Harlem Rep. Espaillat Statement In Recognition Of National Small Business Week 2018

Today, uptown Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in recognition of National Small Business Week and in appreciation of the important role small businesses play in New York’s 13th Continue Reading →

Santander Bank Celebrates National Small Business Week Donating Millions To Non-Profits From Harlem To Hollis

Santander Bank today announced the donation of nearly $1.1 million in grants to more than 16 mission-driven non-profit organizations throughout its footprint. The Harlem Love connection:

National Small Business Week From Harlem To Hollywood

Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business Continue Reading →

Mayor de blasio, Harlem’s Mark-Viverto And Garodnick Announce Small Business Assistance

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Council Member Dan Garodnick today announced a new bill that would make changes to the Commercial Rent Tax (CRT) aimed at Continue Reading →

NYC Commission On Human Rights Charges Against Businesses From Harlem To Hollywood

The NYC Commission on Human Rights announced charges today against 12 local and national businesses for violating the Fair Chance Act. The Harlem Love connection:

International Tourism From Harlem To Hollywood Has Dropped in 2017

Conte’ Naste Traveler reports that in December of last year, they asked their travel specialists how travel might change in 2017—and many of them predicted that tourism to the U.S. would Continue Reading →

City Expanding Initiative Offering Free On-Site Compliance Consultation For Small Businesses

Commissioner Gregg Bishop (on the left) of NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) today, during National Small Business Week, announced the expansion of an initiative that offers free, on-site Continue Reading →

Celebrate National Womens Small Business Month

The number of American women who own their own businesses is on the rise from Harlem to Hollywood. It’s estimated that more than 9.1 million women now lead their own enterprises. Continue Reading →

Interview: Dick Parsons and Alexander Smalls Honored by C-CAP

By CC Minton On Tuesday, March 3rd, Former Chairman and CEO of Time Warner Dick Parsons and Executive Chef & Harlem Restaurateur Alexander Smalls were honored, in front of 800 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:

Harlem Fave Zora Neale Hurston’s Last Slave

A previously unpublished work by Zora Neale Hurston, in which the author of Their Eyes Were Watching God recounts the true story of the last known survivor of the Atlantic Continue Reading →

Coley Mustafa Speaks Talks Family, Acting, Harlem And More On The Danny Tisdale Show

Join Coley Mustafa Speaks, starring in the new Netflix series, Seven Seconds, created by Venna Sun and starring Regina King. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, Coley talks school, Continue Reading →

Harlem’s UMEZ Announces Ken Knuckles To Retire After 15 Years Leading The Organization

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) today announced that the organization’s longtime President and Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth J. Knuckles, will step down in June after 15 years of service Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →