Harlem Arts Alliance’s “HARLEM Arts Advocacy Week”

Harlem Arts AllianceThe Harlem Arts Alliance’s eighth annual “HARLEM Arts Advocacy Week” will kick off on Wednesday, October 1 and will culminate with a special joint meeting with the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce at the Schomburg Center on Monday October 6th at 6:30pm.  Continue Reading →

Real Estate Pros Give at Harlem Week Celebration

ghcc-economic-development-dayDouglas Elliman retail broker Faith Hope Consolo and Joseph Tahl, president of Tahl Propp Equities, participated in the Harlem Chamber of Commerce‘s annual economic development day business awards luncheon by contributing undergraduate scholarships to aspiring Harlem students earlier this month. Continue Reading →

Join The Harlem Week Percy Sutton Run 2014

OnTheCourse_07Where’s my sneakers/ This 5K race honors the late Percy Sutton, who as Manhattan borough president in the 1970s championed the New York City Marathon as a five-borough event and remained a supporter of NYRR and running throughout his life; he passed away in 2009. Continue Reading →

NY’s Take ‘Small Steps’ to Get Healthier With Launch of City-Wide Campaign

Small Steps Launch 1EmblemHealth, the New York-based health insurance and wellness company, kicked off a neighborhood-by-neighborhood campaign that encourages everyone to take small steps each day toward healthier living. Continue Reading →

Join The Harlem Tourism Conference Now

East harlem1Harlem Arts Alliance and The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce present the Harlem Tourism Conference on Monday June 2, 5:30pm, at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Blvd. at West 135th Street. Continue Reading →

Shop locally, help save a business

How much would it help independent small businesses if each person who lived or worked nearby came in and spent a few dollars every month–money that would otherwise go to an online retailer or a big national chain? According to research from a nationwide campaign called the 3/50 Project, if half of employed Americans spent $50 per month total at three locally owned shops or restaurants, small businesses’ annual sales would rise by a whopping $42.6 billion. Continue Reading →