Shades of Summer

Shades of Summer

By Hillary Latos. As we head into summer, sunglasses become our most coveted accessories. If eyes are the windows to our souls, these modern and embellished statement shades will certainly leave a lasting impression.  Here are some of the hottest summer trends we spotted at the Vision Expo & Conference at Javits including 18K coated…

Jon Haggins Presented With BRIC Entertainment Award

Renaissance man, Jon Haggins, has been presented with the Entertainment/Variety Award by Brooklyn’s BRIC entertainment and education organization. Haggins television program features travels from throughout the world with an eye toward fostering understanding of different cultures. His recent shows have him in Vietnam, Thailand and India. A familiar face on New York TV, Haggins easy…

A “Must-See” 911 Video

A “Must-See” 911 Video

There’s been more written and produced about the 911 terrorist attacks than perhaps any single vent with the exception of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the bombing of Hiroshima.   Non-New Yorkers have heard about it but have no true understanding of the feeling and emotion surrounding the event. Shortly after the attack,…

Big Apple Buzz

Big Apple Buzz

By Flo Anthony   In celebration of International Women’s Day, TURKOFAMWERICA hosted a lovely gals evening and awards ceremony at the Marriott Marquis honoring the accomplishments of the 30 most influential Turkish American women for the first time. The includes extraordinary entrepreneurs and visionary CEOS, celebrity role models and pioneer philanthropists who are transforming the…