Comptroller Stringer Launches Online Tool For NYC’ers

scott7The accessibility and affordability of low-cost checking accounts varies widely across banks from Harlem to Hollis according to a new report, “Take it to the Bank: A New Yorker’s Guide to Affordable Checking Options,” released today by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer. 

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Make Music Day New York Celebrates in Harlem

seitu greatday6Returning for its ninth year, Make Music New York will celebrate music on a grand scale with a mix of over 1,000 free, outdoor concerts throughout all five boroughs on Sunday, June 21, the first day of summer. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: NYC Comptroller Stringer’s Asian American & Pacific Islander Month Celebration

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By Seitu Oronde

Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Surrogates Courthouse, 31 Chambers Street, New York, New York. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The Harlem Congregations For Community Improvement “Let Us Break Bread” Gala

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The Harlem Congregations For Community Improvement (HCCI) Inc. Board of Directors and the Honorary Dinner Chairs co­hosted the HCCI 13th Annual “Let Us Break Bread Together” Awards Dinner, on Thursday April 23, at Marina del Rey, One Marina Drive, Throgs Neck, New York. The Gala begins with a 6 pm reception. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The NAN Annual Convention in NYC

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Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Thursday, April 9, Julián Castro, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), delivered remarks at the National Action Network’s (NAN) Annual Convention in New York City.

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Seitu’s World: Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival in NYC (photos)

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Photographs By Seitu Oronde

On Easter Sunday, (April 5, 2015) Seitu had the opportunity to hop around to see Easter bonnets in all their extreme as “paraders” wander along Fifth Avenue from 49th to 57th Streets in mid-town NY. Continue Reading →