Up Close with CC Minton: Olympian Diane Dixon Still on Top

By CC Minton

Olympian Diane Dixon still wears Team USA red, white and blue and holds an American Track and Field World record.  I would love to say I caught up with Diane, but I wouldn’t dare try. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: First Lady Welcomes Young Chefs to the White House

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First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge to the White House Kids’ State Dinner on July 14, 2016. Continue Reading →

Just Food Conference Serves It Up At Columbia In Harlem

By Lil Nickelson

On Sunday, March 13th, 2016 Just Food held its annual conference at Teachers College, on the campus of Columbia University at the Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy.  Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: A Conversation With Opera Singer Divaria

By CC Minton

There is nothing like the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Between parties, shopping and spending time with family, I find it refreshing to meet up with someone who is exciting and breathes life into a conversation as one season ends and another begins.   Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: King Tut Exclusive on Fifth Avenue

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The Discovery of King Tut’s exclusive preview was held at Premiere Experiences, 417 Fifth Avenue, in New York City.  The event took place on Thursday, December 18, 2015. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: Band Leader Dannis Winston Visits Harlem

By CC Minton

International Band Leader, Dannis Winston, visited Boys & Girls Harbor to teach the first Master Class ever offered by someone other than a faculty member. The first Master Class of its kind took place on Wednesday, November 4, 2015. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: Dust Settles After the NYC Marathon

Cheer Team: Heather LeClair and daughter and others

By CC Minton

On Sunday, November 1, 2015, fifty thousand runners took to the streets to run the New York City Marathon. The event kicked off in Staten Island and ended in Central Park. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: Marcus Samuelsson Joins C-CAP Board of Directors

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By CC Minton

Marcus Samuelsson, internationally acclaimed chef, restaurateur and author, was named Co-Chair of the Board of Directors by Careers through Culinary Arts Program along with Mark Weiss, Chief Investment Officer of RFR Holdings. Continue Reading →


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