New York Voices Against Gun Violence, a broad, newly-formed coalition of advocates, victims, youth organizations, healthcare workers, unions, elected officials, faith leaders and artists, announced today that they will hold a massive mobilization to promote the NY SAFE Act as a model for legislation at the federal level and in other states. Continue reading
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Sylvia’s, the legendary soul food restaurant in Harlem, is celebrating its 50th year — by expanding over an entire city block. Continue reading
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Harlem girl Alicia Keys pay homage to the six-time Grammy winner Whitney Houston during the pre -Grammy Gala tribute with Clive Davis and others. Continue reading
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Tagged Alicia Keys, aliciakeys, Beverly Hilton Hotel, Bobbi Kristina, CliveDavis, GMA, Grammy, Grammy award, New Hope Baptist Church, six-time Grammy winner, Tony Bennett, Whitney Houston
New York International Independent Film & Video Festival announces Abel Ferrara as President. NYIIFVF’s March 2009 Festival features the work of Iggy Pop, Mick Rock, Amanda Righetti (The new Friday the 13th, The Mentalist), Lloyd Kaufman and Tony Bennett.
The New York International Independent Film & Video Festival is proud to announce that Abel Ferrara is President of this festival. The NYIIFVF continues to be the voice of independent film, launching many careers and successes from our festivals in New York and LA.
Hurry to Patsy’s Restaurant in East Harlem as it celebrates its 75th anniversary with 1933 prices.
The offer is good all day Tuesday.
A 12-ounce New York cut steak and grilled salmon are going for 90 cents, a slice of pizza for 60 cents, and most beverages are 10 cents.
The Italian family style eatery says Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett were once regulars, and many famous Yankees also stopped by over the years.