Pharrell And Garbiñe Are Bringing Love To The US Open And Harlem

Vogue reports that you can’t underestimate the power of positivity—especially in today’s world. This Monday, when the [easyazon_link identifier=”B01M2UZTMI” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]US Open[/easyazon_link] kicks off, many of the tournament’s favorites, including Garbiñe Muguruza and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, will take to the courts in colorful uniforms designed by Pharrell Williams for Adidas. Continue Reading →

John McEnroe Hosts Harlem Youth Tennis Scholarship Tryouts In Harlem

This past Tuesday, tennis superstars John McEnroe and Patrick McEnroe hosted 50 New York City kids at Harlem’s Frederick Johnson Playground for academy scholarship tryouts. Continue Reading →

From Marcus Samuelsson To Umami-Rich Sauce, Harlem Swings At The US Open

The lineup of top chefs feeding the crowds at this year’s US Open, which begins on Monday, rivals the tennis stars — Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Karolina Pliskova and Venus Williams, among them — competing for top prizes. Continue Reading →

Tennis Star Cici Bellis And Maserati Partner At Harlem Junior Tennis & Education Program BBQ

Tennis Life reports that American CiCi Bellis made a surprise appearance Friday to meet some young tennis players at the Harlem Junior Tennis & Education Program. Continue Reading →

SPORTIME And The Johnny Mac Tennis Project Invite Harlem Kids To Tryouts (Video)

SPORTIME Randall’s Island and the Johnny Mac Tennis Project (JMTP) are excited to host tryouts for children ages 6 to 12 who are interested in attending the John McEnroe Tennis Academy‘s instructional program at the SPORTIME/JMTA Randall’s Island tennis center complex. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Venus Williams And Others Join Annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day 2017

Today Annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day are announcing that two-time US Open champion, Venus Williams, and rising YouTube musical sensations, Why Don’t We, will be joining the lineup for the 22nd Annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day. Continue Reading →

Attend The 2017 Arthur Ashe Kids Day Kick Off (Update)

Today, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced a star-studded lineup for the 2017 Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day powered by Net Generation. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Ways Of Grace,” Harlem’s James Blake New Book

Inspired by Arthur Ashe’s bestselling memoir Days of Grace, a collection of positive, uplifting stories of seemingly small acts of grace from across the sports world that have helped to bridge cultural and racial divides. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Serena Williams’s Love Match

Vanity Fair writes that last January, on the eve of the Australian Open, Compton girl Serena Williams handed her fiancé, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, a paper bag containing six positive pregnancy tests. Buzz Bissinger reveals their full love story, with photographs by Annie Leibovitz. Continue Reading →

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

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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 →