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The Original Crab Shanty

My wife and I decided to go to the zoo last week. We figured since we were in the Bronx, that after the zoo, we’d…

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My BMX Bike

When I was growing up, my dad had a terrible drug addiction. In addition to that, he was a gipsy cab driver, as well as…

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Bronx Girls Club Gave A Second Chance To A Victim Of The Streets

I attended The Girls Club during a particularly turbulent time in my life. The period was a crossroad of sorts. I went in for a…

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My church girl

We were teenagers, and we did teenager things. The night before we planned to meet in secret at St. Mary’s Park. The weather was warm,…

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Netflix Music Drama ‘The Get Down’ is a LET DOWN

When these people started casting, they created a lot of buzz by “recruiting” real kids from the Bronx. My sister went and tried out for…

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Netflix Music Drama ‘The Get Down' is a LET DOWN

When these people started casting, they created a lot of buzz by “recruiting” real kids from the Bronx. My sister went and tried out for…

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Puerto Ricans in Social Media The New Barrio #BoricuasOnline at Centro!

Some weeks ago I attended an event called #boricuasonline. This was a panel being held at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College. Julio…

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