The Health Department has officially kicked off its ninth annual nicotine patch and gum program to help New Yorkers quit smoking. The program, in partnership with the New York State Smokers’ Quitline, will run through April 1st. Since the nicotine patch and gum program began in 2006, it has helped almost 300,000 adult New Yorkers […]
Woodie King, Jr.’s New Federal Theatre (NFT) will celebrate its 44th anniversary with a special gala honoring legendary producer Voza Rivers on Sunday, March 16 at the Tribeca Center for the Performing Arts, located at 199 Chambers Street. This special event, which begins with a 3:00pm reception and followed by the awards program, will be […]
Given that we spend a third of our lives in slumber, it’s surprising that very few of us understand the biological processes that dictate our waking and non-waking hours. Sleep is a vital contributor to our overall health and well-being so learning a little about the science of sleep will help us realize the importance […]
Lupita Nyong’o beamed with pure joy at last night’s 2014 Oscars Award Ceremony. The Hollywood newbie won the industry’s highest award in the Best Supporting Actress category. During her tearful acceptance speech, Nyong’o paid homage to “Patsy”, the character she played in the movie “12 Years a Slave”, “It doesn’t escape me for one moment […]
The Universal Fitness Expo presented by HYLETE has activities for the entire family, from the novice to the hardcore fitness enthusiast. Are you into rock wall climbing? Kids and adults will be able to climb our 24ft rock wall. For those who are into obstacle course racing, the Civilian Military Combine is on site, with […]
Walmart has furthered its commitment to provide greater access to opportunities across 20 U.S. communities with the announcement of $1.75 million in grants from the Walmart Foundation to three of the nation’s leading nonprofit organizations: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), National Urban League (NUL) and United Negro College Fund (UNCF). The […]
Check out this up-close-and-personal PRINCE/3RDEYEGIRL performance of “Let’s Go Crazy” from the February 22nd show in Manchester, UK.
Meryl Davis and Charlie White returned from the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, with the United States’ first ice dancing gold medal in history. Stars on Ice, featuring Davis and White along with their bronze medal winning teammates from the inaugural Olympic figure skating team event, will visit Uniondale on Sunday, April 13 for […]