Semilla

MELO steps inside the kitchen at Semilla, the vegetable-forward restaurant in Brooklyn.

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All Photos by Benjamin Clayton

PreservingtheHistoryofAfrican-AmericanBasketball

The Black Fives Foundation is fighting to preserve the home of the first professional, all-black, African-American owned basketball team, the New York Rens.

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All Photos by Benjamin Clayton

GlobalChangeAgent

Writer and former UN consultant Joan Erakit is a passionate advocate for women's issues around the globe

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StepInsideTheWorldFamousGleason’sGym

MELO visits Gleason's boxing gym to see where some of the best boxers have trained, and where two promising fighters are currently training to surpass them.

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Gleason’s Gym

ShapingtheNYCSkyline

Kai Sheng, CEO and Managing Principal at Archilier Architecture, discusses the inspiration behind the innovative Hudson Rise Hotel.

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InsideTheCarmeloAnthonyFoundationAllStarBrunch

The Carmelo Anthony Foundation's All Star Brunch is a supporter appreciation brunch and fundraiser held during NBA All Star Weekend which focuses on raising awareness about the Foundation’s programs and activities for the upcoming year.

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Photo: Dustin G Lewis

SebastianWahl'sManhattanExhibit

Sebastian Wahl's current exhibit, "Psychedelic Gravy for the Receptive Mind" features his incredible asymmetrical collages.

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Art by Sebastian Wahl
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Capital Factory Gives Startups A Head Start

Located in the heart of Austin, TX, Capital Factory helps startups hit the ground running.

This Is: Glasslands

Glasslands, the DIY music space in Brooklyn, has hosted performances by Lana Del Rey​, Disclosure​, Alt-J​, MGMT​, and more until its controversial closing on New Year's Day 2015.

The 7: Apps Changing the World

These 7 apps are doing everything from feeding hungry children to mapping sickness and predicting outbreaks.

From a Color To A World-Changing Organization

Bono and Bobby Shriver’s AIDS fighting organization (RED) continues to make a difference in the fight against a deadly disease.

Black Business Owners Help Students See ‘Selma’

Black business owners around the country are rallying together to raise funds in order to send 7th, 8th, and 9th graders to see the film.

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GQ Celebrates All-Star Style

A photo gallery of the best shots of the night at 20 Exchange Place.