Tag: Harlem (Manhattan, NY)

On 125th Street, Dancing Toward Freedom

The dancers had been walking for nearly six hours when, around 6:30 p.m. on a recent Saturday, they reached the Hudson River and rejoiced. Stepping in buoyant unison to the beat of a New Orleans-style brass band, they pumped their hands toward the sky and toward the ground, as if saluting the land, air and […]

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How Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka Spend Their Sundays

As actors and the parents of 8-year-old twins, Neil Patrick Harris and his husband, David Burtka, who is also a chef, know how to improvise. “There is no consistency to our routine except that we’re together and spending quality time with the kids,” Mr. Burtka, 44, said. Mr. Burtka’s first cookbook, “Life Is A Party,” […]

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How I Found Out Nicky Barnes Was Dead

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. News may be the first draft of history, but I’ve always viewed the past as a vault, ajar and beckoning with secrets that resonate in current events. That’s how I managed a front-page story on […]

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