Thirsty Thursdays at NYC

It is a hot and humid Thursday afternoon and I’m feeling very thirsty. Living in the suburbs has its disadvantages, especially for one who has lived in the city most of his life. On a similar Thirsty Thursday I got a welcome call from a friend named Allan a few weeks ago to try one […]

Prominent Filipino New Yorker arrested for stealing from cancer foundation

Filipino-American community leader Rene Ballenas was arrested early last week on charges of burglary and grand larceny after being caught on video taking more than USD7,000 worth of items that were to be auctioned off for the benefit of sick children. According to investigators, the items Ballenas allegedly took were likely to be ultimately destined […]