NYCHA food entrepreneurs at SummerStage

The Food Business Pathways Program is designed exclusively for NYCHA residents who want to start or grow food businesses.

Talking SCHOP! by the seafood

OK, so I missed the eclipse (next one in 2024), but I was returning from another fun family vacation in Martha’s Vineyard with my aunt and cousin. The planets do need to align for it to happen, if that counts.

SHOP local: Serengeti Teas & Spices

Finding myself walking down Eighth Avenue on a hot, hot summer day, I see the good people of Serengeti Teas & Spices offering samples of their wares—iced! Yes please!

Talking SCHOP! Sylvia’s Grill Skills contest

There is a new grill champion in Harlem! They are lean, mean grilling machines at the first Sylvia’s Grill Skills contest against some stiff competitors—their neighbors!

Talking SCHOP! Leaning back in the Rockaways

Where does the time go? No really, summer is waning. It is August, Halloween decorations are in stores and friends are posting pictures of their children with #backtoschool! I am not ready.

Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival 2017

The seventh annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival welcomed more than 15,000 guests Sunday, July 23.

Talking SCHOP! Miss Lily’s…RE-spect!

When one of your great Cali friends blows into town and asks to get lunch, you quickly assess the day’s responsibilities.

Imhotep's Guide To Black Events July 20 - July 26, 2017

In the aftermath of “Mandela Day” (July 18), the worldwide acknowledgment of Nelson “Madiba” Mandela, we join the world in celebrating this “world champion of human rights,” whose light continues to shine around the planet.

Whole Foods Market Harlem opens

Whole Foods Market officially opened the doors of its 12th NYC location in Harlem on Friday. The 40,000-square-foot store, located at 100 W. 125th St. in the heart of Harlem, celebrated the grand opening day beginning with their traditional bread ...

Talking SCHOP! Support community food

I am so grateful for all of the local farmers this time of year with awesome produce, meats and products. It is the only time I think to go. However, there are other opportunities for city dwellers to get farm ...

Talking SCHOP! Brooklyn keeps on makin' it...

…and I (along with many others) keep on takin’ it.

Amazon buying Whole Foods? RWDSU looks at it suspiciously

It’s a big game of Monopoly played by only one person.

Talking SCHOP! Reunion @ Union Square Café

A tradition might be starting … my birthday and great food.

8 of New York City's best rooftop bars

There's something about being far above the hubbub of the Big Apple's streets, especially in the summertime, when humidity levels soar and the concrete feels like it's emanating heat waves.

May means “burger business”

Harlem Shake has been holding down the corner of 124th and Lenox Avenue for some time.