PRIDA ARTIST OF THE MONTH | Grizelle Esther Medina

Grizelle Esther Medina was born and raised in New York City. She attended the High School of Fashion Industries, where her passion for painting developed. At Hunter College she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Creative Art Therapy at Pratt Institute. For Grizelle, art is a way of expressing her perspective on life and marking her journey. […]


100 Hispanic Women Present “Aplauso” on LRDB | Dawn M. Carrillo

Dawn M. Carrillo is currently the Vice President and US Field Marketing Strategy Manger for the New York Metro Region. Her broad range of banking experience includes Bank Operations, Retail Branch Operations, Franchise and Small Business Administration (SBA) Lending, Sales Management, with a specialization in Marketing during her 26 years in the Banking Industry. Ms. Carrillo is currently responsible for managing Community Sponsorships, Events and Community Partnerships for all marketing, sales and distribution efforts for the Bank’s Manhattan and Bronx Stores. In addition to her key responsibilities, Ms. Carrillo also is an active participant in the Community Outreach and Involvement Programs for the institution.


HARVEST HOME | To-may-to, To-mah-to

No matter how you pronounce it, the perfect tomatoes are here…NOW! Red, succulent and drenched with the juicy taste you only get from fresh, locally grown tomatoes. Our Harvest Home tomatoes are ripened naturally on the vines in our local farmers’ sunny fields and then picked the day before you get them. That’s why they are so tasty and loaded with so much nutrition. A feast for the mouth that’s a treat for the body!


100 Hispanic Women Present “Aplauso” on LRDB | Nancy Genova

  Nancy Genova, MPA Ms. Genova has over twenty years of health care experience. She holds a Master’s in Public Administration with a concentration in Health Care Administration from Long Island University and a B.A. in Social Work and Fine Arts from Lehman College. Ms. Genova is currently full time faculty at Hostos Community College in the Behavioral & Social Sciences Department’s Public Policy & […]



Dominican Day Parade Ambassador of Community Service           Zenaida Méndez, Director of the MNN el Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center Zenaida Méndez Born in the Dominican Republic, Zenaida Mendez earned a BA in Government and Public Administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and an MA in Public Administration from the City University of New York, Graduate School of Public […]



  George Malave was born in Puerto Rico and raised in New York City. He began studying art while still in his teens and received the Augustus Saint James award for Fine Arts Draftsmanship. He received a degree in Photography and Painting from State University of New York, Empire State. His photographic work includes essays on Aging, The Myrtle Avenue El, Varet Street Kids, Third […]