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- Citi Bike inching it’s way into Central Harlem
- Ponty Bistro in Harlem turns two, happy birthday
- Former Harlem mosque turning into luxury rentals
- Cafeine Urban Espresso & Bake Shop opens in Harlem, stop by today (June 12) for $1 coffee
- More room at Melba’s Restaurant in Harlem
- The Seinfelds head to East Harlem…for baseball
- Annual Harlem Food & Drink Event set for June 8
- Live Periscope Tour of FLUX Art Fair in Harlem May 2
- Watch Harlem Gospel Choir perform Prince’s Purple Rain
- Harlem Burger joining Harlem restaurant row
- Attend Community Planning Workshop for CitiBike Share Expansion into Harlem
- Inside Row House Harlem, interiors taking shape, now hiring
- Introducing #HarlemBabyTwo
- Academy Award Winner Lupita Nyong’o to be in Harlem, October 20
- Harlem Harvest Festival happening today, October 10
- Video of Pope Francis visit to school children in Harlem
- Harlem Standard becomes Row House
- Harlem Flo Boutique to close
- Kids clothing Pop-up shop August 23 at Bibi Salon in Harlem
- Cedric French Bistro becomes Bunz Harlem
Tag Archives: Kids
Meet the Easter Bunny this weekend in Harlem! There is an Easter Egg Hunt planned this Saturday for kids 1-8 where fun games will be offered along with the opportunity to meet and have a photo with the Easter Bunny. To attend, a registration is required. See details below:
Date: Saturday, March 28, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Place: P.S. 76 Gymnasium – 220 W. 121st Street
To Register: www.HarlemEggHunt.com
This event is sponsored by Renaissance Church, however there is nothing religious about the event. The goal is to serve families in the community.
First it was restaurants opening in Central Harlem. Then coffee shops followed. The next trend seems to be hat stores! A new hat store recently opened at 139 West 116th Street in Harlem called Shatzi Life. They sell everything from hard hats to scarves and gloves to snowboarding hats for adults and kids. It is a very cute place! I bought a cute reindeer hat for my daughter and a Coal hat for me. Coal hats are made in Seattle, WA!
If you need a unique gift for someone, this boutique hat store is a nice option to consider for shopping! Here is their website as well!
Happy Holidays Harlem!
Go back in time this weekend, April 26. That’s when Street Games, which takes place every year, is happening in East Harlem. Start time is 11 am.
Street Games brings back the classic games and sports played by previous generations and gives them a modern twist. New Yorkers young – and young at heart – can visit Classic Street Games zone and get moving with stickball, pogo sticks, hula hoops, double-dutch, yo-yos, and skateboarding clinics.
Street Games closes 114th Street and Pleasant Avenue in Harlem to vehicle traffic, so kids can participate in a soap box derby, learn to ride a bike clinics, street hockey, and relay races. On the adjacent fields, participants can test their soccer skills with the New York Red Bulls soccer team or throw a disc with the New York Empire ultimate team.
Below are the exact details:
WHAT: HOP OVER TO STREET GAMES 2014!
DATE: Saturday, April 26, 2014
TIME: 11:00 am-3:00 pm
(Speaking program begins at 12:30 pm)
LOCATION: Thomas Jefferson Park
114th Street and First Avenue
Need an interesting and different activity for your Harlem child? How about introducing your kid(s) to the Brazilian art form of Capoeira Angola. There are free kids classes available on April 5 at the Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande located at 154th and Frederick Douglass Blvd.
Capoeira Angola is an Afro-Brazilian art form, which includes fluid, rhythmic martial art; a ritual; a dance of wit and grace. See details below for upcoming free kids class in Harlem.
Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande
2916 Frederick Douglass Blvd (corner of 154th & 8th avenue)
Harlem, NY 10039
Tel: (212) 989-6975 or (646) 578-5099
Harlem parents, have you checked out Tribeca Pediatrics,which recently opened in Harlem on 114th Street and Frederick Douglass? I have taken my daughter twice already, seen all doctors and both experiences have been very good so far. I plan to continue to take my daughter there. On a recent visit, I collected the bios of the two doctors/pediatricians that are working at the Harlem branch of Tribeca Pediatrics. I am passing the bios along for those interested. Also, here is the phone number and email as well: 646-666-8248, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the date of February 22! That’s when Jazz Cats for Kids will take place at Silvana in Harlem at 116th Street and Frederick Douglass Blvd. A jazz quartet will be on hand to entertain kids of all ages. The event starts at noon and is hosted by Harlem4Kids and the Musician’s Aid Society.
Silvana will have their full menu available, as well as a few additional kid-friendly items for the crowd. Doors open at 11:30 am.
Purchase tickets here. All tickets ($5/person, children under 2 are free) must be purchased in advance.
I received an email notice today about TriBeCa Pediatrics Harlem Branch opening day. It’s set for Monday, January 27th! Interested parents wanting to schedule an appointment, should call 646.666.8248.
Also, the email notice said that Dr. Dominika Wittek will host a complimentary Introduction to the Practice sessions, every other Tuesday at 5:15pm starting January 28th.
The NYC Department of Parks and Recreation has scheduled a ribbon cutting ceremony in Harlem tomorrow, Aug. 28 at 11:30am to celebrate the renovation of Playground 123 in Morningside Park. Interested participants should stop by.
According to DNAinfo New York, “the playground, in Morningside Park at 123rd Street near Morningside Avenue, was rundown and had little more than asphalt pavement and chain-link fences when construction began in August 2012. After $3.7 million in renovations, the playground reopened [in July 2013] with new swing sets, including adaptive swings for disabled children, as well as castle-like play equipment, a basketball court, a playhouse and sprinklers.”
To learn more about Playground 123 in Morningside Park, check out Destination Harlem’s write-up .
Back in March 2013, HarlemGal Inc blogged that Tribeca Pediatrics will be opening up a branch in Harlem on the corner of 114th Street and Frederick Douglass Blvd. They are moving into the old 99 cents store space, which has now started to be transformed. That was very visible today. When walking by, pedestrians can see a new glass store front.
Tribeca Pediatrics signed a 10-year, 2,500-square-foot lease at 2111 Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem. On their website, it says coming soon and lists two individuals, who will be staffing the Harlem office. Go here for more information about the Harlem branch of Tribeca Pediatrics.
HarlemGal Inc loves blogging about all things positive related to Harlem. However, there are going to be some instances where the Harlem news is not all roses. For example, this blog is hearing some sad news on and offline about Kidberry, a children’s education center located on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd between 122nd and 123rd Street. The rumor mill, which HarlemGal Inc is practically 90 percent sure its not a rumor based on sources, is that Kidberry in Harlem is closing its doors for good. Done. Finished, etc.
Reasons for the closing have not surfaced…yet. Our guess is that will happen in due time. As soon as we know why Kidberry in Harlem is closing, we will pass that information along.
Now for the big questions. Where will Harlem parents take their infants and toddlers for educational classes? Is there some place else close by? Thoughts? HarlemGal Inc would love to hear your feedback? Chime in…