Meet The Fabulous Food And The Chefs Behind Puerto Rico’s Buzzing New Dining Scene

With deep roots in Harlem, as Puerto Rico emerges from the shadows of tragedy, a small but mighty generation of expat chefs is returning to the island to give its long-lagging culinary scene a dash of new hope. Continue Reading →

No Student Loans From This University That’s The First HBCU To Offer Free Tuition

In order to keep the award, recipients have to maintain at least a 2.5 GPA and complete a work service requirement within seven years of graduation. Continue Reading →

Statements From Eecteds Officials On FEMA’s Temporary Assistance Extension For Puerto Ricans In NYC

“For far too many of our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico, the Temporary Shelter Assistance Program means the difference between a roof over their heads or homelessness,” said Congressman Joe Crowley, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Espaillat On FEMA Decision To Vacate Puerto Rican Families From Temporary NYC Housing

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat, issued the following statement in reaction to news that FEMA will immediately cutoff temporary relocation services for nearly 90 families who sought refuge in communities throughout the United States, including in New York City. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Mark-Viverito Announce Aid For Hurricane Maria Residents

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today announced a public-private partnership to provide over $1.5 million worth of supplies… Continue Reading →

Puerto Ricans Who Moved To Harlem After Hurricane Maria Are Living In Uncertainity

Buzzfeed reports that Puerto Ricans who fled the storm-ravaged island for New York City in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria are living in a state of uncertainty. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Chef José Andrés Is Helping Puerto Rico Hurricane Survivors

By Lil Nickelson

Washington, DC’s only true hero, Chef José Andrés, has once again jumped into action in response to a natural disaster.   Continue Reading →

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