Published work

Date Destinations: 7 Western Queens bars and restaurants to try for date night, BORO Magazine, page 14, February 2023,

Agave in Astoria: delicious food and a cultural experience at Mayahuel, BORO Magazine, page 18, January 2023,

Look out, 2023: Local beauty and wellness businesses to try in the new year, BORO Magazine, page 6, January 2023,

Tasty Tapas: Lagano Bar and Restaurant boasts vision and beauty, BORO Magazine, page 18, November 2022,

Care and ease: Mae Del Essentials, BORO Magazine, page 14, November 2022,

The Astor makes its debut on Ditmars Blvd in Astoria, Queens Courier, October 25,2022,

Raising the Bar: Astoria Beauty Bar offers hair care with a natural touch, BORO Magazine, page 14, October 2022,

Arepa Lady Legacy: famous family food cart biz opens restaurant in Astoria, BORO Magazine, page 6, October 2022,

Back to his roots: Queens Native launches Urban Vegan Roots restaurant in his home borough, BORO Magazine, page 14, September 2022,

Tebbens Steel: Employees love what they do and work together with family business, Long Island Press, page 71, September 2022,

Little Flower Cafe opens as modern halal version of NYC Coffee shop, BORO Magazine, page 18, August 2022,

Flower Power-For Love and Lemon Cookies, BORO Magazine, page 14, July 2022,

Adam Piore talks up his new book, “The New Kings of New York”, Dan’s Papers, July 4, 2022,

Marvel Frozen Dairy shares famous soft serve with Astoria in new location, Queens Courier, July 1, 2022,

New SLDR Burger Bar packs a mouthful of flavor in Astoria, Queens Courier, June 27, 2022,

New restaurant offers traditional French cuisine in Astoria, Queens Courier, June 6, 2022,

Dr. Brian McKenna brings women’s health initiative to Peconic Bay Medical Center, Dan’s Papers, June 7, 2022,

Kween in Queens, BORO Magazine, page 14, June 2022,

Eat, escape, and enjoy: Citrico Cafe, BORO Magazine, page 18, May 2022,

The best boxers of today,, May 3, 2022,

Marissa Becker named Hampton Synagogue Children’s center director, Dan’s Papers, April 15, 2022,

The best female fighters in the UFC,, March 17, 2022,

Women of Achievement campaign, Airport Voice, March 8, 2022,

From Wallstreet to wellness, BORO Magazine, page 18, March 2022,

The most historic moments in women’s UFC history,, February 25, 2022,

Le Luxe Beautique in Astoria provides all-in-one upscale experience, Queens Courier, February 15, 2022,

The best MMA documentaries to watch,, February 2, 2022,

Francis Ngannou fighting technique,, January 26, 2022,

Five of the biggest upsets in UFC History,, January 10, 2022,

Holistic Health: NinjaBear offers wellness for the new year and beyond, BORO Magazine, page 14, January 7, 2022,

More women should learn self-defense by taking up martial arts,, January 5, 2022,

Sean O’Malley’s best fighting tactics,, December 20, 2021,

Looking back on the UFC-then and now,, December 15, 2021,

7 places to ring in 2022, BORO Magazine, page 35, December 2021,

A foodie’s dream at Cornicello featuring fresh pasta and oversized chocolate ecclairs in Astoria, Queens Courier, November 18, 2021,

Astoria-based Tikkun bbq makes delicious food for a cause, Queens Courier, November 12, 2021,

Maria’s Love Foundation hosts food drive to bring Astoria community together to help those in need, Queens Courier, October 28, 2021,

How to fight like Nick Diaz,, October 20, 2021,

Films, Frights and Friends: Astoria Horror Club brings film lovers together for a good scare and a great time, BORO Magazine, page 14-15, October 2021,

Boxers who fight with their strong side forward,, October 1, 2021,

Live jazz and funk music with The Ditmars Sessions, Queens Courier, September 23, 2021,

Should the oblique stomp be banned from the UFC?,, September 14, 2021,

Comfortland’s second annual San Gennaro festival is here, Queens Courier, September 9, 2021,

Come for the scenery, stay for the coffee: Cafe Renis opens on 30th avenue in Astoria, Queens Courier, September 8, 2021,

The East Hampton Airport starts beekeeping project to give back to the community, Dan’s Papers, September 3, 2021 edition, page 152,

Award Winning 16-year old equestrian takes on the Hampton Classic, Dan’s Papers, September 2, 2021

