Keyboardist and orchestral arranger Ray Chew has been a key figure on some of television’s most watched shows, serving as music director and/or composer on “Showtime at the Apollo,” “American Idol,” “Dancing With The Stars” and ABC’s newest singing competition series, “Rising Star.”
Responding to complaints from residents tired of the raucous behavior and piles of trash left behind in Harlem’s northern Riverside Park, the NYC parks department on Thursday announced a plan to deal with the problem through stepped-up enforcement and additional cleanup crews.
The 16th annual Solomon Northup Day, an afternoon of activities inspired by a powerful memoir of enslavement and eventual freedom, will take place on Saturday, July 19, from 12:30 to 6 pm in Filene Recital Hall at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY.
… Olmsteds plans for Morningside Park and Riverside Park combined parkways, and hilly bluffs … rustic park with … natural enclosures, and open vistas…. Council Member Mark Levine will join Manhattan Borough Commissioner William Castro, Department of Parks and Recreation; the 30th Precinct, NYPD; the Riverside Park Conservancy and members of the community to announce the successful implementation…
“Why’re you taking a picture of the building? It’s fucking ugly.” With those words, a construction worker greeted the writer Mark Byrnes at City Lab last Thursday as he approached the entrance to David Adjaye’s Sugar Hill development, on the site of a former brownfield on West 155th and Saint Nicholas Avenue in West Harlem.
City Parks Foundation proudly presents the 2014 season of SummerStage, Harlem’s largest free performing arts festival, bringing free performances to parks.
The biggest danger faced by New York teens is simply walking Harlem’s mean streets.
By Eartha Watts-Hicks QBR is our country’s first national book review dedicated to books about the African experience. QBR also produces the Harlem Book Fair, the largest African-American book fair in the United States.
Freddie Hendrix—combining elements of Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, and Clifford Brown—has emerged as one of the music’s most exciting young trumpet players.
The life and legacy of actor, author, and civil rights activist Ruby Dee will be honored with a public memorial celebration on Saturday, September 20th at The Riverside Church in New York at 11:00 AM.
Kevin Gallagher and Sharon Almog, both teachers, considered moving to New Jersey with their two children several years ago when they were squeezed out of the apartment they were subletting in Stuyvesant Town, the sprawling complex that has long been a haven for working- and middle-class families in Manhattan.
Here’s a photograph taken during a snowy winter day of the Cowperthwait & Sons store facing south at 2212 to 2224 East 121th Street at 3rd Avenue, in East Harlem, NY,1902.
‘This really is a time when there should be laboratories of democracy,’ former president says Former Harlem resident and President Bill Clinton, who once famously said he smoked marijuana but “didn’t inhale,” says he thinks legalization should be for the states to decide — not the federal government.
Robert Dwayne “Bobby” Womack (/ˈwoʊmæk/; March 4, 1944 − June 27, 2014) was an American singer-songwriter and musician.
The City Council has funded almost $12 million in initiatives to support and expand legal services in this year’s budget.