Figure Skating In Harlem To Launch In Detroit

Skaters at Figure Skating in Harlem gala_Photo Credit_Sue Coflin Max PhotoThe widely-heralded Figure Skating in Harlem youth development program — the first of its kind to combine education and the artistic discipline of figure skating for girls of color — is coming to Detroit, the first city selected in a national expansion. Continue Reading →

“The Super Bowl Of Double Dutch” Comes To The Apollo Theater

double-dutch-harlem-usa-1National Double Dutch League welcomes double dutch teams of all ages from all around the globe to celebrate the 25th year of the David A. Walker Memorial annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic at the famous Apollo Theater (253 W. 125 Street, New York, NY) on Sunday, December 4, 2016 from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. Continue Reading →

Join Harlem Fave Simone Biles At AOL Build

simone-biles1Join Boys & Girls Club of Harlem fundraiser participant and Olympic champion Simone Biles as she discusses “Courage to Soar,” co-written with journalist Michelle Burford, that chronicles Biles’ inspirational path to success. Continue Reading →

New York Knicks Struggle Early But Future Looks Bright

knicks-and-derrick-rose-sliderBy Mike Robinson

The New York Knicks came into this season with expectations as high as they’ve been this decade. Phil Jackson‘s reputation as a basketball genius had come into question, but with off season acquisitions Continue Reading →

The Famous Lenox Oval In Harlem NY 1911-1930’s

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The Lenox Oval at Lenox Avenue and 145th Street was the play field where many a sport was played from soccer with the New York Soccer Leaque, like the St. George’s, I. R. T. Strollers to Negro Leaque baseball, like the Lincoln Stars, Lincoln Giants, etc., was played in Harlem, New York frm 1911 to 1930. Continue Reading →

‘Ready To Play’, Baseball For All Encourages Girls From Harlem To Harare To Participate

womens-basbeball-in-harlemHarlem has always led the rest of the nation, and baseball is no different when we look at the New York Female Giants (pictured above). Now, as the NBA season kicks off and basketball fans across the land put on their lucky basketball-branded socks, many fans are still glued to their TVs watching the World Series. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: What Colin Kaepernick Protest Accomplished

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By Michael McQuillan

Police shootings, school segregation and inner city economic deprivation demand frank talk and hard work across the color line.  Continue Reading →

Modell’s Looking Good At Thor-Owned Harlem Building

135-e-125th-st-photoLess than four months after Thor Equities closed on a 45,000-square-foot office building in Harlem, the developer has sewn up a new lease for a sizable portion of the property’s retail space. Continue Reading →

Harlem Lacrosse, Search it Up

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“When I first saw lacrosse, I thought it was only for boys, but it looked pretty cool.” — Karmen, 12

Beginning last winter, The Players’ Tribune followed the girls lacrosse team from P.S. 149 in Harlem during its 2015–16 season, documenting such moments as a practice on a small patch of astroturf at the school ..

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Harlem Lacrosse to Honor Dom Starsia at Annual Benefit

ljg7tumjhdh9n25fHarlem Lacrosse executive board member Dom Starsia will be honored at Harlem Lacrosse’s annual benefit for his inspirational leadership as an ambassador for Harlem Lacrosse, his commitment to serving young people and his continued efforts to promote educational opportunity and grow the game responsibly. Continue Reading →