BXTRA with Michelle Daniels

Michelle Daniels is a massage therapist and a community organizer who founded an organization called, ” The Bronx Rox.” Daniels, originally from Sydney, Australia moved to the United States in 1993. Her first stop was Atlanta, Georgia where she lived for seven years before moving to New York City. ” I was always up for […]

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The Return of Whalemina

Local artist, Geoff Rawling resurrected a long-time treasure for Queens residents at the June 2018 Mermaid Day Parade. This vibrantly decorated sea creature, named Whalemina, was a mosaic statute that sat at the entrance of Rockaway Beach for decades until it was washed away by  turbulent waves in 2012 during Hurricane Sandy. In 2014, Rawling […]

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“The Golden Girls” of the Bronx

Valentine’s Day was six months ago, but that means there’s just under six months to prepare for the next one! Love can be pretty complicated, especially if Cupid has yet to strike the ( right) arrow. So I visited the Mid Bronx Senior Citizens Council Inc. on the Grand Concourse to speak with eight extraordinary […]

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