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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.

Holiday in Historic Harlem Community Kicks-Off with 26th Annual Harlem Parade of Lights
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Holiday in Historic Harlem Community Kicks-Off with 26th Annual Harlem Parade of Lights

The President and CEO of the 125th Street Business Improvement District, Barbara Askins, has officially kicked-off the countdown to the 26th annual Harlem Holiday Lights 2019 celebration. This year the highly anticipated holiday event, which is held in partnership with Manhattan Community Board #9 and #10, and dubbed, Harlem Light It Up 2019, will take […]

Matthew Knowles: Executive Producer of Cancer Reality Show, "Eight Days"
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Matthew Knowles: Executive Producer of Cancer Reality Show, “Eight Days”

Matthew Knowles, record executive and talent manager, is best known as Beyoncé’s father and the manager of Destiny’s Child, is now the Executive Producer for the first ever Cancer TV reality show, Eight Days. Created by Charles Mattocks, an award-winning filmmaker and health advocate, Eight Days, a docuseries will air on  A+E’s FYI channel, premiering on January 4, 2020. “We’re […]

Westchester's Winter Wonderland Opens Friday, November 29 with New Attractions
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Westchester’s Winter Wonderland Opens Friday, November 29 with New Attractions

Westchester’s Winter Wonderland returns to Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla on Friday, November 29 at 5 p.m. for its sixth exciting season. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, the festive celebration takes place six consecutive weekends through January 4, 2020, plus weekday bonus days during the school holiday.  For one $20 all-inclusive ticket price, guests can enjoy […]

Basketball Icon Lebron James Gets the Comic Book Treatment
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Basketball Icon Lebron James Gets the Comic Book Treatment

Is LeBron James the greatest basketball player of all time? The Akron, Ohio native grew up in an impoverished home. His mother, sensing LeBron would thrive in a stable family environment, allowed him to live with a local youth basketball coach when he was just nine years old. Now the holder of three NBA championships, […]

What is Extraordinary Love and How Do You Find It?
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What is Extraordinary Love and How Do You Find It?

Do you long for a love so deep and enduring that it transcends life’s day-to-day pressures and limitations? One that lifts you to a place where you feel truly connected with your partner and fully nourished by your relationship? It is possible — more so than most people think. Grabbing Lightning: The Messy Quest for an Extraordinary […]

Whoopi Goldberg Makes Personal Appearance at American Dream To Open "Whoopi = American Dream" Shop
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Whoopi Goldberg Makes Personal Appearance at American Dream To Open “Whoopi = American Dream” Shop

Whoopi Goldberg made a personal appearance at American Dream today in East Rutherford, New Jersey to open Whoopi = American Dream,  American Dream’s inaugural “Dream Drop.” Ready-to-wear pieces from her DUBGEE collection, a mix of new and vintage holiday sweaters and recently launched book, “The Unqualified Hostess” are now available for purchase in the shop, […]

STEAMFest: Ignite Your Flight - Putting STEAM in Motion
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STEAMFest: Ignite Your Flight – Putting STEAM in Motion

Legislator Kevan Abrahams Helps Make the  Holiday Season Brighter with Toys for Tots
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Legislator Kevan Abrahams Helps Make the Holiday Season Brighter with Toys for Tots

Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams supports the United States Marine Corps in their effort to help bring holiday cheer by donating new toys to their Toys for Tots campaign during a presentation on Monday, Oct 28th.  Each year, the United States Marine Corps collects more than 200, 000 toys for over 100, 000 children across […]

New York Trend NYC: October 31 - November 6, 2019
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New York Trend NYC: October 31 – November 6, 2019

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Celebrity Performers & Presenters Announced for the 2019 "E! People's Choice Awards" This Sunday, Nov. 10th
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Celebrity Performers & Presenters Announced for the 2019 “E! People’s Choice Awards” This Sunday, Nov. 10th

E! has announced the performers and presenters set to take the stage at the only awards show voted on by the people at the 2019 “E! People’s Choice Awards” this Sunday, November 10. The “E! People’s Choice Awards” will broadcast live from Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA and across the cable networks of NBCUniversal, including Bravo, […]

Leading Anti-Poverty Advocate Jennifer Jones Austin Names Co-Host of WBLS Sunday Morning Talk Show "Open Line" on 107.5 FM
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Leading Anti-Poverty Advocate Jennifer Jones Austin Names Co-Host of WBLS Sunday Morning Talk Show “Open Line” on 107.5 FM

Jennifer Jones Austin, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of FPWA and one of the nation’s leading anti-poverty advocates, has been named the first female Co-Host of the popular Sunday morning radio show “Open Line” on WBLS 107.5 FM, a go-to place for discussions of issues relevant to New York City’s diverse communities. Jennifer, an […]

New York Trend NYC: October 24-30, 2019
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New York Trend NYC: October 24-30, 2019

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The Flu Can Kill You: "Get the Influenza Vaccine", Health Department Urges
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The Flu Can Kill You: “Get the Influenza Vaccine”, Health Department Urges

The NYC Health Department is reminding New Yorkers that everyone ages 6 months and older should get a seasonal flu vaccine. It is especially important for adults ages 50 and older, pregnant people, children ages 6 months to 5 years, and people with chronic diseases to be vaccinated.  “As New Yorkers, we look out for each other,” […]

Season 2 of AAFCA & TCM Spotlight on Black Cinema
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Season 2 of AAFCA & TCM Spotlight on Black Cinema

The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) continues its partnership with Turner Classic Movies (TCM) with a special celebration of the films of Motown. Last year the two teamed up to present The Black Experience on Film, putting diversity and inclusion in cinema at the forefront with a month of programming on TCM curated and […]

Harlem School of the Arts 2019 Masquerade Ball: A Huge Success
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Harlem School of the Arts 2019 Masquerade Ball: A Huge Success

Harlem School of The Arts (HSA) is amazing! So amazing that its accomplishments should be inscribed with superlatives.  Founded in 1964 by internationally acclaimed concert soprano Dorothy Maynor at a time when Harlem was in the throes of socio-economic crises, with high levels of poverty and non-existing cultural resources for its young people, she believed […]