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COVID-19 Online Bereavement Support Groups to be Provided by Long Island's Leading Mental Health Organizations
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COVID-19 Online Bereavement Support Groups to be Provided by Long Island’s Leading Mental Health Organizations

People are unable to grieve the loss of loved ones in ways they are used to. No wakes for Christians. No shivas for Jews. No three-day mourning periods for Muslims. That’s why Long Island’s two leading, county-based mental health organizations have begun offering online bereavement support groups designed to provide comfort, support, and “grief tools” […]

"Lincoln Center At Home" Dance Week - 5/30-6/4
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“Lincoln Center At Home” Dance Week – 5/30-6/4

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA)announces a week devoted to dance from Saturday, May 30 to Thursday, June 4, 2020. Part of Lincoln Center at Home (#LincolnCenterAtHome), the offerings, which will be streamed at LincolnCenter.org and on Lincoln Center’s Facebook Page, were filmed during more than 40 years of performances on the Lincoln Center Campus by such renowned institutions […]

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine Offers Virtual Blessing for NYC's Bicyclists and Essential Delivery Workers
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The Cathedral of St. John the Divine Offers Virtual Blessing for NYC’s Bicyclists and Essential Delivery Workers

In recognition of the ongoing coronavirus epidemic, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine will hold its 22nd Annual Blessing of the Bicycles ceremony online this year, with a special focus on bicycle messengers and delivery people and the essential role they play in supporting New York City on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 11 AM  on the Cathedral’s Facebook page and website.    […]

Airbnb & NYS Nurses Association Work Together to Provide Accommodations to Frontline Responders
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Airbnb & NYS Nurses Association Work Together to Provide Accommodations to Frontline Responders

Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, and the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) — New York’s largest union and professional association for registered nurses — today announced a new partnership to provide places to stay to NYSNA members fighting on the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis statewide. Through this partnership, NYSNA members will […]

Gayle King Donates Meals to Friends of Harlem Hospital Center to Aid COVID-19 Relief Fund
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Gayle King Donates Meals to Friends of Harlem Hospital Center to Aid COVID-19 Relief Fund

The Friends of Harlem Hospital Center (FOHHC) sounded the alarm for support for its COVID-19 Relief Fund.  After a heartwarming interview on CBS’s “60 Minutes” featuring Melba Wilson from, Melba’s Restaurant of Harlem, Gayle King, Co-Host of “CBS Morning News” donated 1,000 meals for essential medical, maintenance and support staff who have been on the front lines supporting Harlem residents. In response to this […]

Con Edison Donating 40,000 Face Shields
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Con Edison Donating 40,000 Face Shields

Con Edison is drawing on the expertise of its workers in a Bronx machine shop to manufacture 40,000 face shields for Westchester County health-care workers who are treating coronavirus patients. The company today turned the first 6,000 plastic shields over to Westchester County Executive George Latimer and plans to make and donate the remaining shields […]

A Business Grows in Harlem: A Chat With Harlem Haberdashery's Sharene Wood
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A Business Grows in Harlem: A Chat With Harlem Haberdashery’s Sharene Wood

Harlem Haberdashery is the retail expression of 5001 Flavors, a custom-made apparel company, which has been creating looks for celebrities, music artists, and sports stars for more than 20 years. Located in uptown in a new boutique, Harlem Haberdashery draws inspiration from the rich cultural history and distinctive style of the Harlem Renaissance with a […]

Online Earth Day Celebration
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Online Earth Day Celebration

The American Museum of Natural History has announced a slate of programming to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, including an all-day, online EarthFest on Wednesday, April 22, and the premiere of a new video on Saturday, April 18, featuring the latest scientific data that highlights how Earth – and humans – have changed since the annual day was […]

Bloomingdale School of Music Featured on NBC Universal's George to the Rescue
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Bloomingdale School of Music Featured on NBC Universal’s George to the Rescue

In the fall of 2019, the Bloomingdale School of Music was nominated and selected to receive a TV make-over of its David Greer Recital Hall and backyard by the hit NBC reality show George to the Rescue, hosted by George Oliphant. Led by SilverLining, Inc., the project completely transformed the school, renovating the Hall and the […]

Rockefeller Center® Presents Virtual "Spring Sunday"
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Rockefeller Center® Presents Virtual “Spring Sunday”

Parents and children of all ages are invited to tune in to “Spring Sunday” on Rockefeller Center’s social media channels where they can enjoy free music, live performances, and entertaining activities including puppet shows, art workshops, recipe tutorials, and more on Sunday April 19th beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Rockefeller Center’s Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube pages. “Spring […]

Ascend Long Island Presents: Sustainability During the Covid-19 Pandemic
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Ascend Long Island Presents: Sustainability During the Covid-19 Pandemic

The Ascend Long Island program proudly presents a free Zoom series for diverse businesses.  The four-part series of workshops is designed to provide sustainable information and resources on maintaining and thriving during the COVID-19 pandemic.   April 14, 2020 – “Resources For Your Financial Survival & Recovery” April 21, 2020 – “Crisis Management Strategies For Small Businesses” April […]

Flushing Sailor Serves Aboard USNS Comfort in Support of COVID-19 Response
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Flushing Sailor Serves Aboard USNS Comfort in Support of COVID-19 Response

U.S. Navy Logistics Specialist Seaman Souxing Wang, from Flushing, New York, receives a box of N95 respiratory protective devices aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) while the ship is in New York City in support of the nation’s COVID-19 response efforts. Comfort serves as a referral hospital for non-COVID-19 patients […]

Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. President/New York District Office of US SBA Champion Featured On Beyond Focus Media TV Show
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Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. President/New York District Office of US SBA Champion Featured On Beyond Focus Media TV Show

Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. President/New York District Office of the United States Small Business Administration 2019 Small Business Champion featured on Beyond Focus Media TV Show. Mr. Andrews is featured in the Amazon No. 1 Bestseller Book Our Stories: Our Voices Black Men Speak Their Truth – http://www.ourstoriesourvoices.com/phil-andrews/ For more information on […]

2020 Young, Gifted & Black (YGB) Entrepreneurial Awards Power Couple ButterMEssentials 2020 Small Business Development Award
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2020 Young, Gifted & Black (YGB) Entrepreneurial Awards Power Couple ButterMEssentials 2020 Small Business Development Award

B2020 Young, Gifted & Black (YGB) Entrepreneurial Awards Power Couple ButterMEssentials 2020 Small Business Development Award.  The Small Business Development Award is given to a business that impacts and influences their industry, society, and continues to embrace an entrepreneurial spirit.  In 2019 ButterMEssentials was awarded Caribbean Life Newspaper Carib Impact Award at Paradise Catering Hall in Brooklyn. […]

Wink Beauty Parlour Announces Special Pop-Up Shop Honoring Women’s History Month March 20th, 2020 In NYC
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Wink Beauty Parlour Announces Special Pop-Up Shop Honoring Women’s History Month March 20th, 2020 In NYC

Wink Beauty Parlour Announces Special Pop-Up Shop Honoring Women’s History Month March 20th, 2020 In NYC. Wink’s Beauty Parlour mission and values are aligned with our nation”s national values of taking a pause to celebrate the richness they contribute to our nation, states and cities.  “The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is […]