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Who vaccinates the anti-vaxxers?

The everlasting debate regarding whether vaccinations contribute to the development of autism in children has given rise to the “anti-vaxxer” crowd among some Americans, who have come to the conclusion that their children should not be receiving vaccinations at all. Particularly in New York City, the debate has once again surfaced, this time in relation […]

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Diversity on display at Eckhaus Latta spring 2018 show

New York Fashion Week was the perfect venue to showcase the vast amount of diversity in the fashion industry. The brand that made diversity its label was Eckhaus Latta. The Eckhaus Latta spring 2018 show took place on Sept. 9, 2017  in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Once again, designers Mike Eckhaus and Zoe Latta showcased an extravagant […]

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“Brooklyn” depicts lovable fairytale about immigration

“Brooklyn,” directed by John Crowley, shows hardships and homesickness Eilis, a young Irish woman, experiences as she leaves Ireland for a better life in Brooklyn. “Brooklyn,” though occasionally stepping into the realm of melodrama and sanitizing the immigrant issue, is a touching portrayal of leaving home and the task of conquering the unknown. Eilis, played […]

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Brooklyn Museum explores the art of high-heeled shoes

A shoe lover’s dream is brought to life at The Brooklyn Museum’s “Killer Heels” exhibition. From the high platform Chopines of 16th century Italy to the glamorous stilettos on today’s runways, the exhibition looks at the high-heeled shoe’s diverse history and its lasting place in popular culture. “Killer Heels” explores fashion’s most alluring accessory. Loved […]

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