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New Report on Health of Older Adults in New York City
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New Report on Health of Older Adults in New York City

The NYC Health Department has released a report examining the health of older adults in New York City. The report summarizes the current health status of older adults, ages 65 and older, in NYC. The report, developed in collaboration with 12 local government, academic, health care, and community based-organizations, demonstrates the Health Department’s commitment to helping […]

Travel is About to Change Forever: 7 Insights into the Future
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Travel is About to Change Forever: 7 Insights into the Future

Air travel technology is changing at a rapid pace –– what can we expect to see in the near future? Leading air passenger rights company AirHelp invites you for a sneak peek of 7 new technologies that are going to rock the future of air travel. Robotic assistants –– navigate your airport with ease.  Robotic airport […]

Long Island (NY) Chapter The Links, Incorporated Presents: STEAMFEST
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Long Island (NY) Chapter The Links, Incorporated Presents: STEAMFEST

Audra McDonald at the Tony's
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Audra McDonald at the Tony’s

Audra McDonald attended and presented at the Tony Awards last night wearing Halston’s One Shoulder Drape Front Satin Gown.  Made from luxurious heavy crepe fabric, this gown features a one shoulder silhouette and is enhanced with a laser cut satin flounce drape at the front and back of the neckline that cascades down to a high […]

Queens Native Serves Aboard U.S. Navy Warship Half A World Away
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Queens Native Serves Aboard U.S. Navy Warship Half A World Away

Seaman Maleke Abbott, a native of Queens, New York, wanted to join the Navy to further his education.  Now, one year later and half a world away, Abbott serves aboard one of the Navy’s most dependable amphibious ships at Fleet Activities Sasebo, patrolling one of the world’s busiest maritime regions as part of U.S. 7th […]

Rev. Dr. LaKeesha Walrond to Lead New York Theological Seminary into a New Era
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Rev. Dr. LaKeesha Walrond to Lead New York Theological Seminary into a New Era

Rev. Dr. Walrond has begun her new role as the New York Theological Seminary’s (NYTS) 12th president — and as its first African American female president —on June 3rd marking a historic milestone for the 119-year-old institution.  Dr. Walrond brings more than two decades of leadership in academia and ministry that will help shape new […]

AAFCA Collaborates with Revolt TV to Discover Next Gen Talent for New Series "Short and Fresh"
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AAFCA Collaborates with Revolt TV to Discover Next Gen Talent for New Series “Short and Fresh”

The  African American Film Critics Association — the world’s largest group of leading black film critics – has partnered with broadcast network REVOLT to spotlight rising young filmmakers in the new series “Short and Fresh,” a bi-monthly show that airs Friday’s at 10pm ET on REVOLT. Each one-hour episode of “Short and Fresh” provides audiences with a lens […]

New York Trend NYC: May 30 - June 5, 2019
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New York Trend NYC: May 30 – June 5, 2019

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Con Edison Projects Lower Summer Bills
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Con Edison Projects Lower Summer Bills

Con Edison is forecasting lower bills for residential customers during this summer season, compared to last year, as the energy company invests more than $1.5 billion in its overhead and underground electric delivery systems to meet usage demands on peak hot days. A typical New York City residential customer using 350 kilowatt hours per month […]

Movie Review: Ma
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Movie Review: Ma

Octavia Spencer has had a very interesting career. After winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2012, she has gone on to star in many high profile films such as Snowpiercer, Hidden Figures, Zootopia and The Shape of Water. But before she was such a high profile actress, Octavia Spencer mostly worked smaller […]

New York Aquarium Announces Family-Friendly Events in June
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New York Aquarium Announces Family-Friendly Events in June

For the past 20 years, members of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) have celebrated our planet with annual Party For The Planet® events. This year, with the support from the Disney Conservation Fund, members will be helping their communities “spring into action” with opportunities for families to volunteer to improve our planet from Earth […]

"Twisted Melodies" Highlights the Life of Donny Hathaway
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“Twisted Melodies” Highlights the Life of Donny Hathaway

The Apollo Theater graciously asked me to come and review a play they are featuring entitled “Twisted Melodies” about the life of Donny Hathaway. Hathaway was a musical genius plagued by mental illness in the form of paranoid schizophrenia. His diagnosis was severe and medicine only served to exacerbate the illness. In fact it retarded […]