Diddy Bids $200 Million for Fuse TV Network

Sean Combs, the hip-hop mogul now known as Diddy, has bid about $200 million for the Fuse cable-TV channel, said three people with knowledge of the situation. 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…

NYC Lawmakers Are Closed On Open Webcasts

A law requiring all city agencies, commissions and task forces to webcast their public meetings and hearings took effect this week, but most of those entities are failing to comply. 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…

de Blasio Boots Charters In City Space

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio took off the gloves in his battle with education reformers, rescinding an agreement for the city to share space with several public charter schools. 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…

Vocational Students Graduate at Higher Rates

With an unemployment rate of over 40% in Harlem, the kind of career and technical schools discussed in this article are definitely something to be considered as an option. High school students enrolled at the city’s career and technical schools have a better chance of graduating than students in traditional public schools, which researchers say…

Police Unions Seek Stop-And-Frisk Appeals Ruling

Police unions told a federal appeals court Friday that they want the courts to decide whether a judge properly ordered changes to the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk program even if the city no longer wants to challenge her rulings. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

Google Maps Inform Harlemites Of Traffic and Accidents

Click on the map of screen shot above or here to view real time traffic Yahoo.com news reports that in June, Google spent almost $1 billion to acquire a competing mapping app called Waze. Now, in August, it’s starting to put that billion dollars to good use.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter…

CVS To Stop Selling Tobacco Products in Harlem

Props to CVS Pharmacy from Harlem to Hollywood for caring more about their customers’ health than billions of dollars! 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 Contact Use. Please leave this…

10 Things To Do Before And After The Super Bowl Game

The Super Bowl is one reason to visit Harlem this weekend. Harlem World Magazine contributors put together a list of 10 things to do before and after in the world’s greatest village. 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…

Gov Coumo Budget Presentation, January 1st, 2014 (full video)

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today delivered his 2014 Executive Budget address, outlining a disciplined and innovative plan that allows for tax cuts that will create jobs, grow the economy and provide much-needed relief for struggling families. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

Shadows Uplifted: The Rise Of African Amercian Artist At Swann Galleries

On Thursday, February 13, Swann Galleries’ African-American Fine Art department will offer a curated auction titled Shadows Uplifted, which highlights the development of African-American artists in the 19th century and early 20th century. 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…

Diageo, Diddy partner to buy DeLeon tequila

Diageo and Harlem born celebrity rapper-turned-business mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs have jointly bought luxury US tequila brand DeLeon, hoping to repeat the success they have had with the company’s fast-growing Ciroc vodka. 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…

Mark-Viverito City Council speaker

After months of political jockeying, Manhattan Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito was elected unanimously as the next City Council speaker Wednesday, becoming the first Hispanic official to hold the city’s second-most-powerful political post. 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…

Fire Engine Company No. 53, Harlem, 1883

The NYTimes City Room talks about the Fire Engine Company No. 53 in East Harlem, a four-story Queen Anne and Romanesque Revival-style building that was one of 42 firehouses and related structures designed for the Fire Department by the prominent architectural firm of Napoleon LeBrun & Sons between 1879 and 1895. Become a Harlem Insider!…

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Flip Flop?

Melissa Mark-Viverito was for charter schools in her East Harlem district — until she hungered to become the next City Council speaker, critics charge. 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…

2014 New York Boat Show Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

Photographs by Seitu Oronde Preparations are under way for the 2014 New York Boat Show, which opens next week. 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 Contact Use. Please leave this field…