Harlem’s BPM Announces Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund Deadline
17th Annual Dr. Betty Shabazz Awards Ceremony
Carl Cofield Named Associate Artistic Director Of The Classical Theatre Of Harlem

17th Annual Dr. Betty Shabazz Awards Ceremony

The simple phrase “Find the good and praise it,” handed down to Dr. Betty Shabazz from her mother, became the cornerstone of a life lived powerfully, honorably, sincerely, and provided a winning formula that moved her through all of life’s challenges. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Uptowns Rodriquez And Others Sign For-Hire Vehicles Legislation

Mayor de Blasio held public hearings for and signed five pieces of legislation: Intro. 144-B, requiring the TLC to stop issuing for-hire vehicle licenses for 12 months, to study congestion and various aspects of the industry, Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Debra Ann Byrd, Chosen For Columbia’s Community Scholars Program

Having recently received a congratulatory letter of welcome from Karen Jewett, Vice President of Government and Community Affairs at Columbia University, Harlem resident and classical actress Debra Ann Byrd, has become a four-time fellow, scholar and artist-in-residence; not just locally, but nationally, and internationally as well. Continue Reading →

Open House New York Host 3 Days Of Tours And Activities With Vendors From Harlem To Hollis

Join Harlem’s Demolition Depot in about two months, at the Open House New York event that will return for its annual activity-packed weekend of events and ours that gives visitors open access to sites that are normally off-limits to the public. Continue Reading →

MTA Details Of Harlem Second Avenue Subway

As the Metropolitan Transit Authority slowly but surely moves ahead with plans to extend the new Second Avenue Subway line up through East Harlem, it’s letting neighborhood resident and businesses know how the new subway could affect them. Continue Reading →

Deputy Mayor Glen Announces Program To Increase Funding For Women Entrepreneurs

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today released a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) in an effort to address the disparities related to raising capital experienced by women entrepreneurs, especially in the tech industry. Continue Reading →

Harlemites Stroll With Grant’s Tomb In The Background, Harlem, NY, 1900

Pedestrians entertain themselves as they stroll on West 122nd Street and Riverside Drive  in this image looking north with Grant’s Tomb in the background in Morningside Heights in Harlem, NY, 1897. Continue Reading →

The Best Under $50 Finds New From Target In Harlem

Refinery 29 reports that it’s been a while since we heard anything from Target especially since its store is right there in East Harlem. Just when we thought Target couldn’t get us any more amped up for summer to end, the store hit us with a new home line that looks like autumn incarnate. Continue Reading →

The All Star Code’s 5th Anniversary Summer Benefit In The Hamptons 2018

This year’s All Star Code’s 5th Anniversary Summer Benefit in the Hamptons 2018 event hit a record of success with over 300 attendees and raised over $900,000 ($300,000 during the auction/live appeal alone). Continue Reading →

Harlem Takes Over Fashion Week In Harlem Fashion Row Style Awards And Fashion Show

WWD reports that New York Fashion Week’s official start is set for September 6, 2018 but Nike is trying to get the competitive edge, by presenting Harlem’s Fashion Row’s style awards and fashion show on September 4, 2018. Continue Reading →