Mayors Office, NYC Football Announce Partnership To Broadcast And Training To Students

The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) and the New York City Football Club (NYCFC) today announced a new partnership that will, for the first time, broadcast live all Continue Reading →

East Harlem Storefront Celebrates City’s Stickball History

Originally published on Monday, January 21, 2013: The greatest urban street game ever invented — stickball — is being celebrated in a storefront gallery in East Harlem where broomstick-swinging, spaldeen-smashing masters Continue Reading →

Harlem Gets Two New Soccer Fields In NYC Soccer Initiative

New York City has launched the City Soccer Initiative, a $3 million public-private partnership with the Mayor’s Fund, NYC Football Club, Adidas, and the US Soccer Foundation. The Harlem Love Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Carver Mobb, NY Street Football Kings

Great story by Daily News about East Harlem’s 20 year street ball champions the Carver Mobb. The Harlem Love connection:

NYC Announces 5,000 More High School Students Participated In Mentorship Programs

To celebrate national mentoring month, Chief Service Officer Paula Gavin and Schools Chancellor Carmen Faria announced that 25,000 high school students and 10,000 mentors participated in programs associated with the Continue Reading →

Chelsea, FC Harlem Growing “The Beautiful Game” Soccer In Harlem And Beyond

NY Sports Today reports that while the debate continues on about where New York City Football Club will eventually find a home, a stone’s throw from their current home, Yankee Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Announce NYCHA Farm Expansion

First Lady Chirlane McCray, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, NYC Housing Authority Chair Shola Olatoye and Gabrielle Fialkoff, Senior Advisor to the Mayor and Director of the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Partnerships Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce Grammy’s Return To NYC And The Benefits For All

After 15 years, the GRAMMY® Awards are at long last returning to New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Media & Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin announced today along with Recording Continue Reading →

de Blasio And Farina Support Mentoring Event On MLK Day

NYC Service, in partnership with New York City Football Club, today hosted its Annual Speed Mentoring Event at the Club’s office in midtown Manhattan. The Harlem Love connection:

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 →

Mayor de Blasio And Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Announce IDNYC Free In 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today announced IDNYC will remain free in 2017, and is now processing full enrollments under a new policy that does not involve Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito And de Blasio Support Secret Snowflake Initiative From Harlem To Hollis

The de Blasio Administration today announced that it is supporting more than 1,300 children and youth with crucial necessities and toys this holiday season through the Secret Snowflake initiative. The Continue Reading →

Europeans Invade Harlem For FIFA Interactive World Cup

By David Roza NYCity Lens reports that it was just like a soccer game in Europe. The BBC was there, Sky Sports was there, the French group Media365 was there, Continue Reading →

Margaret Higgins Sanger, Planned Parenthood Founder And Organized A Clinic In Harlem

Margaret Higgins Sanger, born Margaret Louise Higgins, September 14, 1879 – September 6, 1966, also known as Margaret Sanger Slee, was an American birth control activist, sex educator, writer, and Continue Reading →

Billie Jean King And Others Raise $200K For Harlem’s Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation

Last night, the Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation (WHGF), a not-for-profit organization that provides free and low-cost quality gymnastics for inner-city youth, hosted their 5th Annual Gala Celebration in New York Continue Reading →

Is Harlem The Site For A Steinbrenner-Owned Soccer Team?

Amp The Mag reports that a new venue battle lead by James Dolan and Tim Leiweke’s Oak View Group is taking shape in New York City, but this time the Continue Reading →

Harlemite And Cincinnati Bengals Ken Avery 1950 – Present

Kenneth William Avery, born May 23rd, 1944 at at 124th Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Harlem, NY is a former professional American football player. The Harlem Love connection:

Legendary Savoy Records Label Founder, Joe Fields Passes

Joe Fields, a driving force in the jazz music business for over 50 years, passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.  He was 88 years old.  The Harlem Love connection:

David Villa, NYCFC And ESPN Kick It Together In Harlem

New York City FC’s launch began inextricably linked to community works in the city. The team was officially announced, four years ago, from a rooftop soccer field at the Lexington Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Diddy And The Abyssinian Church Member Tells Of Life After Top Model

Whitney Cunningham needed no introduction when she started work at a New York City marketing company with Harlem’s Sean “Diddy” Combs. The Harlem Love connection:

Bohemia Realty Group In Harlem Announces Ambassadors Of Fun Initiative

Bohemia Realty Group, the preeminent brokerage for sales, commercial, and residential leasing in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, is expanding upon an already dynamic team-building program by appointing two of Continue Reading →