The Collyer Brothers Harlem NY 1881-1947 (Rare Video)

We love Harlem Homer Lusk Collyer (November 6, 1881 – March 21, 1947) and Langley Wakeman Collyer (October 3, 1885 – c. March 9, 1947), known as the Collyer brothers, were Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Donald McKayle, One Of The First Black Men Of Modern Dance

Donald McKayle, July 6, 1930 – April 6, 2018, was an American modern dancer, choreographer, teacher, director and writer best known for creating socially conscious concert works during the 1950s 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 →

Dining With Miss Lil: NYWCA Dynamic Women in Food Media Event

By Lil Nickelson On Monday, March 5th, 2018 the New York Women’s Culinary Alliance (“NYWCA”) held its 8th Annual Stories & Advice event titled “Dynamic Women in Food Media” on Continue Reading →

The Amazing Story Of Harlem’s Esther Jones (videos)

We originally ran The Story Of Harlem’s Baby “Betty Boop” Esther in 2016, and again in 2017, and received a number of emails asking if Baby Esther was the original “Betty Boop” Continue Reading →

Yolande’s Yard: Jimma Juice Bar and Oasis Powerhouse in Harlem (Podcast Update)

By Yolande Brener The first time I entered Oasis Jimma Juice Bar off Broadway on 139th Street, owner Abdi Abajabal, asked me if I had a skill I could offer Continue Reading →

“Art In The Parks Active Open Space” Program Creates Eight New Public Art From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department, in partnership with NYC Parks, today announced the installation of eight new public artworks in parks in the South Bronx, East Harlem and Central Brooklyn. The Harlem Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Vaughn Alvarez One Of The Top PR Men To Watch (Update)

With over a decade of experience in the entertainment industry, Vaughn Alvarez, has proven he is worthy of the Huffington Post naming him a “Top 25 African American PR Millennials Continue Reading →

Atlanta: E!’s “WAGS ATLANTA” Season One Premieres In 2018

E! kicks off the new year with some high stakes relationship goals and some down-home southern hospitality when “WAGS Atlanta” (Wives and Girlfriends of Sports Stars Atlanta) premieres in 2018. Continue Reading →

Chancellor Fariña Announce Expansion Of Vision Partnership Warby Parker

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, Deputy Mayor Richard Buery and Senior Advisor Gabrielle Fialkoff today announced an expansion of the City’s vision partnership with Warby Parker. The Harlem Love connection:

Los Angeles: Mariah Carey And Other Stars Shine At Free World AIDS Day Concert (Photographs)

Grammy-winning diva Mariah Carey took the stage at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Thursday night to perform at a free concert to commemorate World AIDS Day (December 1) Continue Reading →

Health Department And Partners Recognize World AIDS Day And Harlem Awardee

In recognition of World AIDS Day, the Health Department today joined the End AIDS NY 2020 Coalition – a partnership of over 60 community partners from New York State – 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 →

New Data Show Striking Disparities In Early Deaths From Heart Disease And Stroke

The Health Department today published an Epi Data Brief titled “Premature Heart Disease and Stroke Deaths among Adults in New York City,” which highlights disparities in heart disease and stroke Continue Reading →