Spectrum Issues RFP For New Digital Education Program From Harlem To Hollywood

Spectrum, in partnership with Charter Communications, Inc., has announced the launch of the Spectrum Digital Education Grant Program, a philanthropic initiative designed to support nonprofit organizations that educate community members on the benefits of broadband and how to use it to improve residents’ lives. Continue Reading →

Jessica O. Matthews Wants To Run Harlem’s First Billion-Dollar Startup

In September 2016, Uncharted Play, a company that makes energy-generating products, raised $7 million in a series A financing round and became the 13th company with a black female founder to raise more than $1 million in outside investment. Continue Reading →

Health Department Tells Harlemites To “Know Before You Go”

On Memorial Day weekend, the Health Department is reminding beachgoers to sign up for the “Know Before You Go” free text alert service, which lets Harlemites know if beaches are open or closed due to water quality issues. Continue Reading →

Christopher Martin And Estelle Wowed In Harlem Style Today At Apple Store

While we were hanging out in Harlem, as part of the Apple In-Store Initiative, VP Recording artist Christopher Martin did a live Q&A session and performance at the Apple Store in Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY on Saturday May 20th, 2017. Continue Reading →

First Lady McCray And Others Launch Online Health Thrive Learning Center

First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, along with Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery and Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett, today announced the launch of the Thrive Learning Center. Continue Reading →

Harlem 2 Haarlem 2017 An International Pitchfest With Silicon Harlem

Silicon Harlem in Harlem, New York and HaarlemValley in Haarlem, Netherlands are having an International Pitchfest. Continue Reading →

Harlem CEO Creates Technology To Bring Renewable Energy Around The World

“Boxing is very much like business,” Jessica Matthews said. “You not only think about what your next move will be, you also realize that for every action, there’s a reaction.” Continue Reading →

‘The Future Of East Harlem,’ A Talk With Silicon Harlem

Join a conversation presented by Silicon Harlem for this meeting for all who care about East Harlem! Continue Reading →

Schomburg’s Mary Yearwood Appointed By Mayor de Blasio To The Archive

Today, Mayor de Blasio announced  that Mary Yearwood, Director of Collections and Information Services, at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has been appointed to the 15 member of the Archives, Reference and Research Advisory Board. Continue Reading →

Charter Communications Joins with Harlem Fund To Open Spectrum Learning Lab

Charter Communications is joining with the Harlem Educational Activities Fund  (HAEF) to open a Spectrum Learning Lab at HEAF’s main program site, located at 2090 Seventh Ave. in Manhattan. Continue Reading →