Regina Belle Rocks the Boat at HCCI’s 10th Jamboree Benefit Dinner Cruise

Belle & BlackOn Thursday August 7, 2014, Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI) held its 10th Jamboree!: A Soulful Extravaganza on the Hudson, at Chelsea Piers on board the Spirit of New York.

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HW Pick: ‘The Roosevelts: An Intimate History’ In Hudson River Park

the roosevleltsThe Roosevelts, An Intimate History, a new documentary by Ken Burns, will be screened for free in the park – and we’re excited to invite you to this special event. Continue Reading →

Harry Belafonte At Lincoln Center Pete Seeger Live-Stream Memorial Concert

Harry BelafonteLincoln Center announces today that it will live-stream a special all-star line-up including Harlem fave  Harry Belafonte at the Memorial Concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger on Sunday, July 20 at 4:00 p.m. ET. Continue Reading →

Officials Plan To Remove Thrash In Riverside Park

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…  Olmsteds plans for Morningside Park and Riverside Park combined parkways, and hilly bluffs … rustic park with … natural enclosures, and open vistas….

Council Member Mark Levine will join Manhattan Borough Commissioner William Castro, Department of Parks and Recreation; the 30th Precinct, NYPD; the Riverside Park Conservancy and members of the community to announce the successful implementation of a multi-pronged approach for dramatically reducing the waste left behind after heavy use of the park over the weekend. Continue Reading →

Join The Interactive Dance Workshop For A Variable Population In Harlem

downloadInteractive Dance Workshop Taught by Dances For A Variable Population artistic Director Naomi Goldberg Haas. Continue Reading →

Historic Cherry Hill Offers Free Family Event Saturday

Schuyler House (Albany)This Saturday, June 7th, Historic Cherry Hill will present the Hudson River Family Day, from12:30 – 3:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Continue Reading →

Harlem High School Student Omotayo Adeoye Commits Suicide

omotayo_adeoye1A student at an elite Harlem high school allegedly killed herself on Thursday after she was caught cheating on an exam and cried out, “I’m sorry, I’m sorry!” Omotayo Adeoye, 17, a student at the High School for Math, Science, and Engineering at City College, was caught using her cell phone during a German-language exam, Raw Story reports. Continue Reading →

Summer On The Hudson In Riverside Park In Harlem Lineup

riverside parkNYC Parks and Summer on the Hudson (SOH) are pleased to announce the June 2014 events in Riverside Park and West Harlem Piers Park from 59th Street to 148th Street in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Fairway Employee Charged In Murder Of Co-worker

Jovanny PaulinoA Fairway employee has been charged with the murder of a co-worker and friend who was stabbed to death outside the supermarket’s warehouse in Manhattanville, police said. Continue Reading →