Keeping the Party Alive with Matt Timms

Tangy kimchi. Fatty bone marrow. Smokey hot dogs. Musky pumpkin. These are not your typical chili ingredients but these are some of the flavors simmered into the 26 different chilis at Brooklyn’s Chili Takedown. At this homemade chili cook-off for amateur chefs, brainchild of Matt Timms, anything goes. Timms flickers around the place making sure... Continue Reading →

Leaving Island Life for a Different Kind of Paradise

A pregnant woman from the island of Antigua set out on a trip to New York City 32 years ago with the sole purpose of giving birth to her son, Mario Nicholas, on American soil. She was taking advantage of birthright citizenship, a law that gives any child born in the United States citizenship, regardless... Continue Reading →

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