de Blasio Administration Launches NYC National Service Support Center From Harlem To Hollis

Today, NYC Service announced the launch of the NYC National Service Support Center, which provides training, technical assistance, capacity building resources, and consultations to nearly 40 service year programs across the City. Continue Reading →

CoinDesk, NYCEDC Team Up To Launch NYC’s Inaugural “Blockchain Week”

CoinDesk, Inc., the leading digital media, events and information services company for the crypto and blockchain community, will partner with New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to sponsor Blockchain Week New York City, which will run from May 11-17, showcasing New York as a rising hub for blockchain jobs and innovation. Continue Reading →

Web MD Health Heroes Latin Honorees Awards Chole Fernandez And Others (Photographs)

On Sunday, January 22, 2018, Web MD honored Chole Fernandez (above left), Kavya Kopparapu, Lauren Singer and Mentor Donna Magid, MD, as part of a new generation of Health Heroes in New York City. Continue Reading →

Karlie’s A Winner And Kevin Has Heart In Harlem During The NYC Marathon 2017

Just Jared reports that Karlie Kloss and Kevin Hart sprinted their way to success! The 25-year-old model and the 38-year-old comedian were spotted running the 2017 New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 5, 2017, in New York City. Continue Reading →

NYC Votes To Repeal 91-year-old Law Banning Dancing In Bars From Harlem To Hollis

Cut loose! New York City lawmakers voted Tuesday to legalize dancing in bars, repealing a 91-year-old law that banned boogieing at most city nightspots. Continue Reading →

DCA’s Lorelei Salas Announces “Reports On The State of Workers’ Rights in New York City”

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the release of a report by its Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) titled “The State of Workers’ Rights in New York City,” which details emerging gaps in labor protections and offers policy solutions to these growing concerns. Continue Reading →

NYC311 Sets New Record With Nearly 36 Million Interactions In 2016

NYC311, New York City’s primary source of government information and non-emergency services, set another record for the most annual contacts with 35,982,514 customer requests for services or information in 2016 – surpassing the previous record in 2015 by 5 percent. Continue Reading →

Nikki Beharie Hosts Harlem-Based NBPC Produced ‘AfroPoP’ (Video)

The ninth season of the award-winning documentary series AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange premieres on WORLD Channel at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Monday, January 16, 2017—Martin Luther King Jr. Day—with An American Ascent. Continue Reading →

Free Tuition For Harlem NY Public University Students Under Proposed Scholarship Plan

Nearly one million students from middle- and working-class families attending public colleges and universities from Harlem to Hollis in New York state would no longer pay tuition, if an unprecedented scholarship plan proposed Tuesday morning by Gov. Andrew Cuomo makes it through the state legislature. Continue Reading →

NYU Langone Musculoskeletal Ball 2016 (Photographs)

nyu-langone-musculoskeletal-ball1Harlem World Magazine loves those who work for more than themselves, like the NYU Langone Medical Center who raised $1.6 million for its annual Musculoskeletal Ball on November 15, 2016, where NYU Langone leaders also announced a new anonymous gift to the institution. Continue Reading →

New Yorkers Can Apply For $626 Toward Winter Heating Costs

new-york-rainUp to $626 is available to help New Yorkers heat their homes this winter, and applications will be accepted for the federally funded Home Energy Assistance Program starting on Monday, according to a news release from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office. Continue Reading →

Get Ready For 2016 TCS New York City Marathon Road Closures

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In support of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon, numerous bridge and street closures, including the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, will be in effect citywide from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Sunday, 11/6. Continue Reading →

“Lone Wolf” Episode Of “Hate In America” Premieres On ID

hate in america harlem1In commemoration of the one-year anniversary of the massacre at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, Investigation Discovery (ID) announced today the premiere of its third installment of the hit HATE IN AMERICA franchise, Lone Wolves, which centers on this story and other acts of domestic terrorism executed by “lone wolf” perpetrators. Continue Reading →