From the Four Corners to the Street Corners: How I Landed in New York City

I moved to my Upper Manhattan neighborhood in 2009, but the idea to come here was planted three years before that. It was 2006 and I was celebrating the end of my school year in Turkey on a Blue Cruise—a… Read moreFrom the Four Corners to the Street Corners: How I Landed in New York City

New York City Businesses Owned by Women

Retail display at American Two Shot. Clothes on a spiral rack in front a neon pink light hanging on the wall.

In my quest to shop local and in honor of Women’s History Month, I visited three New York City businesses owned by women this month. While I was hoping to check out many more, the ones I’ve featured here have… Read moreNew York City Businesses Owned by Women

Celebrate Women’s History Month in New York City

Protest sign: A Woman's Place is in the Resistence

Women’s History Week was proclaimed in 1982 and within five years, that week expanded into Women’s History Month. By then–1987–Ronald Reagan was president. He had appointed 325 judges to federal benches and 278 of them were white men. That same… Read moreCelebrate Women’s History Month in New York City