September 14 Issue

For two days before the start of this year’s school year the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association (“COBA”) sponsored free haircuts for kids age 4 to 18 years old at a barbershop in the Bronx and Brooklyn, “King of Knockout” Javier’s Barbershop located at 1189 Castle Hill Avenue, Bronx, NY 10473 and Los Flacos Barbershop located at 534 Wilson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207. More »

September 7 Issue

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Mid-Manhattan Branch will celebrate its 16th Annual Freedom Fund Luncheon Saturday, September 9, 2017, from 11am to 4pm at the Marina del Rey, One Marina Drive, Throgs Neck, New York. More »

August 31 Issue

The third weekend in August of each year is when the Harlem Week festivities take over 135th Street from St. Nicholas Avenue all the way over to Fifth Avenue and street festival activities are in full swing. More »

 

QUEENS Community News

Queens September 14 Issue

For two days before the start of this year’s school year the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association (“COBA”) sponsored free haircuts for kids age 4 to 18 years old at a barbershop in the Bronx and Brooklyn, “King of Knockout” Javier’s

Queens September 7 Issue

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Mid-Manhattan Branch will celebrate its 16th Annual Freedom Fund Luncheon Saturday, September 9, 2017, from 11am to 4pm at the Marina del Rey, One Marina Drive, Throgs Neck, New York.

Queens August 31 Issue

The third weekend in August of each year is when the Harlem Week festivities take over 135th Street from St. Nicholas Avenue all the way over to Fifth Avenue and street festival activities are in full swing. Weather conditions were

Queens August 24 Issue

On August 21, 2017 Esplanade Garden Residents celebrated its 50th Anniversary as part of it’s annual “Family Day Celebration.” The day included fellowship, entertainment, food and activities for the children.

Queens August 17 Issue

HARLEM WEEK’S NYC Economic Development Day was held at Columbia University on August 10th. The day included a business and health expo and awards luncheon.

Queens August 10 Issue

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio opened up his official residence Gracie Mansion on Thursday, August 3rd to welcome HARLEM WEEK 2017 to his home and promote the celebration to New York City.

Queens August 3 Issue

Not only was it “A Great Day in Harlem,” but it was a bright and sunny day on July 30, 2017 for the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce’s (“GHCC) 2017 HARLEM WEEK kick-off all day event at Grant’s Tomb.

Queens July 27 Issue

Blacks are booming on Broadway! Twentytwo productions are employing 14 Black actors. Yes, there are currently 22 productions on Broadway that have Black actors and that is fantastic!

Queens July 20 Issue

The new leader of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association Inc. said he has big plans to advocate for and support New York’s Boldest.

Queens July 13 Issue

Wycliffe Gordon and Friends kicked off Jazzmobile’s Summerfest 2017 season in Marcus Garvey Park on Friday, July 7 from 7pm to 8:15pm. The band consisted of Wycliffe Gordon on trombone and vocals, Chris Pattishall on piano, Eric on bass, and

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