Albertsons Merging With Rite Aid In Harlem

What is going on with Rite Aid, first it was now Walgreens back in 1917, now it’s Albertson. With a number of stores in Harlem Rite Aid, Super Market News reports that Albertson Cos. and Rite Aid Corp. announced a definitive merger agreement today that will unite the companies into a new publicly traded entity with $83 billion in annual sales. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rep. Espaillat Presents Viable Alternative For NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat addressed the need for better policies in response to the growing influx of new driving services, rideshare applications and challenges facing New York City taxi drivers with the current licensing and regulation structure of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC). Continue Reading →

Former Harlem Resident, President Obama Is First Guest On New David Letterman Show

We love writing about President Obama since he lived and worked in Harlem while attending Columbia University in West Harlem. Anyway, Essence writes that David Letterman is coming back to TV and he has tapped former President Obama to be his first guest.
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Pam Grier To Host Leading Ladies Takeover Triple Feature On Bounce

Legendary actress Pam Grier will host an evening of action-oriented, women-kicking-butt movies on Bounce Saturday, January 6th, 2018, in anticipation of the new motion picture Proud Mary, starring Taraji P. Henson. Continue Reading →

Harlme’s Al Sharpton Announces Pre-Inauguration March (Video)

al-sharpton-in-harlemRev. Al Sharpton, of the Harlem based National Action Network, announces Monday that a coalition of groups will lead a march and rally at the Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington a week before President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.  Continue Reading →

Women’s Equality Day Rally Promotes Voter Participation And More

womens day in nycManhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer led a rally and press conference today with fellow women serving New York City as elected officials observing Women’s Equality Day, calling for increased voter participation and recognition of women’s activism. Continue Reading →

Youth Bridge Intergenerational Divide Through New Mural In Harlem

135129f7-d7d3-4cb6-8c74-09175256ad2bIn Harlem, a team of young artists engaged local elders through the creation of a mural that has transformed the entrance to the Saint Nicholas Houses Senior Citizens Center. Continue Reading →

Missing Paterson Woman Found At Harlem Hospital

ms briggs in HarlemGloria Briggs, 73, was found at Harlem Hospital after someone saw a TV news report about her disappearance on Tuesday and alerted authorities that she recently had been seen around Riverside Drive in Harlem NY, police said. Continue Reading →

Ol’ Dirty Bastard Provides Soundtrack For ‘Luke Cage’ Harlem’s Hero (Update)

luke cage on marvel and netflixMarvel unveiled the first official Luke Cage trailer tonight, providing a glimpse into the musclebound crime fighter’s world as he battles evil elements in Harlem, New York City. Continue Reading →