Harlem Sports Heritage – Althea Gibson

Harlem Sports Heritage – Althea Gibson

Althea Gibson July 1957, back on her old Harlem block after winning women’s championship in Britain’s historic Wimbledon tournament, first Black to do it in the history of Wimbleton. #misterharlem #harlemheritage #harlemheritagetours...
Malcolm, Adam, Martin and Friends Cultural Walk.

Malcolm, Adam, Martin and Friends Cultural Walk.

Black History Month 2018, Feb.18th – 28th, Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center partners with local businesses, mounting an exhibition “Malcolm, Adam, Martin and friends, a Harlem Street Story, If These Streets Could Talk” and complimenting...

Harlem Heritage Tours remembers Vivian Robinson

Upcoming Tours Sun 17 Harlem Gospel Walking Tour March 17 @ 9:15 am - 12:15 pm | $39 212-280-7888 Sun 24 Harlem Gospel Walking Tour March 24 @ 9:15 am - 12:15 pm | $39 212-280-7888 Sun 31 Harlem Gospel Walking Tour March 31 @ 9:15 am - 12:15 pm | $39 212-280-7888 Apr...
Cultural Harlem Blog and Jog

Cultural Harlem Blog and Jog

https://www.harlemheritage.com/uncategorized"> Harlem is ideal for running and jogging, consisting of 55 city blocks, unofficially starting where Central Park ends at 110th Street, from the East River all the west to the Hudson River. Beautiful parks and wide open...
Cultural Harlem Blog and Jog, Morningside Park, Lafayette Square

Cultural Harlem Blog and Jog, Morningside Park, Lafayette Square

https://www.harlemheritage.com/cultural-harlem-blog"> Harlem is ideal for running and jogging, consisting of some of the islands most beautiful parks, streets and boulevards, all filled with rich history and heritage. Every Wednesday Cultural Harlem Blog and Jog will...
Rudy Dee a great daughter of Harlem Happy Birthday

Rudy Dee a great daughter of Harlem Happy Birthday

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Rudy Dee a great daughter of Harlem Happy Birthday

Rudy Dee a great daughter of Harlem Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday to the late great daughter of Harlem, Mrs. Rudy Dee. Born October 27th, 1922 in Cleveland Ohio, but moved to Harlem at a very early age. Sitting thinking of what Harlem must have been like for her in Harlem during her youth 1930’s /...
Rudy Dee a great daughter of Harlem Happy Birthday

UK walking in the shadows of Civil Rights History

https://www.harlemheritage.com/cultural-harlem-blog"> Students with us from the United Kingdom, all have studied the American Civil Rights Movement in their classroom they walk in the shadows of history. On April 4th, 1967 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his...
UK walking in the shadows of Civil Rights History

UK walking in the shadows of Civil Rights History

https://www.harlemheritage.com/uncategorized"> Students with us from the United Kingdom, all have studied the American Civil Rights Movement in their classroom they walk in the shadows of history. On April 4th, 1967 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic...
Cultural Harlem Blog and Jog

Family from Brooklyn with us in Harlem

https://www.harlemheritage.com/cultural-harlem-blog"> Husband and wife from Brooklyn, wow, what a great picture. So much enjoyment. Gentlemen is a member of the esteemed and historic Black fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha, and so was the great Congressmen Dr. Rev. Adam...
Cultural Harlem Blog and Jog

Family from Brooklyn with us in Harlem

https://www.harlemheritage.com/uncategorized"> Husband and wife from Brooklyn, wow, what a great picture. So much enjoyment. Gentlemen is a member of the esteemed and historic Black fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha, and so was the great Congressmen Dr. Rev. Adam Clayton...
Cultural Harlem Blog and Jog

Friends from Brooklyn with us in Harlem

https://www.harlemheritage.com/uncategorized"> Husband and wife from Brooklyn, wow, what a great picture. So much enjoyment. Gentlemen is a member of the esteemed and historic Black fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha, and so was the great Congressmen Dr. Rev. Adam Clayton...
Memphis in Harlem, civil rights movement, a shared history.

Memphis in Harlem, civil rights movement, a shared history.

https://www.harlemheritage.com/uncategorized"> Husband and wife from Memphis, wow, what a great picture. So much enjoyment. Gentlemen is a member of the esteemed and historic African-American fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha, and so was the great Congressmen Dr. Rev. Adam...
Memphis in Harlem, civil rights movement, a shared history.

