HW Pick: Slick Rick And Rakim Live At Stage 48, NYC

slick rick and rakimHarlem fave performers Rakim part of the dynamic duo of Eric B and Rakim, and Slick Rick of “The Show” and “La Di Da Di” fame are performing together – it’s a must see show. Continue Reading →

Def Jam Vs. Heavyhitters Annual Family Fall Classic

10689714_10152498031547529_5952871536456138006_nThis Saturday, September 13th, 2014, is the Def Jam Vs. HeavyHitters Annual Family Fall Classic- a softball game played by celebrities, staff, and friends.

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UFCW Local 2013 Signs Contract With Fresh Direct

LogoToday, the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 2013, which represents more than 15,000 members, announced the ratification of a contract with Fresh Direct.

The agreement went into effect September 1, and increased wages and benefits for nearly 1,000 FreshDirect employees. UFCW Local 2013 members will see wages increase an average of 20 percent over the life of the three-year deal. Continue Reading →

NYC Century Bike Tour Celebrates 25th Anniversary

bike race at harlem meerNYC Century Bike Tour Celebrates 25th Anniversary with “Ride for Vision Zero” T.A. Event Includes Fundraiser for Effort to Eliminate Traffic Deaths and Serious Injuries. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Rangel Endorsed Councilman Praises African Gov’t Targeting Gays

bronx politicain talks about anti gay1A YouTube video has surfaced showing Bronx Councilman Fernando Cabrera in Uganda praising the leadership of the African country for its socially conservative positions, amid widespread international condemnation for its passing one of the world’s most severe anti-gay laws. Continue Reading →

Heroin Deaths Spike in Harlem And Other Boroughs

160798826The heroin death toll in New York City has more than doubled over the past three years, as the drug becomes popular in new areas and among different people, The New York Times reported Thursday. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Riot Of 1964

800px-Demonstrators-Harlem-1964On Thursday, July 16, 1964, James Powell was shot and killed by police Lieutenant Thomas Gilligan. The second bullet of three fired by Lieutenant Gilligan killed the 15-year-old African American in front of his friends and about a dozen other witnesses. Continue Reading →