HW Pick: Royalty At The Sundance Film Festival 2016

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As the 2016 Sundance Film Festival draws to a close this past weekend, let’s take a look back and assess what just happened. Beyond finding out what movies were good and not so good, what did we learn? Continue Reading →

Voting Rights Leadership Summit In New York State

drmartinlthur king street sign in harlemA broad coalition of voting rights advocates is launching a campaign to promote federal and state voting rights protections for people of color and working families from Harlem to the Hudson. Continue Reading →

Go Giants, NY Giants Name Ben McAdoo Head Coach

Ben-McAdoo (1)The New York Giants didn’t have to look far to find a replacement for Tom Coughlin. Offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo has been promoted to take over the team that has missed the playoffs the past four seasons, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: King Tut Exclusive on Fifth Avenue

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The Discovery of King Tut’s exclusive preview was held at Premiere Experiences, 417 Fifth Avenue, in New York City.  The event took place on Thursday, December 18, 2015. Continue Reading →

Brewer Announces Funding For New Police-Community Relations

gale BrewerToday, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer announced her office is setting aside $48,000 in funding for new Manhattan Police-Community Relations Improvement Awards, to support long-term, sustainable projects aimed at restoring trust between police officers and the communities they serve. Continue Reading →

Share Your Business Expertise With Women Entrepreneurs

women at work in harlemWE NYC is looking for experienced business owners to serve as WEConnect Mentors, providing digital and in-person advising to the WE NYC community of women entrepreneurs.

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The Health Department Recognizes World Aids Day

aids-day-candlesThe Health Department today released its 2014 HIV Surveillance Annual Report, which shows that the annual number of new HIV diagnoses in New York City has reached an all-time low, and, for the first time, includes data on HIV/AIDS among transgender New Yorkers.  Continue Reading →

Gale Brewer Reports On No Vote To Mayor de Blasio’s Zoning Proposals

gale BrewerAt a special meeting Monday morning, the Manhattan Borough Board formally voted to deny its approval to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Zoning for Quality & Affordability (ZQA) and Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) Zoning proposals unless a range of outstanding major concerns are addressed. Continue Reading →

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 →