News

2017

2016

The New York Times:  What to See in New York Galleries This Week by Roberta Smith & Martha Schwendener – June 1, 2017
https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/06/01/arts/design/what-to-see-in-new-york-art-galleries-this-week.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share&referer=

IndieWire:  ‘The Get Down’: How Baz Luhrmann and Flash Recreated Hip-Hop in the Bronx by Bill Desowitz – June 1, 2017
http://www.indiewire.com/2017/06/the-get-down-baz-luhrmann-musical-hip-hop-flash-1201835170

Gothamist:  Bobcat Stew & A Human Chalice: Inside NYC’s Wildest Dinner Party by Jake Offenhartz – May 15, 2017
http://gothamist.com/2017/05/15/a_night_of_bobcat_stew_raccoon_sush.php#photo-1

The New York Times – Weddings:  Alfonso Ferguson, Daton Haywood – May 28, 2017
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/28/fashion/weddings/alfonso-ferguson-daton-haywood.html?_r=0

Times Herald-Record:  Photographer’s Iraq images tell award-winning story – May 4, 2017
http://www.recordonline.com/entertainmentlife/20170504/photographers-iraq-images-tell-award-winning-story

Condé Nast Traveler:  What to Do in the Bronx, According to Locals by Billie Cohen – April 25, 2017
http://www.cntraveler.com/story/what-to-do-in-the-bronx-according-to-locals

The Riverdale Press:  Musicians get together for jam sessions at Andrew Freedman Home by Samia Bouzid – April 3, 2017
http://www.motthavenherald.com/2017/04/03/musicians-get-together-for-jam-sessions-at-freedman-house

The Torch:  Photography student’s heartfelt Bronx project lands her EnFoco recognition by Isabella Bruni – March 29, 2017
http://www.torchonline.com/features/2017/03/29/photography-students-heartfelt-bronx-project-lands-her-enfoco-recognition

artnet news:  The Week in Art: The Frick Ball, Guggenheim Meets 1800 Tequila by Sarah Cascone – March 25, 2017
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/the-week-in-art-frick-guggenheim-836174

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2016

Creators:  Off-Limits Historical Sites Reopened for a Real New York Weekend by Andrew Nunez – November 3, 2016
https://creators.vice.com/en_uk/article/off-limits-historical-sites-reopen-new-york

amNewYork:  Open House New York: Celebrate multicultural sites with ARTNOIR collaboration by Dana Reszutek – October 10, 2016
http://www.amny.com/things-to-do/open-house-new-york-celebrate-multicultural-sites-with-artnoir-collaboration-1.12415338

DNAinfo:  8 Things You Didn’t Know About Filming ‘The Get Down’ on Location in NYC by Radhika Marya – August 25, 2016
http://riverdalepress.com/stories/In-Bronx-show-home-is-where-the-art-is,59378

The Riverdale Press:  In Bronx show, home is where the art is by Will Speros – March 9, 2016
http://riverdalepress.com/stories/In-Bronx-show-home-is-where-the-art-is,59378

Fox 5 News:  What Concourse in the Bronx has to offer by Christal Young – March 2, 2016
http://www.fox5ny.com/news/239231487-story

Bronx Times:  Art Duo Stereotank Installs Piece in Bronx by Madeline Anthony – January 26, 2016
http://www.bxtimes.com/stories/2016/4/04-heartseat-2016-01-22-bx.html

Examiner:  Dollhouse Emancipation is Bronx Fashion Week 2016 with a launch of AVAL Models by Larry Byrd – January 3, 2016
http://www.examiner.com/article/dollhouse-emancipation-is-bronx-fashion-week-2016-with-a-launch-of-aval-models

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2015
New York Magazine:  Because a Former Retirement Home for Bankrupt Millionaires is about to become “the BAM of the Bronx” by Mark Jacobson – December 13, 2015
http://nymag.com/news/articles/reasonstoloveny/2015/andrew-freedman