“If Beale Street Could Talk” filmed in Harlem

On October 19th, 2017 I was walking north on Malcolm X Blvd. in Harlem, when I noticed a movie being made, which is usually no big deal, because movies and tv shows are filmed in the area all the time, but this movie shoot stopped me in my tracks.  All the actors were...
“Franco the Great”, a man who helped to make Harlem beautiful

Franco the Great, a man who helped to make Harlem beautiful

Currently sitting here reading “Franco the Great, Born to Live”: The True Story of The Man Who Made Harlem Beautiful”, what an interesting life story, it’s always a pleasure to meet Franco on the streets of Harlem, but I never knew he was of...
Harlem Heritage Tours loves the legacy of Vivian Robinson

Harlem Heritage Tours loves the legacy of Vivian Robinson

https://www.harlemheritage.com/cultural-harlem-blog"> Harlem Heritage Tours and the Harlem Cultural Blog loves the legacy of the late Ms. Vivian Robinson, (on left in pic) one who believed if you want something done, don’t wait for others to do it, get busy and...
Harlem Heritage Tours remembers Grace L. Jones

Harlem Heritage Tours remembers Grace L. Jones

https://www.harlemheritage.com/cultural-harlem-blog"> Harlem Heritage Tours and the Cultural Harlem Blog salute the life and times of the late Ms. Grace L. Jones, former President of the Audelco Awards, founded in 1973 by the late Ms. Vivian Robinson. The Audelco...
Harlem Heritage Tours Customized Experiences

Harlem Heritage Tours Customized Experiences

Sports Marketing friends from the Netherlands Friends from the Netherlands visited us recently, a pleasure to have them. They want a customized Harlem experience featuring the sports heritage of Harlem, we know exactly what they want, this is what we do on a daily...
Harlem Heritage Book Club

Harlem Heritage Book Club

Harlem is known to many as the capital of the African-American experience, and many books has been written reflecting the communities immense culture. The Harlem Heritage Book Club is dedicated to books and literature at large pertaining to Harlem and the Harlem /...
Harlem Heritage Book Club

Harlem Heritage Book Club

Harlem Heritage Book Club dedicated to books and literature pertaining to Harlem and the Harlem / urban experience. Meetings will occur once at month meeting at different Harlem locations, with the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center always being available....
Harlem Heritage Tours celebrates Juneteenth, join us.

Harlem Heritage Tours celebrates Juneteenth, join us.

Juneteenth Celebration in Harlem The Juneteenth Committee of Masjid Malcolm Shabazz and The Martin Luther King Jr. Center New York Support Group are hosting the annual Juneteenth KingFest Celebration Parade and Street Fair Saturday, June 17, in Harlem starting at 11...
Harlem Civil Rights Multimedia Walking Tour – what would you do ?

Harlem Civil Rights Multimedia Walking Tour – what would you do ?

We truly enjoyed guiding this group through Harlem, they have studied civil rights history in their classes and wanted to visited the very sights where history.  We at Harlem Heritage Tours took them to sights such as Canaan Baptist Church of Christ, once pastored by...
Harlem Heritage Tours, we love what we do

Harlem Heritage Tours, we love what we do

Harlem Heritage Tours with friends from Philly, Switzerland and Korea, 2nd tour of the day.  For us it’s all about teaching and sharing the history of Harlem with our global family members and seeing them have fun and the smiles are our reward, we really do love...
Harlem Holiday Tree Lighting on West 125th Street

Harlem Holiday Tree Lighting on West 125th Street

Soon come, November 16th from 3PM – 8PM, Harlem Holiday Lighting 2017 on West 125th Street sponsored by the good folks, Barbara Askins and the 125th Street Business Improvement District, its always a great event along Harlem’s historic 125th Street....
A Marching Band Celebrates Its Political Roots in Harlem

A Marching Band Celebrates Its Political Roots in Harlem

Cultural Harlem Blog   Marching bands are joyous sights to behold, whether while watching them process down a football field or a decked-out street during Mardi Gras. The historical roots of these bands, however, are less cheerfully traced to military training and...

