Long Island Student Accepted to ALL 8 Ivy League Schools

Kwasi Enin, the son of Ghanaian parents, was recently accepted to all eight of the Ivy League schools! Enin, a student of William Floyd High School in Long Island, received acceptance letters to the following Ivy League colleges and universities: Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth and the University of Pennsylvania. It is a remarkableContinue reading “Long Island Student Accepted to ALL 8 Ivy League Schools”

Beauty Fans Rejoice! Sephora is Coming to Brooklyn! #SephoraBK

If you love perfume, makeup, body butters and more, then celebrate the Brooklyn grand opening of every New Yorkers’ favorite beauty store, Sephora. That means no more trekking to Manhattan, unless you really want to. . .the location at Times Square is pretty hard to resist. Anyway, spread the word to other members of yourContinue reading “Beauty Fans Rejoice! Sephora is Coming to Brooklyn! #SephoraBK”

Restoration Holds it 32nd Annual 10K

As you can see, I have been writing and writing and writing. It’s been so much fun! Anyway, you can read the piece below about Restoration’s 10K. It was my first time going to the event. In fact, it inspired me to participate next year. I don’t know if I will run, but I canContinue reading “Restoration Holds it 32nd Annual 10K”

Restoration Rocks 2013 with Big Daddy Kane, Chrisette Michele and Questlove!

Hey!! I just wanted to share a piece I wrote for Restoration Rocks! It was a great event as you’ll see with the photos below. Click on the words below to read the article and see the pics below: Restoration Rocks Recap Enjoy! Jen

My Favorite B-Ball Player

I hail from the “Boogie-Down” Bronx and I love basketball. My favorite team is the Los Angeles Lakers. My favorite player is Kobe Bryant a.k.a. “The Black Mamba.” Even my baby brother knows about Kobe and he’s  only 2 years old! I think he’s the best because he’s  cool. I can’t wait for NBA season toContinue reading “My Favorite B-Ball Player”

Victoria’s Tips for Making Cakes

I love to make cakes and wanted to share my baking tips. I want other kids to have as much fun as I do making cakes:) Cake Making Tips First, get all of your ingredients together for the recipe. If you’re doing a cake, don’t start from scratch. Make box cakes, because it takes lessContinue reading “Victoria’s Tips for Making Cakes”

Blogging in Brooklyn!! @bpl_infocommons, @blazine14, @ariah772

Thanks to some of the girls that joined me today for blogging. We will be posting some of their blog writing soon. We have 3 more sessions, so spread the word to teen girls and boys that you know. Once again, it is free AND the Brooklyn Public Library has new Macs and PCs forContinue reading “Blogging in Brooklyn!! @bpl_infocommons, @blazine14, @ariah772”

Double Dutch Magazine Writing Workshops Started Today!

Hey! Today is the first day of my writing workshops for teens! Yay!! The Brooklyn Public Library Info Commons is the perfect location for the workshops. The room is great and the equipment is already here. They have new Mac and PC laptops with Wifi. The computers also include design programs. So I have toContinue reading “Double Dutch Magazine Writing Workshops Started Today!”

Double Dutch Magazine to Host Writing Workshops at Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Branch

Join Double Dutch Magazine in the Info Commons area of the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Branch for writing workshops. The workshops are every Saturday from July 13th-August 10th.

Suspect #2 of Boston Marathon Bombing Has Been Caught

Suspect #2 of Boston Marathon Bombing Has Been Caught It has been a tough week for people in Boston. Lives have been lost and others’ lives will be changed forever. Police believe they have suspect #2 (Dzhokar Tsarnaev) in custody after hours of searching that left the city of Boston “on lock down.” All residents wereContinue reading “Suspect #2 of Boston Marathon Bombing Has Been Caught”