1 Dead, 7 Injured. In memorium: The Awad family.

Flatbush.Fire

See: NY1 Deadly Fire in Prospect Heights The Daily News: Man leaps to death escaping fire started in downstairs Brooklyn hardware store This horrific thing happened to my old dear neighbors last night and I’m reeling.  From 1987 to 1995 the Haifa Food Market on Flatbush, between 6thand St. Marks’ Avenues, was the family bodega. […]

Journal. December 4th, 2014. Emergency Room. New York Presbyterian.

Camilla sitting on the end of my stretcher at New York-Presbyterian.

What started out a charmed day followed a charmed evening.  Wintery grey December dawned on the dark and dreary side of New York City on the 2nd, Tuesday, when I went to see the exhibition of Leonard Lauder’s primo collection of early Picasso, Braque, Gris & Leger at the Met before meeting with himself to […]

Amongst da Lawd’s Chosen Few Hall of Fame

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George Nelson Preston, Melvin Van Peebles & Adger Cowan at their opening (12 Nov 2014) at Mert D. Simpson Gallery. 38 W 28th St #5. 12 Nov 2014.

Ma femme.

Ma femme

 Camilla Huey in Hermes on the A train.  Nov. 1st, 2014 ♡♡♡♡

Celebrity Portraits by the Times : Marlon James & Thomas P. Kitty

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(Carolyn Cole / The Los Angeles Times) The much indebted Marlon James with the author of “A Brief History of Nine Lives” at Jumel Terrace Books. Where you can’t swing a Jamaican around here without hitting a cat.

Uptown Saturday Night on my 12th birthday.

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M.I.T.E. How to Relax With Atapraxia

Produced in Harlem by M.I.T.E.  Anteo Fabris-Cappio, film editing and guitar.  Adam Nakhla-Thometz, music production and keyboards.  A public service presentation by a relaxed organization. Useful Information: Praxis means planned movement. Apraxia starts with an intention to communicate.  Next, an idea forms, outlining what to say.  The words for the desired message are then put […]

On Bookselling.

M.I.T.E. Live

Books Are Weapons and Jumel Terrace Books Presents: M.I.T.E. In the Upper Room.  Anteo Fabris, guitar.  Adam Nakhla-Thometz, keyboards. 07.25.14.

“I would like to know if you think maybe you are a racist too. You seem to be. “

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I know better than to lower myself to replying to internets slander but just this once I’ll make an exception. An Enquiring Mind posits: “I would like to know if you think maybe you are a racist too. You seem to be. Perhaps not everyone is interested in black culture as you are. In addition, […]