The 50th celebration of Bangladesh Independence Day was still effect in spirit in spite of coronavirus. The traditional holiday commemorates the moment when Bangladesh broke free from Pakistan and became an independent nation. After a nine-month bloody liberation war, Bengalis finally gained the right to be called Bengalis freely. Typically the holiday consists of fairs,
The former actress turned entrepreneur is the president and CEO of the highly competitive family-owned business, Vera Moore Cosmetics. Over the past five years, she has built one of the most progressive and prestigious cosmetics and skincare lines for the global market. Vera started off in theater and eventually made her way to national television
In the words of Beyoncé who runs the world “girls!” This is true and we want to give it up for the girls and women who have made their mark on Long Island. Today we’re highlighting Assemblywoman Taylor Raynor. Raynor is an American and British citizen who was born in Brooklyn to Raulston and Towana
Women’s History Month is about women who make an impact those around them. We aim to showcase the women of Long Island and show how their talents and passion has shaped the community. We’re now featuring Falischa Moss. Moss is the co-creator and one of the main organizers behind Black Long Island, a Facebook group
A grab-and-go station has been set up at Indigo Patchogue restaurant in partnership with the Equity First Foundation and Chefs Douglas and Scott Mase to give out food to those in need during the coronavirus pandemic. From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. until Sunday, March 22, the goal is to hand out at least 1,000
Women make the world go ’round, and for Women’s History Month we’re giving it up to the female bosses on Long Island. We’re putting the spotlight on Vanessa Baird-Streeter. Baird-Streeter is a graduated from the Academy of St. Joseph in Brentwood and attended Dartmouth College. She received her bachelor’s degree with a double major in
Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre is the third member of the New York State Assembly to test positive for coronavirus. Jean-Pierre, who has resided over district 11 since 2014, got tested after a family member became ill. She received her diagnosis the day after returning home from a legislative session where they voted on bills pertaining to
COVID19, a type of coronavirus, is a rapidly spreading pandemic with no current vaccine. The current virus growth rate outside of China is 2.7 times per week. The U.S. is seeing 15 times per week. Those rates will grow exponentially without action. We need to think globally and act locally by containing the virus, allowing
Since it Women’s History Month, what better way to celebrate than telling the stories of Long Island women who turn their passions into full-blown hustles. We’re now highlighting Sarah Lindner. Sarah is a self-proclaimed online personal shopper, hoarder and popular blogger from Roslyn, New York. She’s Sarah by day and a Disney princess literally all
The daughter of hip-hop icon, DJ and native Long Islander Eric B, Erica Supreme Barrier, has passed away. In Connecticut, the 28-year-old sustained injuries from a car accident in which her car “stopped in the center lane” and an oncoming truck “was unable to stop in time and impacted the rear of [Erica’s car],” according
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