HARLEM NEWS AND VIEWS

News
Artists pay tribute to grafittist Jean-Michel Basquiat at Harlem museum exhibit
New York Daily News
The opening will coincide with the annual Harlem Week celebrations, he said. In October, the gallery will open “The Basquiat Remix,” where artists will show tribute pieces to Basquiat that were not in the first show.
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New York Daily News
Harlem Week 2011 Kicks Off
DNAinfo
“Only in Harlem can you have a week that lasts a month to 45 days,” said Harlem Week vice-chairman Marko Nobles. “It’s always been about showcasing the importance and greatness of the Harlem community and showing why Harlem is one of most recognized
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Harlem Week Celebration Underway
NY1
New Yorkers are turning out in force to take part in Harlem Week, an annual offering of performances and displays that runs through most of August. Organizers said the event is more diverse than ever. “It’s 37 years of fun, fashion, sports,
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NY1
Harlem Anti-Violence Group Finally Gets Place to Call Home
DNAinfo
Jean Corbett-Covington and Jackie Rowe-Adams, who have each lost children to gun violence, started Harlem Mothers SAVE to help grieving parents in 2006. SInce then, they’ve never had a formal place to call home. (DNAinfo/Jeff Mays) HARLEM There was
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Harlem Week Kicks Off
The Epoch Times
By Tara MacIsaac SNAPSHOT OF HARLEM: Tanya Ndip celebrates renowned Harlem photographer James Van Der Zee by taking free portraits at a celebration of Harlem’s heritage and community at the US Grant Memorial on Sunday. (Tara MacIsaac/The Epoch Times)
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Reading firm sweetens eBay auction of hot pink stove for cancer fundraiser
Reading Eagle
The company will announce today that the buyer will get not only a stove, but also a four-course VIP dinner for six at New York City’s popular Red Rooster Harlem – a dinner personally cooked by award-winning chef Marcus Samuelsson.
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PriceChopped B-Ball Townhouse Under Contract in Harlem
Curbed NY (blog)
The five-bedroom townhouse on West 120th owned by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is under contract after more than a year on the market. To recap, the house was originally purchased in 2002 by Dana Point Trust, reportedly created for Abdul-Jabbar,
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Curbed NY (blog)
Complaint Box | Water Wasters
New York Times (blog)
How do you tell someone in an inoffensive way that in a world of shrinking resources access to potable water is a gift that shouldn’t be taken for granted? Ted Botha lives in East Harlem and is the author of The Animal Lover (Jented Publishing, 2009;
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New York Times (blog)
Maureen Downey: The Ron Clark show
Atlanta Journal Constitution
That’s a molasses class, says Ron Clark, the desk-jumping, algebra-rapping, superstar teacher whose astounding success with struggling East Harlem students was celebrated in a movie and by Oprah Winfrey. In 2007, Clark used his fame to create his
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Blogs
Video: John Robinson & Lewis Parker Harlem River Drive feat
By shamz
Peep the visuals above for Harlem River Drive featuring Angelz INC. A serious headbanger goin’ out to all the Uptown NYC residents. Video directed by V2GPhotography.com. In case you slept on it when it dropped, make sure you double
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