HW Pick: “Astoria” John Jacob Astor Expedition To The North Pole

astoria the bookAstoria is the thrilling, true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition, an epic, now forgotten, three-year journey to forge an American empire on the Pacific Coast, spearheaded by John Jacob Astor (from the same family that brought you Astor Place in Harlem), with support from Thomas Jefferson (another Harlem visitor). Continue Reading →

Con Edison Rushes To Pay The Harlem Explosion Victims

the harlem exlposion 1Two days ago, federal investigators found a leak in a 125-year-old gas main adjacent to one of the two East Harlem buildings that exploded last week, killing eight, injuring 58, and displacing dozens more. Continue Reading →

Diddy Dream Mack Wilds On “Good Morning America”

mack-wilds-booking-info1GRAMMY® nominated R&B/Hip Hop artist Mack Wilds will be making his national morning television show debut on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” performing his hit single “Own It” on March 19. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s A$AP Rocky, Rocking AmFAR

asap rocky at amfar with chanel iman and demseyHarlem rap star A$AP Rocky and his girlfriend model Chanel Iman at the Amfar AIDS gala last week being greeted by MAC Cosmetics man John Demsey. Continue Reading →

Aloft Hotel in Harlem Gets Keyless Checkin

The new Aloft hotel in New York in HarlemIf you’re staying at the Aloft Hotel in Harlem or Silicon Valley, you’ll soon be able to use your smartphone as your room key. Continue Reading →

Rev. Sharptons 10 Tips For Staying Healthy Harlem

Rev. Al Sharpton, founder of the National Action Network on 145th Street and Lenox Avenue in Harlem, is 57 years old, and weighed more than 300 pounds from the late ’80s through the ’90s. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Summer Scholarship Contest For Paul Taylor Summer Intensive

The Paul Taylor Dance Company www.ptdc.org is partnering with Talenthouse www.talenthouse.com and Self Magazine to give away two scholarships to the Summer Intensive in New York City! For dancers seeking a place in today’s competitive dance world, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! The Wall Street Journal recently wrote about the contest. The article is attached for your information.

Talenthouse is an innovative collaboration site dedicated to giving artists a voice in all creative fields. Through an integrated Facebook platform, artists can promote their talent within their social network and invite their peers to support them through voting. Continue Reading →