Special Events

Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden

By Bohemia Agent Esther Acosta

Looking to extend the holiday magic just a little longer this year? Take a trip across the Harlem River to our sister borough of the Bronx.

Last week my extended family and I visited the … Read the rest

 

Uptown Year-round: The Beauty of Manhattan’s Crown

By Bohemia Agent Erin Whitney

Out with the old, on with the new!

2016 is nearly upon us! In only a few more days we'll be crashing new gyms, making new promises, and – don't forget! – pinning up new … Read the rest

 

Kick Butt In South Harlem…I Love Kickboxing opening Uptown.

By Bohemia Agent Elyse Grimes

Looking for a challenging way to change up your workout and try something new? Live Uptown and want to stay in YOUR hood? No more excuses because I Love Kickboxing is coming to Harlem!!! That's … Read the rest

 

A Lazy Sunday Uptown

By Bohemia Agent Deanne Lorette

Picture Courtesy of YKOStudio

Have a lazy Sunday afternoon planned and want to do a little flea marketing?

One of my favorite spots is on the corner of 77th Street and Columbus Avenue. Every Sunday vendors … Read the rest

 

Come to the Circus!

By Bohemia Agent David Ellis

The circus is in town! Big Apple Circus is once again under the Big Top at Lincoln Center until January. I was lucky enough to take my family to the show on Halloween.  When someone … Read the rest

 

Howl-o-ween Pet Adopt-athon

A Bohemia 'Howl-o-ween' Pet Adopt-athon!     Saturday, October 31st 12-4pm   2101 Frederick Douglass Blvd (Between 113th & 114th Street)   Join us for our second annual Halloween pet adoption event and the 6th event that we are co-hosting in partnership… Read the rest
 

The Jeffrey Hook Lighthouse

By Bohemia Agent Christopher Tefft

Growing up, my home was filled with lighthouses. Not the full sized ones, mind you, but delicate replicas of these grand monuments. Instead of Precious Moments, my mother loves to collect paintings, wind-chimes, knick-knacks, and … Read the rest

 

Harlem Restaurant and Retail Week!

By Bohemia Agent Chad Ackerman

It's Harlem Restaurant and Retail Week! Put on by Harlem Park to Park, an organization committed to preserving culture and to promoting small businesses and community development in Central Harlem!

It starts this Saturday August… Read the rest
 

End of Summer Pet Adopt-athon

A Bohemia 'End of Summer' Pet Adopt-athon!     Saturday, August 29th 12-4pm   2101 Frederick Douglass Blvd (Between 113th & 114th Street)

 

It will be the 5th event that we are co-hosting in partnership with The Mayor's Alliance Read the rest
 

A Bohemia “Midsummer Day’s” Pet Adopt-athon!!

  A Bohemia 'Midsummer Day's' Pet Adopt-athon!     Saturday, July 25th 12-4pm   2101 Frederick Douglass Blvd (Between 113th & 114th Street)

 

It will be the fourth event that we are co-hosting in partnership with The Mayor's Alliance Read the rest
 

Bohemia ‘Start of Summer’ Pet Adopt-athon!!

Bohemia's 'Start of Summer' Pet Adopt-athon!     Saturday, June 27th 12-4pm   2101 Frederick Douglass Blvd (Between 113th & 114th Street)

 

It will be the third event that we are co-hosting in partnership with The Mayor's Alliance for Read the rest
 

Pet Adoption

By Bohemia Agent Stephen Church

One of the best things I not only did for my household, but for myself was adopt my dog, Miller.  He’s hogging up the other half of the couch right now. I can tell he … Read the rest

 

Bohemia Spring Pet Adopt-athon!!

Bohemia's Spring Adopt-athon! 

 

Saturday, April 25th 12-4pm   2101 Frederick Douglass Blvd (Between 113th & 114th Street)

 

It will be the second event that we are co-hosting in partnership with The Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals and BideaweeRead the rest
 

Not One Dime

By Bohemia Agent Shane Phillips

Looking to explore Harlem? Whether you are a resident or simply visiting; below is a list of Harlem attractions that are worth visiting and will cost you ‘Not One Dime’. The majority of these sites … Read the rest

 

Play, Learn, and Grow in Harlem

By Bohemia Agent Patrick Frankfort

October 21, 2014.  A day that will remain one of the defining moments of my life:  I woke up a simple man with a super hero pregnant wife, and two off-the-wall dogs.  And I went … Read the rest

 

Corbin Hill Food Project

By Bohemia Agent Michael Brusasco

“Two more bites of broccoli please, and then you can go back outside.” my mother would sternly command.  Itching to get back to my neighborhood game of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Leonardo, always), I would … Read the rest

 

HAPPY HALLOWEEN in HARLEM!

By Bohemia Agent Lara Allen

Photo by Arthur Tress

Here are some costume suggestions, a Trick or Treat route along with a soundtrack made up of legends, all of whom once resided in Harlem. 

Celebrate Halloween AND the death of Harry Houdini. … Read the rest

 

Why Not Tie the Knot Uptown?

By Bohemia Agent Kevin Santos

When I was a kid, I knew I would not be a knight in shining armor rescuing a princess from a tower. A storybook love affair didn’t seem written in the stars for me. However, … Read the rest

 

The Gremlin that Sabotaged My Egg Toss

By Bohemia Agent John Ruocco

Two weeks ago marked the first official (and hopefully – annual) BRG field day in beautiful Morningside Park.

AS a rule, company picnics are something I have actively avoided, but this time, I decided to … Read the rest

 

I Was There: 253 West 125th Street (The Apollo Theater)

By Bohemia Agent Jhana Weekes

I chose to move to New York City because as practical as I am, I do believe in dreams and magic.  But once I got here, I put my head down and became consumed with … Read the rest

 

NYC Bucket List

By Bohemia Agent Michaela Morton

I’m not on principle a bucket list kind of gal. But NYC is on principle a bucket list kind of city, a place where aspiration hits dizzying altitudes and everybody’s bench-pressing benchmarks. So on the … Read the rest

 

A Weekend Stroll Up Lenox Ave

By Bohemia Agent Jeff Green

With the weather warming up and summer underway, weekend’s are a great time for families and individuals alike to take in all Lenox Ave has to offer.

Lenox Avenue between 117th and 130th offers a … Read the rest

 

A Hidden Artistic and Cultural Treasure “In the Heights”

By Bohemia Agent Esther Acosta

When was the last time you saw a movie in a 3,400 seat Rococo style theatre? How about one with a Tony Award winning actor and composer as the night’s emcee? If you’ve been going … Read the rest

 

Harlem Restaurant & Retail Week

by Alexsis Nembhard

I grew up in East Harlem, which has the highest concentration of low income public housing in the country.  As a child, I recall walking with my mother to the posh Upper East Side neighborhood adjacent to … Read the rest

 

95 Blocks of Harlem Will Get Free Public Wi-fi!

By BRG Friend Ruhi "Roo" Shamim

Harlem hit the headlines yesterday with major news:  thanks to a 5-year grant from the Fuhrman Family Foundation to the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, the neighborhood will be transformed to the nation's … Read the rest