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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — In what amounts to a $40,000 boondoggle, the city Department of Transportation has been forced to rip out new Eastern Parkway traffic islands in Crown Heights, Brooklyn to make way for the West Indian Day Parade.
CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia…Continue
Added by Icom on September 7, 2016 at 9:44am — No Comments
I’ve been to Notting Hill carnival for 43 of my 47 years. My mother would take me as a child and at 14, I broke free and went without her. What started as a hunt for thrills and girls with my mates turned into a homage to my Caribbean culture and an act of defiance against those who always wanted the sound systems turned off.…
Added by Icom on September 2, 2016 at 4:16pm — No Comments
Carnival season on the Caribbean island of Trinidad boils down to one thing: fresh soca music. Consider it Red Bull for your ears, or music with a purpose.
"The intention of the energy of soca music is to really uplift people; really make them smile; keep them happy; make them celebrate even in the toughest times," says Machel Montano, soca's biggest star. "The economy is down…Continue
Added by Icom on September 1, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments