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Rare Screening of 1964 Malcolm X Film at NYAFF
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Rare Screening of 1964 Malcolm X Film at NYAFF

At the 24th New York African Film Festival, Lebert “Sandy” Bethune, Jamaican filmmaker, poet, author and scholar, will spotlight Pan African expats’ during the turbulent 1960s through his acclaimed milestone documentary Malcolm X: Struggle for Freedom, filmed during Malcolm’s X’s trip to Europe shortly before his assassination and Jojolo, a portrait of a young Haitian fashion […]

Bloomingdale's Workers Voted to Strike on May 1st if a Fair Contract Isn't Reached
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Bloomingdale’s Workers Voted to Strike on May 1st if a Fair Contract Isn’t Reached

Yesterday, with the May 1 contract deadline just a week away, unionized Bloomingdale’s workers at the iconic East 59th Street store, voted to go on strike if a fair contract isn’t reached by the deadline.   Workers at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street, who are members of Local 3 of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union […]

36th Annual Harlem Business Alliance Awards Gala Celebrates 'Black Women Did That'
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36th Annual Harlem Business Alliance Awards Gala Celebrates ‘Black Women Did That’

For the past 36 years, the Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) has honored black brilliance with their annual awards gala. This annual must attend celebration is the pinnacle fundraising event for the nonprofit. This year’s theme, ‘Black Women Did That’ shines the spotlight on excellence – honoring nine outstanding women, a first for the organization, which […]

Con Edison Paying Incentives for Electric Vehicle Owners
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Con Edison Paying Incentives for Electric Vehicle Owners

Owners of electric vehicles in New York City and Westchester County can earn e-gift card rewards and get valuable information about their charging habits by participating in a new Con Edison program. Con Edison and FleetCarma, a company that specializes in electric vehicle technology solutions, are seeking participants for a program called SmartCharge New York […]

“Brew at the Zoo” Returns to the Bronx Zoo for Second Year
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“Brew at the Zoo” Returns to the Bronx Zoo for Second Year

Following on the success of the inaugural event in 2016, New York City’s wildest beer festival – “Brew at the Zoo” – is returning for an encore on Friday, June 16. Brew at the Zoo is a craft beer tasting event will feature more than 40 craft breweries serving more than 100 variations of ales, […]

The Apollo Theater Gathers  Notable Artists, Activists & Leaders for the return of the  WOW - Women of the World Festival
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The Apollo Theater Gathers Notable Artists, Activists & Leaders for the return of the WOW – Women of the World Festival

The Apollo Theater will gather artists, activists, and leaders from around the globe for the return of the WOW – Women of the World Festival, a four-day festival presented in collaboration with the Southbank Centre London on May 4-7, 2017. Founded in 2010 by Southbank’s Artistic Director Jude Kelly and originating at Southbank Centre, London, […]

New York State’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce Honor “Women Who Shine”
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New York State’s Largest African American Chamber of Commerce Honor “Women Who Shine”

The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (“LIAACC”) is New York State’s largest African American Chamber of Commerce.  On March 28, 2017, LIAACC honored three extraordinary “Women Who Shine” at Pa Nash restaurant in Queens, NY.  These women are a shining example of professionalism, integrity, and devotion in their respective fields.  The ladies […]

Report on Driving & Dangerous Driving Behaviors Among NYC Adults and Teens Has Been Released
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Report on Driving & Dangerous Driving Behaviors Among NYC Adults and Teens Has Been Released

  The Health Department today released a new Epi Data Brief on driving and dangerous driving behaviors. The report, “Driving and Self-reported Dangerous Driving Behaviors in New York City,” provides statistics collected for the first time on the number and characteristics of adults who drive in New York City, as well as estimates of adults […]

Artexpo New York Returns April 21–24, 2017 at Pier 94
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Artexpo New York Returns April 21–24, 2017 at Pier 94

Artexpo New York, the annual juried art show taking place at Pier 94 in the heart of New York City, will run from Friday, April 21 to Monday, April 24, 2017. As a highlight of Redwood Media Group’s lineup of fine and contemporary art shows, Artexpo New York hosts hundreds of art publishers, gallery owners, […]

Health Department Releases Health Alert on Increase in Hepatitis A Cases
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Health Department Releases Health Alert on Increase in Hepatitis A Cases

The Health Department has released a Health Alert to notify providers of an increase in hepatitis A cases among men who have sex with men (MSM) in New York City. Five patients were identified in the first two months of 2017, none of whom had traveled internationally. The Health Department usually identifies zero to three cases […]

Volunteers Needed for the 23rd Annual New York Cares Day Spring
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Volunteers Needed for the 23rd Annual New York Cares Day Spring

New York Cares Day Spring – the organization’s annual citywide spring volunteer event – will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM. New York Cares is seeking 3,000 volunteers to revitalize 40 parks, gardens, waterfronts, and playgrounds in high-need areas. In New York City’s largest hands-on spring-cleaning event, volunteers […]

City College Center for the Arts Hosts Dramatic Stage Reading of Lyrical Novel "Roni & Jamil"
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City College Center for the Arts Hosts Dramatic Stage Reading of Lyrical Novel “Roni & Jamil”

On Tuesday, February 28 at 6:00pm, City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) will host a dramatic stage reading of Pamela L. Laskin’s Ronit and Jamil, a lyrical novel which sets Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in the modern-day Israel/Palestine conflict The event is free with registration at CCCA’s website, www.citycollegecenterforthearts.org or http://citycollegecenterforthearts.org/shows/ronit-and-jamil-aaron-davis-hall-february-28-2017/ Tuesday, February 28, […]

Lincoln Center's American Songbook 2017 Features 24 Concerts in Three Venues from Feb 1st - May 13th
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Lincoln Center’s American Songbook 2017 Features 24 Concerts in Three Venues from Feb 1st – May 13th

  The 18th season of Lincoln Center’s American Songbook, which runs from February 1 through May 13, continues to celebrate the best in American singing and songwriting, and redefine American song with performances by established and rising singers and singer-songwriters across a range of genres. Southern soul, bluegrass, folk, R&B, indie rock, pop, musical theater, […]

2017 No Limits International Tattoo Expo Comes To NYC
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2017 No Limits International Tattoo Expo Comes To NYC

When it comes to discovering body art exhibits and tattoo expos in New York, The New York Tattoo Show is one of the largest tattoo conventions in the city. If you love art, a fan of tattoos and like live entertainment, then this is the show for you. Whether you’re looking to just browse around […]

International Women's Day Conference Celebrates the Achievements of Women
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International Women’s Day Conference Celebrates the Achievements of Women

International Women’s Day Conference set to bring together the region’s top women influence across a variety of industries on March 11, 2017 at Hofstra University. The International Women’s Day Conference is a celebration of the achievements of women. The conference aim is to inspire women while celebrating our social, economic, cultural and political achievements. This […]