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Havana comes to Harlem

What began two and half years ago as a dream cultural connection between Harlem and Havana, Cuba, is practically a reality.

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Just because we’re magic doesn’t mean we’re not real

Before we get into it, I just want to say I brought my parents out tonight. I just want to thank them for being here, for teaching me to focus on comprehension over career, and that they make sure I learn what the schools were afraid to teach us.

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Hillary: All fizzle and no sizzle

“All sizzle and no steak,” is a long-standing American idiom denoting someone who is full of style and flash but lacks substance.

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Disney’s ‘BFG’ opens July 1


The great imaginative minds of author Roald Dahl, Walt Disney and master storyteller Steven Spielberg have finally united to bring Dahl’s beloved classic “The BFG” to life.

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‘The Shallows’ lacks depth

We all need some downtime.

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Former Detroit city leader and TV anchor arrested in Harlem

Charles Pugh, the former Detroit City Council president and news anchor, remains in a Manhattan jail waiting to be extradited after he was arrested in Harlem by the U.S. Marshals over allegations that he sexually abused a 14-year-old boy in 2003.

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July 2016 Dance Calendar

Before the July calendar begins, there is still more dance left to see in June.

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LaGuardia Community College’s program for deaf adults celebrates 40th anniversary

The Program for Deaf Adults at LaGuardia Community College marks 40 years of helping deaf and hard-of-hearing students pursue their higher education goals with classroom interpreters, tutors, note takers, classes taught in American Sign Language and testing accommodation support, as well as academic, personal and job development advisors and other support services.

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Cuomo announces funding increase to support special education schools

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced this month that special education providers will receive a 4 percent increase in reimbursement rates.

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Your 4th of July weekend guide

If you're staying in the city this Fourth of July weekend there's plenty to do around town.

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SCOTUS and us

As we have learned over the years, particularly during its right wing reign, the Supreme Court giveth and taketh away.

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Brooklyn hosts the 45th International African Arts Festival

This year marks the 45th anniversary of Brooklyn’s most beloved celebration of African culture and family.

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They never thought it could happen, but it did

The United Kingdom is currently reeling from what the Brits are calling Brexit, or the vote to leave the European Union.

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Community Calendar 6/30 - 7/6

Check out what's going on around the city this week

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Horoscope: June 30 - July 6

Find out what that star say about what's in store for your future.

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UK vote stuns world

Racist attacks and hate crimes are sharply on the rise in the United Kingdom after the surprise result Friday of a national referendum over leaving the European Union.

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Tiffany Lovell-Effiong’s presents Miss Diaspora Africa International competition

The director of the Miss Diaspora Africa International Pageant, Tiffany Lovell-Effiong is launching the first ever U.S. African Diaspora competition this year to commemorate the “everyday woman.”

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The Apollo Theater presents hip hop concert featuring DMX, Jim Jones and Jadakiss

The Apollo Theater announced that it will present The Originals: DMX featuring N.O.R.E., Jim Jones Jadakiss & friends with DJ Scram Jones, an epic hip-hop concert

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Poll shows Clinton with battleground leads

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump across the board in a new poll of battleground states.

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To improve your memory, get moving ... or take a nap

Scientists have unlocked new secrets for boosting memory retention: One involves breaking a sweat, and the other involves taking a snooze.

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