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Frederick Douglass Memorial Dedication completes Central Park

Federal, State and local NYC leaders, along with descendents of Frederick Douglass, came together today, September 20, to dedicate the circle and statue of the African-American abolitionist, orator, writer and statesman Frederick Douglass. The Frederick Douglass Memorial/Circle,located at Central Park … Continue reading

Frederick Douglass Boulevard featured in The New York Daily News

Dec 6, 2010 @ 7:31 By HarlemGal My favorite boulevard has been featured – once again – bright and big!  This time in The New York Daily News.  The article talks about all the “chic boutiques, restaurants and cocktail lounges … Continue reading

Harlem’s Frederick Douglass Boulevard receives recognition from The Wall Street Journal

Jun 19, 2010 @ 7:30 By Austin2Harlem Every day I am surprised by what I see and learn living in the Big Apple. Yesterday was no exception. While surfing the internet on June 18, I came across a complimentary article … Continue reading

Things to do with kids in Harlem: Free puppet show in Harlem of Little Red’s Hood September 15

The Friends of Frederick Douglass Circle are hosting a puppet mobile production of Little Red’s Hood in Harlem this coming Sunday, September 15 at 110th Street and FDB. The free event starts at 1 pm and all Harlem friends and … Continue reading

It’s My Park Day May 18-19: Harlem parks participating, volunteers needed

It’s My Park Day May 18-19 and several Harlem parks are participating. The Friends of Frederick Douglass Circle are participating today (May 18) and they need our help. They will be weeding and planting annuals in the tree pits adjacent … Continue reading

Watch: Skateboarding in Harlem

While I am not a big fan of skateboarding, watching this video of young kids skateboarding through Harlem gave me a new-found appreciation. These skateboarders in this video are very good. Some of the moves they perform on their board … Continue reading

My family Walkabout in Harlem

Nov 30, 2010 @ 13:06 By HarlemGal While The Wall Street Journal recently posted their Walkabout in Harlem with Vibe Magazine Co-CEO Brett Wright and the WSJ’s Lee Hakwins, I want to share how I did my very own Walkabout … Continue reading

Another Subway sandwich shop and dry cleaner coming to Harlem

Sep 9, 2010 @ 22:27 By HarlemGal Walking home this evening (Thursday night), I noticed two new shops getting ready to open on Frederick Douglass Blvd. At 301 Cathedral Parkway, right next to the State Farm Insurance office and near … Continue reading

Soul of Harlem featured in BET’s Travelistas

Aug 15, 2010 @ 13:13 By HarlemGal The Travelistas of BET recently came to Harlem for their season one episode. While here they asked locals what they love about Harlem? See what some Harlemites had to say.  You may recognize … Continue reading

Harlem Happy Hours-where to go?

Jul 23, 2010 @ 12:37 By Austin2Harlem These chalkboard signs shown in this post say it all. There are some good happy hours to check out in Harlem! I found three early evening happy hours and one late in the … Continue reading