HW Pick: Come On Harlem, Join NYC’s Top Pizzerias Fight Hunger

groupOnce a year, NYC’s top pizzerias unite under one roof to raise money for New Yorkers in need at Slice Out Hunger’s $1 Slice Night. This annual charity event sells $1 pizza slices from famous pizzerias such as Difara, Lombardi’s, Keste, John’s Pizzeria, Arturo’s and more — most of which do not offer pizza by the slice. Continue Reading →

Jimmy Jazz Hosts “Back To School” Event In Harlem

jimmy's in harlem3Jimmy Jazz loves the kids. On Saturday, August 15, Jimmy Jazz hosted the “Get Fresh For Back 2 School” New Balance event at their Harlem location, 238 West 125th street and handed out free New Balance sneakers to the kids. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: From HAVANA To The HAMPTONS (video)

Valentino D. Carlotti and Pedrito Martinez

Valentino D. Carlotti and Pedrito Martinez

By Udo Salters

Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) From HAVANA to the HAMPTONS fundraiser was held on August 14th the day John Kerry was in Cuba raising the American Flag at the re-opening of the American Embassy.

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Say ‘I Love Soul Cinema’ With ImageNation In Harlem

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Join the #I LOVE SOUL CINEMA movement. Become a card-carrying member of ImageNation, when you support the crowdfunder to open the ImageNation Soul Cinema.

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Salters Scene: 2nd Annual All Star Code Summer Benefit

Maurice DuBois, Christina Lewis Halpern and Valentino D. Carlotti

Maurice DuBois, Christina Lewis Halpern and Valentino D. Carlotti

By Udo Salters

The 2nd Annual All Star Code (ASC) Benefit took place on July 25th in the Hamptons. All Star Code is a non-profit organization founded in 2013 by Christina Lewis Halpern, a 2014 Echoing Green Fellowship Finalist, a 2014 White House STEM Access Champion of Change, and daughter of Reginald and Loida Lewis.

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Harlem RBI’s Gets REAL Funding For Kids Programming

mark-teixeira-harlem-rbi-articleThrough a unique partnership with CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program, UnitedHealthcare is funding sports and academic nonprofit Harlem RBI’s REAL Kids summer program, which provides youth with comprehensive cognitive, enrichment, health and wellness, and sports activities designed to build literacy, social and emotional skills as well as to improve young people’s health and fitness. Continue Reading →

Harlem RBI Receives Teen Work And Ed Skills Grant

mark-teixeira-harlem-rbi-headerHarlem RBI announced today that it received $500,000 from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support its Project Coach program helps teens gain the skills necessary to enter the workforce and ensure they are highly competitive for college and beyond. Continue Reading →