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West Oak Lane: Flowers Bring Family Closer

West Oak Lane: Flowers Bring Family Closer

It all started in Virginia. The 15-year-old Paul Beale would rush to the flower shop after school and on weekends to be able to work with flowers. “I’ve always wanted to work with flowers,” Beale said. “It makes me feel closer to nature. You get to have so many different options to work with.” Shortly […]

 By Adam Clark, Eraena Fraites and Keisha Gilkes

Carroll Park: Prom Season Begins with Gown Giveaway

Carroll Park: Prom Season Begins with Gown Giveaway

State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown’s office held its fourth annual prom dress giveaway at Greater Bible Way Temple this past weekend. Junior and senior high school students received prom dresses donated from women residents around the neighborhood, including some donations from retail brands like Lord & Taylor. “Just seeing the girls come in, not knowing […]

 By Tim Johnson and Kriston Bethel

Hunting Park: St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children to Throw Prom for Patients

Hunting Park: St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children to Throw Prom for Patients

Dealing with cancer can be difficult enough for adults, but the stress of treatment can be even more burdensome for children. Missing out on school, friends and many activities that most kids take for granted can make for a difficult childhood. But St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children is trying to bring back some sense of […]

 By Kevin Acevedo and Kayla Young

Fairhill: Tuxedo Shop Dresses Up The Neighborhood

Fairhill: Tuxedo Shop Dresses Up The Neighborhood

Although many of Fairhill’s streets are lined with stores that offer quality clothing, Tiara and Tuxedo seems to stand apart from the rest. With prom season fast approaching, young residents have turned to the shop to find affordable outfits for the big night. Located on 2941 N. Fifth St., owners Leslie Fuentes and Demetrius Henderson […]