The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced 21 Sacred Sites Grants totaling $337,000 awarded to legendary historic religious properties throughout New York State.
America was the land of opportunity to Mussa Schinasi and his brother Solomon when the two men built their Schinasi Mansion in Harlem at 351 Riverside Drive at 107th Street in 1891.
Hailed as “a remarkably strong and diverse exploration of everything opera can be in the city (The New York Times),” the New York Opera Fest celebrates its fifth season with Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced 9,518 families are receiving offers to free, full-day, high-quality 3-K for All across 12 community school districts from Continue Reading →
Harlem resident Roger Jason Stone Jr., born August 27, 1952…
William James “Count” Basie August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984, was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. His mother taught him to play the piano and he started performing Continue Reading →
Sean John Combs in concert in NYC. John James Audubon – Naturalist Frederic Alexander Birmingham – Editor of Esquire magazine from 1945–1957, grew up in Harlem Richard Croker – Tammany Continue Reading →
Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960) was an American folklorist and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance, best known for the 1937 novel Their Continue Reading →
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