WELCOME2THEBRONX:  Exhibition Explores The Complexities of Dominican and Haitian Relations Through Art by Ed Garcia Conde – October 9, 2015
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2015/10/09/exhibition-explores-the-complexities-of-dominican-and-haitian-relations-through-art

GOOD BLACK NEWS:  “Fall of The Kings” by Mai Sennaar Opens Tonight at Historic Andrew Freedman Home in the Bronx by Lori Lakin Hutcherson – September 5, 2015
https://goodblacknews.org/tag/andrew-freedman-home

YouTube:  Mai Sennaar x Walter Puryear on The Show – Pt 2 hosted by Craig Stokes – September 3, 2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zg99q5lCjUk

YouTube:  Mai Sennaar x Walter Puryear from “The Fall of the Kings” on The Show hosted by Craig Stokes – August 26, 2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4h1_GXU-x4

Bronx Times:  Play to premiere at the Andrew Freedman Home by Jaime Williams – August 26, 2015
http://www.bxtimes.com/stories/2015/34/34-play-2015-08-21-bx.html

imdb:  Craig Stokes Presents:  The Show (Season 3, Episode 1) hosted by Craig Stokes – August 24, 2015 (30 min.)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4991324

The Baltimore Sun:  Baltimore playwright gearing up for premiere in the Bronx by Tim Smith – August 3, 2015
http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/arts/artsmash/bal-baltimore-playwright-gearing-up-for-premiere-in-the-bronx-20150728-story.html

Mixcloud:  Guerrilla Grooves Radio interview with Walter Puryear hosted by Rhinoceros Funk & DJ Fred Ones – August 5, 2015 (3h, 16m)
https://www.mixcloud.com/guerrillagroovesradio/8-5-15-walter-perier-andrew-freeman-home-bilal-sunni-ali

DNAinfo:  Record a Track with One of Def Jam’s First Artists in The Bronx on Sunday by Eddie Small – June 18, 2015
https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20150618/morrisania/record-track-with-one-of-def-jams-first-artists-bronx-on-Sunday

The New York Times:  A Beat Calls Puerto Ricans to Their African Roots by David Gonzalez – June 7, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/08/nyregion/calling-puerto-ricans-to-their-african-roots-with-the-sound-of-his-drum.html?_r=0

WELCOME2THEBRONX:  Innuendos:  The Voices of 10 Bronxite Women—Tomorrow at The Andrew Freedman Home by Ed Garcia Conde – March 5, 2015
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2015/03/05/innuendos-the-voices-of-10-bronxite-women-tomorrow-at-the-andrew-freedman-home-along-with-another-art-show-opening

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2014
New York Daily News:  Online directory Bronx 200 designed to connect Bronx artists by Denis Slattery – December 15, 2014
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/online-list-link-bronx-artists-article-1.2044416

Bronx Times:  Morgan Powell, local Bronx historian and African-American history enthusiast and scholar, passes away by Patrick Rocchio – October 30, 2014
http://www.bxtimes.com/stories/2014/44/44-obit-2014-10-31-bx_2014_44.html

artnet news:  Terence Gower Finds a Use for Modernism by Blake Gopnik – October 29, 2014
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/terence-gower-finds-a-use-for-modernism-147600

DNAinfo:  DJ Kool Herc Kicks Off Fine Arts Exhibit in The Bronx by Eddie Small – October 22, 2014
https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20141022/concourse/dj-kool-herc-kicks-off-fine-arts-exhibit-bronx

New York Daily News:  Bronx talk show celebrates 20 years of borough-focused interviews and episodes by Denis Slattery – October 16, 2014
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/bronx-talk-show-celebrates-20-years-article-1.1977276

WELCOME2THEBRONX:  Celebration of Life For Morgan Powell – A Memorial by Ed Garcia Conde – October 16, 2014
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/10/16/celebration-of-life-for-morgan-powell-a-memorial

