New Special Enrollment Period For Health Coverage

hhc1NY State of Health, the State’s official online Health Plan Marketplace, has announced a special enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act for individuals and families who would receive a federal tax penalty for 2014 for not having health insurance coverage.Continue Reading →

The Harlem Rent Party, Harlem, NY, 1944 ( Video)

In early 20th century Harlem, New York, these cards would have been your ticket to a good time.They advertise what was known as “Harlem rent parties”, a social phenomenon that began in the 1920s where black folks in Harlem would raise money to pay their rent by throwing a party. Continue Reading →

Pedro Martinez Honored By State Senator Espaillat (video)

sentaort  with supportersHall of Fame inductee Pedro Martinez was honored today at the State Capitol during Dominican Heritage Week. The Dominican born pitcher was recognized for his work both on and off the field, which has inspired countless Dominican-Americans.  Continue Reading →

Madison Realty Capital Loans $20M For Harlem Condo Construction

99-morningside-avenueEastern Union Funding secured a $20 million construction loan for Azimuth Development Group’s 99 Morningside Avenue condominium project, Mortgage Observer has learned. Continue Reading →

Ice Hockey in Harlem’s Winter Sports Celebration

89b300cb-1063-4abf-8705-2f7e32e4da17Join us on February 25th for Ice Hockey in Harlem’s Winter Sports Celebration Continue Reading →

HW Pick: NYC Veterans Get Love From Volunteers On Valentines Day

photo3Local veterans and volunteers from the United War Veterans Council (UWVC) – producers of the annual NYC Veterans Day Parade – played cupid for veterans throughout New York City in the week leading up to Valentine’s Day, during its annual Goodwill Valentine’s Caravan which began at Staten Island’s Richard H. Hungerford School. Continue Reading →

Southern Chefs Cooking Competition Airs During Black History Month

cook off1Southern Chefs, the first cooking competition show filmed in Harlem featuring chefs from the South or with southern roots will premiere on broadcast television February 1 – February 28th, 2015. Continue Reading →