This summer the Free Family Tennis and Reading Program for children ten and under will take place at the Frederick Johnson Playground “The Jungle” at 151 Street & 7th Avenue starting Saturday, July 13th to August 17th, 2019, from 9:00 AM -11:00 AM. Continue Reading →
Photographs by Seitu Oronde
Photographer Seitu Oronde was on the spot Saturday, April 20th, 2019, for a Dwyer hosted ceremonial unveiling of ‘Ruby Dee Place’ and ‘Ossie Davis Way’ (the northeast corner of 123rdand Saint Nicholas Avenue), in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →
Harlem community leaders and Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) founders and their supporters packed the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem Wednesday night to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the school’s opening in Harlem and their joint efforts in educating. Continue Reading →
The Black Stars News 2015 Annual Awards Dinner will honor Mayor David Dinkins, Rep. Charles Rangel, Rep. Yvette Clarke, R. Donahue Peebles, Barbara Arnwine, Inez Barron, Sabrina Lamb, Dr. Rudy Crew, Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones, and the Central Park Five survivors of gross injustice on December 18 from 6:00pm – 10:00pm at MIST Harlem, 46 West 116th Street.
Harlem fave and NYC Mayor David Dinkins recalls Harlem’s Cosmopolitan Tennis Club the nurturing grounds for Althea Gibson, Arthur Ashe, the Katrina Adams CEO and President of the United State Tennis Association (USTA) and more. Continue Reading →
Two dangerous Harlem/uptown avenues could get road diets and bike lanes this summer under a DOT plan presented to the Manhattan Community Board 12 transportation committee on Monday [PDF]. A plan for Sherman Avenue received the committee’s support, while a design for St. Nicholas Avenue is headed for at least one more month of review. Continue Reading →