Hot Deals in Harlem!

by Lindy Davies

In Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park, a drum circle has gathered, every Saturday afternoon, for at least 38 years. Riding city transit from all around the town to this convenient (but sadly blighted) spot, folks gathered for a joyous, raucous celebration. The gathering was traditionally along the northern edge of the park, along 124th street across from a long-vacant lot. Savory barbecues were a prominent part of the event. Continue reading