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by / on April 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm / in Get Cultured

Hoodwinked Escape: Next Level Escape Room Adventures

A trip to Harlem is definitely worth it if you pay a visit to Hoodwinked Escape. Escape Rooms started popping up across the globe years ago, but have only grown in popularity since their debut. What exactly is an escape room? It’s a fun adventure game in which players are locked in a room and tasked with solving puzzles based […]

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by / on June 9, 2015 at 12:45 pm / in Food For Thought

See Food and Eat It at Lolo’s Seafood Shack

  Whether you are looking for a vibrant outdoor food spot to catch the rays of summer or a place to hole up and pretend you’re in a faraway land during the seemingly never-ending rainstorms, Lolo’s Seafood Shack delivers on both counts. Co-owner Leticia (Skai) Young-Mohan and Chef Raymond Mohan sought to mesh a seaside “lolo,” or outdoor Caribbean restaurant, […]

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by / on May 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm / in Food For Thought

French African Cuisine Finds Its Flair in Gramercy

Tucked among a myriad of storefronts and other unassuming restaurants lies Ponty Bistro, a small French African restaurant, which has been so successful in its eight years in Gramercy that it has opened up a second location in Harlem. The intimate space has West African paintings strewn about, with wooden tables, classic bistro chairs, and leather banquettes (score a chair if […]

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by / on February 17, 2015 at 3:35 pm / in Dress to Impress

Harlem’s Fashion Row Takes LA

The trek from New York to Los Angeles isn’t an uncommon one, so when Harlem’s Fashion Row CEO Brandice Henderson decided to expand her market, it was not a huge surprise. Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) is an influential arts and entertainment organization that engages audience and aligns brands with emerging designers of color. Founded back in 2007, HFR has grown […]

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by / on November 4, 2014 at 11:28 am / in Get Cultured

“ALIVE! 55+ and Kicking” Took This Non-Believer To Church

It was a rainy and dreadful Saturday afternoon. It was the coldest day of the Fall so far, and the wind was unforgiving. I was on my way to Harlem to watch a show to review it and the climate was not making it easy for this to be an enjoyable experience. As I walked in, I was welcomed by […]

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