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Art Exhibition featuring  Kumasi J. Barnett, "The Amazing Black-Man"
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Art Exhibition featuring Kumasi J. Barnett, “The Amazing Black-Man”

Lowell Ryan Projects is pleased to present The Amazing Black-Man, a solo exhibition by Brooklyn-based artist Kumasi J. Barnett.Riffing on classic superhero series including; The Amazing Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, Superman, Daredevil and Captain America, the show will feature two hundred hand-painted comic book works pinned up in their clear plastic sleeves. For each work, […]

Hundreds of Veterans Attend Nassau County Summer Stand Down
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Hundreds of Veterans Attend Nassau County Summer Stand Down

On July 9th, the Nassau County Veterans Services Agency welcomed hundreds to the annual Veterans Summer Stand Down at the Freeport Armory, offering a Free Veterans BBQ, VA Enrollment, support services, pantry items, clothing, haircuts and one-on-one counseling provided by many representatives from federal, state, and local agencies. Representatives from several Nassau County government agencies […]

Annual Vital Statistics Data Show Fewer Premature Deaths & Fewer Births in NYC in 2017
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Annual Vital Statistics Data Show Fewer Premature Deaths & Fewer Births in NYC in 2017

The NYC Health Department has released the 2017 Summary of Vital Statistics, which found that life expectancy in New York City was 81.2 years, a one-year increase since 2008. The age-adjusted premature death (before age 65) rate decreased by 2.4% from 2016. Teen birth rates fell sharply over the past 10 years, with a 56.2% decline […]

17th Annual ImageNation Outdoors Festival
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17th Annual ImageNation Outdoors Festival

The 17thAnnual ImageNation Outdoors Festival: Soul Cinema and Music Under the Stars kicks off July 10that Harlem’s Jackie Robinson Park with a screening of the Jackie Robinson biopic, 42, shown in celebration of his 100thbirthday, with special giveaways from the Jackie Robinson Museum including free birthday cake for all!  Held in partnership with the Historic Harlem Parks and the New York […]

Dapper Dan in Conversation with Elaine Welteroth on Book Launch, Jul 10th in Brooklyn
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Dapper Dan in Conversation with Elaine Welteroth on Book Launch, Jul 10th in Brooklyn

Unbound, a book launch series with BAM and Greenlight Bookstore presents Unbound: Dapper Dan for the launch of Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem, a candid chronicle of the Harlem designer’s life, spanning more than 70 years and set against the backdrop of an ever-evolving America. Joined by former Teen Vogue editor-in-chief and Project Runway judge […]

East Village TV & Movie Sites Walking Tour
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East Village TV & Movie Sites Walking Tour

On Location Tours offers the only TV and movie-themed tours, bus tours and walking tours in New York City. The brand new East Village TV & Movie Sites Walking Tour features more than 30 television and film locations from the trendy neighborhood  that have been seen in fan favorites including Law and Order: SVU, Sex and the […]

American Farmland Trust Announces Six Schools Selected for Inaugural New York State Farm to School Institute
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American Farmland Trust Announces Six Schools Selected for Inaugural New York State Farm to School Institute

Farm to Institution New York State, or FINYS, a collaborative initiative led by American Farmland Trust, announces the selection of six schools to the inaugural New York State Farm to School Institute, an intensive year-long program for New York schools to develop and grow their farm to school programs. “Reaching nearly 1.7 million students daily […]

Havana Comes to Harlem in Public Art Project "Liquid Heat | La Rumba Llama"
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Havana Comes to Harlem in Public Art Project “Liquid Heat | La Rumba Llama”

An international public art project that brings together photography, dance and education to celebrate Afro-Cuban Rumba, returns to Harlem with an eclectic new program. Liquid Heat | La Rumba Llama by artist Jessica Angel is a photography installation and international education program celebrating the rhythms of Cuba. Liquid Heat | La Rumba Llama will take place at Harlem Hospital […]

Health Department Reminds New Yorkers to Leave Fireworks to the Experts
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Health Department Reminds New Yorkers to Leave Fireworks to the Experts

Today is the Fourth of July, and the Health Department reminds New Yorkers about the serious risks and dangers of fireworks. Fireworks can cause serious burns and eye injuries and should be handled by professionals. “The Health Department wants all New Yorkers to have a safe and enjoyable holiday, but please leave fireworks to the […]

Con Edison Offers Tips to Beat the Heat & Save Money
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Con Edison Offers Tips to Beat the Heat & Save Money

Con Edison reminds customers they can take simple steps to save energy and money as warm weather rolls into the area. The company recommends that customers take these steps: ·         Turn off air conditioners, lights and other appliances when not at home and use a timer to turn on your air conditioner about a half-hour before […]

Eminent Domain Becomes “Imminently Yours”
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Eminent Domain Becomes “Imminently Yours”

The play “Imminently Yours”, is currently appearing at Theatre 80, located at 80 St Marks Place in Manhattan. Presented by the Negro Ensemble Company, directed by Count Stovall and written by Karimah, “Imminently Yours,” will run until June 30. The story line is about a location inhabited by descendants of slaves who had the mountain […]

12 Men in Sing Sing Maximum Security Prison to Graduate with a Master of Professional Studies from New York Theological Seminary (NYTS)
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12 Men in Sing Sing Maximum Security Prison to Graduate with a Master of Professional Studies from New York Theological Seminary (NYTS)

On Wednesday June 12th, a dozen incarcerated men from Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, New York graduated from New York Theological Seminary with a Master of Professional Studies. For almost 40 years, NYTS has provided higher education degrees in theology to incarcerated men and has transformed the lives of over 400 graduates to date. The […]

Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series to Brooklyn, NY
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Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series to Brooklyn, NY

Local youth will have an opportunity to play with their big league heroes at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinic series on Saturday, June 22nd, 2019. In conjunction with the Roberto Clemente Foundation, the free clinic features former Major League Baseball players who will teach baseball skills, drills and […]

WCS Honors Michael R. Bloomberg at Annual Gala
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WCS Honors Michael R. Bloomberg at Annual Gala

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) held its annual gala at the spectacular Central Park Zoo where 600 guests celebrated WCS’s impact on protecting the planet’s most ecologically important wild places and the extraordinary species that call them home. Gala 2019 honored entrepreneur, philanthropist and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg for his dedication to conservation, protecting the world’s […]

New Report on Health of Older Adults in New York City
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New Report on Health of Older Adults in New York City

The NYC Health Department has released a report examining the health of older adults in New York City. The report summarizes the current health status of older adults, ages 65 and older, in NYC. The report, developed in collaboration with 12 local government, academic, health care, and community based-organizations, demonstrates the Health Department’s commitment to helping […]