Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Announce NYCHA Tech Program

Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, along with Per Scholas and Coalition for Queens (C4Q), announced a pilot program that will provide NYHCA residents with training in IT infrastructure, cybersecurity, and software development. Continue Reading →

Back-To-School Health Advice For Every Harlem Kid

Rather you are in Harlem or Harare, a healthy start to a new school year starts with a visit to your child’s doctor. Continue Reading →

“Released,” A Compelling Prison Docu-Series By Oprah’s OWN Set To Premiere 2017 (Video)

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will premiere the eight-episode docu-series, “Released,” which features intimate, first-person narratives of formerly incarcerated men and women as they walk out of the prison doors for the first time to restart their lives. Continue Reading →

J-Rod Hit The Apollo In The Hamptons Benefit 2017

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez hit the Hamptons’ hottest party of the summer, Saturday’s Apollo in the Hamptons benefit, and canoodled through performances by Justin Timberlake and Mavis Staples, among others. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Inventor And WWII Veteran Thomas M. Scimone Passes

Newsday reports that if there were something to build or fix, inventor Thomas Matthew Scimone was the man to see. He could build a home — several of which he constructed in West Babylon — or make balky machinery work again like new. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Benjamin Jefferson “Ben” Davis Jr., 1903 – 1964

Benjamin Jefferson “Ben” Davis Jr., September 8, 1903 – August 22, 1964, was an African-American lawyer and communist who was elected to the city council of New York City, representing Harlem, in 1943. Continue Reading →

Target Challenges Amazon With Second E-Commerce Acquisition

With a Target in East Harlem, the store is looking to improve its digital business amid increased competition from Amazon.com Inc., agreed to acquire a software company that manages local and same-day deliveries. Continue Reading →

Harlem/Havana Music & Cultural Festival 2017 From Harlem To The W Hotel

This week, the Harlem/Havana Music & Cultural Festival – an international visual and performing arts, fashion, education and culinary exchange kicks in. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Recognizes 82nd Anniversary Of The Social Security Act

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat, released the following statement in recognition of the 82nd anniversary of the Social Security Act, signed into law on this day by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Continue Reading →

CHULO Underwear S/S 2018 Official NYFW Fashion Show And Fundraiser

CHULO Underwear is pleased to announce its official NYFW show and fundraiser, A NEW DAY, will take place on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, on the second floor of The Ritz Bar and Lounge, 369 West 46th Street, on the famous Restaurant Row in the Broadway Theater District in Midtown Manhattan, NY 10036. Continue Reading →

HARLEM WEEK Honors Seniors in Harlem At The Annual SeniorCitizens Day/Elders Jubilee

HARLEM WEEK celebrates Seniors at the NYC Senior Citizens Day and Elders Jubilee Awards Luncheon, including Music Legend Dionne Warwick, NBA Great Cal Ramsey and Broadway publicist & producer Irene Gandy. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Mark Levine To Host 4th Annual ‘Back To School’ Block Party

On Thursday, August 31, 2017, City Councilman Mark Levine will host his office’s 4th Annual ‘Back to School’ Block Party outside of his district office on 141st Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Hamilton Place. Continue Reading →

The SummerStage Festival 2017 At Marcus Garvey Park In Harlem

Join City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage festival heads to Marcus Garvey Park this week (schedule below) and next week, for the 25th Anniversary of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival.

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Herbert “Whitey” White Exported The Lindy Hop From Harlem To The World (Video)

Herbert “Whitey” White (that’s him above in the white tie and white streak in his hair), a former bouncer (and ex-prize fighter) at the Savoy Ballroom exported the Lindy Hop from Harlem to dance halls around the world. Continue Reading →

A Message From Our Friends At Harlem Fashion Week 2017

Harlem Fashion Week is the fastest growing, most innovative independent fashion show in NYC. Continue Reading →