Harlem’s Larry Scott Blackmon Named VP at FreshDirect

L_Scott-Blackmon_sqFreshDirect, a leading online fresh food grocer, announced today that it has named Harlemite Larry Scott Blackmon Vice President, Community and Government Affairs. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s John A. Catsimatidis

john c in front on grants tombJohn A. Catsimatidis (born 7 September 1948) is a Greek-American businessman. He is the owner, president, chairman, and CEO of Gristedes Foods, the largest grocery chain in Manhattan, and the Red Apple Group, a real estate company with about $700 million to $800 million in holdings. Continue Reading →

Diddy Gives Howard’s Commencement Speech

Sean_Combs_2010Harlmeite and music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs will deliver the 146th commencement address at Howard University next month, the historically black college announced Tuesday, April 15th, 2014. Continue Reading →

2014 Women in the World Summit (Live Streaming)

2014 Women in the World SummitThe Women in the World Summit is a female-powered gathering like no other, inspiring global change from Harlem to Harare through an impressive lineup of speakers including Meryl Streep, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Katie Couric, and Diane Von Furstenberg this year. Continue Reading →

Former Harlem Renter Bill Clinton To Preside at de Blasio’s Inauguration

Bill de Blasio, Bill ClintonFormer Harlem renter and President Bill Clinton will swear in Bill de Blasio as New York City’s 109th mayor at the inauguration ceremony on Jan. 1, the mayor-elect’s transition team announced in a statement on Saturday. Continue Reading →

Rep. Weiner Makes “Hugely Regrettable Mistake”!

After days of denials, a choked-up New York Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner confessed Monday during a news conference that he tweeted a photo of his bulging underpants was a “hugely regrettable mistake” to a woman and admitted to “inappropriate” exchanges with six women before and after getting married. He apologized for lying but said he would not resign. Continue Reading →