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Tagged With: Harlem

Marcus Samuelsson on Food, Race, Women, & Opening a Narrative That Didn’t Exist

Text, Photos, & Video: Francisco Collazo ** His career has been on an upward trajectory since 1995, when he became the youngest chef to win a coveted three stars from The New York Times, but as Marcus Samuelsson explains in his memoir, Yes, Chef, which was published in late June, the success he enjoys today … Continue reading »

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Coming Soon: Botanica

Text: Julie Schwietert Collazo Photos: Francisco Collazo ** One of the (many) projects we’re working on is a photo essay about botanicas–those one-stop shops for all things mystical that are as common as bodegas (corner delis) in neighborhoods like El Barrio and the South Bronx. Much more to come on this subject, but for now, … Continue reading »

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Push: As I Remember It/Push: Como La Recuerdo

Text & Photos: Francisco Collazo Translation: Julie Schwietert Collazo [vease abajo para la version en espanol] ** It was several years ago when I came across an interview with Sapphire, the author of the novel, Push, in A&U Magazine. It was an interview that touched me deeply for the thoughtfulness and candor with which the … Continue reading »

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Spanish Harlem: A Photographic Tour/El Barrio: Un Recorrido Fotografico

Text & Photos: Francisco Collazo [vease abajo para la version en espanol] * Headed north of 96th Street on Manhattan’s East Side you enter the heart of Latin life in New York. Bordered on the east by a river of the same name and by Fifth Avenue on the west side, this neighborhood was originally … Continue reading »

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