A Grand Slam, US Open Food Tasting And Dining Experiences

August 25, 2016 - Tony Mantuano poses for a photo during the Food Tasting at the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY.

This year’s US Open brings with it a wide variety of diverse flavors and dining experiences, courtesy of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and official US Open restaurant partner, Levy Restaurants. Continue Reading →

Join The Free Lacoste Pro Tennis Clinic In Central Park

Althea Gibson at the West Side Tennis Club Forest Hills NY ca 1950 Credit CorbisIn a Harlem community that produced Althea-Gibson, you know we love tennis. That’s why its great that you and the family can cap off the summer and celebrate the 2016 US Open with CityParks Tennis and Lacoste!  Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave John Starks, And Others At The Original Tee Golf Classic 2016


By Keith Forest

In honor of the 17th Annual Original Tee Golf Classic, the premiere African American amateur golf event celebrating diverse industry leaders and legends, Mt. Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas presented founder and PGA Director Wendell Haskins with a special proclamation. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Join The Stars At The 21st Annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day

Arthur_AsheToday, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced a star-studded lineup for the 2016 Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day presented by Hess. Continue Reading →

EPIX Original Documentary Airs “Serena” An Intimate Portrait

SERENA1Premium TV network EPIX® announced today that the EPIX Original Documentary Serena, an intimate portrait of 4-time Olympic Gold Medalist and International sports icon and Harlem fave Serena Williams, will make its World Television Premiere on EPIX on June 22, 2016 at 8pm ET/PT, 7C. Continue Reading →

Join Reel Sisters Women’s History Month Screening Of ALTHEA

Althea Gibson at the West Side Tennis Club Forest Hills NY ca 1950 Credit CorbisReel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will present a screening of ALTHEA, a documentary on Harlem’s Althea Gibson, the first African-American tennis player to win Wimbledon and the U.S. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The 20th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day 2015

Arthur_AsheIt’s back! That’s right the 20th annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day presented by Hess. The stadium show will include live performances from Rolling Stone “Artist You Need to Know” Bea Miller, “hip-pop” duo Kalin and Myles, Flo Rida protégé Natalie La Rose, MTV’s “Artist to Watch” Jacob Whitesides and chart-topping pop-rock act American Authors. Continue Reading →

Harlem Tennis & Birthday Salute To Mayor Dinkins

564938d6-f8bd-4f8b-8405-d4620145d333Mayor Dinkins is excited about sharing the program kick-off birthday celebration with friends and families on July 11th. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program Gala

image009Time to serve up some food, fun and fundraising! The Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program (HJTEP) is all set to celebrate its 43rd year of extraordinary service and dedication to its program participants on Monday, May 4, 2015. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Althea Gibson First Black Women to Win a Championship At Wimbledon

640px-Althea_Gibson_NYWTSAlthea Gibson (August 25, 1927 – September 28, 2003) was an American tennis player and professional golfer, and the first black athlete of either gender to cross the color line of international tennis. Continue Reading →