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Movies Review: Dark Tower
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Movies Review: Dark Tower

The Man In Black fled across the desert, and The Gunslinger followed….   For the past thirty years Stephen King’s fantasy epic The Dark Tower has entertained and enchanted a legion of fans. Many consider it to be his magnum opus and as such for a number of years Hollywood has been trying to get […]

20th Anniversary of the Torture of Abner Louima
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20th Anniversary of the Torture of Abner Louima

August 9, 2017, 20th anniversary of the torture of Abner Louima at the 70th NYPD Precinct in Brooklyn, New York. SANFORD RUBENSTEIN ATTORNEY FOR ABNER LOUIMA STATES: “August 9th is the 20th Anniversary of the police torture of Abner Louima at the NYPD 70th precinct in Brooklyn, New York. On July 23, 2017, I met with […]

A Chat With The Quiet Storm's Lenny Green
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A Chat With The Quiet Storm’s Lenny Green

Nationally syndicated radio host Lenny Green is celebrating many things. His 20th anniversary in radio and the expanded reach of his evening radio show, “The Quiet Storm With Lenny Green,” which is #1 in New York City. Most recently the syndicated show joined the Perry Broadcasting Radio family. The program will air on radio stations […]

New York Trend NYC: July 20, 2017 - August 2, 2017
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New York Trend NYC: July 20, 2017 – August 2, 2017

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Con Edison to Make Solar Energy Available to Low-Income Customers
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Con Edison to Make Solar Energy Available to Low-Income Customers

Con Edison will begin providing renewable energy to low-income customers in 2018 following today’s approval of a plan to place solar panels on company roofs and grounds. Con Edison expects to begin installing the first panels on properties in Brooklyn, Queens and Westchester County. In this initial phase, Con Edison expects to install enough panels […]

MODRN SANCTUARY Opens MODRN SALT In Manhattan
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MODRN SANCTUARY Opens MODRN SALT In Manhattan

Modrn Salt, the new luxury Himalayan salt room featuring halotherapy, will open within Modrn Sanctuary on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. Owner and founder Alexandra Janelli, a clinical hypnotherapist and life coach, brought in nearly 11,000 pounds of Himalayan salt to her acclaimed wellness center at 12 West 27th Street in Manhattan to create a special […]

NYC Health Dept Launches "The Sour Side of Sweet" Media Campaign on the Health Hazards of Sugary Drinks
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NYC Health Dept Launches “The Sour Side of Sweet” Media Campaign on the Health Hazards of Sugary Drinks

   The Health Department has announced a new media campaign and educational materials on the health dangers of consuming sugary- sweetened beverages. The drinks include soda, sweetened iced tea, sports drinks, energy drinks, fruit punch and other fruit-flavored drinks. The new campaign, “The Sour Side of Sweet,” illustrates the health impact of sugary drinks while […]

ASPIRE Acquires Two Notable Series
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ASPIRE Acquires Two Notable Series

Aspire (@TVaspire), the network that reflects, shares and celebrates the experiences of black culture and urban lifestyle, announced two major acquisitions today. The network has acquired The Hughleys and In Living Color in an agreement with Fox Studios. The Hughleys will premiere Saturday, August 5, with a marathon from 12 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET […]

Gentrification Not Great for All: African-American Businesses Continue to Decline
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Gentrification Not Great for All: African-American Businesses Continue to Decline

Many minority-owned businesses in Harlem struggle to keep their doors open as gentrification sweeps through the area. In response, the Harlem Commonwealth Council (HCC), http://www.harlemcommonwealth.org, is launching Growth Path – a small business advisory service providing minority and women-owned businesses with expert business guidance in marketing and sales, financial management, and human resources.Kelvin Collins, HCC […]

Odds for Receiving a Kidney Transplant Now Equal for African-American Candidates
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Odds for Receiving a Kidney Transplant Now Equal for African-American Candidates

Improvements in national kidney transplant policy have evened the rates at which African-American transplant candidates receive kidneys from deceased donors, according to data from United Network for Organ Sharing(UNOS). UNOS serves as the national Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) under federal contract. National kidney allocation policy has been refined a number of times over the […]

Check Out Ledisi's New Lyric Video for New Hit Single "High"
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Check Out Ledisi’s New Lyric Video for New Hit Single “High”

R&B vocalist Ledisi releases a new lyric video for her growing hit single “HIGH,” which premiered via HelloBeautiful.com. Inspired by her visit to the Andy Warhol Museum, Ledisi shows much vulnerability in a very stripped down video.  Ledisi states, “I was inspired by the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh PA and I participated in a […]

Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Associated with Yellow Maradol Papayas
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Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Associated with Yellow Maradol Papayas

“The Health Department, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food and Drug Administration are working together on a multi-state salmonella outbreak associated with yellow Maradol papayas. New Yorkers should not eat yellow Maradol papayas until we learn more about where the contaminated papayas came from.” Background There are 47 cases nationwide. 10 cases […]

Global Mixed Gender Basketball Team Cash Money Millionaires Looking For Players
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Global Mixed Gender Basketball Team Cash Money Millionaires Looking For Players

James Scott, the CEO/founder of the Global Mixed Gender Basketball  League, has announced that Cash Money Records  co-founder Bryan “Birdman” Williams has acquired the League’s New Orleans Cash Money franchise. The Cash Money Millionaires is looking for the best male and female  basketball players in New Orleans, ages 18 and up. to  vie for one […]

The Classical Theatre of Harlem's New Production "THE THREE MUSKETEERS" FREE Outdoors Uptown Through July 30
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The Classical Theatre of Harlem’s New Production “THE THREE MUSKETEERS” FREE Outdoors Uptown Through July 30

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) presents the New York premiere of The Three Musketeers, written by Catherine Bush and adapted from the classic novel by Alexandre Dumas. It’s all for one and one for all as D’Artagnan and the Three Musketeers fight to protect the ones they love from the […]

New York Trend NYC: July 6 - 19, 2017
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New York Trend NYC: July 6 – 19, 2017

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