‘Evergreen’ Film Review And Interview

Has America come to a place where we are looking at the Prohibition of Marijuana prohibition much like the Prohibition of Alcohol? Do we legalize Marijuana for those who need it medically or for everyone?  An insider’s look into the revolutionary campaign that became the first to legalize recreational marijuana, Evergreen: The Road To Legalization…

CityShares to Create ‘Neighborhood Fund’ for Harlem (Update)

Could I begin life again, knowing what I know, and had money to invest, I would buy every foot of land on the island of Manhattan. – Jacob Astor CityShares LLC (www.cityshares.com), a unique alternative investment platform providing accredited investors the opportunity to invest in appreciating New York City neighborhoods, has launched its first Neighborhood…

Rules Reform Outlines Next Steps in Open Data

We are taking dramatic steps towards more transparency so members of the press and public can see how our legislative process works … – East Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito In a great article today by the Gotham Gazzette  ow on May 14 the New York City Council unanimously passed a rules reform package that…

Try These Foods That Reduce Stress In Harlem

By Lambeth Hochwald, Studio One A rough day at work, a houseful of chores and bickering kids can leave you feeling frazzled. You’re tempted to reach for the pretzels or chocolate, but you know it’s not good to reach for something to eat when you’re totally stressed out, right?

Staycation: Reset Your Relationship

We all need a weekend getaway every once in a while to recharge and gain relaxation within ourselves. After spending an important holiday with our loved ones, now it’s the time to sit back, relax and enjoy a weekend with that special someone.

Harlem’s Prima Ballerina, Misty Copeland Signs

By Tod Roulette My  ten-year-old goddaughter Lucy is all legs and arms. She sat on my lap at the Upper East Side Barnes and Noble on 86th Street this week waiting to see thirty-one-year old African-American prima ballerina Misty Copeland of the American Ballet Theater.

A Portrait Of David Paterson (video)

David Paterson, a Columbia University graduates and Harlem State Senate representatives official portrait has “kind of an inviting quality to it,” the former governor told reporters on Sunday after a ceremony to unveil the painting at the state’s Capitol in Albany.