NYC First U.S. City To Require Sodium Limits

The Health Department’s sodium warning requirement goes into effect tomorrow Tuesday, December 1, 2015. Food service establishments from Harlem to Hollis in New York City that are part of chains with 15 or more locations nationwide will be required to post icons next to items with 2,300 milligrams or more of sodium – the total recommended…

Harlem World Magazine Reading Series, Part One

Come and hear these illustrious Harlem authors in three genres: children’s literature, fiction, and poetry. Come and taste delicious home made treats created by healthy eating advocate, CC Minton, and Harlem World food critic, Miss Lil. Delicacies of the day will include gluten-free non-gmo granola, pumpkin bread, apple bread and sweet potato bread, and hot…

Harlem Council Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Launch K2 Campaign

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Julie Menin and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett today announced the launch of the City’s public awareness campaign Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from…

Harlem Council Speaker Mark-Viverito At K2 Summit

On Monday, November 16 at 8:30 AM, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs , New York City Policy Department (NYPD) and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will co-host a summit, K2 in NYC: Promoting Public Health and Safety…  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…

Doggy Dining Out With Fido Is OK In Harlem And NYC

The NY Post reports that dog lovers will now be able to dine out with their four-legged companions — Gov. Cuomo on Monday night signed a bill, over the objection of Mayor de Blasio, that allows pooches in outdoor areas of restaurants. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

Congressman Rangel Host Career Fair In Harlem

Congressman Charles B. Rangel, in cooperation with The City College of New York and Harlem Community Development Corporation, is hosting a career fair on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at The Great Hall of Shepard Hall, located on the campus of The City College of New York (W. 139th &…

Mayor Dinkins Honored With Leadership Award

Former New York City Mayor and Harlem fave David Dinkins, Doug Wirth, President and CEO of Amida Care, New York’s largest Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan (SNP), received the Health Care Leadership Award from the Acacia Network, Inc. at its 45th Annual Gala on October 15 in midtown Manhattan. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our…

Touro College In Harlem Appoints Dr. Henry Cohen Dean

Dr. Henry Cohen of Woodmere, New York, was named Dean of the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) in Harlem, Touro President Dr. Alan Kadish announced today. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can…

NY Electeds At NAN Action Rally Against Synthetic Marijuana In Harlem

NY Elected Officials to attend National Action Network Saturday Action Rally to unveil a Community Action Plan against Synthetic Marijuana in Harlem, New York. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant…

NYC Restaurants Letter Grading 5 Year Anniversary

Food is hot in Harlem and all over NYC, so in July 2010, the Health Department began requiring restaurants in all five boroughs to post letter grades summarizing their sanitary inspection scores. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails…

Mount Morris Baths Steam And Turkish, Harlem, 1893

The Mount Morris Baths Steam And Turkish had been around since the late 1800s and gay since the 1930s in Mount Morris Park on the corner of South Madison Avenue, between 124th and 125th Streets, Harlem, New York. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I…

HCCI “Let Us Break Bread Together” Awards Dinner

Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI) celebrated its 13th Annual “Let Us Break Bread Together” Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Marina del Rey in Throgs Neck, NY. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from…

Harlem United Welcomes Cuomo’s Endorsement of the Ending the AIDS

Harlem United, an AIDS service and community health organization founded at the height of the AIDS epidemic in New York City, welcomes Governor Andrew Cuomo’s endorsement of a Blueprint to End AIDS. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails…

Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 1947 –

Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. was born on April 16, 1947, in Harlem, New York, the only child of Cora Lillian, a department store price checker, and Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Sr., a transit police officer and jazz musician.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I…