Bourbon Tasting And Book Signing With Author Edward Cozza At The Ritz

By Eartha Watts-Hicks Walking across the threshold into the swank ambiance of the Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park, I already felt spoiled. 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.…

Hello, Jimi Hendrix London Apartment Opens To Public

Jimi Hendrix spent many years in Harlem at the Palm Cafe, the Apollo Theater and many more venues. As some of you may know Harlem has had a number of historical buildings, the Renaissance, Cotton Club, the Lafayette Theater, Connie’s Inn, the Ubangi Club, the Audubon Ballroom, the Savoy Ballroom, the Harlem Opera House, Become…

Participatory Budgeting Grows, But Not Everywhere

Gotham Gazette reports that in four years participatory budgeting has exploded from four to 27 New York City Council districts. With over 51,000 voters casting ballots last cycle to allocate a total of $32 million dollars to projects across the city, New York‘s experiment in direct democracy has quickly become the largest of its kind…

Billie Holiday’s Upper West Side Home For $12.95M

NY Curbed reports that you don’t have to be able to sing your heart out to own the former Upper West Side home of jazz great Harlem fave Billie Holiday, but you will need more than twice as much as you would have six years ago. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select…

Souleo: Preview A New Streaming Black Content Service

By Souleo Much has been stated about television’s lack of diversity and perceived gains in tackling that issue with black actors at the forefront of successful shows… 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…

Jessica Williams, Ebony Jo-Ann To Receive Reel Sisters Award

Sunday, Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m., the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will present the first Reel Sisters Hattie McDaniel Award to honorees Jessica Williams, the beloved correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah,” and Ebony Jo-Ann, award-winning actress noted for her role as Ma Rainey in…

HW Pick: Hoda Kotb Hosts NYWF Fall Gala

On Thursday, October 15, 2015, The New York Women’s Foundation (NYWF) will host its annual fall gala in The Grand Ballroom at The Plaza.  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…

Join Yoga For Runners Featuring Dr. Metzl And Pure Yoga

Join Dr. Jordan Metzl, Pure Yoga, and Central Park Conservancy for a special pre-Marathon event in Central Park. 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…

Mayor de Blasio Announces New Homelessness Services

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced $12.3 million on homelessness prevention services to expand free legal representation in Housing Court and help thousands of New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis facing eviction or harassment stay in their homes. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

Breakin’ Convention Hip-Hop Dance Theater At The Apollo

The Apollo Theater will kick off its 2015-2016 season with the return of Breakin’ Convention, an International Festival of Hip-Hop Dance Theater and a Sadler’s Wells London project from October 13th – October 18th. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Off-Broadway Play A “101” In Race Relations

By Dontré L. Conerly If art imitates life, then Whorl Inside A Loop is perfectly positioned to shine a mirror on society’s current conversation around race and (white) privilege from Harlem to Hollywood.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Souleo: Bionka, Trans Star Of New Show ‘Transcendent’

Is the mainstream media visibility of transgender women such as Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner a passing fad or not? It is a question that causes Bionka to pause and reflect on the long journey of raising awareness for the transgender community. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

HW Pick: Meet, Greet And Eat At NYC Wine & Food Fest ’15

The eighth annual Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE is pleased to release its 2015 program of events.   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…

Op-Ed: Building Stronger Communities

By Carmen Fariña, Schools Chancellor As Chancellor, I love talking to our students and parents at  community meetings, forums, town halls and even in the grocery store –and I hear the same message time and again: every parent wants to see their child graduate ready to conquer the world—and every child wants to follow their…

‘Holding On’ By Disclosure, Ft. Gregory Porter (video)

We love any and everything Grammy award winner Gregory Porter produces, especially our fave song from 2014, On My Way To Harlem. 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…