New York Trend Online
Serving New York City, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties

Category: Local News

NY Black Chamber Optimistic on Business Growth
0

NY Black Chamber Optimistic on Business Growth

New York State’s largest African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is optimistic on Black Business Growth in the Tri-state region. The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. has seen the viability of how a regional chamber of commerce can impact both the size and scope of companies in the region. Since its inception […]

Ballet Hispánico Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With Dance!
0

Ballet Hispánico Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With Dance!

Ballet Hispánico will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with free events and performances, a preview of the company’s New York Season and more, with an Antojito, a Latinx Leadership Convening, Diálogos, and the 3rd Annual A La Calle Block party. “We celebrate our Latinidad on a daily basis, but it is vital that we come together during this month to celebrate the strength of our voices […]

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces Programming for New York City Center Season Dec. 4, 2019 - Jan. 5, 2020
0

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces Programming for New York City Center Season Dec. 4, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020

 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center’s Principal Dance Company, returns to the theater’s stage from December 4, 2019 – January 5, 2020. Artistic Director Robert Battle leads Ailey’s 32 extraordinary dancers during this annual five-week engagement, which has become a joyous holiday tradition.  The repertory features more than two dozen diverse works by some of […]

Things to do in NYC this August - Paint & Sip, Live Music, Dog Portraits and more!
0

Things to do in NYC this August – Paint & Sip, Live Music, Dog Portraits and more!

This month, get your hands dirty at Paint & Sip night where you can paint hand tied luxurious Putnam & Putnam flower bouquets, or bring in your dog to get their portrait painted by Ben Lenovitz on National Dog Day. If you missed the last ones, you can still enjoy complimentary live jazz, R&B and other performances every Tuesday with #MusicatMoxy’s amazing […]

ACS Making Strides Kickoff Breakfast
0

ACS Making Strides Kickoff Breakfast

Members of the Long Island Chapter of The Links, Incorporated participated in the American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” Kickoff Breakfast at the Crest Hollow Country Club on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Featured above with Special Guest Speaker, Stacey Sager, are Program Chair, Link Jan Figueria; Health and Human Services Facet Chair, Link […]

Long Island's Finest to Compete in Tug-of-War to Benefit Hope for the Warriors
0

Long Island’s Finest to Compete in Tug-of-War to Benefit Hope for the Warriors

WBAB will host the 12th Annual Long Island Police Tug-Of-War Championship, Friday, August 23rd at Jones Beach, Field 4. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., this is the only event on Long Island that brings together law enforcement officials from Nassau and Suffolk counties with the goal of raising funds and awareness for veterans, service members and military families through Hope […]

NYC Councilman Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Performs Ribbon-Cutting Honors at ButterMEssentials Grand Opening In Brooklyn
0

NYC Councilman Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Performs Ribbon-Cutting Honors at ButterMEssentials Grand Opening In Brooklyn

Brooklyn, New York – ButterMEssentials Opens New Store in Brooklyn at 688 Nostrand Ave. Unit 1, Brooklyn, New York 11217.  The Brooklyn-based company ButterMEssentials is a family owned company run by Mrs. Negesti Pinnock and her husband and partner Vayden Pinnock. New York City Council Member for the 36th Assembly District, representing Bedford-Stuyvesant and northern […]

Con Edison & Food Banks Brighten Homes with Bulb Giveaway Program
0

Con Edison & Food Banks Brighten Homes with Bulb Giveaway Program

Con Edison has provided food banks in New York City and Westchester County with 250,000 high-efficiency lightbulbs for distribution to residential customers. The Food Bank For New York City received 37,500 four-packs of bulbs and Feeding Westchester – the food bank that serves Westchester – received 25,000 four-packs. The food banks will work with affiliated […]

The Apollo Theater Presents Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem's Culture – Past.  Present. Future.
0

The Apollo Theater Presents Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem’s Culture – Past. Present. Future.

On Thursday, August 15 at 7:00 p.m., the Apollo Theater in partnership with Spectrum News NY1, WLBS, and New York Amsterdam News will present Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem’s Culture – Past. Present. Future. The panel will gather thought leaders from some of Harlem’s most influential arts organizations to celebrate milestone anniversaries in the Harlem arts community and discuss the roles these cultural organizations […]

Strand Bookstore Named Official NYC Landmark
0

Strand Bookstore Named Official NYC Landmark

Book lover or not, every New Yorker has probably heard of the iconic Strand Bookstore at one point. Recently, it was named an official NYC landmark by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC).  Famous for its impressive 18-mile stretch of books, the Strand boasts a huge selection of both new and used books across virtually every […]

Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan Introduces  Food Allergy Restaurant Safety Law
0

Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan Introduces Food Allergy Restaurant Safety Law

Flanked by colleagues in government and food allergy awareness advocates on the front steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) on Monday, July 15 unveiled a series of reforms aimed at educating consumers and food service professionals about food allergies and how to identify, respond to and […]

Art Exhibition featuring  Kumasi J. Barnett, "The Amazing Black-Man"
0

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
0

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
0

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
0

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 […]