USA Track & Field Black Tie And Sneakers Gala 2017

The 2017 USA Track and Field (USATF) Black Tie & Sneakers Gala will take place at The Armory in Manhattan on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017. Continue Reading →

Los Angeles: Chanel Iman Celebrates True Religion’s The Great Revolt Capsule (Photos)

After dating Harlem’s A$AP Rocky back in the day super model Chanel Iman is doing own her thing, like this cool vibe event with DJ Ruckus and YesJulz celebrated the global launch of True Religion’s The Great Revolt Capsule on Friday at a 2-day pop-up in NYC. Continue Reading →

How To Wear Sweaters During A Harlem Winter

Men from Harlem to Hollis, stereotypically, only occasionally give thought to mixing and matching our wardrobe for maximum effect. Continue Reading →

The Queen Of The Harlem Racket , Madame St. Clair (Photo)

In the past we’ve posted many editorials about Harlem’s Madame St. Clair, aka Stephanie St. Clair, and Queenie, but rarely do we have a photograph (like the one above) that gives us an intimate up close – personal view of legendary Ms. St. Clair, 1920s – 1940s.

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Harlem Arts Salon Celebrates William “Bill” Demby’s Last Novel King Comus

Harlem Arts Salon invites you to their next salon on November 19th, 2017, at 2:00pm, to celebrate the publication of King Comus, the last novel that William Demby
wrote before his death at age 90 in 2013. Continue Reading →

City Gives $1M Outreach Program For Low-Income Tenants From Harlem To Hollis

NY Curbed reports that the city is taking extra steps to ensure that low-income residents in some of the city’s most rapidly changing neighborhoods aren’t unlawfully ousted from their homes. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Black Tie & Sneakers Gala Of The Arthur Ashe Institute (Photos)

Photographs by Seitu Oronde

The 23rd Annual Black Tie & Sneakers Gala of the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health (AAIUH), had their event where they were joined by renowned guests representing sports, philanthropy, business, entertainment, and medicine to celebrate the legacy of tennis champion and humanitarian Arthur Ashe.
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Harlem Health Fair, CM Levine to Giveaway Bike Helmets And More

In partnership with the NYC Department of Transportation and the FDNY, Upper Manhattan Council Member Mark Levine will be hosting his office’s 4th Annual Community Health Fair featuring a bike helmet giveaway to 600 adults and children from the neighborhood, a smoke detector giveaway to over 100 families, and dozens of free health exams. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Speaker Mark-Viverito Announce 90% Drop In Criminal Court Summonses

Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced today that the City’s enforcement of certain minor offenses, specifically giving officers the option of issuing a civil ticket instead of a criminal court summons under the Criminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA). Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Announce To Expand Select Bus Service From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that New York City would dramatically expand Select Bus Service (SBS), pursuing upgrades on more than 21 new routes over the next ten years, reaching a half-million more bus riders each day. Continue Reading →

Robb Pair Talks The Harlem Real Estate Report, Amazon And More On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

Join Harlem resident Robb Pair, from Harlem Lofts, and Danny Tisdale, host of The Danny Tisdale Show, as they discuss everything from the Harlem Lofts produced 2017 Harlem Real Estate Report, to the Amazon Headquarters in Harlem, to Robb’s fave places for downtime in Harlem, and more.

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MTA’s Folding Seats On NYC Subway Roll Out Soon

NY Curbed reports that the flip-up seats on the L train have arrived. It might still be a few days (or weeks) before you actually see them on your commute, but the New York Post spotted the newly-fitted train cars at an MTA rail yard on Wednesday. Continue Reading →

SU Maxwell School Gets Grant To Aid Schools In Harlem

Syracuse reports that the Syracuse University’s Maxwell School has received a federal grant that could total $2.35 million over five years to improve education for gifted and talented public school students in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Cuomo Gives $7M For Harlem Homeless Project


NY Daily News reports that the supportive housing project planned for central Harlem is getting a $7.7 million assist from the state, Gov. Cuomo announced Thursday. Continue Reading →

Fuse Reignites Harlem Faves Brandy And Whitney Houston’s Cinderella 20 years later

Twenty years since the premiere of Harlem’s Rodgers & Hammerstein‘s Cinderella starring Harlem faves Brandy and Whitney Houston captured the hearts and imagination of audiences everywhere. Continue Reading →