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New York Trend is a weekly news publication that focuses on issues and lifestyles of the African & Caribbean American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island. It is a respected and well recognized news publication that has been in existence since 1989. Owner, Publisher and Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been at the helm of this award-winning publication since its inception. New York Trend continues to be the only black woman-owned, metropolitan newspaper in New York and Long island. New York Trend is the largest black-owned newspaper throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Entrepreneur is on Overnight Success of Celebrity Favorite Hot Spot
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Entrepreneur is on Overnight Success of Celebrity Favorite Hot Spot

Creating a burger revolution that’s loved by stars including Snoop Dogg, Taraji P. Henson, Will Smith and Tiffany Haddish (just to name a few) and making national headlines in Forbes, Essence & more, we would love to introduce you to entrepreneur Pinky Cole, who is single handedly changing the way people think about fast food with her […]

Con Edison Director from Hempstead Need YMCA Black Achiever in Industry
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Con Edison Director from Hempstead Need YMCA Black Achiever in Industry

A Con Edison director who helped organize the company’s response to the hurricane that tore through Puerto Rico in 2017 has been named winner of a Black Achiever in Industry Award by the Harlem YMCA. Hempstead, Long Island resident Catherine Lewis, who works in Con Edison’s Emergency Preparedness group, received the award for her professional […]

Hiplet Ballerinas Bring Unwrapped's  "Pick Up The Phone" To Life In New Video
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Hiplet Ballerinas Bring Unwrapped’s “Pick Up The Phone” To Life In New Video

The internationally acclaimed Hiplet ballerinas deliver uplifting and inspiring visuals for Unwrapped‘s hip-hop jazz version of Travis Scott’s double platinum single “Pick Up The Phone.” Watch the Hiplet ballerinas in the new video for Unwrapped‘s “Pick Up The Phone” HERE. Based in Chicago, the Hiplet ballerinas have appeared in New York, Germany, Spain, South Korea, […]

The 25th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival® Brings the 90’s Heat with Special Performances of the Hottest Albums Celebrating 25 Years
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The 25th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival® Brings the 90’s Heat with Special Performances of the Hottest Albums Celebrating 25 Years

The ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola, the world’s largest cultural, entertainment and empowerment experience and largest celebration of global Black culture, is set to bring the 90’s heat with special performances that celebrate the 25th anniversary of some of the top albums of the decade. The Festival also just announced the official night-by-night performance line […]

Health Department Announces Expansion of HIV Prevention Services for Young People
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Health Department Announces Expansion of HIV Prevention Services for Young People

In recognition of National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Health Department today announced two new clinics in Brooklyn which will provide young people ages 13 to 24 years HIV prevention services, including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a safe and effective daily pill that greatly reduces the risk of HIV infection. The clinics – at New York City […]

New Music from Artist Shelea
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New Music from Artist Shelea

With hands that effortlessly glide over the keys and a voice that will carry you to the moon, Sheléa’s musical mastery makes her one of the most exhilarating up and coming artists today. While donning multiple hats of vocalist, songwriter, pianist, arranger and producer, Sheléa evokes the sultry energy of Whitney Houston and the piano […]

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of E-Moves, Harlem Stage's Signature Dance Series - May 2-11
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Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of E-Moves, Harlem Stage’s Signature Dance Series – May 2-11

Harlem Stage, the legendary uptown venue that for over 35 years has promoted the creative legacy of Harlem and artists of color from around the corner and across the globe, is proud to present its Spring 2019 season of performances. The 2019 spring season is curated by Monique Martin, Director of Programming for Harlem Stage and […]

National Black Theatre Joins Forces with the Apollo Theater for WiLDFLOWER
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National Black Theatre Joins Forces with the Apollo Theater for WiLDFLOWER

The Apollo Theater Salon Series in partnership with Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) will present WiLDFLOWER, the staged concert reading of the full-length musical with book, music and lyrics by Jason Michael Webb and Lelund Durond Thompson, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, on the Apollo Theater Soundstage. Tickets to the event, directed by Logan […]

Diana Ross: "The Boss 2019" Hits #1
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Diana Ross: “The Boss 2019” Hits #1

Diana Ross, has once again made music magic!  Considered one of the most influential recording artists and iconic entertainers of all time, Ms. Ross rewrote history once again. In just 7 weeks, the new remix of “The Boss 2019” has hit No.1 on Billboard’s Dance Club Songs Top 50 Chart. “The Boss 2019” is Ms. Ross’ fourth […]

St. Kitts Shines in US Roadshow 2019
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St. Kitts Shines in US Roadshow 2019

A signature activity in the US, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority conducted its 2nd annual Destination St. Kitts & Nevis US Roadshow 2019 from Monday, March 25 to Friday, March 29. The week-long series of 6 events were held in New York, New Jersey, Atlanta, Houston, Farmer’s Branch (Texas) and Dallas in order to grow visitor […]

Visitors Flock to London Attractions
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Visitors Flock to London Attractions

London’s visitor attractions have welcomed 67, 640, 804 people – nearly the equivalent of the total population of the UK, according to statistics released by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) today. The news comes the day after TripAdvisor’s online community hailed London as the world’s best-rated destination in the 2019 Traveller’s Choice Awards. With the top […]

Vitality Bowls Kicks Superfood Craze into High Gear in Plainview
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Vitality Bowls Kicks Superfood Craze into High Gear in Plainview

The wait is over in Plainview. Local residents, professionals and students no longer need to struggle with eating healthy when out and about. Vitality Bowls, which specializes in açaí bowls – a thick blend of the Amazon’s antioxidant-rich açaí berry, topped with a variety of superfoods – announced today the opening of its café in Plainview. The new franchise […]

The Billie Holiday Theatre  Continues its Spring 2019 Season With The World Premiere of  A Walk Into Slavery
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The Billie Holiday Theatre Continues its Spring 2019 Season With The World Premiere of A Walk Into Slavery

The award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre has announced the world premiere of the ground-breaking A Walk Into Slavery.  As 2019 marks the 400thyear of the first enslaved Africans brought to the Jamestown settlement in America, The Billie will present this multi-media meditation experience as it takes audiences on an evocative and emotional historical expedition to the genesis […]

New York State’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce President, Phil Andrews Named 2019 SBA NY District Small Business Champion
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New York State’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce President, Phil Andrews Named 2019 SBA NY District Small Business Champion

On March 11, 2019 the Small Business Administration’s New York District Office formally announced the selection of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.’s President Phil Andrews as the 2019 Small Business Champion for the New York District office which is in Downstate New York at 26 Federal Plaza, New York, New York. […]

100 Teens from Across America Complete 2019 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine
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100 Teens from Across America Complete 2019 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine

One Hundred students from across the country celebrated the conclusion of the 12th annual Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine, with an emotional commencement ceremony featuring inspirational speeches by Walt Disney World Resort President George A. Kalogridis and television-radio personality Steve Harvey. The teens, or Disney Dreamers as they are called, were […]