The New York Times:  At Work in a Bronx That Brims With Creativity by Winnie Hu – September 15, 2014
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/10/16/celebration-of-life-for-morgan-powell-a-memorial

The Riverdale Press:  Bold show celebrates Bronx-bred art by Tanisia Morris – September 10, 2014
http://riverdalepress.com/stories/bold-show-celebrates-bronx-bred-art,55143

DNAinfo:  Bronx Designer Spins Making Clothes for Coworkers Into Fashion Week Show by Eddie Small – September 5, 2014
https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140905/unionport/bronx-designer-spins-making-clothes-for-coworkers-into-fashion-week-show

DNAinfo:  Bronx Hosting its First Fashion Week in Historic Freedman Home by Eddie Small – September 3, 2014
https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140903/pelham-bay/bronx-hosting-its-first-fashion-week-historic-freedman-home

Blog Talk Radio:  Black Wall Street, The Play with Executive Producer, Walter E. Puryear! hosted by Roy Paul  – August 2014
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thegistoffreedom/2014/09/12/black-wall-street-the-play-with-executive-producer-walter-e-puryear

WELCOME2THEBRONX:  How to Win Your 2 VIP Tickets For Bronx Fashion Week! by Ed Garcia Conde – August 20, 2014
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/08/20/how-to-win-your-2-vip-tickets-for-bronx-fashion-week

Tech.Co:  Mass Mosaic Hosts a Hit Festival in the Bronx by Amanda Quick – August 18, 2014
http://tech.co/mass-mosaic-bronx-pop-up-festival-2014-08

WELCOME2THEBRONX:  FREE Bronx Fashion Week VIP Tickets Giveaway; VH1 To Film Mob Wives During Event! by Ed Garcia Conde – August 13, 2014
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/08/13/free-bronx-fashion-week-vip-tickets-giveaway-vh1-to-film-mob-wives-during-event

WELCOME2THEBRONX:  41 Years Ago Today, Hip Hop Was Born at 1520 Sedgwick Ave In The Bronx, Forever Changing Music History by Ed Garcia Conde – August 11, 2014
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/08/11/41-years-ago-today-hip-hop-was-born-at-1520-sedgwick-ave-in-the-bronx-forever-changing-music-history

Norwood News:  Picturing the Portrait of Bronx Artist by Pamela Segura – July 27, 2014
http://www.norwoodnews.org/id=15291&story=picturing-the-portrait-of-bronx-artist

WELCOME2THEBRONX:  Attention All Models: Casting Call For Bronx Fashion Week This Saturday by Ed Garcia Conde – July 23, 2014
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/07/23/attention-all-models-casting-call-for-bronx-fashion-week-this-saturday

The New York Times:  Even Utopian Citizens Like to Leave the House – ‘Beyond the Supersquare’ Looks at South American Modernism by Holland Cotter – July 24, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/25/arts/design/beyond-the-supersquare-looks-at-south-american-modernism.html

WELCOME2THEBRONX:  Roaming the Bronx’s “Champs-Élysées” – Digital Nomad by Ed Garcia Conde – July 8, 2014
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/07/08/roaming-the-bronxs-champs-elysees-digital-nomad

WELCOME2THEBRONX:  Bronx Artist Documentary Project Gives The World A Glance At The Artist’s Creative Process by Ed Garcia Conde – June 24, 2014
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/06/24/bronx-artist-documentary-project-gives-the-world-a-glance-at-the-artists-creative-process

WELCOME2THEBRONX:  Another Boutique Hotel To Open In Melrose Adding More Lodging Options In The South Bronx by Ed Garcia Conde – May 28, 2014
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/05/28/another-boutique-hotel-to-open-in-melrose-adding-more-lodging-options-in-the-south-bronx

WELCOME2THEBRONX:  Exclusive: First Ever Bronx Fashion Week Coming This September 5th – 7th by Ed Garcia Conde – June 19, 2014
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/06/19/exclusive-first-ever-bronx-fashion-week-coming-this-september-5th-7th

