This week, we’re double-dipping in the world of Dan Harmon’s lovable, irreverent collegiate caricature: Community. I’m here to defend the “weird” favorite food of Abed Nadir: buttered noodles. Yes, that impossibly plain side dish/cafeteria filler/thing you eat when you’re sick. With a few simple tricks, we can upgrade this ubiquitous […]

Brooklyn rapper, Tré Yung, began making music while attending Kingsborough Community College as a promising track star, but was soon booted from the track team for smoking weed, a vice he remains unapologetic about. Rather than sulk, Yung saw the dismissal as a call-to-action to dive into writing, recording and […]

By Jack Barnes Thousands of fashionistas and style influencers converged at Duggal Greenhouse in Brooklyn for the return of the 2018 ESSENCE Street Style Festival—the non-stop celebration highlighting style, culture and community. Hosted by Insecure star and comedienne Amanda Seales, attendees enjoyed a variety of experiences, including an awards ceremony honoring songstress/style maven Kelis and […]