A Fab Harlem Night For The National Dance Institute Annual Gala 2018 (Red Carpet)

Harlem’s National Dance Institute (NDI), the non-profit arts education organization founded in 1976 by legendary New York City Ballet principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise, hosted its 42nd Annual Gala at the Continue Reading →

Harlem’s National Dance Institute’s 42nd Annual Gala 2018 At The Ziegfeld Ballroom

Harlem’s National Dance Institute (NDI), the non-profit arts education organization founded in 1976 by legendary New York City Ballet principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise, will host its 42nd Annual Gala at Continue Reading →

Stars Come Out For Harlem’s National Dance Institute 2017 Red Carpet Gala

National Dance Institute (NDI), the non-profit arts education organization founded in 1976 by legendary New York City Ballet principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise, hosted its 41st Annual Gala at the PlayStation Continue Reading →

National Dance Institute (NDI) Announce Traci Lester As New Executive Director

National Dance Institute (NDI),  the non-profit organization that has been using the pathways of the arts to motivate children toward excellence since its founding 40 years ago by legendary ballet Continue Reading →

Harlem’s National Dance Institute Gala Raises $1.4 Mil

On Monday, April 20th the National Dance Institute (NDI) honored NDI Trustee and Philanthropist, Valerie Diker and Teen Vogue Editor-in-Chief Amy Astley. The Harlem Love connection:

Traci Lester Talks Dance On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

Join Harlem resident Traci Lester, new executive director of Harlem-based National Dance Institute (NDI), with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show as they discuss Lester’s journey from a former elementary school teacher Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Mark National Mentoring Month

Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYC Chief Service Officer Paula Gavin today marked National Mentoring Month by launching the NYC Youth Mentoring Initiative to increase mentoring opportunities for high school Continue Reading →

NDI’s Harlem State Of Mind End Of Year Performance

On June 17 – 19th, 2017, two hundred children from across New York City showcased the spirit of Harlem at National Dance Institute’s culminating Event of the Year, Harlem Night Song.  Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: The 1st Annual Harlem Eat Up Festival

By Lil Nickelson Executive Chef/Owner Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster Harlem and Streetbird Rotisserie (pictured above with his wife model Maya Haile) came up with the idea for a festival Continue Reading →

President Bill Clinton Officially Kicked-off The Inaugural Harlem EatUp! Festival

President Bill Clinton, Founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States, officially kicked-off the inaugural Harlem EatUp! Festival, Saturday May 16, 2015 in Morningside Park.  The Harlem Continue Reading →

DCA Announces 50,000 New Yorkers Have Received Free Counseling From Harlem To Hollis

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced that the NYC Financial Empowerment Centers have conducted nearly 100,000 counseling sessions since 2008, helping 50,000 New Yorkers improve their Continue Reading →

David Adjaye And Thelma Golden Talk, And More Kicks Off Today At NYCxDESIGN 2018

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today kicked off the start of NYCxDESIGN 2018, New York City’s annual celebration of design. The Harlem Love connection:

The Radicalization Of Ray Richardson: Suspicion Still Surrounds Death of Black Activist TV Producer

(This artical was originally posted on November 3, 2013.) By Jeffrey B. Perry and Charles V. Richardson In January, 1971, the young producer of Boston public television’s groundbreaking program Say Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Council Member Rodriguez And Commissioner Trottenberg Announce Car Free Day Programming

Standing in Times Square, New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and New York City Council Transportation Committee Chair Ydanis Rodriguez today announced programming for this year’s Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Kenneth B. & Mamie Phipps Clark, 1914 – 2005

Kenneth Bancroft Clark, July 14, 1914 – May 1, 2005, and Mamie Phipps Clark (April 18, 1917 – August 11, 1983) were African-American psychologists who as a married team conducted important research Continue Reading →

Princess Noamie Inwood Caves 1936

Princess Naomie and her grandchildren in 1930’s photo taken by Reginald Bolton. Author’s note: Published reports and records vary about the spelling of Kennedy’s first name. According to descendants her Continue Reading →

NYU Langone Raised More Than $1.3 M Playing For Pediatrics To Support Child-And Family

NYU Langone Health raised more than $1.3 million at its inaugural Playing for Pediatrics Winter Game Night to support child- and family-centered care at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone. The Continue Reading →