Latest Harlem, New York Stories

2014-06-20 16:21:50

REVOLT aligns community-building efforts with Harlem business alliances to make a larger and collective impact on charity and commerce; Luke James set to perform NEW YORK, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, REVOLT TV announced a new partnership with Harlem Park to Park (HP2P), a network of businesses committed to community development in Harlem. REVOLT formed the partnership to align efforts in adding to the economic development of the Harlem community while raising funds for the...

2014-03-14 23:03:20

Manhattan Mini Storage is offering free storage at its East Harlem location to any displaced residents for up to three months while they recover from the incident and secure new housing. Those impacted may call the company at 212-STORAGE (212-786-7243), Option 1, if they are in need of storage. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 In the wake of Wednesday’s massive gas explosion and collapse at two apartment buildings in East Harlem, Manhattan Mini Storage is offering free storage at its...

2011-06-21 10:09:00

NEW YORK, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of June held major milestones for local non-profit Harlem RBI. The community-based youth development organization broke fundraising records with a 20th anniversary gala, announced an $85 million project with Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New York Yankees' First Baseman Mark Teixeira and ultimately celebrated the graduation of 33 high school seniors along with more than 200 family and friends in East Harlem. To view the multimedia assets...

2010-12-09 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, December 10, 2010, the Cathedral Choir of the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in the City of New York will perform George Frideric Handel's Messiah in its entirety with guest soloists, orchestral and harpsichord accompaniment. The Choir's first time performance of the full Messiah will be conducted by James Davis, Jr., Abyssinian's Director of Music Ministries & Fine Arts. This special concert is free to the public and takes place...

2010-11-17 13:04:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Public Library (NYPL) announced today that Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, a scholar of African-American history from Indiana University, has been selected as the next Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, effective July 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101117/NY03747 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101117/NY03747 ) Dr. Muhammad will succeed Howard Dodson Jr., who last year...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'