Marcus Samuelsson, Red Rooster: “…Give Back And Economically Empower…”

l_6095_marcus‘Finding creative and effective ways to simultaneously give back and economically empower people is something that is increasingly important. Continue Reading →

Collective Action To Improve PreK-12 In Harlem

mail (1)West Harlem Development Corporation and Kinvolved, in collaboration with School Districts 5 and 6, announce an innovative app launch in West Harlem that promises to improve attendance records and grades by letting teachers swipe a child as absent or late on a device and immediately notify parents via text message or email.

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Broadway Celebrity Karaoke Coming To NY Comic Con 2014

seitu mar5Clear Channel Spectacolor, a brand division of Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO), in partnership with New York Super Week, New York Comic Con and Playbill, will host Celebrity Karaoke:  An Epic Evening with the Stars on Monday, October 6th at Hard Rock Café Times Square. Continue Reading →

On The Red Carpet At ‘Rising Falcon’

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By CC Minton
It was opening night of the movie Falcon Rising starring Michael Jai White and Laila Ali on a action packed evening on September 6th, 2014, at 8 pm, at Times Square, New York.

Labor Leaders Celebrated In Harlem

AM NEWS AND LYCH PRESENTS---2014 copyIn celebration of New York City’s labor movement, Bill Lynch Associates in partnership with the NY Amsterdam News will host the 4th Annual “Tying Communities Together” Labor Awards Breakfast tomorrow, September 18th at 8:00am.  Continue Reading →

Nipsey Russell, Harlem’s “Son Of Fun” (video)

Nipsey_Russell_1971Julius “Nipsey” Russell (September 15, 1918 – October 2, 2005). Comedian and actor. With a supernatural ability to improvise and ad-lib, Nipsey Russell made a name for himself on the talk-show and game-show circuits of the 1950s and ’60s. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Washington Heights before The Cloisters

The Cloisters museum and gardens, 1938

The Cloisters museum and gardens, 1938

By Danielle Oteri

Washington Heights—the neighborhood north of Harlem in northern Manhattan that houses The Cloisters museum and gardens—is built upon a series of bluffs and cliffs. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Join Open House Of The Fort Tryon Cottage, 1908 (video)

fort tryon park in upper manhattanJoin the Open House New York (OHNY) and see inside the Fort Tryon Cottage in the Hudson Heights, Washington Heights and Inwood, New York, 1908. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Iris House Welcomes Christo Back For Fundraiser

christoIris House who has their main office in Harlem on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., is excited to be partnering again with celebrity hair stylist Christo for their upcoming fundraiser.

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