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Queen of Hospitality Tren'ness Woods-Black Goes on the Road with Thrillist Block Party
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Queen of Hospitality Tren’ness Woods-Black Goes on the Road with Thrillist Block Party

Tren’ness Woods-Black, executive producer of Thrillist Block Party recently kicked off the series in her hometown of Harlem and taking it nationwide in 2022 in partnership with Thrillist and Group 9 Media. Tren’ness is the president and creative strategist of Tren’ness Woods-Black LLC (TWB); executive producer of Cornbread & Conversations and the granddaughter of Sylvia Woods, […]

Fall Favorite 'Boo At The Zoo' To Feature Halloween-Themed Activities At The Bronx Zoo
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Fall Favorite ‘Boo At The Zoo’ To Feature Halloween-Themed Activities At The Bronx Zoo

Boo at the Zoo is a fall tradition at the Bronx Zoo and the seasonal celebration it is returning for 2021. The Halloween-themed event is a family favorite for New Yorkers that marks the beginning of fall with activities for all ages.   Boo at the Zoo begins Saturday, Oct. 2, and will run on […]

Nick Cannon Named Grand Marshal for the 28th Annual Harlem Holiday Lights Event
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Nick Cannon Named Grand Marshal for the 28th Annual Harlem Holiday Lights Event

The 125th Street Business Improvement District (BID) along with Community Boards 9 & 10, announced that actor, host, comedian, producer, writer, director, DJ, philanthropist, and entrepreneur – Nick Cannon – will serve as the Grand Marshal for the 28th annual Harlem Holiday Lights event to be held on Tuesday, November 16th. “We are so excited […]

Halloween, Food Festivals, Apple-Picking, and More: Fall in Love With Westchester County
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Halloween, Food Festivals, Apple-Picking, and More: Fall in Love With Westchester County

Just 30 miles north of New York City and across the river from New Jersey, Westchester County is the perfect option for regional travelers looking for an easy daytrip or exciting weekend away. Bordered by the Hudson River on the west and by Long Island Sound to the east, Westchester County spans across 500 square […]

The 20th Anniversary of Outstanding 50 Asian Americans In Business Awards Dinner
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The 20th Anniversary of Outstanding 50 Asian Americans In Business Awards Dinner

For two decades, the Asian American Business Development Center (AABDC) has honored over 860 Asian American corporate executives and entrepreneurs, representing scores of industries, nationwide, through its annual Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business flagship awards program.   The 2021 Pinnacle Awards were awarded to Anne Chow, CEO of AT&T Business, and Krishnan Rajagapolan, CEO of […]

NYC Named One Of Most Expensive Vacation Destinations In USA
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NYC Named One Of Most Expensive Vacation Destinations In USA

As one of the most popular tourist destinations, not just in the U.S. but in the world, it’s little surprise to see that Manhattan, New York, is also the most expensive U.S. vacation destination, whilst neighboring Brooklyn ranks fourth place. NYC was the most expensive city for four of the six metrics that ParkSleepFly.com looked […]

Madame Tussauds New York Reveals Black Panther Figure
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Madame Tussauds New York Reveals Black Panther Figure

The king of Wakanda and powerful warrior known as the Black Panther, has arrived in New York City. The new figure from Marvel Studios’ Black Panther was revealed by Madame Tussauds New York in striking photos featuring the figure atop the New York City skyline. The images were inspired by the iconic “Black Panther” movie […]

Legislator Siela A. Bynoe Welcomes Superintendents Of Hempstead, Malverne, Uniondale And Westbury Schools To Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building
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Legislator Siela A. Bynoe Welcomes Superintendents Of Hempstead, Malverne, Uniondale And Westbury Schools To Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building

In preparation for the 2021-2022 school year, Nassau County Legislator Siela A. Bynoe (D -Westbury) recently welcomed a trailblazing group of local education leaders to the Theodore Roosevelt & Executive Building. The gathering included Hempstead Union Free School District Superintendent Regina Armstrong; Malverne Union Free School District Superintendent Dr. Lorna Lewis; Uniondale Union Free School […]

NYC Stores Come Together In #BackToGether School Shopping Initiative
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NYC Stores Come Together In #BackToGether School Shopping Initiative

ShopIN.nyc, an online “everything store” supplied by New York City businesses and offering same-day delivery, has local stores coming together to make Back-To-School shopping better and more convenient for everyone – with just a few clicks of your mouse, from the comfort of your home.  This week, shopIN.nyc will launch #BackToGether School Shopping, a program […]

Con Edison Payment Programs Can Help Customers Emerge From Pandemic
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Con Edison Payment Programs Can Help Customers Emerge From Pandemic

Con Edison wants to help the region’s resurgence from the covid-19 pandemic by working with customers struggling to pay their bills.   Con Edison encourages customers who are behind on their bills to make payment arrangements or seek assistance from government programs such as the Emergency Rental Assistance Program or the NYS COVID-19 Pandemic Small […]

USPS Shines Light on Montauk Lighthouse
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USPS Shines Light on Montauk Lighthouse

On Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, the U.S. Postal Service celebrated the release of the Mid-Atlantic Lighthouses stamps, including one that features the Montauk Point Lighthouse, with a special stamp dedication event.  It as a special stamp dedication event commemorating the 225th anniversary of the Montauk Lighthouse and the release of the Mid-Atlantic Lighthouses stamps. The […]

New Rochelle Youth Design Open House
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New Rochelle Youth Design Open House

R.F. Wilkins Consultants Inc., in partnership with The Youth Bureau, New Rochelle District Opportunity held the LINC Youth Open House at the New Rochelle City Hall. The city’s youth used their creativity in sharing their input on features they would like to see in the future park on Memorial Highway.

New-York Historical Society To Expand Its Home On Central Park West
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New-York Historical Society To Expand Its Home On Central Park West

Louise Mirrer, president and CEO of the New-York Historical Society, recently announced that the institution will expand its building on Central Park West, adding more than 70,000 square feet of program space for itself and for The American LGBTQ+ Museum, New York’s first museum dedicated to LGBTQ+ history and culture, which will make its permanent […]

NYSDA Expands Dental Program To Columbia University, Providing Essential Care To Underserved Communities
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NYSDA Expands Dental Program To Columbia University, Providing Essential Care To Underserved Communities

The New York State Dental Association (NYSDA) is expanding its Dental Demonstration Project (DDP) program to the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, a move made possible by support from Democratic State Senator Timothy Kennedy of Buffalo. The DDP is a state-funded initiative that was launched by NYSDA in 2015 to benefit underserved communities across […]

New York’s Largest African American Chamber LIAACC Pauses To Honor National Black Business Month
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New York’s Largest African American Chamber LIAACC Pauses To Honor National Black Business Month

New York’s largest African American Chamber LIAACC pauses to honor National Black Business Month.  August is National Black Business Month in America, a time when individuals and businesses recognize Black-owned businesses across the country. This month traces its history back to 2004 when Frederick E. Jordan, an engineering entrepreneur, teamed up with John William Templeton, […]