Gowns

Cushnie Et Ochs just took the little black dress to a stylish new level- and we’re so grateful. Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs debuted their Fall/Winter 2016 collection at New York Fashion Week and the staple piece was just one of the presentation’s focuses. A variety of options of the LBD made their way down the runway, […]

Whether on the internationally known level or the level of the emerging, GlobalGrind is all about promoting the grind behind the business. The fashion industry is full of designers on the rise that have begun to make their presence known. Hustle & Sew takes a look at the struggle, the hustle and the bustle behind some of […]

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I am stunned by Governor Paterson’s recent proposal to cut the New York State Council on the Arts’ budget by 40%. It seems like an abandonment of his values and his lifelong stance about the importance of the arts in community, economic, and human development. I understand what a difficult position the Governor is in […]

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It’s not unique to one party or one set of politicians, but it is problematic when it goes down like this for so many at one time.  Maybe it’s the fact that it happened all at once. Maybe it’s the fact that it involves one of two Black governors in the nation and one of […]

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Javon Kemp, a 17-year-old high-schooler was gunned down on a city street early Saturday morning. A young brother who had applied to colleges and was headed toward an amazing career path life was cut short on Saturday night. Kemp was on the road to success, going through ups and downs, he recently started improving his […]

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Javon Kemp, a 17-year-old high-schooler was gunned down on a city street early Saturday morning. A young brother who had applied to colleges and was headed toward an amazing career path life was cut short on Saturday night. Kemp was on the road to success, going through ups and downs, he recently started improving his […]

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The nation’s governors and their spouses gathered at the White House on Sunday night for the Governors’ Ball, an annual black-tie event held in the State Dining Room. Check out the Prez as he toast the nations Governors. In true Obama style he had jokes on all the Gov. while toasting them. Also peep the […]

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The nation’s governors and their spouses gathered at the White House on Sunday night for the Governors’ Ball, an annual black-tie event held in the State Dining Room. Check out the Prez as he toast the nations Governors. In true Obama style he had jokes on all the Gov. while toasting them. Also peep the […]

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What’s wrong with Penn National Gaming, who I endorsed to develop the New York Aqueduct project? Let’s be clear. I’m just an advisor to a group that bid to develop the long-overlooked Aqueduct racetrack. I happen to be a Queens native who got a big commitment from National Penn Gaming to support animal rights, local […]

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Dear Allies, Today, the NY Times reports that the Governor and Legislature have struck a deal to reform the Rockefeller Drug Laws. This is only partly true.  Yes, the Governor, Senate and Assembly have agreed to reform the laws. But as of now, nobody is entirely sure of the details—which is of course where we’ll […]