New York City little known points of interest

Celebrate Black History!

Looking west at PS17 across St. Nicholas Avenu...

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Celebrate Black History month in Harlem where history, arts, culture, entertainment and cuisine all come together. Here are some options for you.

Enjoy a concert featuring the Prince of Harlem, saxophonist Lonnie Youngblood, at the Inspirational Gospel Concert, Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue @ West 123rd Street. First set, 7pm; 2nd set, 9pm. $15 reserved seating, $10 simulcast seating. Call 212-222-3060 for more information.

While you are out and about, stop by The 5 and Diamond Restaurant, 2072 Frederick Douglas Blvd bet W 112 and W 113 Streets. Call 212-646-684-4662 or log on for info.

Enjoy and let us know about your fun time.

BTW-the building in the picture used to be a school and was renovated into a luxury apartment house many, many years ago. I lived a few blocks away and walked past this building daily on my way to the subway.


February 5, 2011 Posted by | General | , , , , | Leave a comment