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Mary J. Chery talks Various Parties, The Heights and Mom Mode

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Amon welcomes Mary J. Chery to the show. They talk about growing up in New York; the day Biggie got shot, clubbing, college life, sounds of the city, psychology vs. sociology, being a social connector, the youth hustle, summer festivals, don’t stop in the middle of the sidewalk, allergies, mom mode, 30k pre-K and guys going to baby showers.

Music Mentioned
Bachata
Freestyle
House
Merengue
Reggae
Salsa

Music Artist Mentioned
Black Moon
The Cover Girls
Menudo
Mystikal

Dance Styles Mentioned
Heel Toe
Kompa
Pepper Seed

Locations Mentioned
Brooklyn
Spanish Harlem
Upper West Side
Washington Heights

Sweet Spots Mentioned
Cake Boss aka Carlo’s Bake Shop
Cake Man Raven
Dough Doughnuts
Make My Cake
Sugar and Plumm

Restaurants Mentioned
Spring Natural Kitchen
Flor De Mayo

This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

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One Time for Chopped Cheese and Beacon Youth Program Students

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Chopped cheese is the name of the game because the youth said so! What’s up good people welcome to the New York Said podcast, I’m your host Amon Focus.

This week I headed to Metropolitan High School out in the Bronx to talk to some of the kids in the Beacon Youth Program. I was asked to talk about Podcasting. I kept it simple, I showed them the audio equipment but I said the best way to learn about podcasting is to record one… So we did.

If you’re a long time listener to the show then you’re familiar with the card game I created called New York Said Shuffle, if not then it’s simple. New York Said Shuffle is a game where I have the guest shuffle a deck of question cards that I created and then they answered them.

In this episode I played a lightning round with the students. I asked each person in the group one question each and then they flipped the tables then interviewed me.

This is a light fun episode which I really enjoy. Shout to Leo of SOALife for making this episode possible.

I’m out of here, enjoy!

About Beacon Youth Program and Metropolitan High School

  1. Metropolitan High School
  2. Beacon Youth Program

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This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

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Clayton Patterson talks History, Longevity and the Tompkins Square Park Police Riots with

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Today’s guest on the show is Clayton Patterson. Clayton is a documentarian, an artist, a historian and staple of the Lower East Side. In this episode we talk about how to survive as an artist, the Clayton Cap, the 80s, the forgotten ones, citizen surveillance, documenting history and the Tompkins Square Park police riots.

This conversation was recorded at the Clayton Gallery & Outlaw Art Museum in the heart of the Lower East Side.

This episode is brought to you by Ignacio “Nacho” Fernandez. Show him some love on Instagram.

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Food Stories, Music and Good Eats with Singing Chef, Jackie Gordon

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I hope you’ve eaten because today we are talking with Singing Chef, Jackie Gordon . In this episode we talk about fried English muffins, Montgomery’s Cheddar, chicken wings, umami as well as food stories, music and Jackie’s family history.

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This episode is sponsored by Gorilla Coffee.

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