Magic of Elegantly Designed eBikes

Magic of Elegantly Designed eBikes

By Claudie Benjamin People often want or need an extra boost, and the possibility of biking to a destination without being sweaty. Also, it’s not unusual for orthopedists and cardiologists to consult with Lou Jacob, Sales Manager...
Joyfully Using American Sign Language

Joyfully Using American Sign Language

By Claudie Benjamin When Lora Heller’s two sons who are now in their early 20s were only six months old, they were using American Sign Language to communicate. Neither one was Deaf or hard of hearing, but as...
Refresh: an Exciting Change of Environment

Refresh: an Exciting Change of Environment

By Claudie Benjamin Almost 30 years ago, before coming from Seoul, Korea to New York, Mee Sook Jo (Michelle) was an artist. One of her framed metal works entitled “People” is hanging on a wall up front as you enter the dry-cleaning store she and her...
Gold, Silver, Diamonds: Buy, Sell Repair and Trade

Gold, Silver, Diamonds: Buy, Sell Repair and Trade

By Claudie Benjamin “That’s one of my father’s,” says jeweler Maurice Paredes, as his wife Micaela, shows off the necklace she is wearing.  The gold, Egyptian-inspired piece is dramatic.   “We’re Peruvian, but Leo, my father, thought he should have been born in the...
Every Word is Precious at ChatterboxNYC

Every Word is Precious at ChatterboxNYC

By Claudie Benjamin Located at 141 West 72nd Street, ChatterboxNYC was founded by Tricia Brown, Jackie Dolson-Shewchuk and Julie Silberman in 2008.  Since then, they have grown into a vibrant clinic with six speech language pathologists who offer a specialized...