Tagged: brooklyn

7th avenue

Maria Walks: 7th Avenue Sightseeing

  “Until lately the best thing that I was able to think of in favor of civilization, apart from blind acceptance of the order of the universe, was that it made possible the artist, the poet, the philosopher, and the man of science,” Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. once said. Civilization,...

Munchies

Think Before You Drink: How To Defeat The Munchies

So you’re out with your friend’s on Friday night, and you’ve made a plan to stick to one drink for the night to keep your calories down. You’ve been doing well all week, and you’re keeping the mixers light and the shots straight. Unfortunately for you, after a couple drinks,...

millennial impact

The Millennial Impact Is Already Being Felt

  We must engage our youth. We can not settle for selfies.   I’ve previously discussed the idea that our generation and those to come will not be lost, but found. Armed with the potential, creativity, and awareness, they will be the ‘movers and shakers’ — the ones to get it...

floridian

When You Put a Floridian in the North

  I’ll admit it, I love the cold. I LOVE visiting the north during the winter season and getting to wear those winter coats I bought in my South Florida Nordstrom department store. I may only get to wear these trendy coats once or twice a year, but man do...

Brooklyn

Hello Brooklyn: No One Can Afford It

  Brooklyn used to be synonymous with Biggie and hipsters, and not too long before that many regions of the borough were considered slums. Once home to the Brooklyn Dodgers, Manhattan’s real estate rival is now flourishing with hues of black and white for the Brooklyn Nets — whose arena is a monolith...

Never Can Say Goodbye: NYC Is Special

I have always loved New York City, having been born to first-generation parents and native New Yorkers. Everyday invoked a sense of aspiration, and the ability to pursue my wildest dreams and heavily guarded pursuits. It filled me with an ineffable emotion that, after five years of calling NYC home,...

rina prel

Maria Chimes In: Episode 1 – Rina Prel

  KTB Presents Episode 1 of ‘Maria Chimes In’. This week, Maria sat down with Brooklyn-bred, budding artist Rina Prelvukaj—better known as Rina Prel in the art world. Rina at first glance encompasses the features of an artist—minimalist on the surface, with flowing blonde locks, yet evocative with her description...