Posts Tagged ‘Harlem’

On a brisk day this past January, a friend to the Podwits, saxophonist Matt Garrison, and I ventured to a spot I’d been meaning to go to for years now: the famous landmark restaurant in Harlem, Sylvia’s. The woman behind the legendary eatery—Sylvia Woods, “the Queen of Soul Food”—passed away last week, and I thought […]

Recently, retired NYPD legend turned actor, producer, and author Randy Jurgensen was asked to give a colloquium on his book, “Circle of Six: The True Story of New York’s Most Notorious Cop-Killer and The Cop Who Risked Everything to Catch Him“, at a ceremony in Westchester New York, followed by a Q & A moderated by the […]

So the name Randy Jurgensen doesn’t sound familiar to you? Well, believe it or not you know him. The retired NYPD Detective 1st Grade and film icon has acted in and produced dozens of films, and has worked on some of New York City’s most famous cases. His book, Circle of Six, is his real-life […]