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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Mayor cites Caribbean club operator with ‘Larry Gold Day’ proclamation

Music: From now and in perpetuity, April 1, 2016 will be known as Larry Gold Day in New York City. The official proclamation was signed, sealed and delivered by New York Mayor Bill DeBlasio and was celebrated at SOBs where virtually every genre of music has had a showcase. Comment.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Bichotte introduces MWBE legislation

Business: Brooklyn Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte has introduced a bundle of legislation that she says will greatly enhance economic opportunities for Minority and Women Owned Enterprises (MWBEs) and subcontractors throughout the state. Comment.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Miss Plus Size Universe Women’s Forum

People: On Sunday April 24, 2016 Miss Plus Size Universe will showcase its first Women Conference, which will be held in New York at the JFK Hilton from 9 am to 5 pm. Comment.

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

GUYEXPO to mark Guyana’s 50th Independence

Guyana: Expatriates will receive incentives in return for doing business in Guyana, this was stated during two dynamic presentations by Dawn Holder-Alert and Tameca Sukhdeo-Singh of the Ministry of Business who called on nationals last Sunday to participate in the May 12-15 GuyExpo 2016 as part of Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary celebrations. Comment.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Kaieteur Restaurant 2 serves spicy Caribbean fare

Guyana: When Guyanese-born entrepreneur Rick Chetram wanted to open a new branch of his famous Guyanese West Indian eatery, he chose a 4000 sq. ft. space at the #2 subway Nereid Avenue stop in the East Bronx, where a large enclave of West Indian nationals reside. Comment.

Monday, March 28, 2016

CACCI expects greater community resource with new project

Brooklyn: Since 2001, the Brooklyn-based Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) says the Flatbush-Caton Market has served as a “vibrant home to local businesses and micro-entrepreneurs.” Comment.

Friday, March 25, 2016

ABC TV scores first in race to gain diversity

People: There is a new president in America. She is a woman, Black and was named last month to head a major broadcast network. Comment.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Jamaican named to run Home Depot

Jamaica: Orange is the new Black? Ann-Marie Campbell might readily agree and with a myriad of good reasons. Comment.