WELCOME2THEBRONX:  Bombayo Presents: 6th Annual BomBarBecue This Sunday 5/25 by Ed Garcia Conde – May 22, 2014
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/05/22/bombayo-presents-6th-annual-bombarbecue-this-sunday-525

WELCOME2THEBRONX:  EXPANDING VIEWS:  The Art of DANIEL HAUBEN at The Andrew Freedman Home by Ed Garcia Conde – April 9, 2014
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/04/09/expanding-views-the-art-of-daniel-hauben-at-the-andrew-freedman-home

WELCOME2THEBRONX:  Insects & Small Game On The Menu Make For A Big, Unforgettable Experience in The Bronx by Ed Garcia Conde – March 31, 2014
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/03/31/insects-small-game-on-the-menu-make-for-a-big-unforgettable-experience-in-the-bronx

Curbed New York:  Discover 10 of New York’s Most Charming Bed and Breakfasts by Jessica Dailey – March 26, 2014
http://ny.curbed.com/2014/3/26/10126148/discover-10-of-new-yorks-most-charming-bed-and-breakfasts

WELCOME2THEBRONX:  With A Drum, A Beat & Some Heart & Soul, One Man Creates A Cultural Bridge That Transcends Generations by Ed Garcia Conde – March 23, 2014
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/03/23/with-a-drum-a-beat-some-heart-soul-a-man-creates-a-cultural-bridge-that-transcends-generations

WELCOME2THEBRONX:  141st Anniversary Commemoration Of The Abolition Of Slavery In Puerto Rico Tonight At The Andrew Freedman Home! by Ed García Conde – March 22, 2014
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/03/22/141st-anniversary-commemoration-of-the-abolition-of-slavery-in-puerto-rico-tonight-at-the-andrew-freedman-home

The Wall Street Journal:  A Tag-Team Art Competition Launches in the Bronx by Tanyanika Samuels – March 7, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2014/03/07/a-tag-team-art-competition-launches-in-the-bronx

Idolator:  Jennifer Lopez Is The “Same Girl,” Now With A Music Video Reminder: Watch by Carl Williott- January 30, 2014
http://www.idolator.com/7503735/jennifer-lopez-same-girl-video

New York Daily News:  The city beyond Times Square – January 23, 2014
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/city-times-square-article-1.1588856

Huffington Post:  Jennifer Lopez Returns With ‘Same Girl’ Teaser (VIDEO) – January 15, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/15/jennifer-lopez-same-girl-teaser_n_4603368.html

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2013
WELCOME2THEBRONX:  Baron Ambrosia Is Dead’ Showing Tomorrow At The Andrew Freedman Home; Grand Master Melle Mel To Perform by Ed García Conde – November 1, 2013
http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2013/11/01/baron-ambrosia-is-dead-showing-tomorrow-at-the-andrew-freedman-home-grand-master-mele-mel-to-perform

Untapped Cities:  The Andrew Freedman House in the Bronx by Lynn Lieberman – May 28, 2013
http://untappedcities.com/2013/05/28/the-andrew-freedman-house-in-the-bronx

The New York Times:  Can Bronx Be a Destination? The Hope Is for Nights at a Time by Winnie Hu – February 18, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/19/nyregion/the-bronx-as-destination-new-hoteliers-hope-so.html

Nathan Kensinger Photography:  The Andrew Freedman Home by Nathan Kensinger – January 30, 2013
http://kensinger.blogspot.com/2013/01/the-andrew-freedman-home.html

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2012
New York Daily News:  Old Bronx mansion turned haven for former socialites gets partial makeover as bed & breakfast by Tanyanika Samuels – December 7, 2012
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/bronx-mansion-offers-hospitality-training-program-article-1.1215029

