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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.

All-Star Roster of Dignitaries Attend Star- Studded 65th Birthday Celebration & In Honor of Rev. Al Sharpton
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All-Star Roster of Dignitaries Attend Star- Studded 65th Birthday Celebration & In Honor of Rev. Al Sharpton

On Thursday, October 3rd at the New York Public Library, Rev. Al Sharpton and his lifelong activism were celebrated at a star-studded celebration and “Party with a Cause.” Among the attendees were Actors and Film Producers Samuel L. Jackson, Spike Lee and Robert De Niro; New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senator Chuck Schumer, Former Senior aide […]

Be Sure to Follow these Travel Phone Hacks & Save Money
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Be Sure to Follow these Travel Phone Hacks & Save Money

Prepping your smartphone for your trip is just as important as knowing what to pack in your suitcase. Andrew Moore-Crispin, Director of Content at Ting Mobile, a top-rated mobile service that aims to save people money on their phone bills and be smart about phone use, shares savvy phone tips below to ensure stress-free travel during […]

New Book from African American Pastor Examines How Black Voters Have Been Misled and Used by the Liberal’s Agenda
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New Book from African American Pastor Examines How Black Voters Have Been Misled and Used by the Liberal’s Agenda

In what is sure to be called a “controversial” new book, Rev. Bill Owens, President and Founder of the Coalition of African American Pastors, asks an important question: What has happened to prevent black Americans from achieving the dream outlined by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and other civil rights leaders? The book, titled A […]

Stacey Abrams Headlines Invest in Brooklyn Dinner
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Stacey Abrams Headlines Invest in Brooklyn Dinner

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams will headline Brooklyn Community Foundation’s annual Invest In Brooklyn Dinner—a benefit for the organization’s racial and social justice work taking place at the Weylin on Friday, October 18th at 6:30pm. In addition to celebrating local nonprofit changemakers, the dinner will also spotlight national and local efforts leading up to […]

American Dream & NY Waterway Partner to Create Exclusive Ferry-Bus Service from NYC
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American Dream & NY Waterway Partner to Create Exclusive Ferry-Bus Service from NYC

American Dream, the unrivaled destination for style and play, today announced a partnership with NY Waterway to provide fast, convenient ferry-bus service from Manhattan. “We’re thrilled to partner with NY Waterway to provide American Dream guests and employees with a convenient, simple way to access our property from Manhattan,” said Don Ghermezian, CEO, American Dream. […]

Flight Cancelled? Know Your Rights
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Flight Cancelled? Know Your Rights

With recent events such as the Thomas Cook collapse, more travelers are falling victim to flight cancellations and long delays at the airport. According to AirHelp, the world’s leading advocate for air passengers, more than 90% of US travelers are unaware of their rights in these instances. In the occurrence of a delay or cancellation, passengers […]

New Yorkers Dress up Dogs for Halloween Costume Contest
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New Yorkers Dress up Dogs for Halloween Costume Contest

Halloween is just around the corner and while you look for your human costume, don’t forget about your dog’s costume. The Annual Washington Square Park Halloween Parade and Costume Contest sponsored by NYC-based food company, The Farmer’s Dog, is coming up on Saturday, October 19th from 11 am to 2 pm at the WSP Fountain. […]

Lupita N’yongo to Narrate New Space Show, Opening January 2020
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Lupita N’yongo to Narrate New Space Show, Opening January 2020

Featuring immersive visualizations of distant worlds, groundbreaking space missions, and breathtaking scenes depicting the evolution of our solar system, the American Museum of Natural History’s new Hayden Planetarium Space Show Worlds Beyond Earth, will open January 21, 2020, as part of the Museum’s 150th anniversary celebration. Worlds Beyond Earth takes viewers on an exhilarating journey that reveals the surprisingly […]

New Kids Electric Skateboard
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New Kids Electric Skateboard

–SWAGTRON®, the leader in affordable light electric vehicles, today introduces the all-new Swagskate NG3, a compact electric skateboard built just for kids. The mini e-board features “kick to cruise” technology aka Endless Mode, allowing young riders to experience the thrill of riding a board boosted by an electric motor without the need for a remote. Once the rider […]

County Executive Laura Curran Signs Legislator Josh Lafazan’s Food Allergy Restaurant Safety Ordinance at Ceremony
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County Executive Laura Curran Signs Legislator Josh Lafazan’s Food Allergy Restaurant Safety Ordinance at Ceremony

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran signed into law the Food Allergy Restaurant Safety Ordinance during a ceremony at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building on Wednesday, Oct. 2. Initially introduced in July by Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury), the measure was approved by the full Nassau County Legislature on Sept. 23. “Food allergies […]

Checklist: Do This Fall Yard Work Now and You Will Reap Benefits Next Spring
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Checklist: Do This Fall Yard Work Now and You Will Reap Benefits Next Spring

Autumn is no time to ignore your lawn and landscape. “What you do now will determine the quality of your family yard next spring and summer,” said Kris Kiser, president and CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), the international trade association representing power equipment, small engine, utility vehicle, golf car and personal transport vehicle […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Launches Encore Moments Campaign to Reward Everyday Heroes
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Norwegian Cruise Line Launches Encore Moments Campaign to Reward Everyday Heroes

Norwegian Cruise Line, the innovator in global cruise travel with a 52-year history of breaking boundaries, today unveiled its Encore Moments campaign to recognize and reward everyday heroes across North America.  Launched in advance of the debut of the brand’s newest innovative ship, Norwegian Encore, the company is encouraging the public to nominate those who deserve an encore […]

Actress Diahann Carroll Passes Away at 84
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Actress Diahann Carroll Passes Away at 84

Diahann Carroll, the iconic actress who made television history as the first African American woman to be cast as a professional rather than a domestic worker in 1968’s groundbreaking sitcom “Julia,” and to win a lead actress Tony Award, has died. She was 84. The Oscar-nominated actress and breast cancer survivor, who also starred in […]

Diddy Launches CÎROC White Grape
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Diddy Launches CÎROC White Grape

In honor of his upcoming golden 50th, Diddy is launching a new, limited edition, flavored vodka on National Vodka Day (Oct 4th) that exudes “celebration”.  The artist and mogul – whose real name is Sean “Diddy” Combs – will reach the milestone age on November 4th, and to mark both the beginning of his birthday festivities and National Vodka […]

The NYC Chocolate Show That Should Be On Your Radar This Fall
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The NYC Chocolate Show That Should Be On Your Radar This Fall

 Salon du Chocolat, the world’s largest and most decadent celebration of chocolate and pastry, is coming to New York City! Salon du Chocolat is a global event with a 25-year history, and it’s coming to New York City (November 16-17, 2019) for the first time since 2011. Over 100 of the biggest names in chocolate and […]