Brewer And Citizens Committee Announce Grant At Lydia’s Magic Garden In Harlem

Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer joined the Citizens’ Committee for New York City and the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB) to announce 36 Community-Scale Composting Grant awards for community garden programs across the city in 2017. Continue Reading →

“Popi,” With Alan Arkin And Rita Moreno In Spanish Harlem, 1969 (Video)

Popi is a 1969 American comedy-drama film directed by Arthur Hiller, and starring Alan Arkin (in the title role) and Rita Moreno. Continue Reading →

Trump’s Budget Takes A ‘Meat Axe’ To Affordable Housing Budget From Harlem To Hollis

Still grappling with the implications of record cuts to federal public housing funding for 2017, NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye joined Senator Chuck Schumer outside the Elliot Houses in Chelsea on Tuesday to predict the impact of additional multi-million dollar cuts laid out in President Donald Trump’s draft “skinny budget” for Fiscal Year 2018. Continue Reading →

Harlemites Lumidee And Dave East On Her New Release “Be Good,” (Video)

lumidee12Fuse TV reports on Lumidee, who first bubbled on the scene in the summer of 2003 with the release of her first single “Never Leave You (Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh),” from her debut album Almost Famous. Continue Reading →

New Jersey: Join Harlem Fave Jose Feliciano, Feliz Navidad Show

jose-feliciano-1He grew up in East Harlem, he has a Harlem school named after him, his father worked in Harlem, Jose Feliciano‘s name is synonymous with an international presence that has influenced popular music for more than two generations-a presence that has bridged musical styles in a way that has never been equaled. Continue Reading →

MNN Launches HD Channel For Community Producers

mnn manhattan neighborhood networkOn Sunday, March 20, Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) will launch an HD channel for community producers on Time Warner Cable Channel 1993. Continue Reading →

When Spanish Harlem Made The Boogaloo Big (video)

In 1966 at the height of rock and souls invasion of the pop charts Latin music in New York underwentThe Wall Street Journal reports that in 1966, at the height of rock and soul’s invasion of the pop charts, Latin music in New York underwent its own cultural revolution. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Jane The Virgin Producer And Juanes Unveil New Bicultural TV Show Partnership

silverman juanes abd othersLionfish Entertainment, a joint venture between Colombian Rock superstar Juanes and his manager Rebeca Leon, have teamed with Television Producing Mogul Ben Silverman to adapt Juanes’ inspirational life story and rise to international fame in their new television show “PERSIGUIENDO EL SOL”  (Chasing The Sun).  Continue Reading →

Pole Dancers Celebrate Wellness At ‘Body Art’ In Harlem

body_art_thumb-380x280Rolling Out reported that on a breezy autumn night in Spanish Harlem, the art of pole dancing was on full display at the “Body Art” showcase. Pole dancers converged on Camaradas El Barrio on 1st Avenue  to celebrate the human form and spirit with a showcase of pole dancers from around the city. Continue Reading →

Lila Downs At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

lila downs in harlemLila Downs has a powerful and unique stage presence with vocals that, in a moment, can sweep from a quivering whisper to a dramatic and achingly beautiful sustain, pulling your heart along with it. Continue Reading →