Author: Native New Yorker

Teen Chefs Cook-Off to Fight Obesity

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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…

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“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…

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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…

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Harlem Stands With Sandy Hook

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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…

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

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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…

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Harlem’s Open-Air African Market

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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…

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West Coast Swing Outdoors at West Harlem Piers this Saturday

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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…

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Jazz in the Key of Gospel – Today at Riverbank

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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.

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