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Second Annual Crown Heights Film Festival (CHFF) at Five Myles Gallery

October 1, 2011 by Administrator

Second Annual Crown Heights Film Festival (CHFF) at Five Myles Gallery

The Second Annual Crown Heights Film Festival (CHFF) will take place Thursday, October 13, 2011 through Sunday, October 16, 2011 at FiveMyles in Brooklyn, NY. The Festival will showcase local and international filmmakers’ documentaries, narratives, animations and fine art/experimental films. Details: Where: FiveMyles, 558 St. John’s Place Brooklyn, NY 11238 http//www.fivemyles.org Dates: Thursday, October 13, 2011 [...]

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Re-building a Brand: Moving Beyond Disasters and seeing Opportunities

September 26, 2011 by Administrator

Re-building a Brand: Moving Beyond Disasters and seeing Opportunities

by Atim Annette Oton   Some people experience a disaster and it ends their businesses; I see it as an opportunity. So, in June of this year, when a fire destroyed our store, Calabar Imports on Washington Avenue. My business partner and I took time off – she traveled and I spent the summer in [...]

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Brooklyn’s Oyster Frenzy

September 26, 2011 by Administrator

Brooklyn's Oyster Frenzy

by Krystal DeVille Over the summer, I began my journey to find the best oysters in Brooklyn. I searched far and wide from my surrounding neighborhood of Crown Heights, across town into Bedford Stuyvesant, down to the docks of Sheepshead Bay and I ended up at Coney Island. During my restaurant “run” from happy hours [...]

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Wired Perfectly. Beauloni Style: Designer Sherri Hobson Green

September 11, 2011 by Administrator

 Wired Perfectly. Beauloni Style: Designer Sherri Hobson Green

by Cassandra Bromfield I remember exactly when I met Sherri, it was in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (where I grew up). Two blocks from my house, on Broadway, there was a fabric store, Sutter Fabrics. When I walked in the store there was a young lady who had such a familiar face. She looked like a high [...]

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The Lost and Found Generation

September 11, 2011 by Administrator

The Lost and Found Generation

by Ezinne Adibe In this so-called post-racial society and the era of the first “African-American” president Barack Obama, son of a Kenyan father and a white American mother, identity will continue to crop up even more, whether in coffee shop conversation, academia, online, and so forth. Additionally, race, ethnicity, and culture are not going to [...]

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CALABAR MODELS are REAL people

September 11, 2011 by Administrator

CALABAR MODELS are REAL people

Name: Tania Molina. Age: 30’s. Work: In Banking Culture: Garifuna. Lives: Crown Heights Food: Ethnic. Bar: NoBar Fashion: WOW WOW by Wunmi at Calabar Imports, Dumbo and Brooklyn Flea Photos: Fredrick V. Nielsen Photography, http://www. featherrock.smugmug.com

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