Dining With Miss Lil: Ponty Bistro Harlem Fine Dining Comes to 7th Avenue

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By Lil Nickelson

Ponty Bistro Harlem, a creative French and African cuisine restaurant is located at 149 West 139th Street on South east corner of Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd (phone 212 234-6474 and web site is www.pontybistroharlem.com).  Continue Reading →

NYC Public Advocate Supports Asthma Free Bill

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… New York City Housing Authority the “biggest slum lords in America”… – Michelle Holmes

On the second day of Harlem-based WE ACT’S, New York City Healthy Homes Summit, after an emotional appeal from WE ACT Member/ NYCHA tenant Michelle Holmes, New York City Public Advocate Letitia James announced that she would be supporting the Asthma Free Homes Bill (Intro 385). Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Big Freedia” Returns On Fuse

big freedaGet ready to twerk it out from Harlem to Hollywood– the return of Big Freedia is closer than you think! In August Fuse announced season 3 and 4 of the Queen Diva’s hit reality series Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce, with season 3 set to hit TV screens early 2015. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Rowing club, Harlem River, 1911

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The Harlem Rowing Club was part of the New York Rowing Association (the “Association”) was founded by returning civil war veterans in Harlem around 1866. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: NY Giants Rodgers-Cromartie Builds Dreams

image002New York Giants Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie’s Dreambuilders program, Blessings in a Backpack and UnitedHealthcare are providing healthy meals to 250 children at PS 15 in Manhattan, and PS 502 and PS 102 in Brooklyn every weekend for a year. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Otis Sallid Produces Mariah Carey At The Beacon Theater

AC206803-0101-F6FD-D12E9E74C445DB2CThe multi-facetted, Mr. Otis Sallid has signed on as co-director/producer on 5x platinum recording super star, Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas is You Christmas concert, at New York’s Beacon Theatre, December  15, 16, 18, 20 and 21st. Continue Reading →

Links Honors Reginald Van Lee and Dawn Davis In Harlem

Links in harlemOn Sunday, December 14, 2014, the Metro-Manhattan (NY) Chapter of The Links Incorporated (MML) will host its tenth biennial holiday gala at New York’s City’s iconic Gotham Hall from 4-8pm.  Continue Reading →