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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.

The Hero In The Helmet: Colin Kaepernick’s Inspirational Story Chronicled In New Children’s Book!
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The Hero In The Helmet: Colin Kaepernick’s Inspirational Story Chronicled In New Children’s Book!

First-time author Joa Macnalie has just released The Hero In The Helmet: Colin Kaepernick, through Melanin Origins, LLC.  The book, which is written in a third-person narrative, will educate both parents and children on the life and legacy of this modern-day inspirational maverick.  The Hero In The Helmet is available at Barnes & Noble nationwide as well in a […]

NYC Health Department Launches New "NYC Well" Awareness Campaign
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NYC Health Department Launches New “NYC Well” Awareness Campaign

The NYC Health Department has launched a new campaign to encourage New Yorkers to contact NYC Well for mental health support. NYC Well counselors and peer support specialists provide crisis counseling and information and referral to ongoing services, regardless of immigration status or insurance coverage. As of April 30, NYC Well handled more than 340,000 […]

Rooftop Films Announces Short Films and Programs for the 22nd Annual Summer Series
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Rooftop Films Announces Short Films and Programs for the 22nd Annual Summer Series

On Saturday, May 19th, Rooftop Films will kick off the 2018 Summer Series in Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery with This Is What We Mean By Short Films, a selection of dynamic shorts from around the world, including Rooftop Filmmakers Fund grantee The Burden. Rooftop Films will present a dozen more carefully curated programs throughout the summer, […]

Concerts Honoring Miriam Makeba and Nina Simone featuring Somi & Special Guest Laura Mvula
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Concerts Honoring Miriam Makeba and Nina Simone featuring Somi & Special Guest Laura Mvula

      Vocalist-composer Somi, described as “the new high priestess of soul” by the Huffington Post, and special guest British superstar Laura Mvula, will honor two of the most uncompromising vocalists of the 20th century in Miriam Makeba & Nina Simone: Singing Protest & Memory with Somi, May 18–19, in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s […]

New York Trend NYC: May 3 - 9 , 2018
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New York Trend NYC: May 3 – 9 , 2018

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Dearly Beloved Prince's Island Mansion Going To Auction!
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Dearly Beloved Prince’s Island Mansion Going To Auction!

  Similar to other celebrities Taylor Swift, Ellen DeGeneres, Meg Ryan and Diane Keaton, the late rocker Prince was a bit of a real estate collector buying and selling homes from California to Europe. But by the end of his second marriage in 2006, Prince centered his real estate purchases around his home state, Minnesota. […]

GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team Introduces New Flight Demonstration at the 2018 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach
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GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team Introduces New Flight Demonstration at the 2018 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach

The GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team returns for their 15thappearance at their hometown air show at Jones Beach.  The team has prepared a new demonstration that will be performed during Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beachon May 26-27. The 15thannual event will be hosted at Jones Beach State Park, which is one of the largest events for […]

New Music from Constantine featuring Ell Cosme [Audio]
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New Music from Constantine featuring Ell Cosme [Audio]

Tourism to National Parks of New York Harbor Creates $857 million in Economic Benefits
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Tourism to National Parks of New York Harbor Creates $857 million in Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 19,699,516 visitors to eleven National Parks of New York Harbor (NPNH) sites in 2017 spent $702 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 7,920 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $857 million. “National Parks of […]

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Long Island Dog Festival, May 20th in Oyster Bay

It’s a real “dog day afternoon”! The Long Island Kennel Club welcomes families and their fur children to the Long Island Dog Festival on Sunday, May 20 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the beautiful Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay.   The festival is part of the annual Long Island spring dog shows […]

Con Edison Warns Customers About a New Scam
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Con Edison Warns Customers About a New Scam

Con Edison is warning customers about a scam in which a caller says the company will shut off power for an extended period unless the customer immediately pays a deposit for a smart meter. The scam usually targets business customers and the scammers often request payment by bitcoin. Con Edison does not require deposits for […]

ESSENCE "Best in Black Beauty Awards"
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ESSENCE “Best in Black Beauty Awards”

    ESSENCE hosted its 7th annual Best in Black Beauty Awards, at Town Stages on Thursday, April 26th. The highly anticipated, invitation-only beauty extravaganza brought to life one of ESSENCE’s most beloved franchises—its annual May issue Best in Black Beauty Awards—as over 100 beauty industry mavens and social media influencers got a front row seat to this […]

The Locals Have Spoken: These are NYC's Most Loved Businesses
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The Locals Have Spoken: These are NYC’s Most Loved Businesses

New York is brimming with local, independent businesses, the unsung heroes of the city. They now get the recognition they deserve as thousands of New Yorker’s have voted for their most loved local places as part of the Time Out Love New York Awards 2018. This year’s Time Out Love New York Award winners have […]

Kanye & Charlemagne Interview
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Kanye & Charlemagne Interview

New York Trend NYC: April 26- May 2, 2018
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New York Trend NYC: April 26- May 2, 2018

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