Harlem’s Dickens, Mark-Viverito Support Naked Ladies

For Sunday News: 08/26/15:Topless:New York - NY Post reporter Amber Jamieson walks in Times Square as a "desnuda" as she goes undercover as a topless painted woman soliciting tips in Times Square. Photo by Helayne Seidman

Prominent female city leaders — including Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito — praised The Post Sunday for revealing that Mayor Bill de Blasio’s crusade against the half-naked ladies of Times Square is wrong-headed and sexist. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: Award-Winning Seven Brown Expands Harlem Skin & Laser Clinic

Award-winning and internationally licensed esthetician Seven Brown hosted an opening reception of her new venture Harlem Skin & Laser Clinic (HSLC), on Thursday, April 23, 2015.  The full-service skin and laser center is the first of its kind above 96th street (east or west side of Manhattan) that services men and women of different ethnicity.

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Seitu’s World: Women’s History Month At The Schomburg In Harlem

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Seitu Oronde joined many guests on Friday, March 27 at the Women’s History Month event at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, New York, NY.

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Some Harlem Bus Riders “Trampling Our Liberties”

125_buslaneA DOT plan to extend bus lanes and add turn restrictions on 125th Street was shouted down last night by the same hecklers who have filibustered street safety improvements at Community Board 10 for years. Noticeably absent from last night’s meeting: People who ride the bus on 125th Street. Continue Reading →

Classical Theatre of Harlem 15th Anniversary Benefit Concert

Patina MillerTheater and Harlem luminaries converged on the Apollo Theater Soundstage on Monday to mark the 15th anniversary of The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director; David Roberts, Managing Director). Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Inez Dickens And Black Institute Unveil Business Report At City Hall

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Harlem City Council Inez Dickens, the Black Institute President Bertha Lewis, NYC Public Advocate Letitia James, U.S. Representative Yvette Clarke, Mount Neboh Baptist Church Rev. Dr. Johnnie M. Green Jr., Assemblyman Michael Blake; and other Council Members Kallos, Cumbo, and Eugene, minority business owners representing construction, financial services, and other sectors. Continue Reading →