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Primark Continues Expansion in New York with Opening of Jamaica Avenue, Queens Store

Primark Continues Expansion in New York with Opening of Jamaica Avenue, Queens Store

Primark, the international clothing retailer, today opens its 15th store in the United States on Jamaica Avenue, Queens, New York. The store has 34,000 feet of retail selling space, bringing quality fashion at great value prices to Jamaica Avenue. Primark aims to revitalize a once-bustling shopping area of Queens and reach one of the most […]

New York City One Of US Cities With Most Romantic Hotels

New York City One Of US Cities With Most Romantic Hotels

New research has revealed which US cities are home to the highest number of romantic hotels and, therefore ideal for a couples vacation, and New York City features in the top 10, with 15.82 romantic hotels per 100 mi2. The experts at Travel Lens have revealed the most romantic cities in the world and the […]

New York Cares Launches its 34th Annual Coat Drive to Support New Yorkers Experiencing Poverty and Food Insecurity

New York Cares Launches its 34th Annual Coat Drive to Support New Yorkers Experiencing Poverty and Food Insecurity

New York Cares, the largest volunteer network in New York City, today announced the official launch of its 34th Annual Coat Drive. For the second year, New York Cares is launching Coats+, a fundraising campaign with a continuing focus on distributing warm winter coats with care, while also addressing food insecurity through meal distributions. New […]

Sonesta Hotels Unveil New 'Pillow Menu'

Sonesta Hotels Unveil New ‘Pillow Menu’

While exciting, nothing is more exhausting than the bustling holiday season. Humans sleep needs vary by season, requiring extra sleep during the winter months. Sleep expert Dr. Rebecca Robbins recommends adding 15-20 minutes of sleep this time of year, and suggests implementing cozy bedtime routines to receive proper rest. Refresh and unwind this winter at […]

Bronx Children's Museum Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates NYC'S Newest Cultural Institution

Bronx Children’s Museum Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates NYC’S Newest Cultural Institution

After more than 12 years of providing quality enrichment programs to children throughout the Bronx as a museum “without walls,” Bronx Children’s Museum held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony today to celebrate the upcoming public opening of its new facility on Saturday, December 3. The Museum, located at 725 Exterior Street along the Harlem River hosted […]

FORMER FRESH AIR CHILD FROM QUEENS ARIEL PIERRE SHARES HER FRESH AIR EXPERIENCES AT THE FUND’S 2022 FALL BENEFIT  

FORMER FRESH AIR CHILD FROM QUEENS ARIEL PIERRE SHARES HER FRESH AIR EXPERIENCES AT THE FUND’S 2022 FALL BENEFIT  

The Fresh Air Fund invited more than 350 guests to celebrate at its Annual Fall Benefit, “The Big Apple Bash,” presented by The Fresh Air Fund Council at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in New York City. Lisa Gitelson, The Fund’s Chief Executive Officer, welcomed friends and supporters to an evening of cocktails, entertainment, dinner […]

Legislator Drucker Attends Girls, Inc. LI’s Annual Luncheon

Legislator Drucker Attends Girls, Inc. LI’s Annual Luncheon

Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) joined Girls Inc. Long Island on Thursday, Nov. 3 at their annual “Fuel Her Fire” luncheon at The Heritage Club in Bethpage. During the celebration, Legislator Drucker presented Nassau County Legislature Citations to “Girl of the Year” Dreshta Boghra and “Alumna of the Year” Amy Stephanie […]

+MEDRITE Opens a New Urgent Care Center in Downtown Brooklyn

+MEDRITE Opens a New Urgent Care Center in Downtown Brooklyn

+MEDRITE, a leading urgent care company offering first-class healthcare to patients, announced today its newest urgent care center in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn right on Flatbush Ave.   Located at 68 Flatbush Ave on the ground level of the Hub apartment building, +MEDRITE’s latest opening comes at a crucial time of year to help […]

Coney Island Businesses and Organizations join together to host free sit-down Thanksgiving Community Dinner

Coney Island Businesses and Organizations join together to host free sit-down Thanksgiving Community Dinner

On Wednesday, November 23rd, local community organization the Alliance for Coney Island will once again be partnering with the Coney Island Gospel Assembly, Luna Park in Coney Island, and Gargiulo’s Restaurant to provide families and individuals in need with a sit-down Thanksgiving meal at no cost.   “It is an honor to be able to continue […]

Playwright and Activist Lorraine Hansberry  Inducted into the American Poets Corner at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine

Playwright and Activist Lorraine Hansberry Inducted into the American Poets Corner at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine

Playwright and author Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965), who redefined theater in the 1960s, was celebrated as the 2022 inductee to the American Poets Corner on Sunday, November 13, 2022 following a 4 pm Evensong service at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street). Lorraine Hansberry was born on May 19, […]

Charlen J. Thompson, Esq. Founder of Thompson Economic Development Services, LLC Honored as Power Women on Long Island

Charlen J. Thompson, Esq. Founder of Thompson Economic Development Services, LLC Honored as Power Women on Long Island

Long Island, New York – On November 18th, 2022 Charlene J. Thompson, Esq. of Thompson Economic Development Services, LLC was honored as a Power Women on Long Island at The Mansion at Oyster Bay . The awards were presented by Catholic Health to Honor LI’s Leading Ladies. Power Women of Long Island are composed of […]

Broadway’s Smash Hit Musicals 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' and 'SIX' To Perform On 'The Thanksgiving Day Parade On CBS,' November 24

Broadway’s Smash Hit Musicals ‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’ and ‘SIX’ To Perform On ‘The Thanksgiving Day Parade On CBS,’ November 24

Two of Broadway’s hottest Tony Award-winning musicals, Moulin Rouge! The Musical and SIX will perform on the “The Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS” on Thursday, November 24th at 9:00am ET / 8:00am CT / 1:00pm PT on CBS and streaming on Paramount+. MOULIN ROUGE THE MUSICAL! The Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical is now […]

The Cathedral Of St. John The Divine Celebrates The Season With Joyous Christmas Concert

The Cathedral Of St. John The Divine Celebrates The Season With Joyous Christmas Concert

The Christmas season is on its way, and the Cathedral of St. John the Divine is ready to celebrate with two Joy of Christmas concerts on Friday, December 9 and Saturday, December 10 at 7 pm at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street).  Conducted by Kent Tritle, Director […]

The Apollo Theater Launches Apprenticeship Program for College Students and Offers Dynamic Education Programs for Educators, Teens, and Families

The Apollo Theater Launches Apprenticeship Program for College Students and Offers Dynamic Education Programs for Educators, Teens, and Families

The Apollo continues the non-profit organization’s longstanding commitment to creating opportunities to advance Black narratives and nurture future generations of the creative workforce with the launch of The Apollo Apprenticeship, a new initiative that provides college students with pre-professional experience in the arts and entertainment industries. Through this new initiative and its ongoing educational and […]

INTREPID MUSEUM ANNOUNCES ITS INAUGURAL UNSTOPPABLE WOMEN LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM NOVEMBER 15, 2022

INTREPID MUSEUM ANNOUNCES ITS INAUGURAL UNSTOPPABLE WOMEN LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM NOVEMBER 15, 2022

The Intrepid Museum announces its inaugural Unstoppable Women Leadership Symposium, taking place on Tuesday, November 15. Held in the Intrepid Museum’s Space Shuttle Pavilion, the event is designed to engage and inspire the next generation of leaders in STEM and entrepreneurship. Support from the event will fund the Museum’s education initiatives through its newly-named Center […]