A New Community Rose Grows in Harlem

Water surrounds it. The East, Harlem and Hudson Rivers form its boundaries, but Harlem is transcendent. For generations, this neighborhood has been the spiritual center of African-American and Caribbean life in the United States.

American Apparel Cutting 500 Factory Jobs Now

American Apparel LLC has a store on 125th Street in Harlem, and with a view to revamping its production process, troubled teen apparel retailer American Apparel is laying off hundreds of workers and may start outsourcing part of its production, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday.

NYC City Council Members Seeking 71% Raise

The New York City Council members are quietly negiotating for a massive pay raise that will bring their six-figure salaries up to a whopping $192,500 — a 71% windfall — as cops face a proposed 1% hike, and firefighters will only see a 2.5% bump this year, sources told the Daily News. The average annual salary…

The Apollo Announces 2015-16 Season In Harlem

The Apollo Theater today announced its 2015–2016 season, encompassing world premieres, commissions, and collaborationswith world-class performing arts institutions and international artists working across a range of disciplines and genres— from dance and theater to jazz, soul, and opera.