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STEAMFest: Ignite Your Flight - Putting STEAM in Motion
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STEAMFest: Ignite Your Flight – Putting STEAM in Motion

Legislator Kevan Abrahams Helps Make the  Holiday Season Brighter with Toys for Tots
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Legislator Kevan Abrahams Helps Make the Holiday Season Brighter with Toys for Tots

Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams supports the United States Marine Corps in their effort to help bring holiday cheer by donating new toys to their Toys for Tots campaign during a presentation on Monday, Oct 28th.  Each year, the United States Marine Corps collects more than 200, 000 toys for over 100, 000 children across […]

Leading Anti-Poverty Advocate Jennifer Jones Austin Names Co-Host of WBLS Sunday Morning Talk Show "Open Line" on 107.5 FM
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Leading Anti-Poverty Advocate Jennifer Jones Austin Names Co-Host of WBLS Sunday Morning Talk Show “Open Line” on 107.5 FM

Jennifer Jones Austin, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of FPWA and one of the nation’s leading anti-poverty advocates, has been named the first female Co-Host of the popular Sunday morning radio show “Open Line” on WBLS 107.5 FM, a go-to place for discussions of issues relevant to New York City’s diverse communities. Jennifer, an […]

The Small Business Bootcamp for Women Celebrates its 8th Year Anniversary
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The Small Business Bootcamp for Women Celebrates its 8th Year Anniversary

The Network for Women in Business is proud to announce the 8th Annual Small Business Boot Camp for Women taking place on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Radisson Hotel in New Rochelle, NY. Accomplished business women from across the United States will gather to learn new ways to market and promote their small business.  […]

Harlem School of the Arts 2019 Masquerade Ball: A Huge Success
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Harlem School of the Arts 2019 Masquerade Ball: A Huge Success

Harlem School of The Arts (HSA) is amazing! So amazing that its accomplishments should be inscribed with superlatives.  Founded in 1964 by internationally acclaimed concert soprano Dorothy Maynor at a time when Harlem was in the throes of socio-economic crises, with high levels of poverty and non-existing cultural resources for its young people, she believed […]

The Apollo Theater and Ballet Hispanico Present The World Premiere of Tiburones
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The Apollo Theater and Ballet Hispanico Present The World Premiere of Tiburones

Ballet Hispánico, the nation’s premier Latino dance organization, returns to the Apollo stage on Friday and Saturday, November 22 and 23, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. with a program that continues its commitment to staging works by female, Latinx choreographers. Ballet Hispánico is sponsored by GOYA, which has sponsored the company since 1977. In the world premiere […]

Actor Kene Holliday Invites Viewers to New Show Depicting the Life of Miles Davis
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Actor Kene Holliday Invites Viewers to New Show Depicting the Life of Miles Davis

Famed Hollywood Actor Kene Holliday is inviting an audience in NYC to witness a rarity in Theatre with the birth of a new show depicting the Life of Miles Davis. Kene Holliday is known to most people for his role as Private Investigator Tyler Hudson on the Matlock Television series co-starring with Andy Griffith.  Kene […]

New York Trend's Owner & Publisher Featured in Local College Interview
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New York Trend’s Owner & Publisher Featured in Local College Interview

New York Trend NYC Owner & Publisher Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been featured in an article published on the Queensborough Community College website. Read the full interview here.

All-Star Roster of Dignitaries Attend Star- Studded 65th Birthday Celebration & In Honor of Rev. Al Sharpton
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All-Star Roster of Dignitaries Attend Star- Studded 65th Birthday Celebration & In Honor of Rev. Al Sharpton

On Thursday, October 3rd at the New York Public Library, Rev. Al Sharpton and his lifelong activism were celebrated at a star-studded celebration and “Party with a Cause.” Among the attendees were Actors and Film Producers Samuel L. Jackson, Spike Lee and Robert De Niro; New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senator Chuck Schumer, Former Senior aide […]

African American Chamber of Commerce LIAACC launches campaign to Retool, Refocus, and Rebuild Black Business In New York State
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African American Chamber of Commerce LIAACC launches campaign to Retool, Refocus, and Rebuild Black Business In New York State

African American Chamber of Commerce LIAACC launches campaign to Retool, Refocus, and Rebuild Black Business in New York State.  As New York State’s largest African American Chamber of Commerce the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC) has raised the bar for what it means to be a black chamber in New York […]

Stacey Abrams Headlines Invest in Brooklyn Dinner
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Stacey Abrams Headlines Invest in Brooklyn Dinner

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams will headline Brooklyn Community Foundation’s annual Invest In Brooklyn Dinner—a benefit for the organization’s racial and social justice work taking place at the Weylin on Friday, October 18th at 6:30pm. In addition to celebrating local nonprofit changemakers, the dinner will also spotlight national and local efforts leading up to […]

American Dream & NY Waterway Partner to Create Exclusive Ferry-Bus Service from NYC
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American Dream & NY Waterway Partner to Create Exclusive Ferry-Bus Service from NYC

American Dream, the unrivaled destination for style and play, today announced a partnership with NY Waterway to provide fast, convenient ferry-bus service from Manhattan. “We’re thrilled to partner with NY Waterway to provide American Dream guests and employees with a convenient, simple way to access our property from Manhattan,” said Don Ghermezian, CEO, American Dream. […]

New Yorkers Dress up Dogs for Halloween Costume Contest
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New Yorkers Dress up Dogs for Halloween Costume Contest

Halloween is just around the corner and while you look for your human costume, don’t forget about your dog’s costume. The Annual Washington Square Park Halloween Parade and Costume Contest sponsored by NYC-based food company, The Farmer’s Dog, is coming up on Saturday, October 19th from 11 am to 2 pm at the WSP Fountain. […]

County Executive Laura Curran Signs Legislator Josh Lafazan’s Food Allergy Restaurant Safety Ordinance at Ceremony
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County Executive Laura Curran Signs Legislator Josh Lafazan’s Food Allergy Restaurant Safety Ordinance at Ceremony

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran signed into law the Food Allergy Restaurant Safety Ordinance during a ceremony at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building on Wednesday, Oct. 2. Initially introduced in July by Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury), the measure was approved by the full Nassau County Legislature on Sept. 23. “Food allergies […]

The NYC Chocolate Show That Should Be On Your Radar This Fall
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The NYC Chocolate Show That Should Be On Your Radar This Fall

 Salon du Chocolat, the world’s largest and most decadent celebration of chocolate and pastry, is coming to New York City! Salon du Chocolat is a global event with a 25-year history, and it’s coming to New York City (November 16-17, 2019) for the first time since 2011. Over 100 of the biggest names in chocolate and […]