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Public Advocate calls for NYCHA head to step down after lead paint scandal

Public Advocate Letitita James called for a change in leadership at the city’s Housing Authority just days after a report emerged showing the agency failed to inspect for lead in paint at thousands of apartments.

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How to fly for Thanksgiving without freaking out

Well, it's that time again. You and your closest 27 million friends and family members are flying for Thanksgiving.

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Salvation Army to serve 1,000 at Thanksgiving dinner

bout 1,000 homeless and hungry people will receive Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings at The Salvation Army Greater New York Divisional Headquarters at 120 West 14th Street in Manhattan on Thanksgiving Day.

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The best apps for the Thanksgiving cook

With Turkey Day just days away, many people are anxiously cleaning their homes and prepping their pantry for a day of cooking and hosting.

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Brooklyn Nets’ anthem singer partakes in courageous ‘silent protest’

Concluding the singing of the national anthem at the Brooklyn Nets home opener against the Orlando Magic at the Barclay’s Center Friday evening, Oct. 20 Justine Skye utilized her platform in front of a nationally televised audience to heighten awareness regarding police terrorism and racial injustices her people endure daily, and knelt on the court.

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Write off Puerto Rico debt

As Puerto Rico continues to suffer the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Maria, its delicate financial situation renews many longstanding questions about its capacity to shoulder its crushing debt load.

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Pray for America, but work to make her better

When deranged gunman Devin Kelly walked into a small community church in a tiny rural Texas town and killed the pastor’s daughter, along with 25 other innocent people, including an 18-month-old and an unborn baby, our hearts cried out in anguish

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The Shadow League and Buick honors three sports trailblazers

The fourth annual Shadow League Awards, presented by Buick, held Wednesday, Nov. 8, at ESPACE (New York City), was a huge success.

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Touro College to hold anniversary gala at the Schomburg

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine is holding a 10th anniversary gala at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. to celebrate the launch of the school and contributions of its founders, who opened it in 2007 in Harlem with a mission to educate underrepresented minorities and serve the underserved.

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Marine Corp veteran and New York State Sen. James Sanders Jr. hosts Veterans Day Luncheon

State Sen. and Marine Corps veteran James Sanders Jr. (D-Rochdale Village, Far Rockaway) hosted a Veterans Day Luncheon at Applebee’s at Five Towns for dozens of veterans.

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Cosmopolitan Review: November 16 - November 22

Baby, it’s cold outside. I don’t know what to expect next, but I hope it’s not a blizzard.

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Who, me? Cooking?

If hours of cooking for Thanksgiving is not your jam or your jelly, look no further than one of our Harlem restaurants.

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Talking SCHOP! It’s the turkey recipe, y’all

The leaves have finally begun to fall. The clock has been set back an hour. The Christmas advertisements have started to run. Hold up!

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Where to eat in Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town has been named the best food city by industry insiders, in part because of its mix of African, European and Asian influences, and also because of its incredibly affordable prices, even at its finest restaurants.

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Miss Patti, Brandy to join Lee Daniels’ ‘Star’

Flo Anthony has the latest celebrity news!

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Young M.A. releases new single, ‘Walk’

Young M.A., a 25-year-old rap phenomenon whose official debut single, “OOOUUU,” put her on the map overnight in 2016, has returned with a new single.

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FBI reportedly investigates Meek Mill judge

Rapper Meek Mill was recently sentenced to prison for two to four years for violating probation. Variety reported, “Common Pleas Court Judge Genece E. Brinkley cited a failed drug test and unapproved travel, stemming from a 2008 drug and gun case.

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Effortless dressing soft styles for spring ’18

The brand PRISCAVera is a womenswear line that’s based in New York. Established in 2015 by Prisca Vera Franchetti, the look is cool, casual and comfortable. The designer’s clothes are relaxed, yet refined, and elegant. Her collection is geared toward the youth culture.

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Stunning red carpet gowns

On the best-dressed list at the 51st Annual Country Music Awards, young songstress Danielle Bradbery stunned screaming red carpet onlookers and the press in a sophisticated, fiery red gown designed by Leanne Marshall for fall/winter 2017/2018.

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‘Freight’ is fascinating theater from New Federal

J. Alphonse Nicholson captivates the soul as he performs solo in “Freight: The Five Incarnations of Abel Green,” a New Federal Theatre production playing at the Castillo Theatre on 42nd Street.

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