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DJ Casper: How A Veteran DJ Went From Night Clubs To DJing For A Cause

DJ Casper: How A Veteran DJ Went From Night Clubs To DJing For A Cause

Victor “Casper” Santiago, a DJ from the Bronx, has been captivated by the lively and melodious atmosphere of 1970s New York City since his youth. His interest in music was sparked by his father’s classic salsa albums, which he listened to on Saturday mornings while doing chores. Over the years, he has developed a deep […]

For the Love of Food: Anthony Capo’s Story

For the Love of Food: Anthony Capo’s Story

The story of Anthony Capo is equal parts passion and serendipity. Born and raised in the Bronx, New York, Capo’s first introduction to the culinary world came at an early age. Self-taught and self-proclaimed foodie and cook, Capo has been cooking before he could even remember. Capo recalls watching his mother cook as a child […]

Racial Motivated Gunman Kills 10 and Wounds 3 in Buffalo Supermarket

Racial Motivated Gunman Kills 10 and Wounds 3 in Buffalo Supermarket

After allegedly posting a manifesto professing racial motives, a white gunman went into a
supermarket in Buffalo, New York, killed 10 people and wounded 3. The 18-year-old male
streamed the attack on the social media platform Twitch, before it was removed less than two
minutes later. The Erie County Sherriff has called the attack, “pure evil”.

NYC Lawyer Fired for Misrepresenting George Floyd Case

NYC Lawyer Fired for Misrepresenting George Floyd Case

Protesters have long spoken about the murder of George Floyd back in 2020. Police used excessive force, and recently the law department fired a lawyer for misrepresenting in the court on the George Floyd case. Lawyer Dara L. Weiss drafted an email to the lawyers for the protestors to discuss about the dispute, but she never sent it.

NYC Passed a Law That Employers Must Disclose Pay in Job Advertisements

NYC Passed a Law That Employers Must Disclose Pay in Job Advertisements

New York City has passed one of the mind-bending laws that requires employers to be clear about their pay in job advertisements. This will push better pay for women and people of color when looking for job opportunities. One restaurant worker said, “You’re put in a really challenging position of not wanting to upset your employer and not wanting to scare away an opportunity, but also wanting to fight for what you know is what you deserve.”

The European Art Fair Returns to New York

The European Art Fair Returns to New York

It has been two years since the last European Art Fair. Hosted at the Park Avenue Armory, the European Art Fair will be shown in person from May 6-10. The event had to be postponed many times due to the pandemic, and art lovers are dying to see it. The event will include more than 90 art dealers with many highest-profile entries. The entries will include work from Independent New York, Art Basel, TEFAF Maastricht, and Masterpiece London.

NYC Recovery in Mayor Adams’s “State of the City” Speech

NYC Recovery in Mayor Adams’s “State of the City” Speech

Public safety and equality are key to Mayor Eric Adams’s vision in improving New York City. His first couple of months have proved to be a struggle when violent crime and homelessness rose. Mayor Adams acknowledged these challenges, but this is not going to deter him from making changes to the city’s safety protocol so the city is pleasant for both tourists and residents.

NY Amazon Workers Fired for Union Organizing

NY Amazon Workers Fired for Union Organizing

Since April 1st, Amazon workers have been protesting for voting on the unionization of the Amazon Staten Island warehouse. Amazonians United is a movement of workers who come together to promote higher pay, safety, fairness and respect in the workplace. Most Amazon workers are scared of speaking up because they do not want to lose their jobs.

Fifth Annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Full Steam Ahead 5K 

Fifth Annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Full Steam Ahead 5K 

The Cristian Rivera Foundation announces their 5th Annual Full Steam Ahead 5K on Saturday, June 18, 2022. This year’s 5k event will be hosted once again at Van Cortland Park, between 246 and 251 Broadway, in Bronx, NY. With registration starting at 8:30 am, the Cristian Rivera Foundation is excited for the difference every participant will make in supporting their mission to find a cure for DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma).

Does Ridding Homeless People Really Solve Problems?

Does Ridding Homeless People Really Solve Problems?

From San Francisco to New York City, one couldn’t help but see that there are homeless people everywhere. Many people used to say that the quality of life was so much better back then, but what made things worse? Having homeless people around the streets is more costly than one would think to relocate them in another vicinity.

Shooter at Brooklyn Subway Now Found and Arrested

Shooter at Brooklyn Subway Now Found and Arrested

On Tuesday morning in Brooklyn, a storm of bullets came rushing in, making all commuters flee out of the subways. Some commuters were shot at close range, but luckily, the suspect’s bad marksmanship allowed them to live a little longer. Although the suspect ran far, he was unable to hide as hero Zach Tahhan led the New York Police Department right to the criminal.

At Least 13 Hurt in Brooklyn Subway Shooting

At Least 13 Hurt in Brooklyn Subway Shooting

For several weeks, Mayor Eric Adams had cleared the streets of New York to protect the safety of New Yorkers in public transportation and living. In one eventful Tuesday morning rush, the shooting came to question New Yorkers about their public safety. 13 people were injured from the gunfire. How many more lives will it take to address these public health issues?

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