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The Art of Making Dominican Chocolate

The Art of Making Dominican Chocolate

Damion Badalamenti, chocolate maker at Kah Kow U.S.A. the first Dominican chocolate factory in New York City, explains what makes Dominican chocolate unique. The Rizek Cacao company is a family-owned business that has been exporting cacao beans from the Dominican Republic for over 100 years. Fifth-generation Nadia Rizek wants to share the potential of Dominican […]

Yarn Bombing Takes Over the Street Art Scene

Yarn Bombing Takes Over the Street Art Scene

Move aside graffiti, a new form of street art is tip-toeing its way onto the scene–”Yarn Bombing,” covering objects or structures in a public place with yarn or crochet. For some reason, millennials seem drawn to the art form. For example, London Kaye, a Brooklyn street artist, likes to put up her artwork on fences […]

Clothes and Cosmetics Can Be Vegan Too

Clothes and Cosmetics Can Be Vegan Too

Fashion designers and cosmetic manufacturers in the city are catering to vegans with products that are animal-free and cruelty-free

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