BXTRA with Felisha George

–Tatyana Turner   Children can resemble their parents, just as residents can resemble their hometown.   The fruit sure doesn’t fall far from the tree. In fact, it only took 45-minutes for Felisha George to journey over to the city that writer, Ralph Waldo Emerson, referred to as a “ sucked orange.” George, 23, is […]

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BXTRA with Edwin Reyes

      –Tatyana Turner   In the words of iconic French fashion designer, Coco Chanel : ” Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, and what is happening.” Bronx fashion designer, Edwin Reyes, is […]

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BXTRA with Everette Hamlette

  –Tatyana Turner You are a dive away from making your dreams a reality. Picture this : You are someone who loves being in the water. Even in the dead of winter, you miss the potent smell of chlorine flowing through your nostrils. And though you are no expert, you hope to become a professional […]

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BXTRA with Edwin Pagan

Bronx photographer and cinematographer, Edwin Pagan, shared his perspective on the Bronx through his lens. On Photography Pagan started his career early in life when participating in an organization called, ” The Boys Club.” Though he did not desire to learn how to work the camera, Pagan walked out with an experience of a lifetime…one […]

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BXTRA with Tayra Keshinover

–Tatyana Turner   “Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” – Rachel Zoe One day, while picking up camera equipment, I sat next to a wise lady who changed the way I think about myself and others. She said, ” When I ask people who they are, they respond […]

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BXTRA with Wali Burgos

–Tatyana Turner   It is said that most people will have six different jobs during their lifetime, but imagine holding three of those positions at once. South Bronx native, Wali Burgos is the writer, producer and director of a romantic comedy called, ” The Checklist.” The play focuses on the challenges of having an interracial […]

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BXTRA with Dilson Hernandez

–Tatyana Turner   In the words of notable poet and playwright, Oscar Wilde : “Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has ever known.” No matter how long it was since you’ve graduated from high school, going through life can seem like walking through a high school hallway full of students […]

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