Harlem Is ‘KEEN On Growing’ Healthy Eating

Last August, Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN) New York, won a $25,000 partnership with Turbana, a leading banana producer, through the campaign “Win 25k For Your Cause.” 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…

Some Harlem Bus Riders “Trampling Our Liberties”

A DOT plan to extend bus lanes and add turn restrictions on 125th Street was shouted down last night by the same hecklers who have filibustered street safety improvements at Community Board 10 for years. Noticeably absent from last night’s meeting: People who ride the bus on 125th Street. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

New York Public Library’s A People’s History of Harlem

Harlem history deserves to be documented, preserved, and celebrated, and the New York Public Library started their Community Oral History Project to collect Harlem and surrounding Harlem stories from those who have lived them firsthand. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

HW Pick: Minority Independent Producers Summit

The coming Minority Independent Producers Summit conference is a really important and strong program and support from entities like HBO, SAG-aftra, Black Public Media, and the National Black Programming Consortium. 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…

Aidan Doyle’s ‘Run For The Mayors’

Aidan Doyle of New York, N.Y., is training for the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon with the Children’s Tumor Foundation NF Endurance Team. Aidan is “Running for the Mayors,” that is, all the donations towards the campaign will be made by past and/or incumbent mayors of major American cities and towns. Become a Harlem…

Dining With Miss Lil: Minton’s Playhouse is a Must

By Lil Nickelson The last time I was in Minton’s Playhouse was in May 2102.  With the permission of the owner of the space New York businessman Richard Parsons, Jazzmobile, Inc. hosted jazz music here as part of their contribution to the Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival 2012. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter…

Terrie Williams New Legacy Leaders Project

By Hadasah Ingrid On any given day in Harlem, one can count probably 1 to 10 middle-aged to senior citizens surprisingly using a cane or roller walker to maneuver down the street. 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…

Harlem Parents vs. Charter Schools

Parents and public school advocates staged a dramatic protest outside the New York City Department of Education on Tuesday against a bid, backed by Governor Andrew Cuomo and financed by Wall Street lobbyists, to evict special needs students in order to make room for charter school expansion. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter…

2014 Minority Cancer Awareness Week Talks

With cancer a major issue in Harlem, these exciting and dynamic seminars sent to us from the MSKCC/CCNY Partnership for Cancer Research, Training and Community Outreach will feature talks by physicians and healthcare providers that treat patients with cancer.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example:…

Dining With Miss Lil: Minton’s Playhouse is a Must

The last time I was in Minton’s Playhouse was in May 2012.  With the permission of the owner of the space New York businessman Richard Parsons, Jazzmobile, Inc. hosted jazz music here as part of their contribution to the Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival 2012. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to…

NYS To Save $457 Mil Yearly In SNAP Benefits

Action Negates Cuts Slated to Take Effect as Part of the Federal Farm Bill Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State is taking steps to preserve approximately $457 million a year in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits that would otherwise be cut by the recently enacted federal Farm Bill. Become a…

An Artist Book Néstor Otero in Harlem

Taller Boricua presents The Limited Edition Autobiographical Artist Book Néstor Otero: Concepts, references, and strategies in a process and AURA: Puerto Rican Artists in New York, 1970s-1980s 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…

Another Riverbank State Park Cashier Accused Of Stealing

A cashier at a New York state park in Harlem, NY has been accused of stealing $75,000 worth of fees from the cash register. 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…