East Harlem’s Burton Stephen “Burt” Lancaster

burt lancaster from east harlem1Burton Stephen “Burt” Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an American film actor noted for his athletic physique, blue eyes, and distinctive smile (which he called “The Grin”). Continue Reading →

KPMG Donating 1,000 New Books To Children In Harlem

KPMG’s Family for Literacy which seeks to eradicate childhood illiteracy will hold an event Thursday, March 23, 2017, to help to shine a light on the critical importance of books and reading, and get books into the hands of low income families. Continue Reading →

Harlem School Closings For March 14 Blizzard

Some schools in New York City may close when a major blizzard is expected to dump up to two feet of snow on New York City on Monday night and into Tuesday, a storm forecasters expect will be the worst of the year. Continue Reading →

Emily Ratajkowski Spotted Strolling With A Harlem Throwback Style In NYC

As if strolling down 125th Street the “Blurred Lines” super model Emily Ratajkowski was in throwback Harlem style when she was photographed carrying a beautiful Henri Bendel bag early on March 2017 on a New York City street! Continue Reading →

Harlem Snow Expected After Another Warm Week

Harlem’s Winter Of 2017 is going to strike again this week. Temperatures today could touch 60 degrees before giving way to as much as four inches of snow by the end of the week. Continue Reading →

NYC And San Francisco File Brief On Behalf Of Transgender Students

The de Blasio Administration today announced that New York City, in collaboration with the City and County of San Francisco, and together with a coalition of 29 other municipalities across the nation, has submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the plaintiff in Gloucester County School Board v. G.G.  Continue Reading →

Art As Necessity In New York City’s Public Schools At MCNY In Harlem

In the depths of the economic crisis of the 1970s, New York City slashed arts education from the public school curriculum. 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 →

There’s One More Week To Apply To Pre-K For Families From Harlem To Hollis

Department of Education is extending the Pre-K Application deadline – families have until March 3, 2017, to apply to pre-K! Continue Reading →

ArtLooks: The Power of an Image With Devin Allen At The Studio Museum

Teen artists from all over New York City are invited to join photographer Devin Allen in an interactive conversation about the power of an image. Continue Reading →