Old Broadway Synagogue In Harlem 1923

Old Broadway Synagogue is an Orthodox Jewish synagogue in the Manhattanville in Harlem in New York City incorporated in 1911 under the name Chevra Talmud Torah Anshei Marovi, by an immigrant named Morris Schiff. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Pauli Murray, The First Black Woman To Be Ordained As An Episcopal Priest

Anna Pauline “Pauli” Murray, 1910–1985, was an American civil rights activist, women’s rights activist, lawyer, Episcopal priest, and author. Continue Reading →

Missing Person: Search Is On For A Missing Barnard College Student In Harlem

PX11 reports that a desperate search is underway for a Barnard  College student who went missing this week, police said Saturday. Continue Reading →

Harlem, NY Judge Died By Suicide In Drowning

The New York City medical examiner has concluded that a prominent judge found in the Hudson River died by suicide in a drowning. Continue Reading →

Shake Shack Is About To Shake Up Morningside Heights

The reigning burger prince of New York, Shake Shack is opening a new location in Morningside Heights In Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based Athena Film Festival Announces 2017 Awardees

The Athena Film Festival (AFF) announced today its 2017 awardees, celebrating female leaders in the entertainment industry and those who support them. Continue Reading →

Amazon Studios Sponsor Athena Film Festival 2017 List In Harlem (Update)

athena-film-at-barnard1The Athena Film Festival (AFF) announced today that Amazon Studios will sponsor the 2017 Athena List, an annual slate of 3-5 screenplays that have yet to be produced and that showcase female leadership or strong female protagonists. Continue Reading →

Debora L. Spar, Ex-Barnard College Head Appointed As Lincoln Center President

Debora Spar, president of Barnard College, speaks during an interview in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Spar, in a book that will be published in September, urges women to quit trying to be perfect and understand they can show up at power breakfasts with baby spit on their lapels. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has appointed Debora L. Spar, a distinguished academic leader and former Harvard Business School professor, as its next President and Chief Executive Officer, Board Chairman Katherine Farley announced today. Continue Reading →