Tag: Bronx

In Memory of Pete DJ Jones

When I heard the news that Pete “DJ” Jones had passed away last Wednesday, January 15th at age 79, I was instantly taken back to my youth in the 1970′s.  I just knew I would see a bunch of websites

Breakin’ Convention brings Hip Hop Culture to the Apollo Theater in Harlem

Here’s a reminder that Tickets are still available for several events for the Breakin’ Convention this week at the Apollo Theater. It will be a Hip-Hop takeover at the Apollo with dancers from around the globe set to perform on

City Council Redistricting Will Impact Harlem

As we previously reported (see end of article), a once-a-decade redrawing is taking place, meant to adjust for population changes following the 2010 Census. The proposal aims to make all council districts roughly the same size by slicing off blocks from

TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat

Hundreds of people filled the auditorium of The New York Times building for the second annual “TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat.”  The focus was the sustainable food movement.  Attendees included farmers, philanthropists, academics, educators, students, health professionals, chefs and bakers, while