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Long Island's Finest to Compete in Tug-of-War to Benefit Hope for the Warriors
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Long Island’s Finest to Compete in Tug-of-War to Benefit Hope for the Warriors

WBAB will host the 12th Annual Long Island Police Tug-Of-War Championship, Friday, August 23rd at Jones Beach, Field 4. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., this is the only event on Long Island that brings together law enforcement officials from Nassau and Suffolk counties with the goal of raising funds and awareness for veterans, service members and military families through Hope […]

NYC Councilman Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Performs Ribbon-Cutting Honors at ButterMEssentials Grand Opening In Brooklyn
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NYC Councilman Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Performs Ribbon-Cutting Honors at ButterMEssentials Grand Opening In Brooklyn

Brooklyn, New York – ButterMEssentials Opens New Store in Brooklyn at 688 Nostrand Ave. Unit 1, Brooklyn, New York 11217.  The Brooklyn-based company ButterMEssentials is a family owned company run by Mrs. Negesti Pinnock and her husband and partner Vayden Pinnock. New York City Council Member for the 36th Assembly District, representing Bedford-Stuyvesant and northern […]

Con Edison & Food Banks Brighten Homes with Bulb Giveaway Program
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Con Edison & Food Banks Brighten Homes with Bulb Giveaway Program

Con Edison has provided food banks in New York City and Westchester County with 250,000 high-efficiency lightbulbs for distribution to residential customers. The Food Bank For New York City received 37,500 four-packs of bulbs and Feeding Westchester – the food bank that serves Westchester – received 25,000 four-packs. The food banks will work with affiliated […]

The Apollo Theater Presents Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem's Culture – Past.  Present. Future.
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The Apollo Theater Presents Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem’s Culture – Past. Present. Future.

On Thursday, August 15 at 7:00 p.m., the Apollo Theater in partnership with Spectrum News NY1, WLBS, and New York Amsterdam News will present Apollo Uptown Hall: Harlem’s Culture – Past. Present. Future. The panel will gather thought leaders from some of Harlem’s most influential arts organizations to celebrate milestone anniversaries in the Harlem arts community and discuss the roles these cultural organizations […]

Strand Bookstore Named Official NYC Landmark
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Strand Bookstore Named Official NYC Landmark

Book lover or not, every New Yorker has probably heard of the iconic Strand Bookstore at one point. Recently, it was named an official NYC landmark by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC).  Famous for its impressive 18-mile stretch of books, the Strand boasts a huge selection of both new and used books across virtually every […]

Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan Introduces  Food Allergy Restaurant Safety Law
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Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan Introduces Food Allergy Restaurant Safety Law

Flanked by colleagues in government and food allergy awareness advocates on the front steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) on Monday, July 15 unveiled a series of reforms aimed at educating consumers and food service professionals about food allergies and how to identify, respond to and […]

Art Exhibition featuring  Kumasi J. Barnett, "The Amazing Black-Man"
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Art Exhibition featuring Kumasi J. Barnett, “The Amazing Black-Man”

Lowell Ryan Projects is pleased to present The Amazing Black-Man, a solo exhibition by Brooklyn-based artist Kumasi J. Barnett.Riffing on classic superhero series including; The Amazing Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, Superman, Daredevil and Captain America, the show will feature two hundred hand-painted comic book works pinned up in their clear plastic sleeves. For each work, […]

Hundreds of Veterans Attend Nassau County Summer Stand Down
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Hundreds of Veterans Attend Nassau County Summer Stand Down

On July 9th, the Nassau County Veterans Services Agency welcomed hundreds to the annual Veterans Summer Stand Down at the Freeport Armory, offering a Free Veterans BBQ, VA Enrollment, support services, pantry items, clothing, haircuts and one-on-one counseling provided by many representatives from federal, state, and local agencies. Representatives from several Nassau County government agencies […]

Annual Vital Statistics Data Show Fewer Premature Deaths & Fewer Births in NYC in 2017
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Annual Vital Statistics Data Show Fewer Premature Deaths & Fewer Births in NYC in 2017

The NYC Health Department has released the 2017 Summary of Vital Statistics, which found that life expectancy in New York City was 81.2 years, a one-year increase since 2008. The age-adjusted premature death (before age 65) rate decreased by 2.4% from 2016. Teen birth rates fell sharply over the past 10 years, with a 56.2% decline […]

17th Annual ImageNation Outdoors Festival
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17th Annual ImageNation Outdoors Festival

The 17thAnnual ImageNation Outdoors Festival: Soul Cinema and Music Under the Stars kicks off July 10that Harlem’s Jackie Robinson Park with a screening of the Jackie Robinson biopic, 42, shown in celebration of his 100thbirthday, with special giveaways from the Jackie Robinson Museum including free birthday cake for all!  Held in partnership with the Historic Harlem Parks and the New York […]

Dapper Dan in Conversation with Elaine Welteroth on Book Launch, Jul 10th in Brooklyn
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Dapper Dan in Conversation with Elaine Welteroth on Book Launch, Jul 10th in Brooklyn

Unbound, a book launch series with BAM and Greenlight Bookstore presents Unbound: Dapper Dan for the launch of Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem, a candid chronicle of the Harlem designer’s life, spanning more than 70 years and set against the backdrop of an ever-evolving America. Joined by former Teen Vogue editor-in-chief and Project Runway judge […]

East Village TV & Movie Sites Walking Tour
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East Village TV & Movie Sites Walking Tour

On Location Tours offers the only TV and movie-themed tours, bus tours and walking tours in New York City. The brand new East Village TV & Movie Sites Walking Tour features more than 30 television and film locations from the trendy neighborhood  that have been seen in fan favorites including Law and Order: SVU, Sex and the […]

American Farmland Trust Announces Six Schools Selected for Inaugural New York State Farm to School Institute
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American Farmland Trust Announces Six Schools Selected for Inaugural New York State Farm to School Institute

Farm to Institution New York State, or FINYS, a collaborative initiative led by American Farmland Trust, announces the selection of six schools to the inaugural New York State Farm to School Institute, an intensive year-long program for New York schools to develop and grow their farm to school programs. “Reaching nearly 1.7 million students daily […]

Havana Comes to Harlem in Public Art Project "Liquid Heat | La Rumba Llama"
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Havana Comes to Harlem in Public Art Project “Liquid Heat | La Rumba Llama”

An international public art project that brings together photography, dance and education to celebrate Afro-Cuban Rumba, returns to Harlem with an eclectic new program. Liquid Heat | La Rumba Llama by artist Jessica Angel is a photography installation and international education program celebrating the rhythms of Cuba. Liquid Heat | La Rumba Llama will take place at Harlem Hospital […]

Health Department Reminds New Yorkers to Leave Fireworks to the Experts
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Health Department Reminds New Yorkers to Leave Fireworks to the Experts

Today is the Fourth of July, and the Health Department reminds New Yorkers about the serious risks and dangers of fireworks. Fireworks can cause serious burns and eye injuries and should be handled by professionals. “The Health Department wants all New Yorkers to have a safe and enjoyable holiday, but please leave fireworks to the […]