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Black-owned ice cream shop in NYC getting national attention

Everyone in New York City seems to love the world's first and only pop-cultured inspired ice cream shop called Mikey Likes It Ice Cream and it's creating quite a buzz across the whole nation as well.

Make the most of your camping trip this Great Outdoors Month

Great Outdoors Month, celebrated in June, is the perfect opportunity for a camping expedition.

‘Empire’ to get 1 more season on Fox amid schedule shake-up

“Empire” will return for its final season this fall on Fox — with Jussie Smollett a question mark — and should count itself lucky.

Talking SCHOP! WarmUp! to EatUp! HeatsUp!

We are just four days away from Harlem EatUp! 2019! Another year of hard work, collaboration and excitement will come to its culmination once again.

No need to head out west: East coast gaming resorts offer it all

Las Vegas is its own world, but that’s not to say that you can’t get your gaming groove on elsewhere. In fact, there are plenty of places here on the East Coast to take your chances with Lady Luck.

Tony and Drama Desk 2019 noms: Blacks are beautifully recognized!

The Tony nominations are out for the 73rd annual Tony Awards, and Black talent is definitely acknowledged.

All hail the queens! Miss USA, Miss America and Miss Teen USA have all crowned Black women

For the first time, America’s top beauty pageants — Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America — have crowned Black women as their winners at the same time.

Travel destinations for graduates

Graduation season is fast approaching. The graduate in your life has worked hard for that piece of paper, or maybe you’re the graduate and you have a personal testimony.

ESSENCE Beauty Carnival Hits with Tips

The ESSENCE Beauty Carnival packed Pier 36 last Saturday and Sunday with thousands of beautiful Black women of all ages who were eager to be seen, get advice, meet the stars and purchase products. The extravaganza was a first for ...

Travel destinations for graduates

Graduation season is fast approaching. The graduate in your life has worked hard for that piece of paper, or maybe you’re the graduate and you have a personal testimony.

Talking SCHOP! Harlem EatUp! x James Beard Foundation 2019

It's year five of the annual Harlem EatUp! festival celebrating the food, art and culture of our village of Harlem and with it the annual feast at the James Beard House.

Jay-Z owns Webster Hall

There was no politicking from the sidelines at Jay-Z’s historic opening show at Webster Hall on Friday, April 26, following the completion of the total renovation of Manhattan’s historic East Village concert venue.

Miss Teen USA 2019 winner celebrates beauty of natural Black hair

Kaleigh Garris, an 18-year old Black woman, recently won the Miss Teen USA 2019 competition wherein she represented the state of Connecticut.

‘Boyz In the Hood’ stars Ice Cube, Regina King, Nia Long and Morris Chestnut remember John Singleton

Celebrities who starred and worked in films by late director John Singleton are sharing giving their condolences to on social media.

Marvin Gaye stamp being dedicated at the African Burial Ground

The special dedication of the Marvin Gaye Stamp is taking place Tuesday, May 7 at the African Burial Ground at 290 Broadway.