Norwood News:  ‘Paradise’ Boosts Bronx Arts Scene by Sarah Ramirez – July 30, 2012
http://www.norwoodnews.org/id=8531&story=paradise-boosts-bronx-arts-scene

Huffington Post:  Reinventing the Pop-up Gallery With Sights on Community by Tina Orlandini – May 29, 2012
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tina-orlandini/reinventing-the-popup-gal_b_1553389.html

L’Oeil de la Photographie:  South Bronx:  Sylvia Plachy by Jonas Cuénin – May 25, 2012
http://www.loeildelaphotographie.com/en/2012/05/25/article/16899/south-bronx-sylvia-plachy

Hyperallergic:  Rediscovering Paradise in the Bronx by Allison Meier – May 3, 2012
https://hyperallergic.com/50718/no-longer-empty-this-side-of-paradise

Hyperallergic:  The Bronx’s Favorite Abandoned Mansion Becomes a Home for Art by Howard Hurst – May 3, 2012
https://hyperallergic.com/50773/no-longer-empty-this-side-of-paradise-2

Inhabitat.com:  Historic Andrew Freedman Mansion to be Converted into a Bronx Bed and Breakfast by Lori Zimmer – April 30, 2012
http://inhabitat.com/nyc/historic-andrew-freedman-mansion-to-be-converted-into-a-bronx-bed-and-breakfast

The Village Voice:  Once Upon a Time in the Bronx: Theatre of the Oppressed Explores Violence, Family Life by Sam Levin – April 29, 2012
http://www.villagevoice.com/news/once-upon-a-time-in-the-bronx-theatre-of-the-oppressed-explores-violence-family-life-6659302

New York Daily News:  Grand Andrew Freedman Home mansion on Grand Concourse inspires vast exhibit of 32 artists by Tanyanika Samuels – April 4, 2012
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/grand-andrew-freedman-home-mansion-grand-concourse-inspires-vast-exhibit-32-artists-article-1.1054681

Huffington Post:  “Poorhouse for the Rich” Revitalized by the Arts by Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington – March 19, 2012
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jaime-rojo-steven-harrington/poorhouse-for-the-rich_b_1384224.html

The New York Times:  Uptown Palazzo Project by Randy Kennedy – March 19, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/20/arts/design/no-longer-empty-at-the-andrew-freedman-home.html?_r=0
* A version of this article appears in print on March 20, 2012, on page C1 of the New York edition with the headline:  Uptown Palazzo Project.

New York Daily News:  Historic mansion on Grand Concourse in the Bronx to get new life as art exhibition hall, bed-and-breakfast by Daniel Beekman – March 4, 2012
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/historic-mansion-grand-concourse-bronx-new-life-art-exhibition-hall-bed-and-breakfast-article-1.1032064

The New York Landmarks Conservancy:  Emergency Preservation Grants – March 2012
http://www.nylandmarks.org/programs_services/grants/emergency_preservation_grants/projects/andrew_freedman_home_1125_grand_concourse_bronx

The Wall Street Journal:  Fusing Art and Activism by Melanie Grayce West – February 16, 2012
http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052970204792404577225542670660050

Urban Omnibus:  The Andrew Freedman Home is No Longer Empty by Urban Omnibus – January 25, 2012
http://urbanomnibus.net/2012/01/the-andrew-freedman-home-is-no-longer-empty

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2009
The New York Times:  Grand, Wasn’t It? by Constance Rosenblum – August 20, 2009
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/21/arts/design/21concourse.html

Bronx Bohemian:  The Andrew Freedman Home: Palazzo di Bronx – February 29, 2009
https://bronxbohemian.wordpress.com/2009/02/20/the-andrew-freedman-home-palazzo-di-bronx

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2000
Strauss Media:  Grand Concourse Solitaire: Adrift at the Andrew Freedman Home for Older Adults – February 21, 2000
http://www.nypress.com/grand-concourse-solitaire-adrift-at-the-andrew-freedman-home-for-older-adults