A ‘Bad Habit’ you won’t want to break: new Latin sushi restaurant opens in Astoria, Queens Courier, September 1, 2021,

Astoria’s Ovelia restaurant hosts event for reforestation in Greece with 9 H.U.G.S nonprofit, Queens Courier, August 19, 2021,

Best martial arts styles for kids,, July 23,2021,

How do I choose a martial arts school for my child?,, July 14, 2021,

Should I put my kids in martial arts?,, July 8, 2021,

20 in Their Twenties 2021: Erin O’Sullivan, Crain’s New York Business, June 28, 2021,

20 in Their Twenties 2021: Alice Fair, Crain’s New York Business, June 28, 2021,

Supporters commemorate 50 years of life’s WORC, Long Island Press, May 18, 2021,

Will martial arts help my child make friends?,, May 8, 2021,

Can martial arts help kids dealing with anxiety?,, May 7, 2021,

Women of Achievement campaign, Airport Voice, April 20, 2021

Cobra Kai Characters We Love and Hate,, April 12, 2021

Some of the Most Vicious Knee Knockouts in the UFC,, April 7,2021

Do UFC Fighters use Jeet Kune Do?,, March 30,2021

New York Martial Arts Academy adapts to pandemic with new backyard at Little Neck location, Queens Courier, November 10,2020

Pandemic Or Not: Delicious Tapas & Cocktails Ready To Be Served At Bar Dalia, Give Me Astoria, September 4,2020

Livestreamed classes and events keep Astoria community connected, Queens Courier, March 23,2020

Secret Sauce, BORO Mag, March 2020

Astoria MMA fighter making strides toward his UFC dream, Queens Courier, March 3,2020

Study Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Gentle Art Studio in Astoria, Queens Courier, February 6,2020

Tapping into creativity, BORO Mag, February 2020

Healthy earth, healthy body, BORO Mag, February 2020

New coffee shop offers creative treats and a place to relax in Astoria, Queens Courier, February 3,2020

Le Vee Lash Bar offers beauty and relaxation on Astoria Boulevard, Queens Courier, January 31,2020

Diageo’s CFO discusses why liquor giant prioritizes diversity, Crain’s NY, January 2020

Viva Viva offers small plates and big flavor to Astoria, Give Me Astoria, January 24,2020

Volunteers pack 30000 meals for the hungry at MLK day event, Long Island Press, January 21,2020

New Chinese restaurant brings authentic hand-pulled noodles and flavor in Astoria, Queens Courier, January 16,2020

Long Islanders show solidarity in march against anti-Semitism in Mineola, Long Island Press, January 13,2020

Holocaust survivor photo exhibit inspires and educates, Long Island Press, January 6,2020

Astoria restaurant teams up with local businesses for ugly sweater coat drive, Queens Courier, December 16,2019

Scuba-themed tapas spot 2 Dive 4 opens in LIC, BORO Mag, December 2019

Worth the wait, BORO Mag, November 2019

Sac’s at the studios, BORO Mag, November 2019

Queens Comfort hosts annual Halloween a-go-go food drive in Astoria with treats for all, Queens Courier, November 1,2019

WNBCS Matt Brickman and Dave Price teach weather lesson at oceanside school, Long Island Press, November 1,2019

Maria’s Love Foundation raises 10000 at their 6th annual kick-a-thon in Astoria, Queens Courier, October 23,2019

Sophisticated sweets, BORO Mag, October 2019

Authentic dishes, vibrant décor, BORO Mag, October 2019

Family and Children’s Association celebrates 135 years of service, Long Island Press, September 16, 2019

Struck yum, BORO Mag, September 2019

How to find scholarships that will ease tuition, Long Island Press, August 28, 2019

Delicious and gorgeously decorated treats at Cakes by Nerwan, BORO Mag, August 2019

Tapas and cocktail bar opens to “likes” on and off the gram, BORO Mag, July 2019

Maria’s Love Foundation has its third annual hold em tournament in Astoria, Queens Courier, July 5, 2019

Eight new restaurants, bakeries, and cafes to try in Astoria, BORO Mag, June 2019

Dr. Ruth gives advice on dating apps and talks about her new documentary Ask Dr. Ruth, Long Island Press, May 10,2019

A martial arts journey to health and fitness,, April 30,2019

women of achievement campaign, Airport Voice, April 2019

Is Jeet Kune Do the best self-defense for you,, march 27,2019

Q&A with world renowned Jeet Kune Do instructor Chris Kent,, February 18,2019