Posts Tagged ‘Washington Height’

Thanks, Internet Outrage! Now Dapper Dan and Gucci Are Buds | NY Times

Thanks, Internet Outrage! Now Dapper Dan and Gucci Are Buds | NY Times

By MATTHEW SCHNEIER In a twist of fortune that could hardly have been imagined back in the day, Daniel Day — better known as Dapper Dan, his nom de knockoff — is reopening his famous studio and atelier with the support of Gucci. For 10 years, between 1982 and 1992, Mr. Day ran one of […]


Meet The 23-Year-Old Turning Harlem Into A Startup Hub | Fast Company

Meet The 23-Year-Old Turning Harlem Into A Startup Hub | Fast Company

BY Jessica Leber African Americans and Latinos make up a shockingly low 2% of senior partners at the nation’s top venture capital firms. So what happens when a self-possessed, 23-year-old who doesn’t look like most in the industry wants to join these ranks? He decides he wants to do things a little differently. “There’s a […]


Hamilton Heights: Harlem Enclave With River Views | NY Times

Hamilton Heights: Harlem Enclave With River Views | NY Times

By JULIE BESONEN The number of rescue dogs that Barry Katz crosses paths with in Hamilton Heights, a section of West Harlem, tells him something about his neighborhood. “At this point, it’s not a wealthy area,” he said. “People love their pets but can’t afford to pay thousands of dollars for them.” Bugsy, his walleyed, […]


July 1970 Harlem, full of life | Mashable

July 1970 Harlem, full of life | Mashable

by Chris Wild Jack Garofalo (1923-2004), one of the leading photographers for Paris Match magazine, spent six weeks in Harlem, New York, in the summer of 1970. His images were the cover story for Match in October that year. In the 1960s, large numbers of residents left Harlem for neighborhoods in Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx, seeking better schools, […]


THE VIVE TU VIDE/LIVE YOUR LIFE HALLOWEEN PARTY THIS SATURDAY

Saturday October 23rd 12pm-3pm Highbridge Recreation Center 173RD Street & Amsterdam Ave For more info: chalkcenter.org/

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