The Elephants in Elmont: How Come We Don’t Have More ‘Healthy Food’ Restaurants?

"What happens, however, when we crave a wholesome meal of lean meats and vegetables? A couple of upscale cocktails followed by small plates? A powerful smoothie and a fresh sandwich for lunch?" Alexandria Harvey writes. [Read more.] Written by Alexandria Harvey* Most morals succumb to the craving for fast food—even if this desire is literally and metaphorically … Continue reading The Elephants in Elmont: How Come We Don’t Have More ‘Healthy Food’ Restaurants?

Elmont Alumna, Dr. Tasha Brown, Wants You To Be Strategic About Accomplishing Your Goals

"Train up a child in the way [she] should go: and when [she] is old[er], [she] will not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6 (KJV) Elmont native, Tasha Brown, has always been destined for greatness. Now, she's empowering others to access their full potential as well. [Read more.] Meet Tasha Brown. Tasha is an Elmont native and a proud … Continue reading Elmont Alumna, Dr. Tasha Brown, Wants You To Be Strategic About Accomplishing Your Goals

The Elephants in Elmont: Where is Our Community Center?

"Who cares about a community center anyway?" We do. Written by Alexandria Harvey* You may wonder what the point of a community center is. A community center is broad in scope because it reflects the needs and wants of the neighborhood. What exactly this possible future center may hold is uncertain. However, we might have the … Continue reading The Elephants in Elmont: Where is Our Community Center?

Elmont Artist Calls for More ‘Unity’ in His ‘Melting Pot’ Community

We often say that the Elmont community is home to excellence in many forms. Perhaps a lesser known facet of the Elmont neighborhood is its dynamic 'underground' music scene. Largely on the web and out of town, Elmont natives and alumni have for several years been especially active in the worlds of music, dance, performance … Continue reading Elmont Artist Calls for More ‘Unity’ in His ‘Melting Pot’ Community

Women Can Build: Elmont Alumna, Catrina Bowen, Discovers a Passion for Construction Project Management

March is Women's History Month, but needless to say, every day of the year is a chance to highlight women's extraordinary achievements and to recognize the essential role that women play in our functioning society. Women, today, comprise nearly half of the country's labor force and outpace men in educational attainment. Yet, many women still … Continue reading Women Can Build: Elmont Alumna, Catrina Bowen, Discovers a Passion for Construction Project Management