Use New App To Fight a Parking Ticket in Harlem

6d5ca9bd-ecab-43a7-bb30-0686b1f8901d_fixed-parking-ticket-app_100453406_lIt’s a beautiful day, the birds are chirping, the cars with the boom are booming softly in the distance. Continue Reading →

NYC: WWRL A Harlem Fave Becomes Spanish-Language Station

_wsb_360x144_WWRLLogo_t580When WWRL 1600 AM a friend to Harlem listeners and talent turns into a Spanish-language music and talk radio station next week, New York City will lose its only remaining commercial progressive talk radio outlet. Continue Reading →

Gladys Bentley’s Mona’s Club 440, Harlem, 1942 (video)

monas440The advertisement above if for Mona’s Club 440 in 1942, with the explicit use of the word “gay” featured prominently. Continue Reading →

Harlem Business Owners And Twitter Founder Discuss Entrepreneurship

Dilday_brown2A different kind of show went on stage at the Apollo Theater in New York on Tuesday night. Square CEO and Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey kicked off a conversation with small business owners in Harlem about their goals and needs. Continue Reading →

NYC’s Bike Share, Largest In The Country, To Begin

New-York-City-BikeshareNew York City, with its constant hum of subways, buses, cabs and ferries, has long had one glaring exception to its many transportation options: bicycles for the masses. Continue Reading →

Marc “The Raz” Rasbury: Their Legacies Were on the Lines

The NFL gave us one of the great sports days in quite some time this past Sunday. The NFC Championship game went into overtime and the AFC title game at least should have. Continue Reading →

‘Magic’ Making Moves On Inner City Broadcasting

According to published reports, basketball Hall of Famer, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, is quietly making moves that could result in acquiring controlling interest in Inner City Broadcasting Corp. and its flagship radio stations in New York, WBLS-FM and WLIB-AM. Thedeal.com reported that ICBC’s debt of over $230 million currently held by Goldman Sachs and GE Capital will be changing hands to Magic Johnson Enterprises and Ron Burkle‘s Yucaipa Companies. The pair have already joined forces to make a number of media moves. The MJE and Yucaipa partnership earlier this year purchased controlling interest in Vibe Holdings, which includes Vibe and Uptown magazines, and the Soul Train TV archives and name. Most recently it made moves to buy three FM stations in the Phoenix metro area. Continue Reading →