New York celebrates Veterans Day

This year’s Veterans Day Parade in Midtown Manhattan marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Harlem Holiday Parade of Lights to illuminate 125th Street

The 125th Street Business Improvement District hosted its annual Harlem Holiday Lights Event Nov. 19th, on 125th street between Fifth and 12th avenues, commemorating its 25th year.

State Sen. Brian Benjamin, Yandy Smith hosts turkey giveaway with Whole Foods Market

Harlem State Sen. Brian Benjamin, in partnership with Whole Foods Market, hosted his second annual Turkey Giveaway to help feed families this November.

Man Up! Inc. 15-year anniversary

This year marks the 15th anniversary of Man Up! Inc. building up its East New York, Brooklyn community.

Harlem man claims Powerball lottery prize

Harlem resident and retried government worker Robert Bailey is America's newest millionaire.

New Jersey bill untangles braiders from licensing

By a vote of 34-0, the New Jersey Senate approved a bill Sunday that would eliminate the state’s expensive and time-consuming license requirement for African-style natural hair braiders.

NYPD release sketch of suspect in alleged subway hate crime that left Brooklyn mom with collapsed lung

A Flatbush woman was punched and stabbed in a random subway attack that was driven by hate

Send us your Thanksgiving events!

Is your church, organization, or group hosting a free Thanksgiving meal in the community or giving away turkeys? If so, we want to get the word out!

NYPD investigating string of hateful incidents against African-Americans

Just one week after the murders of 11 Jewish congregants in Pittsburg, multiple hateful attacks in New York have the NYPD Hate Crimes Unit working to solve them quickly.

Dawad Philip reads ‘Mural by the Sea’ to packed crowd at BPL Flatbush

It was a full house, standing room only, at the poetry book launch of Dawad Philip’s “Mural by the Sea” at the Brooklyn Public Library, Flatbush Branch.

Congressional Gold Medal recipient being honored at Veterans Day celebration

Veterans and their families are invited to listen to various speakers honoring the legacies of U.S. military service members, both past and present, Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. at 135 Einstein Loop, Room 45 in Co-op City.

Determined To Educate, Inc. hosts 10th annual awards fundraiser gala

The Determined to Educate, Inc. 10th annual Awards Fundraising Gala was held Thursday at the Second Grand Ballroom.

Comptroller Stringer gives New York City a 'D' grade on spending with M/WBEs

City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer slammed the city with a 'D' grade for it's unequal and pitifully lack of funding of 'minority' and women-owned business enterprises (M/WBEs).

Macy’s names Shawn Outler chief diversity officer

Recently Macy’s announced that Shawn Outler has been named EVP and chief diversity officer, effective Oct. 29, 2018. Outler was previously EVP, Licensed Businesses, Food Services and Multicultural Initiatives.

The Harlem School of the Arts Masquerade Ball tops a million in contributions for the second straight year

The Harlem School of the Arts Masquerade Ball and after-party was held Monday, Oct. 22, at The Plaza Hotel in New York City, hosted by Fox 5’s very own, Lori Stokes, who shared the podium with her 9-year-old co-host Jayden ...