Trans people were at the forefront of the 1969 uprising at Greenwich Village’s Stonewall Inn, but their stories have not always been central in film representations of LGBT life in Continue Reading →
In honor of National Poetry Month, the City of New York (@NYCGov & @NYCulture) will host the annual “PoetweetNYC” Twitter poetry contest.
Bars and clubs have long been places where LGBTQ people have come together to socialize, celebrate community, and push back against social prejudice from Harlem to Hollis.
Join the Harlem partnership of the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio for their third annual Uptown Bounce series of summer block parties!
In just forty years, what was once viewed by many as mindless vandalism – graffiti – has grown into a highly valued, socially relevant urban art form found in galleries Continue Reading →
The Board of Trustees of the Museum of the City of New York has appointed Whitney W. Donhauser President and Director of the Museum. She will join the City Museum Continue Reading →
The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York: A History, written by Polly Guerin, engagingly details the 230 year-old history of the organization, and explores how Continue Reading →
The Museum of the City of New York in East Harlem has announced its new “Innovators” talk series, which will feature such luminaries of architecture and design as Lord Norman Continue Reading →
Harlen, New York (like Keith Haring’s “Crack Is Wack” mural in Harlem) has been known as the home for some of the best graffiti artists in the world, giving widespread Continue Reading →
City College of New York reports that many parents are concerned their children’s school doesn’t have an emphasis on science.
Kicking off CoinDesk’s annual flagship Consensus conference as the opening keynote, NYCEDC President and CEO James Patchett today announced plans to plant a flag in New York City’s growing blockchain Continue Reading →
On Friday, May 4, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was at the Small Business Expo 2018 at Jacob Javits in New York, NY.
Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett announced announced that the City will being enforcing updated calorie labeling rules today.
By Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza This week, high schools across the five boroughs have been celebrating College Decision Day.
The New York City Department of Sanitation is in “here we go again” mode for the city’s fourth major storm this month.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Richard A. Carranza as New York City’s next Schools Chancellor.
With the tax-filing deadline on the horizon, Food Bank For New York City opened tax assistance sites across the five boroughs to provide low-income New Yorkers with free, full-service tax Continue Reading →
These Harlem homes stand proudly gazing across the Hudson River at the cliffs of New Jersey. Their brows are marked by ornamental pediments.
Did you know that the Citizens Committee for New York City awards Neighborhood Grants of up to $3,000 to resident-led groups to work on community and school projects throughout the Continue Reading →
When “White Christmas” was written in 1942, Irving Berlin had good reason to yearn for the snows “just like the ones [he] used to know.”
New York City’s unprecedented efforts to change the culture around mental health and improve New Yorkers’ access to services and support have been recognized as an innovative model for cities Continue Reading →
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña As an educator for 52 years, I know that all of our schools’ most important work happens in the classroom.
Photographs by Seitu Oronde On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, the Harlem section of the NYC Marathon 2017, was supported by the Harlemite from around the uptown and of course, Seitu Continue Reading →
NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop (above) and NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that graduates of a City program will be hired to help individuals Continue Reading →
On Thursday, October 26th, local seniors will join Food Bank For New York City at its Community Kitchen & Pantry in Harlem to celebrate the Senior Center’s fifth anniversary, with Continue Reading →