Arts & Entertainment

The Four Best Role-Playing Games For Newbies That Are Not Dungeons And Dragons

By Juan Vasquez on 09/22/17

Role-playing games are perennial go-to for their fans because they let players contribute to the creation of a dynamic world of characters. That versatility is why Dungeons and Dragons has been around for over forty years and still remains a juggernaut in the [...]

Street Renamed To Honor Rap Pioneer Scott La Rock

By Leonel Henriquez on 09/22/17

On May 19, Jerome Avenue at the corner of Kingsbridge Road was renamed DJ Scott La Rock Boulevard in honor of the icon, Scott La Rock aka Scott Monroe Sterling. Sterling was the founder of the rap group Boogie Down Productions along with [...]

Bronxites’ Love-Hate Relationship With Cardi B

By Angel Mindanao on 09/22/17

With over 9.4 million Instagram followers, 24-year-old Cardi B, a Bronx native and rapper on the rise, released the single “Bodak Yellow” in June, which is currently No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on R&B/Hip Hop chart. A former stripper and cast member [...]

Gallery Director Aims To Bolster Lehman’s Contemporary Arts

By Abrian De Luna on 04/01/17

Bartholomew Bland, the new director of the Lehman College Art Gallery, plans to make it more accessible to the Lehman and Bronx communities by keeping it open in the summer---a first since its founding in 1984--- and by creating new events [...]

Bronx Native Addresses Nation With New Album

By  Eileen Sepulveda on 04/01/17

Born and raised in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx, Hurray for the Riff Raff’s lead singer Alynda Lee Segarra electrifies the ears with her Nuyorican poetic lyrics on the band’s eighth album. “The Navigator” explores the effects of the gentrification [...]