By: Julius Lasin
As students wielding large plastic hoops file into the dim-lit room in the Student Activities Center, Christian Cann, the treasurer of the Hula Hoop Enthusiasts Club, recalls the long journey he’s taken to become an adept hula hooper.
Continue reading What’s the Hoopla All About? The Hula Hoop Enthusiasts Club
When Patrick Corrigan cut and designed a cutting board for his son’s girlfriend two years ago, he had no idea that that was his first step into the cutting board business.
“I love working with the wood; I love cutting the boards,” he said. “I just love every part of it.”
In December 2012, Corrigan, of Hicksville, NY, sealed the deal by making a dozen boards for his son to give to people in his apartment building for Christmas.
“It started out first as a hobby and then it quickly became a part-time business,” he said.
Continue reading Designer Cutting Boards, LLC.
By Sarah Elsesser
Paper dolls, the thin paper cut outs with interchangeable clothes, have been girls’ toys for over two hundred years. But now, Dominique Maciejka, has taken this toy idea and revamped it into something of her own, a vintage boutique.
Continue reading Paper Doll Vintage Boutique- A Store Rich with History
So an Italian, an Indian and an African American walk into a studio. No, this is not the beginning of a really bad joke, but merely a taste of the diversity within Deja Vu Dance Troupe.
What started off as a hip-hop dance team, evolved into a fun, multi-cultural outlet for students at Stony Brook University to relieve stress, make lasting friendships and do what they love most—dance.
Continue reading Deja Vu Dance Troupe: A Family of Dancers
Lauren VanDeinse’s blind trust in a piece of fabric has changed her entire life, now she works to share this experience with others through teaching AntiGravity Yoga.
VanDeinse, 26, from Babylon, New York is a full-time yoga instructor at three different yoga studios on Long Island.
She first started yoga as a teenager when she attended a class with her mother. When she entered college, VanDeinse continued to do yoga occasionally, but her practice came to an end when she severely injured her knee in 2009 while working as a horse trainer.
Continue reading AntiGravity Yoga
Tara Fenn, 28, grew up in her father’s tattoo studio where she fell in love with the art of tattooing.
“Being surrounded by so many artistic people with their individual styles was very inspiring, especially at such an early age.”
Body Designs, located in Bay Shore, NY, was home. Continue reading A Day in the Life of Tattooing
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