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Day: <span>August 3, 2016</span>

SummerStage In Harlem

The NY State Summer Stage in Harlem returns this year every Thursday through August 25 at the NYS Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building, located at the 163 West 125th Street Plaza. Its  August calendar:  August  4–the African Culture Night, August 11–R&B Night,  August 18–African Cuban Night, August 25–Gospel Night with Hezekiah Walker and other […]readmore

Harlem is Hot in August – Saluting HARLEM WEEK and

By Lloyd Williams – President, The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce As the great poet Langston Hughes once said, “As goes Harlem, so goes Black America”. With that in mind, it is important that we play close attention to the fact that the venerable Charles Rangel will, at the end of this year, be leaving office after […]readmore

HARLEM WEEK – “A Great Day in Harlem”

An annual event celebrating Harlem’s community, its music and cultural legacy, honored R&B legend Eddie Levert of the O’Jays and gospel great Donnie McClurkin. By Jennifer Cunningham The rain didn’t stop thousands from attending “A Great Day in Harlem”, an afternoon of music, food and fun, July 31st at the U.S. Grant National Memorial Park […]readmore

NYC Health Department’s Water Lead Testing in Progress

By Akosua K. Albritton In the wake of the NYC Comptroller’s Office’s June 24, 2016 audit that uncovered the Health Department’s Bureau of Child Care (BCC) flouted the permit application requirement to submit water lead testing results, the Health Department assured the public in the same week of the audit’s release that all 2,279 center-based […]readmore

56th Assembly District Race: Wright, Cherry Weigh In On Education

By Kings County News Service Democrats Tremaine Wright and Karen Cherry are both fighting to win the seat left vacant by retiring Assemblywoman Annette Robinson in the 56th District covering Bedford-Stuyvesant and Northern Crown Heights. They will face off in the Democratic Primary on September 13. Wright, who has the endorsement of both Robinson and […]readmore

The Unforgiving Mountain K2 Users Insist on Climbing

By Akosua K. Albritton What is the highest mountain after Mt. Everest? It is K2. The “K” is for the Karakoran range and the “2” because it is the second peak. Synthetic marijuana is dubbed K2 because it is said to be not as euphoric or as enduring an experience when smoked compared to the […]readmore