One day after walking home from TC, a friend and I literally stumbled onto St Nick's Pub on 149th street and St Nicholas in Manhattan. This was the often notorious Sugar Hill area of Harlem. The entrance to the pub is shabby and is lead down by steps that are uneven and cracked...should we go in? We had heard of the popular St Nick's...could this be the same place...but we heard music; rich jazz and the sound of a trumpet.
We went in...it was like something out of a Baz Luhrmann scene...enthralling and scary at the same time...yet we were moved.
People had friendly faces - a man gave us se...