Dining With Miss Lil: Harlem Havana Cultural Events

By Lil Nickelson

Throughout Harlem Week 2017 their theme, “Harlem: Home of Immigrants” has been carefully intertwined throughout this year’s events and happenings. Continue Reading →

Harlem Girl With Great Attitude Burned By Boiling Water Breaks Silence

Jamone Merritt was asleep on a friend’s couch August 7, 2017, when she woke up to boiling water being poured on her face at 4:00 a.m. Continue Reading →

Watch The Mayweather-McGregor Fight With Harlem’s Dave East

Genres will collide this week when boxer Floyd Mayweather comes out of retirement to take on UFC’s biggest star, Conor McGregor. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark Levine And Others Call On ICE Agents To Wear Body Cameras

NYC Council Member Mark Levine and Council Member Carlos Menchaca will be joined by U.S. Congress Members Yvette D. Clarke and Adriano Espaillat at a press conference on Thursday, August 24, 2017, call on the federal government to require Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agents to wear body cameras. Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Excels In Business And The Peace Corps

On Labor Day weekend Black Enterprise will be holding its first ever Black Men XCEL Summit, a “combination of empowerment, inspiration, networking, and entertainment” that celebrates the leadership and excellence of black men. Continue Reading →

Modell’s To Open 2nd Store On 125th Street In Harlem

Modell’s Sporting Goods on August 24, 2017, will open its second location on 125th Street in Harlem.  This will bring Modell’s total store count to 159 locations.  Continue Reading →

Who’s Watching, “Copwatch” At Maysles In Harlem

Copwatch is the true story of We Copwatch, an organization whose mission is to film police activity as a non-violent form of protest and deterrent to police brutality. Continue Reading →

Los Angeles: Only Roses US Launch From Beverly Hills To Harlem

The luxurious specialty rose gifting brand, OnlyRoses, will debut its first U.S. location and second non-franchise store in the heart of Beverly Hills, CA, at 9631 Brighton Way at the end of August 2017. Continue Reading →

Harlem Business Owner Gets Deal On Cold Storage Warehouse In Albany

The Biz Journal reports that Evan Blum, owner of a Harlem architectural salvage business, paid $280,357 to purchase the 11-story Central Warehouse cold storage building just north of downtown Albany, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dave East Reaffirms His Devotion To Hip-Hop

Fresh off the heels of the release of his Paranoia EP, Dave East delivered his introspective rhymes before a packed New York City crowd on at Gramercy Theater on Monday nightContinue Reading →

NY’s Finest, Turns Into NY’s Worst In Harlem (Video)

The NY Daily News reports that the NYPD is investigating a Youtube video that shows a cop dumping water on a grill at a sidewalk cookout — and sparking angry words from Harlem residents. Continue Reading →

15-Year-Old Rashed Belhasa The Dapper Dan Of Dubai

High Snobiety reports that Fifteen-year-old Instagrammer Rashed Belhasa (his family owns Belhasa Engineering & Contracting Company is one of the best Gourmet companies in world), or “Money Kicks,” just wrapped a Ferrari, presumably his, in a custom Supreme x Louis Vuitton print.

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Go Global At The Sakura Park Festival 2017 In Harlem

The Sakura Park Festival is just one-week away. Neighbors of every age will enjoy the sounds, moves, and tastes of our global community starting at 2 pm on Wednesday August 30, 2017. Continue Reading →

Mother Of Harlem Man Fatally Shot By NYPD, Feds Say No Case Against Cops

The NY Daily News reports that the mother of an emotionally disturbed man who was fatally shot by police said that federal prosecutors will not pursue a case against the officers who killed her son. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Chancellor Fariña Announce Students’ Gains In English And Math Exams

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariñatoday announced New York City students’ gains on State English and math exams. In 2017, 40.6 percent of students met proficiency standards in English, a 2.6 point increase from 38.0 percent last year. Continue Reading →