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Nothing quite like the sights, sounds and smells of HARLEM NYC!!! from the diverse crowds strolling 125th St, to the classic acts and hits from the Apollo, to the scents of the soul food from Sylvia's, no neighborhood quite like it!!!!
Harlem has had decades of bad publicity but for the most part, using common sense, it is a safe area to visit. Unfortunately there have been a lot of historic landmarks that have been torn down as part of the gentrification happening in Harlem. The...More
We did a walking tour of Harlem and I felt like it was the best way to learn more about the area. If you have knowledgeable guide you'll learn about the history of Harlem as well as its cultural significance. It's a great neighborhood to...More
Went up to Harlem on a hop on hop off. Presumed it wouldn’t be very nice but was very surprised. Some beautiful building, great range of local and chain stores and a lovely vibe! Apollo theatre in the centre. Cool place and totally unexpected! Make...More
We passed through Harlem the other morning. There is so much going on here. Harlem got a bad reputation back in the day. My grandmother grew up on Madison & 110th Street. Our great great uncle owned candy store here back in the 1930s. Our...More
Once upon a time in the borough of Manhattan, New York City in the northern section was originally a Dutch village founded in 1658. Harlem was named after the city of Haarlem in the Netherlands.
Harlem is rich with culture, American lead movements...More
This part of the city is not to be missed. It is truly amazing. Check out the Apollo theatre and take in a show or a tour. Also walk around and take in the atmosphere; this part of the city has its own unique feel...More
This area is totally different then what it used to be 20 years ago. There are so many great shops and restaurants all around, and my favorite, Sylvia's Soul Food. Really safe, great cultural area, and good restaurants.