USA Track and Field Champions Lead RunJumpThrow Experience
Dining With Miss Lil: Blujeen Restaurant is Opening in March 2015
Southern Chefs Cooking Competition Airs During Black History Month
Behind The Scenes At The NY Association of Black And Puerto Rican Legislators
Seitu’s World: CACCI’s Annual Breakfast Summit In Brooklyn
The Apollo Theater’s Fifth Annual Dining with the Divas Luncheon
Seitu’s World: Assemblyman Michael Blake Sworn In The Bronx
Seitu’s World: Jazzmobile’s 50th at Harlem Fine Arts Show

Dining With Miss Lil: Lady Lexis Sweets, East Harlem’s Sweet Treat

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Lady Lexis Sweets is a real treat within the East Harlem community.  Lady Lexis Sweets opened their doors at 1931 Madison Avenue (in between 124 – 125th Streets) on November 16th, 2013 and have been baking up a storm since then.   Continue Reading →

Billionaire Sells Art For The Harlem Children’s Zone

How do you smartly leave an art collection to a charitable cause? That’s the issue that William Louis-Dreyfus has been grappling with these past several years, after spending half a century amassing a collection of 3,500 artworks. Continue Reading →

Dance Theatre of Harlem Hosts 2015 Vision Gala

dth 2015 2_zpspo6xqfubDance Theatre of Harlem’s most prominent fundraising event of the year honored three individuals for their commitment to the arts, and featured performances by the Dance Theatre of Harlem Company and students from the Dance Theatre of Harlem School. Continue Reading →

One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of NY Hosts 35th Annual Benefit

Will Brown Jr., Gala Co-Chair; Rev. Jacques Andre DeGraff; Phil Banks III, Honoree;The Board of Directors of One Hundred Black Men, Inc. (OHBM) of New York honored seven business and civic leaders at the organization’s 35th Annual Benefit Gala held on Thursday, February 19. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Alicia Keys Debuts Son Genesis Ali Dean

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Harlem born Alicia Keys introduced her 2-month-old son, Genesis Ali Dean, to the world on Facebook on Friday. “Blessings and love!! #GenesisAliDean” the Grammy-winning singer captioned the pic. Continue Reading →

Latino Leadership Institute’s forum on “Women in Politics” IN Harlem

161eb5c0-959e-4ccd-be48-f5b50065df62The Latino Leadership Institute invites you to a  important discussion led by women from the labor, domestic violence and reproductive health sectors who will speak about voting and female political representation. Continue Reading →

New Special Enrollment Period For Health Coverage

hhc1NY State of Health, the State’s official online Health Plan Marketplace, has announced a special enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act for individuals and families who would receive a federal tax penalty for 2014 for not having health insurance coverage.Continue Reading →

Biogen Idec and Columbia University To Collab On Genetics Research

colmubia universityBiogen Idec and Columbia University Medical Center have formed a $30 million strategic alliance to conduct genetics discovery research on the underlying causes of disease and to identify new treatment approaches. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Rent Party, Harlem, NY, 1944 ( Video)

In early 20th century Harlem, New York, these cards would have been your ticket to a good time.They advertise what was known as “Harlem rent parties”, a social phenomenon that began in the 1920s where black folks in Harlem would raise money to pay their rent by throwing a party. Continue Reading →