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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.

K-Ci Hailey is Making a Comeback
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K-Ci Hailey is Making a Comeback

Founder and CEO of P Music Group, Michael Paran, has announced the signing of R&B vocal powerhouse, K-Ci Hailey.  After contributing his signature sound to the 90’s “R&B bad boys” group, Jodeci, then teaming with his brother as K-Ci & JoJo, K-Ci is now stepping out on his own to relaunch his solo career with new […]

Defusing Anxiety & Negativity in 2020: Why Gratitude Is Key
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Defusing Anxiety & Negativity in 2020: Why Gratitude Is Key

We all want to feel happy and productive. But here’s the Catch 22: the things we do to try to feel that way—working long hours, rushing kids from one activity to the other, and meeting all of life’s obligations—can leave us feeling stressed, anxious, and even resentful. (And that’s not counting the complications that spring […]

“Quit Today, Be There Tomorrow" Urges the NYC Health Department
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“Quit Today, Be There Tomorrow” Urges the NYC Health Department

The NYC Health Department has launched an anti-smoking media campaign featuring the family of a person affected by a smoking-related disease. The campaign, titled “Quit today. Be there tomorrow,” depicts a young girl beside her dad in a hospital room, telling him a story about a game she played with her uncle, and ends with her saying […]

New York Trend NYC: December 26, 2019 - January 1, 2020
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New York Trend NYC: December 26, 2019 – January 1, 2020

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National Puerto Rican Day Parade Launches 2020 Scholarship Program
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National Puerto Rican Day Parade Launches 2020 Scholarship Program

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) is now accepting applications for its 2020 National Scholarship Program. For the fourth consecutive year, the NPRDP will award 100 scholarships valued at $2,000 each, for a total $200,000, to exceptional students of Puerto Rican descent that are making a difference in their communities. Applicants must be high school seniors or […]

Top Baby Names of 2018
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Top Baby Names of 2018

The NYC Health Department has announced that Emma and Liam were the most popular baby names in New York City in 2018. Liam has been the number one name for boys since 2016. Emma has been the top name for girls since 2017. The Health Department’s birth certificate records show 501 Emmas and 779 Liams […]

NYC Health Department Launches ABCEATS, Its Redesigned Website for Looking Up Restaurant Grades
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NYC Health Department Launches ABCEATS, Its Redesigned Website for Looking Up Restaurant Grades

The NYC Health Department has launched a redesigned ABCEats, an online tool that allows New Yorkers to look up inspection results and letter grades for any of the approximately 27,000 restaurants in New York City. Users can search by restaurant name or by any of these categories: letter grade, type of food, borough, address and/or ZIP […]

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

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American Pie Council® Urges Everyone Everywhere To Enjoy a Slice on National Pie Day, Jan. 23, 2020
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American Pie Council® Urges Everyone Everywhere To Enjoy a Slice on National Pie Day, Jan. 23, 2020

Whether it is apple, pumpkin, pecan, blueberry, cherry, peach, Key lime, lemon meringue, coconut cream, sweet potato, mince or countless more, the sweet, savory tastes are as American as… well, you know.  On Jan. 23, 2020, the American Pie Council® (APC) invites everyone from sea to shining sea to celebrate National Pie Day with a small slice of […]

Con Edison Climate Change Report
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Con Edison Climate Change Report

Extreme heat, coastal storm surge, inland flooding and more violent storms are the most significant climate-driven impacts to Con Edison’s energy delivery systems and its customers through the 21st century, according to a report issued today. The report (coned.com/resilience), developed by Con Edison in collaboration with ICF and Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, leverages the latest […]

Paddington Gets In a Jam Comes to Union Square’s DR2 Theatre
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Paddington Gets In a Jam Comes to Union Square’s DR2 Theatre

Jonathan Rockefeller’s Paddington Gets in a Jam will open its limited run on Sunday, December 22, 2019, as the star of page and screen, Paddington, will take to the stage in this new fun-filled comedy. This production is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to Rockefeller’s critically acclaimed The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show and will begin a strictly limited […]

'AfroPoP' Season 12 Premieres Mon., Jan. 20th on WORLD Channel
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‘AfroPoP’ Season 12 Premieres Mon., Jan. 20th on WORLD Channel

Music and the sounds of revolution are in the air as the 12th season of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange opens with an episode saluting the work and lives of the originators of the Afrobeat music genre, Fela Kuti and Tony Allen. Premiering on WORLD Channel at 8 p.m. ET (10 p.m. PT) on January 20, the AfroPoP season […]

New York Trend NYC: December 12-18, 2019
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New York Trend NYC: December 12-18, 2019

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NYC Health Department Will Add Third, Non-Binary Gender Category to New York City Death Certificates
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NYC Health Department Will Add Third, Non-Binary Gender Category to New York City Death Certificates

The NYC Health Department has announced that, starting next year, death certificates will include an “X” option for New Yorkers who do not identify as male or female. The change to the forms was announced at a Board of Health meeting today. The revision will inform the documents used by officials certifying or examining the […]

Apollo Theater and WNYC Announce 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration and Uptown Hall
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Apollo Theater and WNYC Announce 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration and Uptown Hall

WNYC and the Apollo Theater will present WNYC’s 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration, “The Strategic King: MLK’s Visionary Leadership,“ as part of the Apollo’s Uptown Hall series, on Sunday, January 12 at 3pm.  Hosted by WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning host Brian Lehrer and All Things Considered host Jami Floyd, this annual gathering convenes artists and activists, journalists and changemakers to […]