New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced a suite of initiatives to support emerging developers and minority, women-owned and disadvantaged businesses enterprises (M/W/DBE) across all five boroughs.
By Rudy Collins OMG! On Thursday, February 25th, 2016, the celebration of Atlantic City’s famed Club Harlem On Kentucky Avenue was a pleasant return to the days of “supper Clubs” where you had a full “show” as you dined.
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 in his teens.
By Mark Chandik When it comes to investing, many women take a stay-the-course approach that research shows can give them an advantage over their male counterparts.
Milton Berle (July 12, 1908 – March 27, 2002) was an American comedianand actor. As the host of NBC’s Texaco Star Theater (1948–55), he was the first major American television star and was known to millions of viewers as “Uncle Miltie” and “Mr. Television” during TV’s golden age.
By Lil Nickelson I finally met Executive Chef/Owner Matthew Tivy this past summer after I had reviewed two French bistro establishments out of the three restaurants in his food business empire that he co owns or manages in Manhattan; Chez Lucienne in Harlem on Lenox Avenue near 125th Street and Café du Soleil on the…
Jolie Patisserie Pastry chef Moha Orchid is behind Jolie, which opened this past spring with an article Dining With Miss Lil: Harlem’s Newest Pastry Shop on Harlem World Magazine by Senior Food writer Lil Nickelson this past summer.
By Rudy Collins On Friday, October 2, 2015, Harlem born and raised contemporary visual artist and co-founder of #TakeCareOfHarlem Ronald Draper was honored at a special invitation-only reception for his contributions of art to Harlem Hospital.
By Rudy Collins The day long Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Festival Lecture Series 2015 founded by Carolyn Butts on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 at Imagenations Raw Space in Harlem offered a good learning experience for everyone.
By Rudy Collins Richard Pyror Jr. and sister Rain, in true Pryor form, had the crowd laughing a the induction of Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, and Jackie Moms Mabley into the Apollo Theatre’s Walk of Fame on 125th Street in Harlem USA.
By Rudy Collins The family and neighborhood friends of Dorothy Skinner gathered at 140th Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Harlem, New York.
HARLEM WEEK presents “A Great Day in Harlem,” the official kick-off to the 41st Annual HARLEM WEEK Festival Hosts Hot Urban Fashion Fusion Showcase.
This years theme of the 46th Annual African-American Heritage Day Parade is ‘We Salute the African-American Business Community’. The event is on Sunday September 20, 2015 at 1 PM in Harlem, NY.
By CC Minton On Sunday, June 19th, Harlem United and Harlem Run co-hosted the first Harlem One-Miler Run. The event was held at Marcus Garvey Park to raise funds in support programs and services offered by Harlem United.
By Lil Nickelson Executive Chef/Owner Marcus Samuelsson of Red Rooster Harlem and Streetbird Rotisserie (pictured above with his wife model Maya Haile) came up with the idea for a festival to celebrate and showcase the diversity of Harlem’s food, culture and spirit.