Z’Novia is a new innovative and conscious southern cuisine restaurant on the Grand Concourse. They offer “healthy”,Â savory soul food while the sounds of R & B, Jazz, and Latin music play in the background. Their “healthy” soul food dishes and desserts include succulent ribs, mouthwatering free-range chicken, tasty appetizers and fresh wild salmon. All [...]
Beyond the safety of New York City’s news headlines, Next Stop is a train ride into the heart of the Bronx during the late eighties and early nineties at the height of the crack epidemic, a tumultuous time when hip-hop was born and money-hungry slumlords were burning down apartment buildings with tenants still inside. From [...]
There have been many movies and TV shows that attempt to highlight, through drama or comedy, the issues that exist in America’s inner-city schools. But what is it like, really? “Confessions of a Rogue Teacher” by novelist and retired teacher George Colon, employs plot as a vehicle to communicate the realities of life for an [...]
We’ve been working on AroundHarlem.com for awhile. Believe it or not, this blog is just a tip of the iceberg.
The Hostos Repertory Company’s production of Susan Lori Park’s modern riff on The Scarlet Letter in which Hester La Negrita, a homeless mother of five, lives with her kids on the rough streets of the inner city. While Hester’s kids fill her life with joy-lovingly comical moments amid the harsh world of poverty-the adults with [...]