Eddie Martinez started working in a barbershop in Brownsville when he was thirteen. His boss decided to retire and offered the then 18-years-old Martinez the chance to buy the business. Martinez jumped at the opportunity. Continue reading “The Barber of Brownsville Doubles As Guru To Local Kids”
Students from The Campus Mobile Storytelling Program interview Brownsville Collaborative Middle School Principal and Brownsville native, Gregory Jackson.
Brownsville entrepreneurs pitch their community-based business ideas at the Columbia Startup Lab/We Works in Soho.
The line stretches over two city blocks, and for a Friday afternoon, just after 5 p.m., it was said by many a friend to be the best time to go. What is causing this must-see frenzy at the abandoned asbestos-laden Domino Sugar Factory in Williamsburg’s Water’s Edge? Continue reading “Kara Walker’s Sublime Sphinx Exposes Our Complicated Sugared Past”