Orfeo Antillano’s 12th Annual BBQ Fundraiser & Performance

seitu derby5A great way to end the week long Harlem-Havana Educational & Cultural Festival is to come enjoy on Sunday 8/21 from 2-8pm a small but far-reaching 501(c)(3) Afro-Cuban Dance Company located in Harlem on 128th Street and Convent Avenue. Continue Reading →

Keith Wright Supports Inez Dickens To Get Her City Council Seat

wright-inez-1NY Post reports that Harlem heavyweights Keith Wright and Inez Dickens are taking steps to swap seats after Wright’s narrow loss in a congres­sional primary last month. Continue Reading →

Harlem Day Of Action To Address High Rate Of Hep C In NYC

Harlem Day Of Action To Address High Rate Of Hep C In NYCNew York State has the third highest hepatitis C rate in the U.S., and East Harlem has one of the highest rates of newly reported chronic hepatitis C infection of all New York City neighborhoods.  Continue Reading →

City Council Land Use Committee Approves Deadlines For Landmarking

city-council-hearing MIHYesterday, the City Council’s Land Use Committee voted through a contentious bill that would impose deadlines on the Landmarks Preservation Commission and its process of designating historic properties. Continue Reading →

Lisa Price, Marcus Samuelsson, Louis Johnson Jr. And More Honored At Harlem Business Alliance

hba gala1Yesterday evening, Tuesday, March 29, 2016 Harlem Business Alliance (HBA), a New York City nonprofit that services Harlem-based prospective and current business owners, hosted their 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner in MIST Harlem. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Harlem Hospital Celebrates Womens History Month

s2On Sunday, March 13th, 2016 photographer of all things Harlem Seitu Oronde was at the Harlem Hospital’s Women’s History Month event documenting the event in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

$95G Stolen From Harlem Councilwoman In Harlem

inez dickens in harlemSomeone stole $95,000 worth of jewelry from the Harlem home of City Councilwoman Inez Dickens, NYPD police sources said Friday. Continue Reading →

Join The Rally Against Hate Speech In Harlem

love not hateThe sign once read: “Jesus Would Stone Homos.” Now it says: “You Sodomites and Freaks Have Soiled Harlem.” Frustrated by years of hateful language posted on signage outside of Atlah Worldwide Missionary Church, Harlem neighbors will hold a rally against hate speech on Monday, November 23rd, 2015 outside of 38 W. 123 St. at Lenox Ave. Continue Reading →

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

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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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