By New York Natives Staff

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Working As a Teenage Model Gave Me PTSD by Jennifer Sky

New York Fashion Week started yesterday and the city is abuzz with both the glamourous and not-so glamourous aspects of the tented fashion fête. Jennifer Sky, a former model, writes about her experience in the fashion world as a teenager, and it’s traumatic effect of her life.

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“The Annunciation” by Al-Doe

This week, our ears transport us to the birthplace of Hip-Hop, The Boogie Down Bronx. Bronx native Al-Doe released his newest single, produced by New York producers Buda Da Future & GrandzMuzik. The single has already caught the attention of In Flex We Trust and we know he’s about to blow up the scene.

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Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s

This documentary, released in May, explores the history, inside scoop, and untold stories of the New York City legendary retailer… and we can’t get enough.

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“Dedication 5” by Lil Wayne

The hip hop heavyweight’s much anticipated mix tape dropped this week and it is sure to have some classics.

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Katz’s Delicatessen

While shooting “Just Bring Your Soul ” in the Lower East Side, it was go big or go home for New York Natives photographer Kevin Talbot when it came to trying his very first Katz’s pastrami sandwich. Few people can finish one of these legendary monsters but it was no match for Mr. Talbot. He downed the sandwich (with cheese, BTW), a side of fries, a soda… and still had room for dessert. Mazel tov, Kevin!

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Vital Shot

Juicing is all the rage these days and we think the Vital Shot is poised to take the lead in this health craze. Down the hatch goes the ginger, lime, and cayenne pepper concoction – with an orange to chase. Cheers!

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One Response to Native Approved: Model Citizen, A Bronx Rap, Bergdorf’s, Weezy, Pastrami on Rye, and Healthy Shots

  1. You guys have a very busy site. That’s awesome! Content is king right? Keep up the great work.

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