Oprah Uses Her Inner Harlem Skills To Negotiate Multi-Year Partnership With Apple

Oprah Winfrey is betting on Apple. On Friday, the tech giant announced that the queen of all media has signed a multi-year partnership to create a variety of original programs for the platform. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: City Parks Foundation Announces the SummerStage 2018 Season

City Parks Foundation is thrilled to announce the 2018 season of SummerStage, New York City’s largest free outdoor performing arts festival, bringing more than 100 performances to Central Park and 17 neighborhood parks throughout the five boroughs. Continue Reading →

The Animated Harlem Fave Tommy Davidson Is In Living Color On New Comedy Tour

Just when nostalgia for “reunion shows” is hitting an all-time high, a priceless live tour is coming to the east coast next month with four of the all-time favorite comedic stars ever to hit primetime television. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Zora Neale Hurston’s Last Slave

A previously unpublished work by Zora Neale Hurston, in which the author of Their Eyes Were Watching God recounts the true story of the last known survivor of the Atlantic slave trade, is set to be released next year, more than half a century after her death in 1960. Continue Reading →

Four Reasons To Checkout Harlem Fave Macy Gray And Others At Fleet Week 2018

Ready for a little or big Harlem change of pace? Then be inspired by Nashville’s iconic Grand Ole Opry, Opry City Stage, has a lineup of events planned in celebration of 2018 Fleet Week New York, May 23-29, 2018. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Lyle Ashton Harris, “Today I Shall Judge Nothing That Occurs” And Conversation

Join Lyle Ashton Harris‘ in celebration of his latest monograph Today I Shall Judge Nothing that Occurs with an evening of conversation presented by Aperture Foundation the Bureau of General Services-Queer Division.

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Princess Noamie Inwood Caves 1936

Princess Naomie and her grandchildren in 1930’s photo taken by Reginald Bolton.

Author’s note: Published reports and records vary about the spelling of Kennedy’s first name. According to descendants her name was spelled Naomie.

Since moving to Inwood  I’d heard stories of an almost mythical figure known only as Princess Naomie, who, in the 1930’s, took up residence near the old tulip tree in Inwood Hill Park. Continue Reading →

It’s A Night Out For The Oscars Viewing Party At The Cecil Steakhouse In Harlem

If you and your partner don’t have a thang planned on Sunday, March 4th, 2018, check out the first annual Oscars Viewing Party at The Lounge where you can chill while sipping some Academy Award-themed goodies with DJ NessDigital (pictured) rockin at The Cecil Steakhouse in fabulous Harlem NY. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Jerry Rivera Inaugurates The 2018 Latino Concert Series At Lehman College

Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic owned food company in the United States presents the Latino Concert Series 2018 Inaugural Concert at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Trevor Noah At NJPAC

Want a comedy break from Harlem? Check out New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Trevor Noah, the host of Comedy Central’s Emmy-winning Daily Show, returns by popular demand with an evening of hilarious stand-up! Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Alek Wek Works, From Fashion To Foundation

What a great article in W Magazine as they report on the supermodel Alek Wek who at the age of 14, fled South Sudan for the U.K., she discovered two things about herself: She had the body of a supermodel (“I’m five-eleven, and my freaking limbs!”), and more importantly, she had a voice.

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Girl Code, The Journey From Average Teens To Powerhouses

Perfect for aspiring coders everywhere from Harlem to Hollis, Girl Code is the story of two teenage tech phenoms who met at Girls Who Code summer camp, teamed up to create a viral video game, and ended up becoming world famous. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Robert Mugabe Resignation Ushers In A Renaissance For Zimbabwe

We can only imagine how Harare will be effected, but do we a have idea how Harlem will be effected by Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe‘s resignation. The Guardian reports that: Continue Reading →