Pier 1 Imports Wants To Close All Its Stores From Harlem To Hollywood For Good

The last we heard from home goods chain Pier 1 Imports was in February when the retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and announced it would shutter 450 of its 942 stores. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Samuel Riley “Silent Sam” Pierce, 1922 – 2000

Samuel Riley Pierce, Jr., September 8, 1922 – October 31, 2000, was a Harlemite who was Ronald Reagan‘s Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from January 23, 1981 until January 20, 1989. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fashion Week ’21 Presents Season 9 With Awards, Activism And Fashion

The critically-acclaimed Harlem Fashion Week (HFW) returns after a hiatus due to Covid-19 last year with Season 9. Like this article? Get our Harlem Newsletter straight to your inbox. Sign-Up!