BXTRA with Bronx Native

The Bronx is a hidden gem that has been buried under stereotypes such as poor, ghetto and dangerous. But now, a new age of enlightenment has emerged with creatives like Amaurys Grullon who are adding to the borough’s greatness by helping it sprout to its fullest potential. I sat with Amaurys, co-owner and co-founder of […]

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Mind over Manners?

Mark Turner and Tatyana Turner If you could be extra anything this week, what would it be? I’ll share my personal answer. This week, I’d like to work on being extra present in my life and extra aware of how I make others feel. We all have those days when we let stress get the […]

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BXTRA with Jerome Lamaar

  –Tatyana Turner It was a typical Wednesday morning in the summer of 2017. I woke up from a mediocre night of rest and pushed through my sleepiness by pouring myself a cold glass of water. Once fully awake, I took note of the New York Times paper in front of me and skimmed through […]

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Champs for Autism

Tatyana Turner May 31, 2018   Stephanie Addo is a longtime Bronxite and a working mother of three. Two of her children attend private school, and her eldest, an 11-year-old boy, attends public school. This decision was not her choice, however. In a perfect world, her first-born would be attending private school with his siblings. […]

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BXTRA with Felisha George

–Tatyana Turner   Children can resemble their parents, just as residents can resemble their hometown.   The fruit sure doesnโ€™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 โ€œ sucked orange.โ€ 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 someone who understands […]

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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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