Posts tagged as: Business

Harlem Rapper A-Mafia Hustles to Build Following

Harlem Rapper A-Mafia Hustles to Build Following

“Straight Savage” is A-Mafia’s 8th mixtape since his release from prison three years ago.

Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Hamilton Heights Tree Vendors Work the Overnight Shift

Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Hamilton Heights Tree Vendors Work the Overnight Shift

The two-person team works around the clock, maintaining the stand, selling trees and dealing with the homeless and the drunk.

Art at Your Fingertips: Entrepreneur Puts Classics on Cuticles

Art at Your Fingertips: Entrepreneur Puts Classics on Cuticles

Washington Heights traveling nail artist Ami Vega crafts famous paintings onto clients’ fingertips.

Engineers and Entrepreneurs: CCNY to Open Center for Budding Businesses

Engineers and Entrepreneurs: CCNY to Open Center for Budding Businesses

On October 18, CCNY’s new business center will open to both students and Harlem business owners.

East Harlem Restaurants Graded Worst in Manhattan

East Harlem Restaurants Graded Worst in Manhattan

A year into the city’s new restaurant grading system, East Harlem restaurants receive worse ratings than elsewhere uptown.

Harlem’s Creatives Fund Projects Online, Almost

Harlem’s Creatives Fund Projects Online, Almost

For Harlem’s artistic entrepreneurs, the Internet represents the latest front for funding projects. Kind of.

Corporations Keep Giving to Harlem Public Schools

Corporations Keep Giving to Harlem Public Schools

Despite the economic gloom, Harlem’s public schools are experiencing a boom in corporate philanthropy.

Ultrasound Business Gestates Uptown

Ultrasound Business Gestates Uptown

At Tiny Portraits in Harlem, pregnant women purchase images of their unborn children and stuffed bears containing recordings of fetal heartbeats.

Retailers on Frederick Douglass Capitalize on Condo Boom

Retailers on Frederick Douglass Capitalize on Condo Boom

With condo construction booming in Harlem, business owners take advantage of new retail spaces along Frederick Douglass Boulevard.

Arrival of First Harlem Hotel in 40 Years Sparks Mixed Feelings

Arrival of First Harlem Hotel in 40 Years Sparks Mixed Feelings

Aloft Harlem is scheduled to open on Nov. 18 on 124th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard. The new hotel will feature a bar, fitness center and a grab ‘n’ go eatery.

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