We thought this story by Chris Smith that orignally ran in the NYMagazine on November 3, 2010 would be informative as we head into the primary elections in June 2014. It’s a campaign-kickoff rally straight out of the playbook: festive red-white-and-blue posters, lapel buttons featuring the smiling candidate, a soundtrack of upbeat and strenuously unobjectionable…
The NYTImes article reports that the grizzled incumbent trumpeted his experience, pounding on the table for emphasis while insisting, to laughter, that he wouldn’t cling to his seat “till I drop dead.”
The Women in the World Summit is a female-powered gathering like no other, inspiring global change from Harlem to Harare through an impressive lineup of speakers including Meryl Streep, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Katie Couric, and Diane Von Furstenberg this year.
With a $60 million commitment, team owner James Dolan hopes spending more money will finally yield fewer problems for the moribund franchise. Madison Square Garden played host Tuesday to yet another event proclaiming itself to be moment zero in the renaissance of the New York Knicks basketball franchise.
By Marc Rasbury Last week, CBS aired the 50th Anniversary Special of the Beatles performing on the Ed Sullivan Show and that got me thinking about one of their songs as it pertains to what took place in the world of sports over the past couple of weeks.
George Mingo’s faux primitif compositions at first glance appear as plain, naive expression, found in children’s drawings.
Tahl Propp Equities, one of Harlem’s largest landlords and developers, has unveiled the latest addition to its collection of condos in northern Manhattan.
Bigger is sometimes better, but not when it comes to New York City’s micro-unit craze. Industrious brothers Seth and Matthew Weissman of Weissman Equities are among those joining the posse of small space-innovators.
Graham Court is a historic Harlem apartment building. It was commissioned by William Waldorf Astor, designed by the architects Clinton and Russell, and constructed in 1899-1901 as part of the great Harlem real-estate boom.
Max Everitt Rosenbloom, known as Slapsie Maxie (November 1, 1907 – March 6, 1976) lived in East Harlem as a young kid, was an American boxer, actor, and television personality.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo will activate the State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. to monitor a potent winter storm that is forecasted to impact New York State Thursday and Friday.
Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., ONH (17 August 1887 – 10 June 1940), was a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a staunch proponent of the Black nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements, to which end he founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL).
On Wednesday, October 31st, the place known for booing will celebrate the spookiest night of the year with the final showdown of the 2012 Amateur Night season – Super Top Dog.
A plan to transform Harlem’s legendary Victoria Theater into a splashy hub for the arts and tourism — and an affordable home for hundreds of needy families — won state backing on Wednesday.
By Claude Jay The Origin of the Watch Night Service On December 31, people around the world will gather to celebrate waiting and watching as 2009 goes out and the New Year 2010 comes in. Just a short subway ride from Harlem, thousands of people will gather to watch the ball drop In Time Square.…