The Girl on the Train Review: Not Quite Gone Girl
May25

The Girl on the Train Review: Not Quite Gone Girl

When reading mysteries, readers expect to be transcended into a world that captivates our imagination and tears us away from reality. We find ourselves immersed in the characters lives, seeing what they see, feeling what they feel, and for the time being, we become them. Paula Hawkins’ novel “The Girl on the Train,” much like Gillian Flynn’s “Gone Girl,” is a psychological thriller that is told from the point of view of multiple...

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Are People Keeping up with their New Year’s Resolutions of Staying Fit?
May25

Are People Keeping up with their New Year’s Resolutions of Staying Fit?

If you were to ask any gym owner, they will tell you that the busiest time of year is almost always the second week of January when around 12% of new gym memberships flow in. However, by the second week of February, the New Year’s Resolutions crowd begins to dwindle down with a whopping 80% of new members dropping off. According to the gym rats at New York Sports Club located on Varick St. in the Village, New Years Resolutions aren’t...

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KCC Talks: What Makes a Professor Great?
Apr20

KCC Talks: What Makes a Professor Great?

Aristotle once said, “Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach.” From the moment a child takes their first breath, they never stop learning. First, they learn how to crawl, then eventually start to walk, and by 18 months they begin to speak. By the time they are four, they are put in preschool and for the next 14 years, up until adulthood, education and teachers will be a major part of their life. In this edition of KCC...

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‘The Guild’ That Keeps On Giving
Dec05

‘The Guild’ That Keeps On Giving

Founded in 1958, the non-profit organization The Guild of Exceptional Children in Brooklyn has created a warm, stable, loving environment helping children and adults living with developmental disabilities. Serving nearly 1000 individuals each day, GEC provides services the enable these children and adults reach their fullest potential and live fulfilling lives....

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Inside the Sweatbox Brooklyn
Dec05

Inside the Sweatbox Brooklyn

Ever since he was young, Argenis Acre had always aspired to be a professional boxer. After leaving Puerto Rico to move to the states, Acre found himself a victim of bullying. With his constant fighting in school, his father enrolled him in a children’s boxing program and by 15 he was ranked number eight nationally. On the road to becoming pro, life got in the way, causing his dreams and sponsorship to fly right out the window....

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