There is a new act on Broadway. Royal Drugs opened its doors at 5030 Broadway at the Inwood Center less than a month ago. Passerby may have noticed that Royal Drugs boasts the same size footprint as a large national drugstore chain, with similar merchandise and backlit lights...Read More »
A 2011 survey done by Monitoring the Future, an organization that studies teen behaviors, reported that nationwide, 70 percent of 12th graders had tried alcohol, and 40 percent of 12th grader responders admitted to having drunk...
The WHIN By Any Means celebration of the sacred feminine, known as Her-Story, went down on March 28th at Negro Claro (3805 10th Ave) and was a rousing success. Once again, the venue was packed to capacity and the attendees were treated to a plethora of amazing acts. We posted Q&A’s...Read More »
Los afiches están aquí. La Alianza de Artes del Norte de Manhattan (NoMAA) celebrará el Paseo de las Artes del Alto Manhattan 2013, un festival anual de arte y cultura durante el mes de junio, y todos fueron invitados...
Amateur astronomer Jason Kendall says Inwood Hill Park is one of the darkest and best places to see stars in all of New York City. But he believes that velvety darkness could soon be spoiled by light pollution. LG Electronics is poised to build a 143-foot-tall glass office park...Read More »
Pulitzer Prize winning Author, Junot Diaz, was in the neighborhood recently to spread a little literary love. Junot Diaz teamed up with the office of...Read More »
Tony Bennett might be better known for his 17 Grammy Awards than he is for his time in 1944 spent fighting in the Battle of the Bulge—the largest ...Read More »
This all seems…familiar. The women beam invitingly from a retro space that seems to speak of a time long past, while winking at a distinctly modern sensibility.Who are they? The vivid photographs hang at APT78, as part of “Pin-Up de Pura Cepa,” an exhibition brought by The Peralta Project ...Read More »
The lure of piñatas has long been the treasures hidden within. The new Piñata in town, however, saves you the trouble of having to smash anything...Read More »
“They’re all, in their own right, rising stars.” Basketball Hall of Famer and former New York Knicks player Earl “The Pearl” Monroe, also nicknamed “Black Jesus,” would know of what he speaks. Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1990, Monroe was a four-time NBA All-Star guard and was celebrated for his twisting...Read More »
Being that people are still talking about the groundbreaking WHIN By Any Means III event, we started the week with a plethora of exclusive content from the function. We featured picture sets from Emil Baez, Art By Dj Boy and a video recap courtesy of Productive Ray. Not to mention a WHIN By Any Means III downloadable mixtape...Read More »
WHIN By Any Means 3 is now one for the history books. The event went down on Thursday, February 28th at Negro Claro (3805 10th Ave) and exceeded everyone wildest expectations. Before the show even started, within 1 hour of the doors of the venue opening to be exact, the event was sold outRead More »
Four-year-old Matthew Hatcher was first diagnosed with a congenital heart defect (CHD) while still in utero. CHD is the most common birth defect in infants, with approximately one in 100 children born with some type of structural problem in the heart, only half of which are diagnosed prior to birth.Read More »
Dipan Ray, Ph.D., director of practice experience at Touro College of Pharmacy in Harlem (middle), and Ravi Shah, a doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D.) candidate at the College (right), work together to interview a patient at a makeshift “health camp” in New Delhi.Read More »
Defying closure, PS 132 now faces co-location
Desafiando el cierre, P.S. 132 enfrenta ahora co-ubicación
As announced this past Tues., Mar. 5th, the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) urged all New Yorkers 50 and older to undergo a potentially life-saving colon cancer screening as part of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. HHC is performing almost double the number of colonoscopies today as 10 years ago...Read More »
If he were just a little bit taller, Angel Bajana would be a linebacker for the Giants.When he does his weight lifting routine at J’s Big Gym, Bajana’s sleeveless shirt puts his muscles, and the breadth of his shoulders, on full display.He was not always this ripped. Bajana’s impressive muscle mass began at J’s Big Gym ...
As House Speaker John Boehner has said, the Affordable Care Act is the “law of the land.” The Supreme Court has upheld it. The 2012 election reaffirms it. Whether you love it or hate it, the law is being implemented. The law is welcoming 27 million Americans into the health care system and urging them to find a doctor — a regular source of care.Read More »
Moving into its third year of existence here in New York City, CATCH Healthy Habits paired teams of volunteers age 50 and over, with kids in grades K-5 to teach them fun and constructive ways to be active and healthy. This March, after serving communities in The Bronx, the inter-generational program will...Read More »