Labor Day West Indian Carnival and More.

Labor Day along Eastern Parkway becomes a sea of colorfully-dressed West Indian American parade goers celebrating and dancing down the street.  Also known as the New York Caribbean Carnival, this event is amazingly vibrant. It’s a wonderful experience to feel so much joy and pride surrounding you and it’s hard not to get wrapped up […]

A Once Told Story of Franklin Avenue by Saira Toppin

  This is an article that will be featured in “Una Noche Panamena” Scheduled to print May 2016. These magazines can be found at the Caton Avenue Market, Kelso Bistro Bar and Restaurant, and the Michelle’s Bar.    If you grew up in Brooklyn, you knew about Franklin Avenue. The Franklin Avenue I am talking […]