Author Archives: Amy Stretten

Society HAE Brings Art and Music to Harlem

Galleries are fine and museums are fine, but in my opinion I feel like art belongs to the people. You shouldn’t have to pay a price to experience it. Continue reading

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Graffiti is all around us…

Graffiti is one of the most controversial forms of modern “art.” It’s rampant in large cities such as New York. While at one point in time graffiti seemed like a strong indicator that the neighborhood was going down hill, now many don’t seem to mind it at all. Continue reading

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The Writing on the Wall: Graffiti’s Innocuous Presence

Graffiti, one of the most controversial forms of modern “art,” is rampant in large cities such as New York. While at one point in time graffiti seemed like a strong indicator that the neighborhood was going down hill, now many don’t seem to mind it at all. Continue reading

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Most Have Witnessed PDA and Many Have Participated According to Recent Survey

The survey results are finally in! Continue reading

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It Gets Better: Harlem Responds to Gay Suicides

“We must be careful of the words that we speak because they create the realities that we live in. They are the most powerful weapons and they can kill, they can hurt and I think that’s what were seeing with these suicides.” Continue reading

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Lip-Locking Losers (I’m in PDA hell!)

Whether while running errands, rushing to get to work or class, walking your dog, dining at a restaurant, watching a movie in a theater or walking in Central Park, disgusting, obnoxious PDA is everywhere! On the bright side, the cold weather will mean the PDA will be taken indoors. But, there are still countless public indoor spaces that will be ridden with PDA. Continue reading

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Eww! What’s that smell?

I *heart* NY…I really do. But, despite being an amazing place, this city is plagued with crowds, crime, and most of all, dirt. And with all of the crowds and filth, things can get pretty smelly. Continue reading

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The price of going out: NYC’s biggest pest

New York City is known as the “city that never sleeps.” So, what is everyone doing if they’re not sleeping? Exploring the nightlife! Continue reading

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