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Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – Natasha

A super big shout out to I Love My Hood is in order for their excellent Humans of the Hood series. Please click play above to check out one of their profiles of BX based tattoo artist Natasha. We…

Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – Sunny Cheeba

The latest episode in I Love My Hood’s Humans of the Hood series features dj extraordinaire Sunny Cheba. Sunny Cheba is part of the mighty Uptown Vinyl Supreme movement, which has led to a resurgence of digging in the…

Open For Business: Zona De Cuba

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Restaurateur extraordinaire Fernando Mateo has done it again. Just in time for Memorial Day Weekend, Zona De Cuba (558 Grand Concourse) is now open for business and it is a game changer. This is your…

Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – Carlos S. Deschamps

The latest episode in I Love My Hood’s Humans of the Hood series features the homie Carlos S. Deschamps. Carlos is an incredible photographer and an awesome person. Check out his IG feed @cinematicheights ASAP. You already know the…

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Uptown Video: Humans Of The Hood – Vett

Anotha one. The latest installment in I Love My Hood’s Humans of the Hood series features boogie down producer Vett. Vett drops some serious gems about staying true to self and not chasing what is hot at the moment.…

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A closer look at hunger on campus | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen   Kassandra Montes has to mind her meals. The Lehman College senior typically doesn’t eat breakfast and often skips dinner. The majority of the money she earns from two part-time jobs goes to pay for tuition…

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Rice and beans, and resistance | Bronx Free Press

By Sherry Mazzocchi On the Saturday night after Valentine’s Day, La Morada is half-full. Or half empty, according to Yajaira Saavedra, co-owner of the popular Oaxacan restaurant. Lately, La Morada is quieter than usual. Known for its traditional molé…

Lady Victorious | Bronx Free Press

Story by Debralee Santos and Gregg McQueen Photos by Corey Torpie “This evening changed America.” She spoke, fittingly, from the bar, standing atop a cluster of tables and framed from behind by flickering television screens and fully stocked liquor…

The Red Bull Music Festival @ La Marina: The Recap

The Red Bull Music Festival touched down at La Marina on Saturday, May 19 for Reggaeton: Hasta Abajo, a rousing celebration of the genre. The festival reunited early pioneers of the sound, The Noise. Founded in San Juan in…