Walter’s World: Weekend Picks- Dance Around the Town

By Walter Rutledge This weekend we have dance in all its glorious forms across the city. In Brooklyn and Manhattan there are dancers talking about the art form, Midtown has a children’s classic on display, PBS celebrates dance and music on television, and hip hop rules in “da boogie down Bronx”. Here are a few…

Harlemites Want School Speed Bumps

Parents in Harlem are asking the city to stop speeding cars on a notorious street that’s in the middle of several schools. 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 Contact Use.…

Speaker Mark-Viverito Urges JetBlue To Raise Workers Pay

A top city pol is urging JetBlue to hike wages for airport workers, citing the tens of millions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies the airline has raked in. 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.…

NBA’s Brooklyn Nets First To Sign Gay Player Jason Collins!

Jason Collins became the first openly gay athlete in North America’s four major professional sports Sunday, signing a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets. 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…

Begin Your Journey to a Healthier Heart

By William Gillespie, M.D. The heart is one of the most important organs, responsible for nearly everything that gives the body life, including the transportation of oxygen and the strength of the immune system. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Today’s Black Literary World With Omar Tyree (Part 1)

By Eartha Watts-Hicks In the 1990s, thanks to the cross-cultural success of Terry McMillan’s legendary and timeless novel—Waiting to Exhale—the publishing industry finally woke up and welcomed contemporary African-American writers into their doors. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Rangel To Host Event On Black History

Congressman Charles B. Rangel will be hosting the event “A Conversation About Black History.” The event will feature a presentation by former Ambassador to the United Nations, Sujay Johnson Cook, and Herb Boyd of Amsterdam News, who will participate in the discussion and answer questions from the audience. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our…

Harlem Non-Profit Serves African Diaspora

New York City is home to hundreds of ethnic and immigrant groups from around the world, including Africans. But until recently, the African diaspora lacked a center dedicated to their needs, especially regarding HIV/AIDS prevention, counseling and treatment. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

Seitu’s World: The First Annual Go Caribbean! Expo 2014

By Seitu Oronde A cocktail reception was held on February 18th to kick off the countdown to the First Annual Go Caribbean! International Business and Trade Expo that will be taking place on June 7, 2014. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would…

The Best Spots Rats Like To Eat In Harlem

Behold, the Ratopia Restaurant Map As we’ve been told time and again, you’re never far from the Harlem’s energetic rodent population, and that includes when you’re eating out – yikes! 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…

Good Samaritan Stops Harlem Rape

A good Samaritan helped to stop the attempted rape of a 19-year-old woman in East Harlem early Tuesday by a registered sex offender who previously raped a 13-year-old girl at gunpoint. 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…

The Raz: You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello

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. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our…

George Franklin Mingo At Essie Green Galleries in Harlem

George Mingo’s faux primitif compositions at first glance appear as plain, naive expression, found in children’s drawings. 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 Contact Use. Please leave this field blank.By…

Harlem’s Swimming And Floating Baths

During the 19th century, many Harlem, New York children escaped the heat by swimming in the Hudson or East rivers—they’d either jump off the piers or use enclosed swimming areas called “floating baths.” Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive…

Neil Patrick Harris Moves To Harlem

Actor Neil Patrick Harris believes that the idea of shifting to Harlem, NY will prove to be beneficial for his twins Gideon and Harper. 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…