On Sat., Sept. 28th at 11:00 a.m., award-winning Afro-Latino artist Eric Velásquez visits Word Up for a special story time with his new picture book, OCTOPUS STEW, which is for recommended for readers ages 4–8.
Back in early 2015, our very own AJ Sidransky introduced us to the southern cuisine wizardry of Chef Carlos Swepson of BLVD Bistro. BLVD Bistro recently relocated to 116th and Frederick Douglass Blvd to the former space of Streetbird Rotisserie. Well, this past weekend AJ Sidransky and I went to the newly relocated BLVD Bistro to check it out. We are happy to report that the celebrated eatery has not lost a step.Read More »
It is still a world of hurt. The World Trade Center (WTC) Environmental Health Center of NYC Health + Hospitals is reporting a dramatic increase in patients. As of July 2019, the center is serving 10,944 patients...
Hurricane Dorian was the strongest hurricane in Bahamas history. It made landfall over the northwest Bahamas on September 1, and it flooded neighborhoods, destroyed homes and killed at least 30 people, with hundreds if not thousands missing.