Sunday Blogroll

Harlem-Bespoke checks out the progress of the Sugar HIll Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling on 155th and St. Nicholas, which should be open by 2014

– Read more about the museum’s conception and development on ArtPlaceAmerica’s blog and the NYDN

Longtime vaudeville actor Harold J. Cromer, one half of the Stump and Stumpy performance duo, has passed away – via NYT: “Stump and Stumpy were among the top comedy teams to play the black theater and nightclub circuit — including the Apollo Theater in Harlem and the Moulin Rouge in Las Vegas — from the 1930s into the 1950s. They also appeared at the Paramount Theater and the Copacabana.” 

The entertainment basketball team the Harlem Globetrotters are up for sale, reports the Chicago Tribune (Fact: The team founded in 1926, traces its origins to Chicago, not New York)

The 40th annual Harlem Skyscraper Cycling Classic takes place today at Marcus Garvey Park

A building on 127th street at Convent Avenue will soon be turned into Harlem Biospace, a new research facility created by a Columbia professor, reports NYDN

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