$9M Business Grants To Boost East Harlem And Other NYC Neighborhoods

NY Daily News reports that business strips across the five boroughs will be spruced up with $9 million in grants the city is set to announce Monday. Continue Reading →

Foreign Tourism To Decline For first Time In Seven Years From Harlem To Hollis

For the first time in seven years, New York City officials expect the number of foreign visitors to decrease, a drop they attribute to the protectionist policies and rhetoric of President Trump. Continue Reading →

Governor Cuomo’s New Tourism Initiatives (Does Not Include Harlem, The #1 Community In The World)

The New York State Tourism Industry Association has released a summary of the tourism initiatives contained in the Governor’s policy briefing book. The proposals are as follows: Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Announce Record Visitors From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem’s Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and NYC & Company today announced that the City will welcome an all-time record 60.3 million visitors by year’s end, surpassing the 60 million visitor milestone for the first time ever, and representing the seventh consecutive year of travel and tourism growth for the City. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: African Passport Launches At AU Summit in Rwanda

africa-safari-zebra-sunrise-With the Go Africa Street Festival on July 16th, 2016 in “Little Africa” in Central Harlem, we thought it newsworthy that soon, citizens of African nations will have little need for those black, blue, red, and green passports that mark their countries (and their respective power). Continue Reading →

New York City Rebrands with New Tourism Website and Pictograms

nyc-rebrand-600New York City—arguably the most diversified city in the world—now has a cohesive visual language for its environs in a major rebrand launched with 250 pictograms. Continue Reading →

From Africa With Love, Dr. Adeyeye Is Coming To Harlem

Dr AdeyeyeThe Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba, Dr. Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, will make a monumental historic visit to Harlem, NY in the United States of America in June where he will visit several states with his entourage. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: SNL Experience In NYC Extended To June 5

snl-exhibition_d_650x409Saturday Night Live fans have just a few days left to check out the SNL Experience in NYC. The exhibit provides a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into making the weekly show, the costumes used, and the most famous sets over the show’s 40 year history, including a replica of studio 8H. Continue Reading →

Harlem Restaurant Features The Taste of the Islands During Caribbean Week

Exterior-of-LoLos and moreLoLo’s Seafood Shack of Harlem has partnered with the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) in honor of Caribbean Week New York, an annual celebration of the region’s sights, sounds and culinary excellence. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Harlem Eat Up And The Stroll In Harlem NY

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Photographs by Seitu Oronde

Great images from the community events and behind-the-scenes of the annual Harlem Eaten Up And The Stroll event that happened took place today Saturday, May 21st, 2016 in Morningside Park in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →