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EPA Environmental Education Grant to New York University Will Support Urban Environmental Science
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EPA Environmental Education Grant to New York University Will Support Urban Environmental Science

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that New York University has been selected to receive funding to support an urban environmental science initiative in the New York City area. EPA anticipates that it will award New York University an Environmental Education grant in the amount of $85,252 once all legal and administrative requirements […]

Vivian Green Releases New Music Video for "Vibes" Directed by Derek Blanks
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Vivian Green Releases New Music Video for “Vibes” Directed by Derek Blanks

Longevity relies on progression. A lasting catalog evolves with its creator, growing, changing, and expanding in tandem to the artist. Once again, platinum-selling and critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, actress, and activist Vivian Green continues to progress six albums into her illustrious career on the aptly titled, VGVI [Make Noise/Caroline]—pronounced “vee-gee-six.” Driven by the show-stopping voice […]

Artist Lennox Commissiong Teaches Youth to Create Barack Obama Portraits Inspired by His WIZARDHANDS Art Exhibition in Harlem
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Artist Lennox Commissiong Teaches Youth to Create Barack Obama Portraits Inspired by His WIZARDHANDS Art Exhibition in Harlem

Students from the Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF) created unique pointillism mosaic portraits of President Barack Obama at an arts workshop taught by Hicksville artist Lennox Commissiong at the Dwyer Cultural Center in Harlem, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue. It was at his exhibition WIZARDHANDS, which salutes Black heroes, and is on view free to the public […]

Brooklyn Music School Announces Toddler Yoga & Dance Class
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Brooklyn Music School Announces Toddler Yoga & Dance Class

Brooklyn Music School (BMS) has announced Toddler Yoga and Dance Class for 2s and 3s, running September through December. Classes run Monday – Friday, 10am-10:45am. Registration is $240/trimester. To register, call  (718) 638 5660 or visithttps://bms.asapconnected.com/#CourseID=177286. This unique program is being offered by BMS and MUSE Academy for parents who want their little ones to explore dance, yoga […]

New York Trend NYC: August 23-29, 2018
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New York Trend NYC: August 23-29, 2018

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How to Get Your Child to Do Homework Without a Fight
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How to Get Your Child to Do Homework Without a Fight

By Carol Tuttle, author of The Child Whisperer When it comes to your child’s homework, do you beg, plead, or bribe? Do you threaten consequences? You can make homework easier for both you and your children with some simple tips that honor their natural energy. Every child has a dominant Energy Type that determines the way […]

Flash A Healthy Smile For The First Day of School!
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Flash A Healthy Smile For The First Day of School!

Getting ready to head back to school? Whether you are heading off to the dorms, or going back to high school, elementary school or middle school, you’ll want to make sure your oral hygiene is on point for the whole school year! While you do some last minute shopping, make sure you add a trustworthy […]

Wipe Summer Grime Away From Your Face!
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Wipe Summer Grime Away From Your Face!

Melt  is the ultimate triple threat! Not only does it literally melt makeup off your face, but it also cleans and treats your skin at the same time, restoring the skin’s fundamental balance.  Bonus – it can morning and night to clean and renew your skin while leaving it velvet smooth. Melt removes the most […]

Legislator Kevan Abrahams, Heeling Soles & TRIMZ Barber Shop Host Successful Back-To-School Giveaway and Barbecue
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Legislator Kevan Abrahams, Heeling Soles & TRIMZ Barber Shop Host Successful Back-To-School Giveaway and Barbecue

With a new school year fast approaching, free backpacks, haircuts and sneakers were given to more than 100 children at an event hosted by Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D – Freeport) on Saturday, August 18. The 12th annual Back to School Giveaway and Barbecue in Freeport, which was also co-hosted by TRIMZ Barber Shop […]

Bobby Brown Honors His Daughter By Helping Other Women
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Bobby Brown Honors His Daughter By Helping Other Women

Ever since his daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, died tragically in July 2015, R&B singer Bobby Brown has been fighting to protect her image, set the record straight, and to make sure the person responsible for her death was held accountable. He also also been working to help other young women.   Brown founded the Bobbi […]

Now in NYC: Get Slurpee’s Delivered to Your Door with 7-Eleven’s 7NOW App
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Now in NYC: Get Slurpee’s Delivered to Your Door with 7-Eleven’s 7NOW App

7-Eleven is bringing its new delivery app, 7NOW, to New York City residents! Just in time for the cooler weather to roll around, 7NOW delivers everything from pizza to Pepto-Bismol straight to your door. No need to bundle up in the frigid winter for a late-night snack or toilet paper run. 7-Eleven has a wide […]

"Making Waves" Program Teaches More Than 2,500 Children How to Swim
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“Making Waves” Program Teaches More Than 2,500 Children How to Swim

The NYC Health Department has announced its Making Waves program taught more than 2,500 children how to swim this summer. The program provides free water safety and swim instruction for 6- to 18-year-old kids and youth from low-income neighborhoods around the city. Making Waves aims to reduce the disproportionate risk of drowning among Black and […]

Labor Day Travel: These Are The Busiest Days to Fly
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Labor Day Travel: These Are The Busiest Days to Fly

Labor Day Weekend air travel hit a record high in 2017, with more than 16 million people traveling by plane. When looking at travel patterns from last year, AirHelp, the world’s leading air passenger rights company, found that passengers are eligible to claim more than $10.7 million from disrupted flights between the Thursday and Tuesday of […]

Starz Launches National "Share Your Voice" Spoken Word Contest for its New Original Series "America to Me"
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Starz Launches National “Share Your Voice” Spoken Word Contest for its New Original Series “America to Me”

Starz, a Lionsgate company, has announce that submissions are being accepted from U.S. students for the opportunity to win a $25,000 scholarship from the “Share Your Voice” spoken word contest in conjunction with the new STARZ Original series “America to Me,” debuting Sunday, August 26 at 10 PM ET/PT. The 10-part documentary series from Emmy […]

What Happens When Football Players Decide ‘Enough is Enough?’
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What Happens When Football Players Decide ‘Enough is Enough?’

A former University of Georgia football player is opening up about his personal struggles resulting from the estimated 25 to 35 concussions he received during his career. Ralph Thompson believes he may suffer from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)- a degenerative brain disease often found in contact sports athletes. The married father of three still feels the toll from playing […]