Morningsider is your guide to Uptown living! Founded by Beatrice Sibblies, a local developer and active community member, we provide an insider’s view of the area by featuring a compelling array of cultural, culinary, retail and entertainment choices, while focusing on emerging trends, business, education, real-estate and civic engagement. Our Uptown savvy team of writers are local community members and enthusiasts, dedicated to bringing you the latest and the best in lifestyles above 110th Street.
Welcome to the Morningsider family!
MEET OUR TEAM!
Beatrice Sibblies is the Founder of Morningsider.com and Managing Partner of Created as part of Beatrice’s work at BOS in developing and marketing the 88 Morningside residences, Morningsider was recognized by the New York Times as a ground-breaking use of new development blog to promote living in a community.
Prior to forming BOS Development, Beatrice enjoyed a successful career in finance and economic development, working at leading organizations including J.P. Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation. Beatrice is an alumni of Yale University and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.Beatrice is proud to be a part of the fabric of the Village of Harlem. She served for six years as the Chair of the Economic Development Committee of Community Board #10 and in that capacity played a key role in the board’s response to the ULURP for the rezoning of 125th Street. Beatrice is a founding member of Harlem Park to Park, a network of 80+ entrepreneurs focused on preserving and enhancing Culture, Culinary and Commerce in Harlem. Beatrice is also Vice Chair of Higher Heights Leadership Fund, a civic organization dedicated to building the national pipeline of black women leaders.
Omo Misha | Managing Editor
Misha McGlown, also affectionately known as Omo Misha, is Managing Editor of Morningsider.com and an award-winning visual artist, curator and community arts activist. She has curated exhibitions and art events on behalf of Community Works NYC, City College Center for the Arts, Jack & Jill of America, Inc., No Longer Empty, Harlem Community Development Corporation, Helene Fuld College, Knox Gallery, the NYC Parks Department and Columbia University. Additionally, Misha has worked with the Curriculum Art Project at Symphony Space since 2003, has facilitated programming for Broadway Housing Communities/The Sugar Hill Museum of Art & Storytelling, and served as Program Director and Curator for the LeRoy Neiman Art Center through February 2015. As a visual artist, Misha has exhibited throughout New York City; executed public art installations on behalf of the Harlem River Park Task Force and the 125th Street Business Improvement District, and; has been awarded artistic grants by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Puffin Foundation and Harlem Arts Alliance. She is the author of Manifesting Things and 911: Voices from the Outsider Media, and a contributing writer for ArtSlant and Of Note Magazine. You can learn more about Omo Misha’s work at www.OmoMisha.com and on Facebook.
Salif Cisse | Summer
Salif Cisse is a performing artist, with a strong interest in theater, on a Summer Residency from Paris France. On behalf of Morningsider, he has been attending and reporting back on performing arts events, while at the same time learning about the rich, cultural landscape of Harlem. Salif additionally works with our team on content updates and general management of the publication.