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How to Find “Me Time” on the Busiest Days
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How to Find “Me Time” on the Busiest Days

By Carol Tuttle Admit it. You’ve fallen into bed at night with that feeling… You hurried all day, shuttled the kids, ran the errands, worked hard. You got things DONE. But in the rush of the day, YOU got a little lost in there somewhere. If only you could have a few uninterrupted minutes to […]

Briana Bigham From "Harlem Heights" To Design For #RadiantDanceOff HBCU
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Briana Bigham From “Harlem Heights” To Design For #RadiantDanceOff HBCU

By Staff For those who are wondering whatever happened to some of the cast members of BET’s 2009 reality series “Harlem Heights,” one of its stars is doing big things. Briana Bigham, who was one of the show’s standouts, has become an in-demand fashionista and is considered a triple threat in the style industry. The […]

Sweet Leaf Tea Spreads The Love With An All-Female Motorcycle Ride In NYC To Benefit Women Veterans
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Sweet Leaf Tea Spreads The Love With An All-Female Motorcycle Ride In NYC To Benefit Women Veterans

For nearly 20 years, consumers have cooled down with beverages from Sweet Leaf Tea Co. The company’s organic iced teas are well-known for their bottles of homemade goodness overseen by Mimi, the grey-haired grandmother smiling out from every label. Now Sweet Leaf Tea is coming at consumers with a brand-new look, as well as the […]

New Facial Recognition Technology Will Register NYC Births &  Deaths
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New Facial Recognition Technology Will Register NYC Births & Deaths

The NYC Health Department has launched eVital, a new system for reporting births and deaths in New York City. eVital, used primarily by hospitals and funeral directors, will replace the decade-old Electronic Vital Events Registration System (EVERS). Last year, 12,000 people used this system to register 122,000 births, 53,000 deaths, and issue one million official certificates. […]

Bantam Bagels Recreates the Breakfast "Eggsperience" with Miniature Egg Bites
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Bantam Bagels Recreates the Breakfast “Eggsperience” with Miniature Egg Bites

Bantam Bagels recently launched a new line called Egg Bites that are pre-filled with a variety of cheese and scrambled egg flavors. With their mini stuffed bagels, pancakes, and now mini stuffed egg bites, Bantam is recreating the frozen breakfast “eggsperience,” bringing authenticity, real ingredients, and a spark of fun to an otherwise stale & […]

Majority of Drivers Admit to Texting While Driving
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Majority of Drivers Admit to Texting While Driving

DriversEd.com—the leading online driving school—today released its 2018 Distracted Driving in America Report. An inaugural initiative, the report examines drivers’ behind-the-wheel behaviors, habits and decisions—providing insight into how Americans, while driving, engage in a number of activities, from texting to drinking to YouTube to Snapchat to marijuana and more.   Survey data found that 73% […]

The Greenest Restaurants in the World
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The Greenest Restaurants in the World

 If all restaurants in the world followed the lead of the following Green Restaurant Award winners, we’d have a more sustainable and stable planet. Restaurants consume 1/3 of all electricity in the retail sector. Dining out accounts for over half of our food budget. With issues of climate change, ocean pollution, and sustainable food at […]

The Future is Female: 5th Annual 2018 The Power of You Teens Empowerment Experience Confirmed: Miss America 2019, Nia Franklin
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The Future is Female: 5th Annual 2018 The Power of You Teens Empowerment Experience Confirmed: Miss America 2019, Nia Franklin

According to the National Center for Educational Center Statistics, more than one out of every five (20.8%) students report being bullied. The Power of You Teens (POYT) was started in 2014, by Felicia Gibson Jaycox to provide a safe space for girls 11 through 18. “I noticed that bullying and suicide among girls were on […]

The Numbers Are In: Boating Is Big for the U.S. Economy
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The Numbers Are In: Boating Is Big for the U.S. Economy

In a data-driven world, knowing your “numbers” is a crucial part of achieving success. And in the halls of power of Washington, D.C., and 50 state capitals, credible data carries extra weight when it comes to advancing policies and laws that benefit recreational boaters. That’s why Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is […]

Guilt-Free Snacks for the Entire Family
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Guilt-Free Snacks for the Entire Family

Snack happy and healthy with the delicious line from Bubba’s Fine Foods. On a mission to rewrite the healthy snack stereotype, Bubba’s snacks taste so good, you won’t believe that they could be good for you too. Get back the snack taste that you love without the unhealthy ingredients that you’re trying to avoid with Bubba’s […]

The Harlem Business Alliance Presents: The Black Economic Empowerment Breakfast
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The Harlem Business Alliance Presents: The Black Economic Empowerment Breakfast

Shawn D. Rochester, Author, The Black Tax The financial cost of racial discrimination in America is real. Systemic and institutionalized racism has contributed to a disparaging wealth gap amongst the African-American community. On October 17, 2018, the Harlem Business Alliance (https://hbany.org/) will host the Black Economic Empowerment Breakfast (https://blackeconomicempowermentbreakfast.splashthat.com/) at MIST Harlem (https://mistharlem.com/). The forum, […]

LIAACC & SUNY Old Westbury Present Two Day Business Boot Camp, Oct. 19-20
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LIAACC & SUNY Old Westbury Present Two Day Business Boot Camp, Oct. 19-20

    The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc, (LIAACC) and SUNY Old Westbury are offering a Business Bootcamp on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 8am-5pm and Saturday, October 20thfrom 8am-5pm at SUNY Old Westbury. Corporations, Small Business Owners, Professionals, Service Providers, Chamber Leaders and Chamber Members and Local Leaders of a wide […]

White Castle® Rolls Out the "Impossible Slider" at All Locations Systemwide
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White Castle® Rolls Out the “Impossible Slider” at All Locations Systemwide

The award-winning, plant-based burger from Impossible Foods is now available at all White Castle restaurants nationwide for $1.99. Hailed as “one of the country’s best fast-food burgers, period,” the Impossible Slider debuted in April at 140 White Castle locations in New York, New Jersey and Chicago. Based on the overwhelming success of the pilot program, […]

15 Things You Should Give Up to Be a Happy Parent
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15 Things You Should Give Up to Be a Happy Parent

By Carol Tuttle,  author of The Child Whisperer You want to be a happy parent—but your countless responsibilities make this goal challenging! Don’t lose hope just yet. I have a list of 15 things that keep you from happy parenting. Read through them. Be honest with yourself. Then let them go. Allow yourself to be a […]

Artist Lennox Commissiong Teaches Youth to Create Barack Obama Portraits Inspired by His WIZARDHANDS Art Exhibition in Harlem
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Artist Lennox Commissiong Teaches Youth to Create Barack Obama Portraits Inspired by His WIZARDHANDS Art Exhibition in Harlem

Students from the Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF) created unique pointillism mosaic portraits of President Barack Obama at an arts workshop taught by Hicksville artist Lennox Commissiong at the Dwyer Cultural Center in Harlem, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue. It was at his exhibition WIZARDHANDS, which salutes Black heroes, and is on view free to the public […]