Harlem!

Places to Shop in Harlem….

The Art of Swing: An Exhibition Celebrating the Dance and Music of Harlem’s Great Jazz Era.
Thursday May 22nd through Monday May26th

  • At The Gadson Gallery, 225 West 134th street New York NY 10030
  • Dates : Thursday 5/22 (Opening Reception ) & Friday 5/23 6-9PM, Saturday 5/24 –Sunday 5/25 , 2-6PM

The Art of Swing: An Exhibition Celebrating the Dance and Music of Harlem’s Great Jazz Era is curated by dancer and fiber artist Laura R. Gadson taking place in her Harlem brownstone gallery during the 100th Birthday celebration of the Lindy Hop Legend Frankie Manning. Ms Gadsons study and love of American Vernacular Dance shines through in this collection of her quilts and she has assembled a group of artist whose work pays tribute to Lindy Hop, Swing, Jazz and its home called Harlem.
http://www.thegadsongallery.com/The-Art-of-Swing.html

Hats by Bunn
2283 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. (Seventh Avenue)
New York, NY 10030
212-694-3590 phone
Harlem’s a community and culture that loves hats and Bunn’s a master, designing classic originals for all seasons.

Malcolm Shabazz Harlem Market “African Market”
52 West 116th Street
just east of Malcolm X Boulevard (Lenox Avenue)
New York, NY 10026
212-987-8131 phone
The Malcolm Shabazz market in Harlem is full of fabulous traditional African crafts and textiles. Standouts include the hair-braiding boutiques, large selection of carved wooden figurines, and handmade African-style clothes for men, women, and children. Urbanwear as well. Occasionally Saturday is a giveaway day.

Carol’s Daughter
24 west 125th Street (betw. Lenox and 5th ave.)
New York, Ny 10027
212-828-6757
In 1993, Founder Lisa Price transformed her hobby and love for fragrance into a skin care business. From that love Carol’s Daughter was born. Inspired by nature, their unique line includes over 300 products for face, hair, body and home – allowing for product combinations and possibilities that are endless for every man, woman and child regardless of skin type, tone, or need.

Grandma’s Place
84 west 120th Street (off Lenox ave.)
New York, NY 10027
212-360-6776
There’s a toy boutique in Harlem, and it is a top notch family experience with upscale ambiance and down home appeal. From nostalgic games and dollhouses, to talking dolls and wooden puzzles, Grandma’s Place is the most enchanting nook of fun in Harlem to date! Its books and toys are carefully picked, positive, and reflect Harlem’s community.

The Brownstone
24 East 125th Street
New York, NY
This Afrocentric- influenced life-style store showcases a potpourri of apparel, hats, jewelry, artwork, and cosmetics, mostly by local designers.

For complete listings visit: www.harlemonestop.com

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