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“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 […]

Brooklyn Community Services Holds Youth Action Summit on Feb 28th
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Brooklyn Community Services Holds Youth Action Summit on Feb 28th

Critical issues facing at-risk youth in Brooklyn’s low-income neighborhoods will be examined at Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) Youth Action Summit: Voices for the Future of Brooklyn, a panel discussion and youth action resource hub. This community event will be moderated by C. Nicole Mason, PhD, noted policy expert, economic justice advocate and author, on February […]

NYC Health Department Announces Historic Expansion of HIV & STI Services at Sexual Health Clinics
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NYC Health Department Announces Historic Expansion of HIV & STI Services at Sexual Health Clinics

Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett has announced the historic expansion of HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) services, and the renaming of STD Clinics as Sexual Health Clinics. The expansion is part of the City’s Ending the Epidemic (ETE) plan, which includes $23 million in fiscal year 2017 and aims to reduce the number of […]

The Town Hall & Con Edison Present 20th Annual Celebration of Black History Month
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The Town Hall & Con Edison Present 20th Annual Celebration of Black History Month

The Black Iris Project took center stage at Con Edison and The Town Hall’s 20th anniversary Black History Month celebration on Monday and Tuesday, February 6-7 at the historic theatre located at 123 West 43rd Street in Manhattan. The programs marked two decades of providing free Broadway performances for public school children. This year’s featured […]

Sofitel New York’s Love Lottery, Feb. 1-14, to Benefit The Bowery Mission
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Sofitel New York’s Love Lottery, Feb. 1-14, to Benefit The Bowery Mission

Love might be a gamble, but from Feb. 1-14, Sofitel New York will make everyone who drops by a winner. The Midtown luxury hotel with a French accent is mounting Une Loterie d’Amour – a Love Lottery – wherein players will win prizes ranging from a complimentary cocktail to a two-night Sofitel stay in exchange […]