Weekender: Castle Hill Park

On Friday I wrote an article piggybacking off of DNAinfo.com’s list of what they deemed the “5 best places for Read More

Why We Fight for Port Morris

Last week Bronx Borough Ruben Diaz Jr. publicly wrote off the Port Morris section of the Bronx, referring to it Read More

BronxCentric! and My Bronx Influential Women of 2014 Award

Just a few years back I remember sitting in my room reading the issue of Bronx Times, flipping through the Read More


10 Reasons You Need To Travel To Colombia NOW

Rainforests, mountains, architecture, nightlife, and sandy beaches…what if you could have it all in one country? You can. If you’re Read More


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Shannon Lee Gilstad is a recipient of the 25 Bronx Influential Women 2014 award. In October 2011 she founded BronxCentric!: Bronx Movers and Shakers and is a full-time non-profit professional with a B.A. in Sociology from Lehman College and an M.S. in Urban Affairs from Hunter College.

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