It has been said many times that Brooklyn, NY has bred many talented individuals. But most of the time this saying is meant for actors and actresses, not to anyone in radio. Yet that saying will soon be put to rest as Eric Torres, better known as DJ Toro has managed to become a celebrity right out of Coney Island. DJ Toro came from humble beginnings in the tough streets of Coney Island. But he never let the streets get the best of him and he let music be his guide. His home life was filled with music and song whether it was his native Latin or hip hop.
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By Seth Fera-Schanes The Paleolithic Diet (also referred to as paleo or caveman diet) seeks to replicate meals that our ancestors would likely have eaten. Consider it a hunter-gatherer way of consumption that focuses on proteins and vegetables. Individuals who follow this path will eliminate many processed foods, […]
By Marsha Clarke The month of March is national women’s month, and this year I had the very good fortune to celebrate the 1st of March otherwise know as International women’s Day with some extraordinary artists who honored other artists from their respective countries. South Oxford Space in […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes Spring has arrived and it is time to bring the grill out of storage. The following recipe calls for bison steaks (which can be delivered from FreshDirect or picked up from Whole Foods, Citarella and other specialty retailers around the city. The meat is lean and works […]
By Nick Christophers ETCETERA is an artist that offers talent, style, charisma and emotion in every move he makes. His new album “Character” is a blend of all those elements and more. The eleven tracks that grace this album are ripped from the pages of his life and […]
You can also make mussels in the comfort of your own home. It only takes 20 minutes and will cost you around $10. This is also a stellar date night dish if you are looking to impress that special someone. You can pick up Price Edward Island (PEI) mussels (or local if in season) from your fishmonger or Whole Foods along with some white wine, shallots and butter and you are halfway done. I typically pair my mussels at home with a crusty bread as opposed to fries but you can decide what you prefer. Check out the following ‘Easy to Make Mussels’ recipe which originally appeared on The Refined Chef.
By Katie Donovan At the beginning of every week, I check my weather app on my iPhone to see what the week has in store for me, and my fellow New Yorkers. While last week showed that Tuesday should have snowed, it barely did. I must have missed […]
By Katie Donovan Two months of a snowy, icy winter and I’m nearly used to the cold. I actually prefer the overcast days now and often find myself hardly ever missing the harsh Florida sunshine. I found ways to get used to the cold and walking through snow. […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes The moment you enter Murray’s Cheese, located in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village, you know you are in someplace special. A cheese shop that was started in the 1940’s, Murray’s ranks high among the other New York food greats like Zabar’s, Russ and Daughters and Barney Greengrass. […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes Winter in New York forces many of us to stay inside and just bide our time until Spring. However, the cold months offer some perfect opportunities for a little snowy photography. I had taken some pictures in Riverside Park and included 13 of them below. […]