Monday, April 29th, 2013
Ray Felix grew up idolizing Spider-Man, Batman and other stars of Marvel and DC Comics. But when he created his own superheroes, the companies he once loved became his archenemies.
Felix’ battle with the comic conglomerates began after he registered his online comic series “A World Without Superheroes” with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Marvel and DC opposed the move on the grounds that the companies own the trademark on the word “superhero.”
Friday, March 1st, 2013
Three African-born men and a daughter of African immigrants are vying to represent the Bronx on the City Council, as the borough’s burgeoning West African community tries to gain a political foothold.
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
Five years ago, while on his way home from school in the Bronx, then-10-year-old Julio Garcia noticed a group of teenagers in military uniform and wondered why they were marching.
Julio is now a staff sergeant with that group, the Washington Greys Military Cadets, which was started by the U.S. Army Junior Guard to help keep at-risk kids off the streets and instill the discipline and confidence they need to succeed in college.
Monday, April 16th, 2012
A new coffee shop is coming to the Ditmas Park storefront that housed Whisk Bakery Café, which closed late last year after the mysterious disappearance and death of owner Josh Rubin.