Tren’ness Woods-Black And Others Help NYC’s Immigrant-And Minority-Owned Small Businesses Recover

In recent months, CUF has shined a light on the disproportionate damage done by the pandemic to the city’s immigrant- and minority-owned small businesses, while elevating solutions to help cushion the blow and ensure an inclusive recovery. Continue Reading →

The Harlem EatUp’s Harlem Serves Up! Fundraiser 2020

Chefs and restaurateurs including Mashama Bailey, Aliyyah Baylor, Adrienne Cheatham, Nina Compton, Charles Gabriel, Carla Hall, Kwame Onwuachi, Melba Wilson, Tren’ness Woods-Black, Skai Young and Raymond Zamanta Mohan, among others. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Tren’ness Woods-Black And Others Offer Ideas To Boost Minority And Immigrant-Owned Businesses In Crisis

Yesterday marked the beginning of the gradual reopening of New York City’s economy, but there is much policymakers will need to do in the weeks and months ahead to ensure that the city’s economic recovery is inclusive and equitable. Continue Reading →

Tren’ness Woods-Black, Nikoa Evans Hendrick And Beth Shapiro Deliver Citymeals On Wheels (Update)

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, Tren’ness Woods-Black (Sylvia’s Restaurant), Nikoa Evans Hendrick (Partner, Sexy Taco Dirty Cash) and Beth Shapiro (Executive Director, Citymeals on Wheels) delivered wonderful specially prepared meals to the homebound elderly neighbors in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Whole Foods Market Harlem Opens In Grand Style

By Lil Nickelson

On Friday July 21st, 2017, the 40,000-square-foot Whole Foods Market Harlem opened in grand style.  Continue Reading →

62 Chefs Gather For A Great Day In Harlem

image001Harlem EatUp! and Citi organized the photo last week with 62 chefs, both local to Harlem and those with restaurants in lower Manhattan came together to pay homage to the 1958 photo, “A Great Day in Harlem.” Citi was inspired to create this moment to celebrate their participation in the HarlemEatUp! Continue Reading →

Sietu’s World: Silvia Woods Family At Crain’s 2016 Family Business Summit

crains1On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, the family members Kenneth Woods and Tren’ness Woods-Black from Harlem’s Sylvia’s restaurant were on the panel at the Crain’s focused on Family Business at the Sheraton New York Times Square. Continue Reading →