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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.

NYC Health Department Releases First Comprehensive Report on Cannabis Use in NYC
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NYC Health Department Releases First Comprehensive Report on Cannabis Use in NYC

The Health Department today released its first comprehensive report on cannabis use and associated harms in New York City. Since 2009, cannabis use increased nationally but remained stable in New York City. In 2017, public high school students in the city reported lower levels of past-month cannabis consumption than youth nationally, with 16% in New […]

Mondo Welcomes Reverend Al Sharpton for a Conversation Exploring the Intersection of Music & Politics
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Mondo Welcomes Reverend Al Sharpton for a Conversation Exploring the Intersection of Music & Politics

 Mondo.NYC, an annual Global Business Summit and Music Festival, announced today that activist, politician, minister and advocate, Reverend Al Sharpton will appear at this year’s conference, taking place in Brooklyn, October 15-18.  “Music & Politics: A Conversation with Rev. Al Sharpton”will be moderated by Osei The Dark Secret, host of the Tech This Out podcast on Thursday, October 17 […]

Con Edison Shines Light on  Convenience in Energy-Saving Bulb Program
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Con Edison Shines Light on Convenience in Energy-Saving Bulb Program

Con Edison residential customers in parts of Brooklyn and Queens can now go online to schedule a visit from a contractor who will install money-saving light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs in their homes at no charge. A customer who enters an account number and other basic information into the online form on the company’s website can select a […]

Make the Holidays Just Peachy with Delicious Sweet and Savory Recipes by Chef Belinda Smith-Sullivan
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Make the Holidays Just Peachy with Delicious Sweet and Savory Recipes by Chef Belinda Smith-Sullivan

Who doesn’t love a sweet and juicy peach?  Long associated with summer, a new book shows that peaches can be a year-round treat. Just Peachy by Belinda Smith-Sullivan (Gibbs-Smith/May 2019) provides a vast array of delicious recipes all showcasing the versatile peach that can delight holiday meals. “Peach season is short-lived, and it can be […]

3 Ways To Protect Your Self-Worth
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3 Ways To Protect Your Self-Worth

Dr. Josh Wagner There is no end to all the things we have yet to do. There is no final goal. Any accomplishment is usually followed by another door opening another challenge. It’s inevitable. So you think you may have achieved your final goal—like getting engaged or married, or getting a coveted new job or […]

New York Trend NYC: September 19-25, 2019
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New York Trend NYC: September 19-25, 2019

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Local Businesses Donate School Supplies
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Local Businesses Donate School Supplies

Barfield Public Relations Inc, a public relations/marketing firm, and the Law Office of Cassandra Hyppolite, PC, gifted Back Packs, writing pads, pencils, paper glues, boxes of magic crayons and pencils for more than 100 elementary school students attending the Crispus Attucks Elementary School P.S. 21 in Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn. “Bedford Stuyvesant is the community where both business owners live, operate their […]

Stars of HGTV's Restored by the Fords Bring the Unconventional Thinking Behind Their Designs to an Inspirational Memoir
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Stars of HGTV’s Restored by the Fords Bring the Unconventional Thinking Behind Their Designs to an Inspirational Memoir

How did a couple of quirky siblings from suburban Pittsburgh end up as the king and queen of eclectic-design chic with their own HGTV series? They followed their dreams, they took refuge in the strength of family and faith, and they never let fear get in the way of a great idea. This October 29, […]

New Book from Planned Parenthood Teaches Sex Ed for Kids
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New Book from Planned Parenthood Teaches Sex Ed for Kids

When only 13 states in America require that sex education in school is medically accurate, something just doesn’t add up.  Sexually educated kids make for sexually responsible adults, and it’s already been proven that teaching kids about safe sex doesn’t make them more promiscuous; If anything, all it does is decrease their risk of accidental pregnancies and help […]

NYC Health Department Sounds the Alarm on E-Cigarette Use Among NYC Middle School Students
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NYC Health Department Sounds the Alarm on E-Cigarette Use Among NYC Middle School Students

The Health Department has released data on e-cigarette use of New York City public middle school students. In 2018, 1 in 15 public middle school students (about 13,000 students, or 6.7%) reported currently using e-cigarettes, defined as having used an e-cigarette in the previous 30 days. Current e-cigarette use was higher among older students: 9% […]

Celebrity Chef Releases New Music
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Celebrity Chef Releases New Music

Celebrity chef, restaurateur, television host, cookbook author and Juno (Canadian Grammy) award-winning recording artist Roger Mooking has earned an international reputation as a renowned chef executing a culinary style that showcases his globally inspired vision and his musical stylings. Roger is best known for being the host of Cooking Channel’s “Man’s Greatest Food” (currently airing new episodes), Cooking […]

Gloria Gaynor Celebrates World Peace Day with Release of New Single 'Man of Peace'
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Gloria Gaynor Celebrates World Peace Day with Release of New Single ‘Man of Peace’

Legendary songstress Gloria Gaynor has announced the release of “Man of Peace,” the next single off of her latest album, Testimony. The Grammy Award-winning singer has coordinated the release of the song, a cover of a Bob Dylan classic, to coincide with World Peace Day on September 21.  “Man of Peace” first appeared on Dylan’s 1983 album Infidels. […]

New York State Announces Record-Setting Tourism Visitation for 2018
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New York State Announces Record-Setting Tourism Visitation for 2018

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that the Great New York State Fair has broken the total attendance record for the fourth year in a row while setting several single-day attendance records during its 13-day run. Last year’s record-breaking attendance of 1,279,010 was broken yesterday at 11:30 a.m. Governor Cuomo presented Williams Family of Lakeland, […]

The Divi Aruba All Inclusive Offers a Fall Foodie Getaway
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The Divi Aruba All Inclusive Offers a Fall Foodie Getaway

The Divi Aruba All Inclusive is offering guests a first class dining experience this fall with award-winning, Boston-based Chefs Chris Coombs and Adrienne Wright. The chefs will create an Aruba inspired exclusive 4-course dinner with 2 Amuses and wine pairing at Fusion Restaurant & Piano Bar on the nights of October 25 and 26, 2019. […]

Flying Solo Fashion Show
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Flying Solo Fashion Show

Flying Solo welcomed over 800 guests at their sixth New York Fashion Week shows on Friday, September 6th at Pier 59 Studios, The show was divided into 2 parts – ready-to wear and couture Flying Solo fashion show with an energetic format and a focus on diversity demonstrated this concept with over 500 looks by […]