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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.

AAFCA Collaborates with Revolt TV to Discover Next Gen Talent for New Series "Short and Fresh"
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AAFCA Collaborates with Revolt TV to Discover Next Gen Talent for New Series “Short and Fresh”

The  African American Film Critics Association — the world’s largest group of leading black film critics – has partnered with broadcast network REVOLT to spotlight rising young filmmakers in the new series “Short and Fresh,” a bi-monthly show that airs Friday’s at 10pm ET on REVOLT. Each one-hour episode of “Short and Fresh” provides audiences with a lens […]

New York Trend NYC: May 30 - June 5, 2019
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New York Trend NYC: May 30 – June 5, 2019

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Con Edison Projects Lower Summer Bills
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Con Edison Projects Lower Summer Bills

Con Edison is forecasting lower bills for residential customers during this summer season, compared to last year, as the energy company invests more than $1.5 billion in its overhead and underground electric delivery systems to meet usage demands on peak hot days. A typical New York City residential customer using 350 kilowatt hours per month […]

The Levett Family On Top In The Funeral Industry
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The Levett Family On Top In The Funeral Industry

Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Home., Inc. is a family owned and operated funeral service provider established in 1980 by Mr. Gregory B. Levett Sr. and his wife Betty. The Levett legacy of providing traditional, thoughtful and dignified funeral services spans over four generations. Mr. Levett began mastering the art of funeral service at […]

New York Aquarium Announces Family-Friendly Events in June
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New York Aquarium Announces Family-Friendly Events in June

For the past 20 years, members of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) have celebrated our planet with annual Party For The Planet® events. This year, with the support from the Disney Conservation Fund, members will be helping their communities “spring into action” with opportunities for families to volunteer to improve our planet from Earth […]

Museum of Broadway Coming to New York City in 2020
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Museum of Broadway Coming to New York City in 2020

It has been announced that the Museum of Broadway will launch in Times Square, New York City in 2020. The pop-up museum’s unique exhibits will create rich, immersive, visual experiences that take fans on a journey from the birth of Broadway through present day – and everything in between. Visitors will be treated to a one-of-a-kind […]

Affluent Children with Low Test Scores Have a 71% Chance of Being Affluent Adults at Age 25 Compared to Only a 31% Chance for Poor Children with High Test Scores, Says New Georgetown University Report
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Affluent Children with Low Test Scores Have a 71% Chance of Being Affluent Adults at Age 25 Compared to Only a 31% Chance for Poor Children with High Test Scores, Says New Georgetown University Report

The great sorting of the most talented young people into haves and have-nots starts long before college, according to a new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW) in partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Born to Win, Schooled to Lose: Why Equally Talented Students Don’t Get Equal Chances to […]

Ricky Martin Announced as Grand Marshal of the 62nd Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade
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Ricky Martin Announced as Grand Marshal of the 62nd Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade

 The National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) Board of Directors announced additional themes and tributes that will make up its 2019 celebration.  Under the theme, “One People, Many Voices,” the Parade will continue celebrating the best of Puerto Rican culture and history, paying tribute to key historical figures and raising awareness on issues of importance in […]

National Black Theatre Takes Over 125th Street this June
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National Black Theatre Takes Over 125th Street this June

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) closes out its golden anniversary season with the world premiere of 125th & FREEdom, a five-hour public performance dance project by Ebony Noelle Golden this June. Written, choreographed and directed by Golden, the piece will make Harlem’s iconic 125th Street its stage as it explores the question: “If Harriet Tubman were alive today, how […]

Carrabba's Italian Grill Offers Endless Sangrias; $10 Take Home Meal When You Dine-In
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Carrabba’s Italian Grill Offers Endless Sangrias; $10 Take Home Meal When You Dine-In

National Wine Day is Saturday, May 25th but Carrabba’s Italian Grill is celebrating the entire Memorial Day weekend. From Friday, May 24th through Monday, May 27th, Carrabba’s Italian Grill is offering endless glasses of blackberry, peach or red sangria all day for $12.99 with the purchase of an entrée. For guests wanting to enjoy more of their Italian favorites, for a […]

New York Trend NYC: May 16-23, 2019
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New York Trend NYC: May 16-23, 2019

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Disney Comes to Harlem to Unveil New S.T.E.M. Center at Boys & Girls Clubs of Harlem
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Disney Comes to Harlem to Unveil New S.T.E.M. Center at Boys & Girls Clubs of Harlem

On Friday, May 10th, Boys & Girls Clubs of Harlem unveiled its new state-of-the-art Center of Innovation, designed to spark youth’s interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and shape the leaders of tomorrow. Funded by Disney, the Center of Innovation will be outfitted with modern technology such as 3D printers, high-definition video conferencing […]

Michelle Obama Confirmed to Headline Upcoming ESSENCE Festival
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Michelle Obama Confirmed to Headline Upcoming ESSENCE Festival

ESSENCE Communications, the number one media, technology and commerce company dedicated to Black women, has announced that former First Lady Michelle Obama will headline its 25th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival of Culture in New Orleans, LA, taking place July 4-7, 2019. On the heels of the historic success of her book Becoming, the appearance will mark Mrs. […]

Snipes Acquires Shoe Chain KicksUSA, Will Celebrate with DJ Khaled
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Snipes Acquires Shoe Chain KicksUSA, Will Celebrate with DJ Khaled

European lifestyle retailer Snipes will make its East Coast debut with the help of DJ Khaled in East Harlem on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. In a move to expand its collection of lifestyle footwear and apparel, Snipes has acquired KicksUSA and will transition its brand, signage and operations to 62 existing KicksUSA stores along the […]

Stand Taller for Posture Month
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Stand Taller for Posture Month

Mom was right, posture is important, especially as we spend our days hunched over phones and computers.  Poor posture strains muscles and joints, and is linked to back and neck pain, as well as overall stress and even depression.  Plus slumping makes you look older. May is Posture Month, so here are 10 tips to ACE your […]