HW Pick: Garrison-Trotter Farm/Roxbury Groundbreaking In Boston

garrison and trotterFrom our friends at www.unityfirst.com

The Urban Farming Institute of Boston and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh invite you to attend the historic groundbreaking of Boston’s newest Urban Farm site — The Garrison-Trotter Farm, named after William Lloyd Garrison, and  William Monroe Trotter. Continue Reading →

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NYCHA Begins Reno At Randolph Houses

randolph housesNearly ten years ago, the New York City Housing Authority relocated tenants in Harlem’s Randolph Houses, telling them that the buildings were going to be renovated, but nothing ever happened and the dilapidate 19th century structures continued to decay. Continue Reading →

Amtrak will Operate a Modified Schedule Between Washington and Albany

title_world_us_metronorthWith extreme cold conditions forecast to impact the Northeast, Amtrak will operate a modified schedule on the Northeast Corridor between Washington and Boston, as well as the Empire Line between New York City and Albany on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Continue Reading →

UnityFirst.Com: A Harlem World Magazine Partner

Meet one of our longtime partners Unity First, who has a new online news site Unity First News. Unity First News is owned by Janine Fondon who has done it again and created a new online site like Harlem World Magazine, only for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts area and beyond. The cover on the left is their special Common Ground publication with a host of special profiles of people and organizations who lead by example. Check out the publication by clicking the link here.

For information please call 413.221.7931 or e-mail info@unityfirst.com or Janine Fondon at jfondon@unityfirst.com. Continue Reading →

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The Impossible is Possible

By Claude Jay

The Origin of the Watch Night Service

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On December 31, people around the world will gather to celebrate waiting and watching as 2009 goes out and the New Year 2010 comes in. Just a short subway ride from Harlem, thousands of people will gather to watch the ball drop In Time Square. As we look back on 2009, there is much to reflect on in our lives, in our neighborhoods, city, state, country and world. Continue Reading →

Ryan Leslie, Another Harlem Phenom

RYANLESLIEAt 15, he went to Harvard. At 19, he had a degree in government and politics. At 29, Ryan Leslie is a budding hip-hop mogul.

It’s Thursday in Manhattan, and Ryan Leslie is getting down to business: the complicated, consuming, cutting-edge business of creating Ryan Leslie.

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