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Why the Arts are Revitalizing Jamaica Through the Help of Its Cultural Collaborative Program Why the Arts are Revitalizing Jamaica Through the Help of Its Cultural Collaborative Program

By Allison Wilson

Cultural Collaborative Jamaica was founded in 1992 to promote and develop the arts and culture scene, generate community involvement and create a positive image of the Jamaica, New York area.

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OAK Restaurant & Wine Bar: Uncorking Culturally-Rich Cuisine OAK Restaurant & Wine Bar: Uncorking Culturally-Rich Cuisine

By Allison Wilson

Since opening in 2007, OAK Restaurant & Wine Bar has earned acclaim for its food and wine menu, inspired by the owners' European travels and a commitment to quality and balance.

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Juliana's Pizza: Fresh Ingredients Meet a Time-Honored Technique Juliana's Pizza: Fresh Ingredients Meet a Time-Honored Technique

By Allison Wilson

Patsy Grimaldi is considered a pizza pioneer in Brooklyn. When he opened his first pizzeria with his wife Carol in 1990, they commissioned the first coal oven to be built in over 50 years.

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Runner & Stone Adds Flavor to New American Cooking Trend Runner & Stone Adds Flavor to New American Cooking Trend

By Allison Wilson

Head Baker Peter Endriss and Chef Chris Pizzulli utilize traditional techniques, locally-sourced ingredients, and ethnic flavors to create delicious dishes in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn. Try the orrecchiete pasta with broccoli rabe or the duck pastrami.

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Allison Wilson is a Staff Writer at Long Island For Sale.

Allison Wilson is an award-winning writer and communications professional whose editorial background includes full-time and freelance work at city/regional lifestyle and shelter magazines, as well as corporate, academic, and alumni publications for major universities and health systems. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Central Florida and a Master's degree in Mass Communications from the University of Florida.