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Teen Chefs Cook-Off to Fight Obesity

 

What Would You Do With $1 Million?

It’s not just a rhetorical question – the City is asking us to suggest projects to improve our community and we will get a chance to vote on which ones should be included in the City budget. It is a new way of making decisions about… Continue Reading →

“Toni On New York” up in Harlem

TONI SENECAL I woke up early this morning, (having fallen asleep with the television on) to an episode of Toni on New York featuring our beloved Harlem.  I thoroughly enjoyed the vivacious Toni’s exploration of our neighborhood – its important and… Continue Reading →

Have you every considered running for public office?

If you have ever wondered how candidates get started on their road to elected office, you should check out this seminar on political leadership and the science behind winning elections!  The event is sponsored by WE ACT, a Harlem-based environmental… Continue Reading →

Harlem Stands With Sandy Hook

On the First Anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shootings, Harlem Remembers the Children of Sandy Hook and Their Own  Vigil and Exhibition Basketball Game with the    Half-time Show with Organizing For Action Fellows & Friends  Sunday, December… Continue Reading →

Screening of De Novo at El Museo del Barrio on November 13th and 14th

HCL readers may be interested in this documentary of the acclaimed play de novo that tells the true story of a 14 year old boy from Guatemala, who chose to leave his life with a street gang in search of his mother and a… Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Open-Air African Market

By NativeNewYorker You’ve probably noticed it when you go across 116th Street – the colorful  entrance is hard to miss.  But if you’ve never gone inside, you are missing one of Harlem’s more unique experiences.  Stepping through the whimsical entrance… Continue Reading →

West Coast Swing Outdoors at West Harlem Piers this Saturday

For the last time this summer, you can go west coast swing dancing in Harlem.  West coast swing is one of my favorite dances – sort of a cross between Lindy-style swing and salsa.  It is danced to all kinds… Continue Reading →

Jazz in the Key of Gospel – Today at Riverbank

If you would like something fun to do later, check out Brandon McCune at 5 pm today in Riverbank State Park. Sponsored by Jazzmobile and Riverbank State Park.

Tribute to Sekou Sundiata in Marcus Garvey Park tomorrow night

Jazzmobile in Harlem tonight – Buyu Ambroise in Marcus Garvey Park

 

Jazz for Dad – and Everyone Else! Friday June 14th

NEA Jazzmaster RAMSEY LEWIS will be at City College’s Aaron Davis Hall  Friday, June 14th at 7 pm. (135th Street & Convent Avenue)                                    … Continue Reading →

Mayoral Candidates Address Health Issues in Harlem, Thursday May 30th

Silvana’s sign is up!

As I was walking home this evening, I noticed this attractive marquis on the southwest corner of 116th and Frederick Douglass Blvd.  Silvana will be a “cafe boutique” featuring Middle Eastern food, international goods, and live music. Their website is… Continue Reading →

April 1st thru 7th is National Public Health Week

By NativeNewYorker This is National Public Health Week – a great time for all of us to focus on the health and safety of our homes and our community.  Check out the APHA (American Public Health Association) website for daily… Continue Reading →

Ice Show at Riverbank State Park this Saturday & Sunday

By NativeNewYorker  On Saturday, March 23rd at 7pm and again on Sunday, March 24th at 3pm, students of Figure Skating in Harlem will honor musical greats such as Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston and Lena Horne  – on the ice!  Tickets… Continue Reading →

Delta’s Salute to Women’s History Month at the Harlem State Office Building

  By NativeNewYorker DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC NEW YORK ALUMNAE CHAPTER cordially invites you to view a Pictorial History of the Chapter and a Salute to Women’s History Month Leaders.  You can view the exhibit from 1 – 5… Continue Reading →

Composing Jazz Workshop Saturday 2/23

Children’s Monster Ball at Harlem Treasure Chest this Sunday

By NativeNewYorker The Harlem Treasure Chest is an outdoor flea market that opened last spring on the corner of Frederick Douglass Blvd and West 117th Street.  They are partnering with Silent Voices United  to host a Children’s Monster Ball this Sunday… Continue Reading →

Last Chance to Register to Vote

` By NativeNewYorker Voting is both our right and our responsibility.  It has been reported that New York State ranks 47th in the nation, with less than 64% of eligible residents registered.  The last day to register in New York and… Continue Reading →

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