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5 Boroughs, 5 Minutes

5 Boroughs, 5 Minutes

Priyanka Gera, Assistant Culture Editor

December 5, 2018


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“Remember it’s a sin to kill a Mockingbird.” Harper Lee’s words have resonated with millions who have read her all-time classic novel, “To Kill A Mockingbird,” published in 1960. The novel’s characters are literary legends, and they can now be seen on the Broadway stage at Shubert The...

5 Boroughs, 5 Minutes: Short Stories at the New York City Ballet

5 Boroughs, 5 Minutes: Short Stories at the New York City Ballet

Sofia Altamura, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2018


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Mellifluous music, captivating story-lines and breathtaking dancing — these are all the components that result in a wonderful night at the ballet. On Oct. 10, the New York City Ballet put on “Short Stories,” which included three performances: “Fancy Free,” “Prodigal Son” and “West S...

5 Boroughs, Five Minutes: New York Comic Con 2018 One writer’s experience in the Javits Center’s annual event

5 Boroughs, Five Minutes: New York Comic Con 2018 One writer’s experience in the Javits Center’s annual event

Nia Douglas, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


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After dreaming of attending the New York Comic Con for years, I was finally able to experience one of the grandest celebrations of all things nerdy — and even met a St. John’s icon. It was absolutely amazing, but not without flaws. This year’s Comic Con took place from Oct. 4 to 7, and it ...

Five Boroughs, Five Minutes: Smorgasburg

Five Boroughs, Five Minutes: Smorgasburg

Destinee Scott, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2018


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You may remember scrolling through your Instagram or Twitter feeds and seeing pictures of half-carved out pineapples with food inside or burgers with buns made of ramen. Smorgasburg, or as The New York Times describes it, “The Woodstock of Eating,” is the place where all those aesthetically pleas...

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