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Latinx: A Look Inside The Dominican Hair Salon Experience

Latinx: A Look Inside The Dominican Hair Salon Experience

From an early age, Rosaura Reynoso understood how hair has the power to frame a woman’s face. She developed a passion for the art of hair styling, and in 1983 decided to start her journey as a hair stylist. Reynoso was born and raised in the Dominican Republic, where she opened her own salon and […]

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Feltonville: Five Spices From Five Cultures

Feltonville: Five Spices From Five Cultures

There are many different ethnic groups throughout the Feltonville area of Philadelphia. One of the most prominent things that define a culture or ethnic group is the food associated with it. For each ethnic group in the area, there is also at least one popular spice commonly used in their respective dishes. While these spices […]

 By Najee Clancy and Tyler Dougherty

Hunting Park: Home for Incurable Cancer Helps Patients Prepare for Death

Hunting Park: Home for Incurable Cancer Helps Patients Prepare for Death

For more than 80 years, the Sacred Heart Home for Incurable Cancer has housed cancer patients on the corner of Park and Hunting Park avenues in North Philadelphia. Sister Marie Edward serves as director of nursing and religious superior to all of the sisters living in the home. “We’re seeing patients that are coming in […]