Patch reports that Christmas is starting early for Target. The retail chain announced plans Thursday to hire about 120,000 seasonal workers for the holiday season, including 6,500 in the New York City area. Continue Reading →
Making Space, is a fashion concept that easily could be duplicated in Harlem, the new location will host workshops, screenings, gallery shows, and other neighborhood events, an endeavor to promote community and the artists within it. Continue Reading →
The Mayor Bill de Blasio administration has been engaged with immigration issues the few years both in and out of Harlem. This afternoon, First Lady Chirlane McCray and the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs met with Pablo Villavicencio Calderon, his wife, his mother-in-law, and his two young children.
A New York firefighter was killed on Thursday night in a blaze at a building in Harlem that was being used as a set for Motherless Brooklyn, a film adaptation of Jonathan Lethem’s novel, directed by Edward Norton said a source. Continue Reading →
With their reggae DNA from Jamaican origins, the Brooklyn born group Morgan Heritage unearthed a way to infuse the sounds of pop, rock, country, R&B and hip-hop music into their brand of reggae that they call “Rockaz.” Continue Reading →
What a great article in W Magazine as they report on the supermodel Alek Wek who at the age of 14, fled South Sudan for the U.K., she discovered two things about herself: She had the body of a supermodel (“I’m five-eleven, and my freaking limbs!”), and more importantly, she had a voice.
Teka$hi 6ix9ine, born Daniel Hernandez, is enjoying success on the Billboard Hot 100 chart thanks to his song “Gummo” reaching No. 13, but the Brooklyn rapper is still facing one to three years in prison after pleading guilty to use of a child in a sexual performance. Continue Reading →
Today, NYC Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez and others gave a press conference to praise the great work of the NYPD and the Brooklyn DA’s Office that led the driver who killed beloved DJ Jean Paul Guerrero. Continue Reading →