HW Pick: IHG Debuts EVEN Hotels ‘Wellness’ Brand in NYC

EVEN_Hotels_Times_Square_South_Guest_Room_Double-600Brandchannel reports that EVEN Hotels—InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG’s) newest hotel brand—is opening its doors on West 35th Street in the heart of Manhattan’s Times Square. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Zoolander 2’ Is Casting Stylish Extras In NYC

zoolander2Zoolander 2, which was primarily shot in Europe earlier this year, will be doing some additional filming in NYC this week, and they are looking for extras. Continue Reading →

Police Deploy In NY After Paris Attacks

695521a8f3931cb987a76416144acee9bb20aa06New York went on a heightened state of alert Friday, deploying counter-terrorism police reinforcements to crowded places and French interests after attacks in Paris killed at least 39 people. Continue Reading →

NYC City Council Members Seeking 71% Raise

CCCADI Gala New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito IOU_7934The New York City Council members are quietly negiotating for a massive pay raise that will bring their six-figure salaries up to a whopping $192,500 — a 71% windfall — as cops face a proposed 1% hike, and firefighters will only see a 2.5% bump this year, sources told the Daily News. The average annual salary for a New York City resident is $56,000 a year based on statistics from the Glassdoor.com. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: Dust Settles After the NYC Marathon

Cheer Team: Heather LeClair and daughter and others

By CC Minton

On Sunday, November 1, 2015, fifty thousand runners took to the streets to run the New York City Marathon. The event kicked off in Staten Island and ended in Central Park. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Watch Shia Labeouf, With Shia Labeouf

laboufe movies with youThis week, Shia LaBeouf has brought his latest piece of performance art marketing to New York City’s Angelika Film Center, where he is watching all of his movies consecutively over the next three days. Continue Reading →

NYC Mayor’s Office Announced Artists Residency In Harlem

21PLAZA2-articleLargeThe NYC Mayor’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs and NYC Department of  Cultural Affairs have announced a new residency that will place the artist collective Social Design Collective (SDC) in the Harlem Vet Center. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Peppa Pig’s Big Splash’ Live On Stage In NYC

VuDdeNZInternational phenomenon Peppa Pig Live is hitting the U.S. this month and coming to NYC for your little Harlemite.  On the heels of strong U.S. ticket sales for its first leg of tour dates, the top-rated TV series, airing daily on Nick Jr., and her all-new live stage show will visit more than 90 cities starting this November 2015. Continue Reading →

Here, Here, Lawmakers To Create NYC Department Of Veterans Services

veterans-day-parade-in-new-york-cityLawmakers say the NY City Council is expected to pass landmark legislation to create a stand-alone NYC Department Of Veterans Services. Continue Reading →

NY Urban League Talks 2015 Class Of Board Members

nyul board memberThe New York Urban League is excited to announce its fall class of 2015 board members.The four new members are as follows: Continue Reading →