Edited and packaged by Ericka Francois. The popularity in second-hand shopping has grown in part due to affordability but also the desire to buy clothing more sustainably. Thrift shopping and buying vintage fashion is a way to combat the waste resulting from the clothing production method of “fast fashion.” This […]

Debates on whether vaccinations are beneficial or detrimental have seemed to increase in recent years. Both sides have their reasons for abstaining or supporting vaccines for various diseases, such as polio, mumps, measles and rubella, but it remains a personal decision. Despite the option, medical professionals will persuade you to […]

Since its creation, the Walkway Over the Hudson in Poughkeepsie, New York has been a unique destination. It overlooks the crystal Hudson River, and is framed by the cliff side of Highland, and the horizon of Poughkeepsie City. Locals enjoy it for its presence as a place to walk and […]

Mondays are normally regarded as a painful and exhausting start to the work and school week. However, at a small cafe located on Main Street in New Paltz, New York, the beginning of the week need not be draining. Cafeteria provides both SUNY New Paltz students and townies a chance […]

Ron Gonzales tells of his experiences with tattoos, from his childhood to his apprenticeship, to Garry Barnes at the Ink Well in Newburgh. As the tattoo machines whirl into action, Gonzales speaks about his untraditional apprenticeship and his plans for ink in the future. Listen to the story here See […]