HW Pick: Easco Boiler Company Celebrates 90 years As One Of The Country’s Black Owned Boiler Companies

EASCO companyA family-owned and operated institution, Easco Boiler Company is celebrating 90 years of business, with a press conference and open house this Tuesday, August 16th at their headquarters. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: BP Diaz Honors Christine Quinn At Bronx LGBTQ Pride Awards

bronx diaz lbt1On Wednesday, June 1, 2016, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the sixth annual Bronx Borough President and Allies LGBTQ Pride Awards Ceremony at Billy’s Sports Bar. Continue Reading →

The Romantic Idyll Of The History Of Villa Charlotte Bronte

fairytai in the bronxPerched atop a cliffside in the Bronx overlooking the Palisades sits one of the most charming residences within New York City: Villa Charlotte Bronte. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The Bronx Breweries & Distilleries Tour

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Seitu documented the Savor The Bronx Breweries & Distilleries Trolley Tour that took place on the trolley that left from 851 Grand Concourse in the Bronx, New York. Continue Reading →

Better Bike Connections Between East Harlem And The Bronx

The two-way bike lane on First Avenue between 124th and 125th will be protected by a raised concrete barrier. Image: DOT

The two-way bike lane on First Avenue between 124th and 125th will be protected by a concrete barrier. Image: DOT

Streets Blog reports that on Tuesday, DOT presented plans to Harlem’s Community Board 11 for two short segments of two-way protected bike lanes to improve connections between East Harlem and the Willis Avenue and Triborough bridges [PDF]. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito To Deliver 2016 State Of The City Address

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934On Thursday, February 11th, New York City Council Speaker from East Harlem Melissa Mark-Viverito will deliver her second State of the City address, “More Justice,” at the Samuel Gompers Campus in the South Bronx. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The State Of New York For Minority Business

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Photos By Seitu Oronde

Seitu’s photographic essay takes place on Thursday, January 28th, 2016, the New York State For Minority Business Expo took place at SOBRO, 555 Bergen Ave, Bronx, NY. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Free Opening Of The High Bridge

the high bridge in uptownJoin NYC Parks for The High Bridge Festival at Highbridge Park, on both the Manhattan and Bronx sides of the Harlem River! Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: At The Bronx Democratic Committee Gala 2015

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By Seitu Oronde

Sietu was at the annual fundraising dinner on Thursday, July 16, 2015 with the Bronx Democratic Committee Gala 2015 at the Marina Del Rey in the Bronx, New York.

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From Mambo to Hip-Hop: A South Bronx Tale At Maysles In Harlem

the bronxThere’s a postage stamp of urban sidewalk known by people of a certain age for having burned to the ground. A more recent generation knows it as the place where hip-hop was born. Continue Reading →