life’s work are becoming an increasingly popular, welcomed trend. 1,142 more words

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Harlem mom and college student fights for leak repairs in young son's room

Student and mother Jada Patterson, who lives at the Cornelius J. Drew-Alexander Hamilton Houses in Harlem. says she’s been getting the runaround from the city for months over leaks in her apartment. 214 more words


Harlem Creek at 116th Street, Manhattan

In my search for images of Harlem Creek I had doubts whether any photos existed of a stream flowing through upper Manhattan on its way to the site of… 1,128 more words


Harlem Jazz Series - Melissa Slocum

June 7, 2019 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Melissa Slocum has been performing worldwide since 1982, and worked with such legends as Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, Cab Calloway, Clark Terry, Wynton Marsalis, Woody Shaw and Hank Jones. 159 more words


Harlem Eat Up, Part Two

Last year, when I was just starting to freelance for the Village Voice (R.I.P.), I was starting to gather notes about Harlem Eat Up, the annual two-day festival of Harlem’s food scene co-founded by celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson. 431 more words


City Walks Harlem Parts 2 & 3

This is my first walk of 2019 and it was a beautiful and sunny day in NYC. I went with a friend this time (yay, Jessica!) and we did the cards a little backwards, starting with Part 3 and then moving into Part 2. 300 more words