Health Department’s Community Health Worker Program Leads To Healthy Harlem Residents
Seitu’s World: Uptown Women Business Owners At Alhambra Ballroom In Harlem
Samuel Adams Helped One Harlem Entrepreneur Create Sweet Success
Moikgantsi Kgama Talks Black Panther On The Danny Tisdale Show

Harlem Fave Spike Lee To Teach An Online Course On Filmmaking And More

Open Culture reports that when Spike Lee makes a movie, people talk about it. Continue Reading →

Fire Injures 8, Displaces 4 Families In East Harlem

A fire broke out early Saturday morning in an East Harlem building that left eight people injured and displaced four families, according to the FDNY. Continue Reading →

NYC Hits Record Low Unemployment, Grows Wages and Jobs From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced key signals that New York City’s economy is thriving, hitting a record low unemployment rate of 4.2%, the lowest since 1976, which is the earliest available data from the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL).   Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Apply For Pre-K For All From Harlem To Hollis

By Josh Wallack, Deputy Schools Chancellor

When it comes to a child’s education, starting early makes a huge difference. Continue Reading →

Princess Noamie Inwood Caves 1936

Princess Naomie and her grandchildren in 1930’s photo taken by Reginald Bolton.

Author’s note: Published reports and records vary about the spelling of Kennedy’s first name. According to descendants her name was spelled Naomie.

Since moving to Inwood  I’d heard stories of an almost mythical figure known only as Princess Naomie, who, in the 1930’s, took up residence near the old tulip tree in Inwood Hill Park. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Alicia Keys To Produce Biopic On Legendary Choreographer Alvin Ailey

TV One reports that Harlem’s Alicia Keys, her producing partners and Fox Searchlight will tell the story of barrier-breaking choreographer Alvin Ailey, who started as a dancer and became the founder of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Calls On GOP To Help Improve The ACA And Health Care Costs

On the eighth anniversary of President Obama’s signing of the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Adriano Espaillat released the following statement to urge Republicans to stop their sabotage of healthcare. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Marcus Samuelsson Sued For Discrimination and Wage Theft (Update)

Easter reports that Harlem Chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson is being sued for discriminating against black bartenders at his flagship Harlem restaurant Red Rooster. Continue Reading →

Join The Our Seat At The Table: Women for Electoral Politics Conference In Harlem

Our Seat at the Table: Women for Electoral Politics is bringing together women in local politics, labor, and electoral finance in an effort to invigorate women with the skills and confidence necessary to actively participate in NYC electoral politics. Continue Reading →

Developer Looking At 69-Unit Condo Church Site In Harlem

Developer Chaim Nortman is looking to bring 69 condominiums to his Harlem development at 11 Hancock Place, a new filing with the New York state Attorney General’s office shows. Continue Reading →

Firefighter Dies After Set Of New Edward Norton Film Catches Fire In Harlem

A New York firefighter was killed on Thursday night in a blaze at a building in Harlem that was being used as a set for Motherless Brooklyn, a film adaptation of Jonathan Lethem’s novel, directed by Edward Norton said a source. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Releases Annual Vision Zero Year Four Report From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the release of the City’s Vision Zero Year Four Report, a comprehensive review of the first four years of the groundbreaking safety initiative. Continue Reading →

Harlem Restaurant Sued For $6 M By Ex-Employee

The Root reports that a popular Harlem restaurant has been hit with a $6 million lawsuit alleging multiple instances of sexual harassment. Continue Reading →

Deliveryman Fights Off Robbers In Harlem

Patch reports that the NYPD is trying to identify two men who attempted to ambush a Chinese food deliveryman in a Harlem apartment building, police said. Continue Reading →

Sensen Networks Makes The Smart Move Signing With Silicon Harlem

ManMonthly reports that SenSen Networks, a leading smart cities solutions provider headquartered in Melbourne, has signed an agreement with Silicon Harlem to enhance technology infrastructure in New York City. Continue Reading →

The Mayor And Others Demand Albany Expand Speed Enforcement Cameras Near Schools In State Budget

Mayor de Blasio joined crash survivors, victims’ families, seniors and elected officials on the steps of City Hall to demand leaders in Albany include an expansion of New York City’s school zone speed enforcement camera program in the final state budget by April 1, 2018. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dave East Featured In New Netflix Series

Page Six reports that Hot Harlem rapper Dave East is featured in a new Netflix series, “The Rapture,” on hip-hop wordsmiths including Nas, 2 Chainz, T.I., G-Eazy and others. Continue Reading →

Aging Boilers Crash, Leave 3,000 Harlem Residents In The Cold

The NY Daily News reports that the 3,000 public housing tenants of King Towers in Harlem suffered without heat during Wednesday’s snowstorm, but they can’t expect much help from either Gov. Cuomo or Mayor de Blasio anytime soon. Continue Reading →

Yummy, Yummy, Caesar Egg Salad Recipe

Win at lunch with this sophisticated egg salad from Down To Earth Markets, delicious in a romaine lettuce leaf wrap or crowning a slice of baguette recipe. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: The Legendary Harry Belafonte at City College In Harlem, NY

On Thursday March 1, City College Center for The Arts celebrated the legendary Harry Belafonte in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →