4th Annual “Giving Tuesday” Event in East Harlem

union setlement donetionOn Giving Tuesday, Union Settlement Association is giving back to the East Harlem community by passing out free Metrocards to people who agree to pay it forward through at least three acts of kindness or charity. Continue Reading →

Yuengling Brewery In Harlem, New York 1876

Yuengling-Brewing-Comple x in harlem bwHarlem has a long line of beer brewers, from Pabst Harlem restaurant to Yuengling Brewery, which was housed in a historical German-American style building, Mink Building. Continue Reading →

McDonald’s Is Replacing It’s Dollar Menu In Harlem

New-York-MacDonald_sThe Dollar Menu is dead is dead from Harlem to Hollywood – wait there is still hope. McDonald’s has announced that it will replace its beloved Dollar Menu with the McPick 2, which allows customers to pick two items for $2: a McChicken, McDouble, small fries, or mozzarella sticks. Continue Reading →

Consumers Spend Big On Small Business Saturday In Harlem

SmallBusiness1From Harlem to Hollywood, consumers are kicking off their holiday shopping season by supporting local, independent businesses on Small Business Saturday, held this year on November 29th, 2015 Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Enjoy a Round of Golf in New York with Michael R. Bloomberg

michael bloombergGet into the swing of things and sign up at Charity Buzz for an opportunity for you and a guest will have the opportunity to play golf with Michael R. Bloomberg in New York. Continue Reading →

Whole Foods Is About To Get A Lot Cheaper

whole-foods-harlemWhole Foods which plans to come to Harlem soon, appears to be losing its loyal customer base. The company’s sales at stores open at least a year, or same-store sales, declined 0.2% last quarter, marking the first quarterly drop since 2009.

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Entrepreneur in Residence Roundtables At Columbia University In Harlem

Columbia_College  in harlemThis event from Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center is part of The Entrepreneur in Residence Program features a highly accomplished group of industry professionals with expertise spanning various industries and business stages. Continue Reading →

Harlem Biospace Launches Free Online Digital Platform

Harlem biospaceExpanding beyond a physical presence, Harlem Biospace (Hb), an initiative of NYCEDC, is launching a free online digital platform, called Synaptic, that enables you to discover life-science resources in NYC, and connect to individuals interested in life-science commercialization. More below. Continue Reading →

Amazon Opens New First Physical Bookstore

amazon books meets liberation1Could an Amazon Bookstore save the bookstores Harlem has lost over the year (Hue-Man, Liberation, African American World History Book Outlet and more)? Continue Reading →

Eartha Watts-Hicks Wins Columbia SBDC Business Pitch Competition

Columbia-CBS-Fall-2015-Pitch-Competition-2015 sliderAnother milestone for Eartha Watts-Hicks, owner of Earthatone Enterprises and Earthatone Books, independent publisher of LOVE CHANGES, and WEAVER by Miriam Kelly Ferguson. Continue Reading →