Monifa “The Healthy Motivator” Maat Camp In Harlem

monifaThe 2014 annual report of the United Health Foundation’s state health rankings for NY (http://www.americashealthrankings.org/NY) notes that obesity has increased by 8%. Unhealthy eating habits and lack of an active lifestyle are two major causes of this continuing increase in our waistlines. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Morris Harris Designer Of The Flag Of Israel

morris harris1Morris (Maishel Arriz in Hebrew) Harris was born in Svadish, Lithuania (then a part of Russia) in 1874. Svadish was one block long with very small one-story houses, except for the Harris house which had two stories.

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Celebrate KWANZAA At American Museum of Natural History

611New Heritage in partnership with Community Works NYC is privileged to be a part of the American Museum of Natural History’s annual Kwanzaa celebration. Continue Reading →

Advocates KickOff 2015 Uptown Housing March

Emergency Tenant Protection Act1The rent laws protecting over 2.5 million New Yorkers are set to expire in 2015, and tenant advocates are committing to renewing and strengthening the Emergency Tenant Protection Act. Continue Reading →

Zombies Thrilled To Invade Harlem

michael-jacksonThe dead will bring Harlem to life on Harloween. Hundreds of dancing zombies are expected to flood Lenox Ave. near 124th St. on Oct. 31 for a rousing rendition of the late legendary pop artist Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” Continue Reading →

NY State Wants NYC Tourists

Satchel Paige & Goose Tatum Harlem Stars Negro League 8x10 B&W PhotoNew York state wants to take a bite out of the Big Apple’s tourism market–attracting a greater share of the 54 million plus people who visit the city and convincing them to spend time upstate and on Long Island. Continue Reading →