Jets Win With Holiday Cheer At Harlem Food Bank

It took a little longer than expected, but five NY Jets players visited the Food Bank for New York City’s Community Kitchen & Food Pantry in Harlem, NY, on Tuesday to serve a holiday dinner to 500 guests and present a $100,000 check to the Food Bank. Continue Reading →

Community 54, Where Art Meets Culture In Harlem

Around just about every corner in New York City you’ll find a wealth of cultural happenings. Walk through Chelsea to gaze at some fantastic art. Take a stroll through Williamsburg and pop into some amazing vintage clothing shops. Continue Reading →

Harlem Developers Take Harlem Kids Too See ‘Annie’

Malthouse-in-AnnieIt appears that Quvenzhane Wallis’ biggest co-star in the forthcoming film, Annie, may very well be the Manhattanville Factory District in West Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Manhattan Links 10th Biennial Holiday Gala

The Links Gala Event/News PhotographyBy CC Minton

In a celebratory afternoon affair, The Metro-Manhattan Chapter of the Links, Incorporated honored Reginald Van Lee, Dawn Davis, and Barbara Smith at its tenth biennial holiday gala on December 14 at Gotham Hall in New York City.    Continue Reading →

Hip-Hop Hall Of Fame Looks To Raise $1 Million To Open Harlem

hip hop hall of fameHip-Hop Global Media & Entertainment LLC team up with the Hip-Hop Hall of Fame + Museum (HHHOF) to announce the launch of their fundraising campaign benefitting the Harlem based Hip-Hop Museum on Indiegogo, the world’s largest crowdfunding platform. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Rev. Jesse Jackson Takes On Silicon Valley

Hinchliffe-Stadium_Courtesy-of-Duncan-KendallBy Souleo

For anyone who thinks it is poor timing to host an economic summit focused largely on increasing diversity in Silicon Valley during a climate of protests against police brutality, here is a rebuttal: the two are connected, according to Rev. Jesse Jackson. Continue Reading →

Interactive One Acquires Russell Simmons’ GlobalGrind

English: Russell Simmons at Emory University

English: Russell Simmons at Emory University (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Interactive One (interactiveone.com), the number one online platform for the African American and New Urban community, announced today that it has acquired GlobalGrind (globalgrind.com), founded by Harlem fave Russell Simmons.   Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series At MOMA

the-great-migrationjacob lawenceThe Museum of Modern Art marks the centennial of the beginning of the Great Migration, the multi-decade mass movement of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North, with the exhibition One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North from April 3 through September 7, 2015. Continue Reading →

Jacquelyn Kilmer, Harlem United’s New CEO

Jacqui-Headshot-MediumCropped-2Harlem United announced today that its Board of Directors has named experienced attorney and non-profit executive Jacquelyn (Jacqui) Kilmer as the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2015.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s 125th Street Picks Up Momentum

A new building advertises retail space on the corner of Madison Avenue and East 125th Street.

The pace of transformation of Harlem’s 125th Street is picking up speed, attracting developers and retailers who want to be part of the thoroughfare’s ascent. Continue Reading →