Cops Arrest 5 Men in Fatal shooting in Hamilton Heights

gange mebrs shootNYDaily News reports that a 27-year-old man murdered outside his Hamilton Heights home was shot and killed because he allegedly assaulted a violent gangbanger’s sister, cops said Thursday. Continue Reading →

Should Marijuana Be Legalized In NY State (Poll)?

marijuanaWashington on Tuesday became the second state to allow people to buy marijuana legally in the U.S. without a doctor’s note as eager customers who lined up outside stores made their purchases and savored the moment. Continue Reading →

‘Evergreen’ Film Review And Interview

marijuana adn gayrights in bed together3Has America come to a place where we are looking at the Prohibition of Marijuana prohibition much like the Prohibition of Alcohol? Do we legalize Marijuana for those who need it medically or for everyone? 

An insider’s look into the revolutionary campaign that became the first to legalize recreational marijuana, Evergreen: The Road To Legalization shows the front lines of the heated political battle in Washington State and how it evolved into a national debate – the first wave of a massive sea change in American drug policy. Continue Reading →

Harlem And Northern Manhattan Greenmarkets Open

Borough Hall Farmers MarketYummy, the Harlem and Northern Manhattan Greenmarkets are open (and opening) for the 2014 season! Pick up fresh, locally-grown vegetables, orchard fruit, potted plants and flowers, honey, fresh seafood, breads, pastries and more. Continue Reading →

2014 Uptown Arts Stroll: How to Participate

jpegNoMAA (The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance) announces a call for artists for the 11th annual Uptown Arts Stroll in Washington Heights-Inwood from West 155th to 220th St. in June. Continue Reading →

Rep. Charles B. Rangel’s Annual Congressional Art Competition

aids blanket installation shotEntry Rules for Participation and Deadlines

Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Continue Reading →

Harlem Welcomes Sandy Hook Riders

72On Saturday, March 8th, a coalition of local non-profit, community, political, youth, religious  and other organizations led by Organizing for Action’s Harlem/ Northern Manhattan Chapter will welcome twenty-six premier cyclists – representing the twenty-six lives that were lost in Newtown - as they arrive in Harlem en-route to our Nation’s Capital to raise awareness about the impact of gun violence on our society. Continue Reading →

President Obama 2014 State of the Union Address Live Stream

Live from the Capitol in Washington, D.C., President Obama delivers the 2014 State of the Union address. Continue Reading →

Art on the Hill Reimagining Dr. King’s Dream

martin-luther-king-jr1By Dr. Myrah Brown Green

This past summer, I stood on the northern grounds of The City College of New York, surrounded by large rectangular panels representing works from more than 90 visual artists. Continue Reading →