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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.

Strand Bookstore Named Official NYC Landmark
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Strand Bookstore Named Official NYC Landmark

Book lover or not, every New Yorker has probably heard of the iconic Strand Bookstore at one point. Recently, it was named an official NYC landmark by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC).  Famous for its impressive 18-mile stretch of books, the Strand boasts a huge selection of both new and used books across virtually every […]

Therapist Shares 100 Simple Tips For Overcoming Anxiety & Depression & Learning To Trust Your Intuition
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Therapist Shares 100 Simple Tips For Overcoming Anxiety & Depression & Learning To Trust Your Intuition

Trust Your Intuition: 100 Ways to Transform Anxiety and Depression for Stronger Mental Health by Jill Sylvester Released May 31, 2019 Do you ever wish that when feelings of anxiety or depression start creeping in, a caring, supportive therapist was right there, helping you break past the dark thoughts and emotions? Enter licensed mental health counselor and […]

Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan Introduces  Food Allergy Restaurant Safety Law
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Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan Introduces Food Allergy Restaurant Safety Law

Flanked by colleagues in government and food allergy awareness advocates on the front steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) on Monday, July 15 unveiled a series of reforms aimed at educating consumers and food service professionals about food allergies and how to identify, respond to and […]

Award-Winning Filmmaker Dives into Creepy Conspiracy Theories in Travel Channel's 'Strange World'
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Award-Winning Filmmaker Dives into Creepy Conspiracy Theories in Travel Channel’s ‘Strange World’

Independent filmmaker Christopher Garetano, whose award-winning film “Montauk Chronicles” inspired the hit show “Stranger Things,” has spent a lifetime searching for the truth behind some of America’s most unusual stories. Now, he begins a boots-on-the-ground investigation into the legends, mysteries and first-person accounts that fuel this country’s creepiest conspiracy theories and unexplained occurrences in the […]

Art Exhibition featuring  Kumasi J. Barnett, "The Amazing Black-Man"
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Art Exhibition featuring Kumasi J. Barnett, “The Amazing Black-Man”

Lowell Ryan Projects is pleased to present The Amazing Black-Man, a solo exhibition by Brooklyn-based artist Kumasi J. Barnett.Riffing on classic superhero series including; The Amazing Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, Superman, Daredevil and Captain America, the show will feature two hundred hand-painted comic book works pinned up in their clear plastic sleeves. For each work, […]

NALIP Honors AAFCA with its 2019 "We Are Inclusion" Award
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NALIP Honors AAFCA with its 2019 “We Are Inclusion” Award

The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) has announced that it will present the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) with their We Are Inclusion Award during the 20th Annual NALIP Media Summit, July 25-28, in Hollywood. For the past two years, NALIP has put a laser focus on encouraging diversity in Hollywood through its […]

Here Comes the Heat - and the Savings Opportunities!
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Here Comes the Heat – and the Savings Opportunities!

Con Edison reminds its customers they can take simple steps to save energy and money this week as hot weather hits the New York City area. The company recommends that customers take these steps: ·         Turn off air conditioners, lights and other appliances when not at home and use a timer to turn on your air […]

Hundreds of Veterans Attend Nassau County Summer Stand Down
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Hundreds of Veterans Attend Nassau County Summer Stand Down

On July 9th, the Nassau County Veterans Services Agency welcomed hundreds to the annual Veterans Summer Stand Down at the Freeport Armory, offering a Free Veterans BBQ, VA Enrollment, support services, pantry items, clothing, haircuts and one-on-one counseling provided by many representatives from federal, state, and local agencies. Representatives from several Nassau County government agencies […]

Annual Vital Statistics Data Show Fewer Premature Deaths & Fewer Births in NYC in 2017
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Annual Vital Statistics Data Show Fewer Premature Deaths & Fewer Births in NYC in 2017

The NYC Health Department has released the 2017 Summary of Vital Statistics, which found that life expectancy in New York City was 81.2 years, a one-year increase since 2008. The age-adjusted premature death (before age 65) rate decreased by 2.4% from 2016. Teen birth rates fell sharply over the past 10 years, with a 56.2% decline […]

New York Trend NYC: July 4-10, 2019
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New York Trend NYC: July 4-10, 2019

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17th Annual ImageNation Outdoors Festival
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17th Annual ImageNation Outdoors Festival

The 17thAnnual ImageNation Outdoors Festival: Soul Cinema and Music Under the Stars kicks off July 10that Harlem’s Jackie Robinson Park with a screening of the Jackie Robinson biopic, 42, shown in celebration of his 100thbirthday, with special giveaways from the Jackie Robinson Museum including free birthday cake for all!  Held in partnership with the Historic Harlem Parks and the New York […]

UnitedHealth Group Announces Atlanta HBCU Partnership, $8.25 Million Investment in the Education of Future Data Scientists
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UnitedHealth Group Announces Atlanta HBCU Partnership, $8.25 Million Investment in the Education of Future Data Scientists

UnitedHealth Group and the Atlanta University Center Consortium (AUCC), the oldest and largest consortium of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), are partnering on a new initiative to prepare students to meet the growing demand in the marketplace for data analytics experts. The five-year, $8.25 million investment by UnitedHealth Group is part of an ambitious […]

Dapper Dan in Conversation with Elaine Welteroth on Book Launch, Jul 10th in Brooklyn
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Dapper Dan in Conversation with Elaine Welteroth on Book Launch, Jul 10th in Brooklyn

Unbound, a book launch series with BAM and Greenlight Bookstore presents Unbound: Dapper Dan for the launch of Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem, a candid chronicle of the Harlem designer’s life, spanning more than 70 years and set against the backdrop of an ever-evolving America. Joined by former Teen Vogue editor-in-chief and Project Runway judge […]

East Village TV & Movie Sites Walking Tour
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East Village TV & Movie Sites Walking Tour

On Location Tours offers the only TV and movie-themed tours, bus tours and walking tours in New York City. The brand new East Village TV & Movie Sites Walking Tour features more than 30 television and film locations from the trendy neighborhood  that have been seen in fan favorites including Law and Order: SVU, Sex and the […]

“POWER” Season Six Official Trailer
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“POWER” Season Six Official Trailer

Starz, a Lionsgate company  has released the season six trailer for its #1 hit series “Power”. Created by Courtney A. Kemp, “Power” season six premieres Sunday, August 25, 2019on STARZ, the STARZ app and STARZ ON DEMAND, and culminates with the Final Betrayal played out across an extended 15-episode season. Season six will feature the directorial debut […]