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Z’Novia — Soul Food with a Healthy Twist

Z’Novia — Soul Food with a Healthy Twist

Z’Novia is a new innovative and conscious southern cuisine restaurant on the Grand Concourse. They offer “healthy”,  savory soul food while the sounds of R & B, Jazz, and Latin music play in the background. Their “healthy” soul food dishes and desserts include succulent ribs, mouthwatering free-range chicken, tasty appetizers and fresh wild salmon. All [...]

August 27, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Tina Shoulders’ Laidback Lifestyle

Tina Shoulders’ Laidback Lifestyle

In the midst of national economic trouble, Laidback Founder and Creative Director Tina Shoulders has found her niche in the home decor industry.  The Bronx native and former fashion designer is making a mark with her pop culture inspired pillows, which were unique enough to be featured on MTV’s Real World Brooklyn. Laidback goes beyond [...]

February 18, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Next Stop: Growing Up Wild-Style in the Bronx

Next Stop: Growing Up Wild-Style in the Bronx

Beyond the safety of New York City’s news headlines, Next Stop is a train ride into the heart of the Bronx during the late eighties and early nineties at the height of the crack epidemic, a tumultuous time when hip-hop was born and money-hungry slumlords were burning down apartment buildings with tenants still inside. From [...]

February 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Confessions of a Rogue Teacher

Confessions of a Rogue Teacher

There have been many movies and TV shows that attempt to highlight, through drama or comedy, the issues that exist in America’s inner-city schools. But what is it like, really? “Confessions of a Rogue Teacher” by novelist and retired teacher George Colon, employs plot as a vehicle to communicate the realities of life for an [...]

February 11, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Around-NYC.com — Phase II Begins

Around-NYC.com — Phase II Begins

We’ve been working on AroundHarlem.com for awhile. Believe it or not, this blog is just a tip of the iceberg.

February 4, 2009 | 0 Comments More
In The Blood

In The Blood

The Hostos Repertory Company’s production of Susan Lori Park’s modern riff on The Scarlet Letter in which Hester La Negrita, a homeless mother of five, lives with her kids on the rough streets of the inner city. While Hester’s kids fill her life with joy-lovingly comical moments amid the harsh world of poverty-the adults with [...]

November 12, 2008 | 0 Comments More