Levain Bakery: Quite Possibly the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie in the World

While running errands this morning, I happened past the new Levain Bakery on Frederick Douglass. Being nosy, I stepped inside to see what the hype was about and judge for myself. The radio was loud, the look industrial. I was surprised. Not turned off, but surprised. It’s hipper than I expected. That’s a plus. And […]

What’s New in Harlem

If we look at the businesses along the lower end of Frederick Douglass Blvd. we might get the impression that Harlem’s economy is booming! This year has ushered in a few new businesses to fill the empty storefronts along Harlem’s main condo thoroughfare. Lido is a new Italian eatery that replaces the short lived Frizzante.¬†Lido […]

Another floral boutique grows in Harlem

There is a rose in Central Harlem. Actually, there are quite a few roses and even more to be found now that Franz James is joining the growing number for florists in Harlem. Signs are plastered all over the windows in the commercial space of the Douglass Condos. If we are lucky Franz James will […]

Bibi Salon brings downtown style to Frederick Douglass Blvd.

Frederick Douglass is heating up to be the hottest street in Harlem, soon to rival 125th Street in grandeur! With Polished Nail Salon and Bibi Hair salon, uptown girls will never have to head downtown again for their grooming needs again! In a week that has been jammed packed with launch parties Bibi Salon, an […]