Harlem News & Articles

Private Schools in New York City

// Private schools in New York City are the best choice for parents concerned about the impeccable education and safety of their children. Some of the public schools don’t have very good safety ratings, especially in the boroughs where poverty … Read More

Public Schools in New York City

// There are more than 1,000 public schools in New York City, making it the largest public school system in the United States. More than one million students attend these schools, which are located throughout the five boroughs of the … Read More

Finding a Full-Time Job in New York City

// Finding a full-time job in New York City may seem intimidating. Focus your efforts and stay organized. Begin by looking up temporary hiring agencies. Most temp agencies almost always have some type of work available. Temporary jobs often turn … Read More

Apartment Living in New York City

// Sometimes it seems like New York City apartments are either the size of closets or mansions, and not much between. While apartment living in New York City is certainly full of luxury and micro apartments, seemingly not leaving much else at first glance, … Read More

Events in Harlem

May 10, 2014 8:00 PMAfro Latin Jazz Alliance will be at the Apollo Theater in New York City New York
May 14, 2014 7:30 PMAmateur Night At The Apollo: Show Off will be at the Apollo Theater in New York City New York

About Harlem

Harlem New York was settled in the 1600s. Harlem is full of history, unique architecture, and mixed cultures. Harlem occupies northern Manhattan Island. The boundaries of Harlem are between 155th street and East 96th. Harlem is to the east of Central Park. Many Harlem residents enjoy listening to music and watching shows at The Apollo Theatre and the Theatre of Harlem. Harlem has developed a great reputation for having amazing food, flashy clubs, and good music, particularly jazz. The jazz music attracts people from all over New York. Harlem became a mostly black community soon after World War I due to many African Americans moving up from the southern states. Harlem New York is still known today as a mostly black community. New Yorkers came flocking to Harlem in the early 1900s due to electric railways and booming properties. Most of the clubs in Harlem attract the midtown caucasian crowd of young men and women as well as some of the Harlem locals. The clubs come alive at night with the smell of good food in the air and jazz at your ears.