Health Department Reminds Harlemites And Others About Excessive Drinking

just-one-more-drinkAs the summer season begins this Memorial Day, the Health Department reminds all New Yorkers about the risks of excessive alcohol drinking. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Levine And Health Department “Know Before You Go” Free Text Alert Service

mark levine 2With Memorial Day weekend approaching, the Health Department is reminding beachgoers to sign up for the Health Department’s “Know Before You Go” free text alert service.  Continue Reading →

Seasonal Market Happenings In Harlem And Upper Manhattan

Pea Shoot Salad With Radish And CarrotThings are really heating up here in Harlem and out in the fields -just in time for our seasonal markets to open! Continue Reading →

Men, It’s Time to Get Serious About Your Health

Man exercising1By Dr. Rajen Mehta

June is Men’s Health Month – the time of year to heighten awareness of preventable health problems among men, and encourage them to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury. Continue Reading →

“A Better You” With Rev. Michael Walrond Jr., And More In Harlem

Tolbert and others in harlemA Better You, the series of wellness, inspirational events, is coming to Harlem in June. The events, specially designed for the African-American community, aim to help seniors and their caregivers understand Medicare and their health care coverage options through a celebration of wellness. Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based Raji Ayinla Wins Excellence Award

-Raji Ayinla 6 moreDr. Ram Raju, President and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals, today recognized Harlem -based Raji Ayinla (pictured) and 23 other physicians representing all five boroughs for excellence and their commitment to patient care. Continue Reading →

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray Hosts Health Workforce Summit In Harlem

First-Lady-3Wednesday, May 25, the New York City Health Department and First Lady Chirlane McCray will convene healthcare leaders for the first ever Mental Health Workforce Summit where they will discuss the future of mental health treatment and care in New York City. Continue Reading →

Naja.Co Launches #NudeForAll Lingerie Concept

najaco in harlem1The Nude For All collection by Naja – the first of its kind, a lingerie line of seven shades of nude for every skin tone. Naja.co is making the color nude a reality for all women, and inclusive for all races and ethnicities from Harlem to Harare, not just one group.  Continue Reading →

Land At The Uptown Yoga Festival During The Harlem EatUp!

Lara+Land+Stroll+Grand+Tasting+Experience+MbY7jBkmTQalStart your weekend with a free, outdoor yoga and meditation session on Saturday, May 21st  at the State Office Building Plaza in Harlem as part of the Harlem EatUp! Festival. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Geoffrey Canada Wins 2016 Great Friend To Kids Award

geoffrey-canadaThe Association of Children’s Museums membership and board of directors adopted a resolution defining and guiding the growing role of children’s museums in closing the achievement gap during ACM’s annual InterActivity conference. Continue Reading →