Marcus Samuelsson, eBay And Others Launch “Wine And Dine” Charity Auctions

l_6095_marcusLast week, eBay introduced eBay Wine www.ebay.com/wine an online destination that allows wine-enthusiasts and experts to browse collectible, rare and everyday wines with the help of Harlem’s Marcus Samuelsson. Continue Reading →

A Conversation With Harlem’s Vy Higginsen

anthony cu-vy-higginsen-smilingBy Anthony T. Eaton

Harlem was founded in the century as a Dutch outpost and over time developed into a farming village, a revolutionary battlefield, a resort town, a commuter town and a ghetto. Continue Reading →

Harlem United Praises Attorney General Schneiderman For Hepatitis C Cure Access

Jacquelyn KilmerOn Tuesday New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement with seven commercial health insurance providers, requiring them to cover Hepatitis C medications for nearly all patients, regardless of whether patients have advanced Hep C disease or a history of drug or alcohol use. Continue Reading →

Harlem United Celebrates Historic “Social And Economic Justice” NY State Budget

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedLast night, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (pictured), Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey Klein, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie announced a historic 2016-17 state budget agreement. Continue Reading →

Starbucks From Harlem To Harare Donating 100% Of Unused Food

starbucks-east-harlem1With a number of Starbucks in Harlem, you’ve ever wondered where all those Starbucks bagels and bistro boxes go after closing time, here’s an answer you can get behind. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Carla Hall Of ABC’s The Chew To Host 150th Anniversary Gala

Carla Hall hw pickBrooklyn Community Services (BCS) announces that Carla Hall, the acclaimed cuisine author and co-host of ABC’s popular lifestyle series The Chew, will be the emcee at the historic 150th Anniversary Kick-Off Gala Our Purpose is Our Community. Continue Reading →

Sponsored Love: The First Annual Feminine Hygiene Product Drive To Benefit Covenant House In Harlem (update)

darby event in harlemJoin the first annual Feminine Hygiene Product Drive to fill the need of women in our community who miss work and/or school for lack of feminine hygiene products due to financial distress, little to no work, and/or homelessness. Continue Reading →

National Cares Mentoring Movement Red Carpet Gala Event With Susan Taylor

gala7Photographs by Diane Alford

On Tuesday, January 26th 2016, these great photographs behind-the-scenes images by senior photographer Diane Alford from the 70th anniversary Birthday Red Carpet event with Susan Taylor’s National Cares  Mentoring Movement event. Continue Reading →

Mother, Daughter Two Decades Volunteering In Harlem

harlem om who volunteers at catholic charitiesFor two decades, a mother and daughter team have been working tirelessly to help their community, making weekly visits to a food pantry in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Figure Skating In Harlem Honors Harlem’s Cicely Tyson And More

figure saking in harlemFigure Skating in Harlem (FSH) will honor legendary actress and activist Cicely Tyson and Olympic Gold Medalists Meryl Davis & Charlie White at its 11th Annual Skating with the Stars Gala.  Continue Reading →