Muhammad Ali and Stevie Wonder backstage at the Apollo Theatre, in 1963. We think the image was taken before a performance by “Little” Stevie Wonder as he was known at the time (read Robin V., think that’s Ronnie Spector looking at the camera).
Diageo and Harlem born celebrity rapper-turned-business mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs have jointly bought luxury US tequila brand DeLeon, hoping to repeat the success they have had with the company’s fast-growing Ciroc vodka.
After months of political jockeying, Manhattan Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito was elected unanimously as the next City Council speaker Wednesday, becoming the first Hispanic official to hold the city’s second-most-powerful political post.
Birthplace of legends and home of future stars, The Apollo Theater shines anew for the next generation.
The Black Keys, John Legend and Band of Horses are joining with sports celebrities and Citi for a series of special evenings leading up to the Super Bowl.
By Walter Rutledge This week art, music and dance take center stage. We have dance downtown, art in Harlem, music in Chelsea, and an opportunity for new dance makers to showcase their work in Chinatown. Here are a few of the many events taking place around the city and in our community.
It’s amazing what [a few years] of change makes in the Harlem hood. Here’s a photo of where Manna’s food spot (before Manna’s was here a furniture store called JL Roberts was there)
With extreme cold conditions forecast to impact the Northeast, Amtrak will operate a modified schedule on the Northeast Corridor between Washington and Boston, as well as the Empire Line between New York City and Albany on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.
By Walter Rutledge Jamel Gaines’ Creative Outlet Dance Company is one of Brooklyn’s best-kept secrets. Founded in 1994 Creative Outlet is a dance company, which has performed nationally and internationally, a school that has an outstanding track record of developing professional artists, an Arts-in-Educations programs that has provided arts programming in over forty inner-city schools,…
The Lenox Avenue Gang was an early 20th century New York City street gang led by Harry Horowitz, and was one of the most violent gangs of the pre-Prohibition era.
This week, Governor Cuomo is expected to announce that those with Cancer, Glaucoma and certain other illnesses from Harlem to East Hampton will have access to medical marijuana.
Harlem travelers, please be advised that JFK airport has reopened for arriving/departing flights. Please expect residual delays. Related articles Ready for Take Off ? Clearing the Runway for Rapid Growth Man stabbed in the face outside JFK Airport Snowy owls shot and killed at JFK airport Gwyneth Paltrow Goes Makeup-Free at JFK Airport–See the Pic!
This is a live stream of the high school finalist track and field meet at the 20th Annual Armory Hispanic Games 2014 in Washington Heights, NY.
Photographs by Seitu Oronde Preparations are under way for the 2014 New York Boat Show, which opens next week.