NYC African American And Others Talk Retirement And AARP NY/Siena Survey In Harlem

seniors in harlemAARP New York and Siena College will release a new survey of New York City’s African American Generation Xers and Baby Boomers showing in stark and disturbing detail how the two generations are struggling to afford basic necessities, how unprepared they are for retirement costs and how little planning most have actually done. 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 →

Harlem’s Elisabeth Mason Wins NYer Of The Year

elizabeth mason nyer of the year east harlemEast Harlem native Elisabeth Mason, co-founder and former CEO of Single Stop USA, a not-for-profit organization that connects low-income Americans with life-transforming resources, was named “New Yorker of the Year” by NY1.  

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Harlem Junior Tennis Star And Ex-Tennis Pro James Blake Wrongly Arrested

james-blake-getty_635x250_1441846730Internal affairs detectives are investigating claims by former tennis professional James Blake that he was thrown to the ground and then handcuffed while mistakenly being arrested Wednesday at a hotel, police said.

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NY1’s Cheryl Wills and Gospel Icon Donnie McClurkin Honored In Family Affair

Honorees Donnie McClurkin and Cheryl Wills Photo credit: Zo Photography

Honorees Donnie McClurkin and Cheryl Wills
Photo credit: Zo Photography

 By Dontré Conerly

In a fun-filled, lively ceremony held at Studio XXI in Chelsea, two of New York’s very own were the latest to receive honors this week from the Inspired in New York Series for their many years as innovators and trendsetters in the music and media industries.
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