Every Wednesday morning, Harlem Spirituals conducts a tour throughout historic Harlem, concluding at the Greater Central Baptist Church for “The Hour of Power” by the ARC Gospel Choir. Although it is very easy to tell that this is a powerful and moving a cappella choir, what you may not realize is the fact that each member has found faith through Gospel that turned their lives around; these members sing to stay sober. Read on to learn where the heart and soul of ARC comes from, and why the group is so special today. Read more
The spookiest season has arrived, filled with haunted houses and pumpkins, apple cider and hard cider, pizza and…pickles. Yet, even though Halloween is October’s most anticipated event in New York, there are plenty of other arty, fun and festive events going on this month. Be sure not to miss a beat. Read more
Harlem is rooted in rhythm and soul. For decades since the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s, Harlem’s arts and culture have revolved around Gospel, Blues, and Jazz. Some of the best Jazz clubs are well and alive today. Here are our favorite Jazz clubs in Harlem, where expectations for a classic night out are always exceeded. Read more
Most New Yorkers can admit that one fatal flaw of this amazing city is its prices. Yet, we loooove to socialize over a drink or two, or three (we also love to talk). Drinks can be pricey, but you can also find great deals to keep both you and your wallet smiling. Check out our list of the best happy hour specials around Manhattan. And remember to drink responsibly. Cheers! Read more
An extensive bucket list is very understandable when traveling to New York City for the first time. There is so much to do and so much to see, and only so much time to complete it all! Read through our 25 recommended must-dos during your first visit to New York City for some inspiration.