HW Pick: Ndgeocello, Kweli, Porter, Lewis At Lincoln Center

MeshellNdegeocelloLincoln Center’s acclaimed series American Songbook will feature concerts by four of the top artists  in musical theater, hip hop, jazz and popular song during January and February, 2015.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Redemption Songs: Suing for Freedom before Dred Scott

downloadThe Dred Scott case is the most notorious example of slaves suing for freedom. Most examinations of the case focus on its notorious verdict, and the repercussions that the decision set off-especially the worsening of the sectional crisis that would eventually lead to the Civil War-were extreme. Continue Reading →

Christmas Cheer Comes To East Harlem

tahl properties in east harlemChristmas Cheer Came Early this Year at the Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Services’ holiday party in East Harlem, sponsored byTahl Propp Equities, a privately-held, community-based real estate investment firm that owns, manages and has in development more than 3,000 units of affordable housing in East and West Harlem, and the New York Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (AWBA). Continue Reading →

Lessons of Redemption: A Memoir By Kevin Shird

225A remarkable youth advocate, author, and public speaker, Kevin Shird who recently published his bad boy turned humanitarian memoir,”Lessons of Redemption: A Memoir By Kevin Shird” speaks the harsh truths of growing up in Baltimore’s inner-city, living with a drug addicted parent, being entrenched in heroin trafficking and re-establishing himself as a loving father, citizen and positive advocate for the youth. Continue Reading →

Qoute Of The Day: Police Are The ‘Harlem Globetrotters’ Of The Legal System. ‘They Don’t Lose’

garner ferguson protestsThe decisions of two grand juries not to indict the police officers responsible for the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner have sparked emotional reactions and protests throughout the country. Continue Reading →

Roundtable With Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoHarlem speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito will be meeting members of New York-based community and ethnic media to share her vision on issues ranging from the City Council’s legislative agenda to housing, health, immigration and education. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Ponty Bistro Harlem Fine Dining Comes to 7th Avenue

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By Lil Nickelson

Ponty Bistro Harlem, a creative French and African cuisine restaurant is located at 149 West 139th Street on South east corner of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd (phone 212 234-6474 and web site is www.pontybistroharlem.com).  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Otis Sallid Produces Mariah Carey At The Beacon Theater

AC206803-0101-F6FD-D12E9E74C445DB2CThe multi-facetted, Mr. Otis Sallid has signed on as co-director/producer on 5x platinum recording super star, Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas is You Christmas concert, at New York’s Beacon Theatre, December  15, 16, 18, 20 and 21st. Continue Reading →

A Note From Our Friends At Ice Hockey in Harlem

ice hockey in HarlemThe folks at Ice Hockey in Harlem are sad to inform us that Lasker Rink will be closed for the duration of the 2014-15 season. From what was communicated, this is due to a major problem with their refrigeration system.  Continue Reading →

Boys & Girls Club of Harlem New Home At PS 186

extralargeThe Boys and Girls Club of Harlem moved one step closer Thursday to turning its new home from a deserted school building to a $48.6 million state-of-the-art facility, along with affordable housing. Continue Reading →