The Migration, Reflections on Jacob Lawrence

October 31, 2017 Family Activity: The Migration, Reflections on Jacob Lawrence In this Family Activity for The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence, you will learn about the basic principles of stepping, the Great Migration, its significance in American history...
The legacy of James Reese Europe

The legacy of James Reese Europe

    Upcoming Tours Sun 17 Harlem Gospel Walking Tour March 17 @ 9:15 am - 12:15 pm | $39 212-280-7888 Sun 24 Harlem Gospel Walking Tour March 24 @ 9:15 am - 12:15 pm | $39 212-280-7888 Sun 31 Harlem Gospel Walking Tour March 31 @ 9:15 am - 12:15 pm | $39...
Harlem Heritage Tours remembers Craig Mack RIP

Harlem Heritage Tours remembers Craig Mack RIP

Harlem Heritage Tours fondly remembers the life, times and music of Craig Mack. Upcoming Tours Sun 17 Harlem Gospel Walking Tour March 17 @ 9:15 am - 12:15 pm | $39 212-280-7888 Sun 24 Harlem Gospel Walking Tour March 24 @ 9:15 am - 12:15 pm | $39 212-280-7888 Sun 31...

Cultural Blog Template

Cultural Harlem Blog I’m now looking at DIVI videos on youtube, I want to starting posting via my blog instead of Facebook so much, I writing a lot on my personal Facebook page and want to transfer that content to my blog.  Yes, that would be the best approach,...
The Heritage of West 131st Street in Harlem

The Heritage of West 131st Street in Harlem

From East 5th Ave., to West Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., few blocks in Harlem contain an abundance of cultural sights as impactful as those on West 131st Street. Dr. Muriel Petioni and her Father Dr. Charles A. Petioni, legends of 131st Street.
Fire Chief from Chicago visits firehouse in Harlem.

Fire Chief from Chicago visits firehouse in Harlem.

On Monday September 26th 2016 a group visited consisting of folks from all over the United States, it was discreetly mentioned to me that one of the guests on the bus was interested in visiting a Harlem firehouse, at that moment I had no clue who that person was.  I...
Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed

Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed

Join us at the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center for a viewing of Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed Days: Thursday August 11th, 2016 Time: 7:00 PM  – 8:30 PM Price: $8.00 per person Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104...
“Miles Ahead”

“Miles Ahead”

Join us at the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center for a viewing of MILES AHEAD directed and starring Don Cheadle. Days: Thursday July 28th, 2016 Time: 7:00 PM  – 9:00 PM Price: $8.00 per person Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center – 104...
M & M Smith “For Prosperity’s Sake”

M & M Smith “For Prosperity’s Sake”

Join us at the Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center for a viewing of M & M Smith : “For Prosperity’s Sake” Days: Thursday August 4th, 2016 Time: 7:00 PM  – 8:30 PM Price: $8.00 per person Meet: Harlem Heritage Tourism & Cultural Center...

The picture below puzzled me upon first reading in the lower right corner that it was taken in 1910 at 110th Street & Lenox Ave. Immediately I searched the pic for Central Park which starts at 110th Street.  I know that the northern end of Central Park was...
On this day in Harlem Heritage – 4/5/1970

On this day in Harlem Heritage – 4/5/1970

A Curbside Sermon From Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker The Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker served as chief of staff for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 1960 to 1964 and spent nearly four decades as the pastor of Canaan Baptist Church of Christ, in Harlem. In this photo, from...

Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

Celebrate Black History Month and beyond with a Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase consisting of a multimedia Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour visiting the home of Madame CJ Walker, the Savoy Ballroom, original sight of the Cotton Club, the Log Cabin + much more....
Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

Celebrate Black History and beyond with a Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase consisting of a multimedia Harlem renaissance walking tour visiting the home of Madame CJ Walker, Savoy Ballroom, original sight of Cotton Club, the Log Cabin + much more.  Harlem...
Malcolm X Multimedia Harlem Experience

Malcolm X Multimedia Harlem Experience

  Malcolm X Multimedia Harlem Experience The autobiography of Malcolm X is considered by many to be one of the most impactful books of the 20th century having transformed the lives of many who’ve read it. Malcolm X mentions Harlem sights in the historic...
Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase

Celebrate Black History Month and beyond with a Harlem Heritage Renaissance Showcase consisting of a multimedia Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour visiting the home of Madame CJ Walker, the Savoy Ballroom, original sight of the Cotton Club, the Log Cabin + much more....

Days: February 20th, 2016 Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Price: $25.00 Per Person Meet: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture – 135th Street & Malcolm X Blvd., on northwest corner in front of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 2, 3 express...

Made in Harlem T – Shirt

Classic Made in Harlem T – Shirt. Colors available – black & white Price – 20.00 Sizes – med., large, 1xl, 2xl, 3xl, 4xl...