Up Close with CC Minton: Marcus Samuelsson Joins C-CAP Board of Directors

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By CC Minton

Marcus Samuelsson, internationally acclaimed chef, restaurateur and author, was named Co-Chair of the Board of Directors by Careers through Culinary Arts Program along with Mark Weiss, Chief Investment Officer of RFR Holdings. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: African Health Now Celebrates Gift of Life


By CC Minton

African Health Now held its “Gift of Life” inaugural benefit hosted by the organizations Board of Directors.  n and took place at Chelsea Piers’ Sunset Terrace on Tuesday, October 20, 2015. Continue Reading →

Up Close With CC Minton: Shark Tank Makailah Ulmer Visits Melba’s

Shark Tank Makailah Ulmer is coming to town.  That was the buzz around New York City.  The eleven year old Founder and CEO of Bee Sweet Lemonade was invited to a private “Meet and Greet” hosted by World of Money and Melba’s Restaurant in Harlem.

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New Legacy Leaders Domestic Violence Healing Conference

 The New Legacy Leaders’ 2015 Domestic Violence Healing Conference represents a powerful opportunity to provide the community, family, friends and colleagues with information they need to stop the rise of domestic violence and begin breaking the vicious cycle of child abuse. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: Cheri Restaurateur Hosts Private Party for FYI TV Network “B.O.R.N. to Style”

Cast members (l-r) Brandon Hood, Devin Stokes , Terry Artis and Jonathan Bodrick

Cheri French Bistro Restaurateur Alain Eoche hosted a private party celebrating the new show “B.O.R.N. to Style”.  Cast members were on hand for the celebration.  The event took place Friday, September 11, 2015 at 122 Lenox Avenue in Harlem.

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Hartlem Art Exhibit Premiers in Sugar Hill

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“I Like Art Type Girl” hosted its’ first art event showcasing the exhibit Hartlem (Art in Harlem) in Sugar Hill.  The inaugural event took place on Sunday, June 28, 2015.

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Up Close with CC Minton: First Lady Hosts White House Kids State Dinner

By CC Minton

First Lady Michelle Obama hosted fifty-five young and talented chefs at the White House “Kids State” Dinner. Continue Reading →

Harlem Wellness Challenge: Healthy Skin Is In

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By CC Minton

Living a healthy lifestyle is pretty popular these days.  Eating well and staying active are the most popular choices on the menu. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: Jody Watley Hits the Dance Floor at Lincoln Center

By CC Minton
Grammy Award winning artist Jody Watley took front and center stage at Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Nights Swing on Thursday, June 25, 2015.  The evening felt like a “Throwback Thursday” of the 80’s featuring disco, funk and the original and distinctive moves of a dance style known as Waacking.

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Harlem Wellness Challenge: Harlem Run One-Miler Success

On Sunday, June 19th, Harlem United and Harlem Run co-hosted the first Harlem One-Miler Run.  The event was held at Marcus Garvey Park to raise funds in support programs and services offered by Harlem United.

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