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05/09/18: The Seventh Annual Food & Drink Boulevard

That’s right people; the Seventh annual Food & Drink Boulevard goes down on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 from 6 to 10 pm along Harlem’s Restaurant Row. Harlem Food & Drink Boulevard invites local residents and visitors to explore all…

05/10/2017: The Sixth Annual Food & Drink Boulevard

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., the Frederick Douglass Boulevard Alliance (FDBA) will hold its sixth annual Food & Drink Boulevard event along Harlem’s Restaurant Row. Food & Drink Boulevard kicks off the summer in…

Three men and the Lenox Lounge. (Photo: Dawoud Bey | Courtesy of Stephen Daiter Gallery)

On the Streets of Harlem, a Sense of ‘Erase and Replace’ | NY Times

By Maurice Berger Dawoud Bey’s large-scale color photographs of Harlem vividly document a bustling and rapidly transforming neighborhood: a verdant Marcus Garvey Park; construction sites popping up for more luxury housing; street vendors hawking hats and used clothing; posters…

Invisible Man: A Memorial to Ralph Ellison by Sculptor Elizabeth Catlett, 2003. Riverside Park at 150th Street, in Harlem. (Photo: Joseph Michael Lopez | NY Times)

The End of Black Harlem | NY Times

Newcomers say gentrification is about wealth, not race. But that’s a distinction without a difference. By MICHAEL HENRY ADAMS I HAVE lived in Harlem for half my life — 30 years. I have seen it in all its complexities:…