2014 Giglio di Sant’ Antonio Feast in Harlem

Giglio 1A continuing united effort is underway between our Brothers and Friends in Brusciano, Italy the birthplace of the East Harlem Giglio Feast and The Giglio Society of East Harlem ( www.eastharlemgiglio.org ). Continue Reading →

Black Philanthropy Month 2014, How You Can Get Involved In Harlem

August black philanthrapy monthBlack Give Back reported that August 1st marks the beginning of Black Philanthropy Month 2014 (#BPM2014), a month-long, multi-media campaign designed to inform, inspire and invest in Black philanthropic leadership. Continue Reading →

Brooklyn’s Piece of Velvet Opens In Harlem

pieces of velvetThe 125th Street BID reports the opening of Piece of Velvet, a Brooklyn-based cupcake shop and bakery, has opened up a brand new location at 17 West 125th Street in our corridor on 125th Street. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Negro National And Eastern Colored Leagues

harlem starsThe New York History Blog posts that the companion volume to Black Baseball Entrepreneurs, 1860–1901: Operating by Any Means Necessary, Michael E. Lomax’s new book, Black Baseball Entrepreneurs, 1902-1931: The Negro National and Eastern Colored Leagues (Syracuse Univ. Press, 2014), continues to chronicle the history of black baseball in Harlem and the United States. Continue Reading →

Jeffrey “Fro” Young Male Model

jeffrey young for the ladiesLet us introduce you to Brooklyn native Jeffrey “Fro” Young. He is an aspiring model, creative director and going to college in South Carolina who’s favorite place in Harlem is 125th street. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Albert Maysles Awarded The National Medal of the Arts

albert mayslesOn Monday, July 28th, Albert Maysles will be in Washington D.C. to receive the National Medal of Arts from President Obama. Continue Reading →

Health Department Warns Harlemites Of Synthetic Cannabinoids

synthetic cannabinoidsThe Health Department today warned Harlemites and New Yorkers not to use synthetic cannabinoids after becoming aware since Thursday night of 15 people experiencing severe adverse reactions to suspected ingestion of the products. Continue Reading →