Street Named After First NYC Immigrant Juan Rodriguez
Street Named After First NYC Immigrant Juan Rodriguez
By Sugey Palomares | 05/17/2013 - 09:26

This one is going down in the history books! Researchers have discovered that the first immigrant to settle in New York back in 1613 was a Latino. Yesterday marked the 400th anniversary of Juan Rodriguez’s arrival. Hundreds of neighbors gathered the streets as city officials named a stretch of Broadway, between 159th and 218th streets in Upper Manhattan, after the Dominican immigrant.


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Chic and Cheap: Street Queens
By Monica Herrera | 04/23/2008 - 12:56

Carrie Bradshaw, take note: This street-inspired jewelry will be the nameplate necklace of the future! Nina Sky are huge fans of Bijules NYC, a cooler-than-thou accessories line that sells in boutiques from Miami to Stockholm (check out the full line at bijulesnyc.com). Our favorites are the super long and versatile “Cops and robbers” chain ($385), the sumptuous “grenade launcher” ($1456), and the drop dead gorgeous brass nail ring ($166), which takes nail jewelry to completely, new and unexpected heights.


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