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An illustration of a red silhouette of a person about to dunk a basketball, mid air. Next to the silhouette is a pair of red Nike Air Jordan sneakers.

Review: ‘Air’ is the underdog story that Gen Z desperately needs

Powerhouse duo Matt Damon and Ben Affleck reunite to tell Air Jordan’s origin story. 
Olivia Condell, Contributing Writer Apr 20, 2023

The year is 1984. Eddie Murphy just starred in "Beverly Hills Cop," Los Angeles is hosting the Summer Olympic games, gas prices are cheaper than ever, and Prince Harry was just...

A collage of two photos. On the left is a book cover with the title “MAYUMU” and a photo of a slice of cake. On the right is the book’s author, Abi Balingit, wearing a colorful apron and smiling at the camera.

‘Mayumu:’ a fresh take on Filipino American desserts

Blogger and baker Abi Balingit discusses her FIlipino fusion desserts and the inspiration for her new cookbook, “Mayumu.”
Olivia Condell, Contributing Writer Mar 30, 2023

Abi Balingit sat in her Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment, clad in a mustard yellow graphic tee, thick winged eyeliner and dangling, plush pizza earrings. She is as intentional with...

An illustration of several people wearing colorful dresses against a background with yellow, purple and blue patches. On the bottom right corner is a pink shoe with text “miu miu.”

Spring fashion forecast: Maximalism is here to stay

An inside look at seven blooming style trends for springtime.
Olivia Condell, Contributing Writer Mar 23, 2023

With the Fall/Winter 2023 Fashion Week and awards seasons coming to a close, a new chapter in fashion has arrived. Trends like balletcore and imaginative floral designs all have...