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Rochdale Village »

Russell Simmons Teaches Youth to Meditate at Anti-Violence Event in Queens

Simmons also announced a grant for local anti-violence program LIFE Camp. 

South Jamaica »

Russell Simmons and LL Cool J Call for End to Violence in South Jamaica

Simmons said a local anti-violence group will expand its programs.

Upper East Side »

Christians, Muslims and Jews to Gather for Interfaith Passover Seder

The event at Park Avenue Christian Church hopes to break down barriers between religious communities.

Jamaica »

Biggie Photographer Gives Jamaica Residents the Royal Treatment

Barron Claiborne, who photographed Biggie in a crown for his Rolling Stone cover, photographed locals.

Bed-Stuy »

New Exhibit From Russell Simmons' Brother Opens in Bed-Stuy

Danny Simmons' "Noisy in the Next Room" opens on Sunday.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Turns to Wine Country at New Food and Wine Festival

The Toast of Brooklyn Festival will pay tribute to Nelson Mandela and serve wine from around the world.

Central Harlem »

Alicia Keys Visits Harlem Hospital to Educate Women About HIV/AIDS

The Grammy award winning singer calls for greater urgency about the growing epidemic facing black women.

Lower East Side »

Heidi Klum Hosts Sandy-Postponed Halloween Party

Russell Simmons, Questlove, Amar'e Stoudemire and tons of gorgeous models dressed for the holidays.

New York City »

Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd Step Aside for Ladies of 'For a Good Time, Call...'

Lauren Anne Miller and Ari Graynor's new film is set in New York City.

New York City »

'Dark Knight Rises' Premiere Rolls Out Black Carpet for Anne Hathaway

NYC film premiere attended by Gary Oldman, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Hailee Steinfeld.

Greenwich Village »

Freida Pinto White Hot at 'Trishna' Film Premiere

Cinema Society screening draws Rachel Roy, Veronica Webb, Russell Simmons and Calvin Klein.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Traffic Delays Expected as President Obama Returns For Celeb Fundraisers

President Barack Obama threatens traffic chaos with fundraisers featuring Ben Folds and the Roots.  

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Jay-Z Writes Love Song for Newborn Daughter Blue Ivy Carter

Jay-Z wrote a song, "Glory feat. B.I.C." for his daughter Blue Ivy Carter after Beyonce gave birth.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Beyonce Gives Birth to Baby Girl at Lenox Hill Hospital

Beyonce, who is married to Jay-Z, reportedly gave birth to Blue Ivy Carter at Lenox Hill Hospital.

Harlem »

Russell Simmons' Gallery to Host Harlem's Art Basel Winner

Russell Simmons' gallery invited LeRone Wilson to show his work after his win at Art Basel Miami.