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4 Perks of Being a Commuter Student

December 15th, 2014 Written by | Comments Off on 4 Perks of Being a Commuter Student

When the process of choosing a college starts, so does the question of a living situation. Many students coming in feel as if living in dorms are the only way to get  a full college experience. You can commute and … Continue reading

Tags: multimedia

4 Perks of Being a Commuter Student

December 15th, 2014 Written by | Comments Off on 4 Perks of Being a Commuter Student

When the process of choosing a college starts, so does the question of a living situation. Many students coming in feel as if living in dorms are the only way to get  a full college experience. You can commute and … Continue reading

Tags: multimedia

The Commuter Seesaw

December 2nd, 2014 Written by | Comments Off on The Commuter Seesaw

Attending a commuter school for college is nothing like you imagine, or what they portray college to be like on television. Being a commuter student requires a lot of adjustments and can also be a sacrifice. Just like everything else, … Continue reading

Tags: athletics · balance · commuter · dating · Feature Stories · highs · informative · lows · multimedia · studentss

“A Victim, A Target”: One on one with an independent filmmaker

November 12th, 2014 Written by | Comments Off on “A Victim, A Target”: One on one with an independent filmmaker

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Jonathan Rigler, a film major at Brooklyn College sat down with me to speak about his experience as a film student in New York City, his love of cinema, his short film “A Victim, A Target” and what lies ahead for him as an up and coming independent filmmaker.

A Victim, A Target from Jonathan Rigler on Vimeo.

Tags: Art · Films · multimedia · New York City

NYC Through the Eyes of a Commuter

November 10th, 2014 Written by | Comments Off on NYC Through the Eyes of a Commuter

Sure being a commuter student can be frustrating. Your always on the go and trying to find time to still make school deadlines. While being on a campus, you typically think of a nice grassy scenery, a view you don’t … Continue reading

Tags: multimedia · NYC · sights · travel

The Commuter View

November 10th, 2014 Written by | Comments Off on The Commuter View

Highlights of commuting; the scenery of NYC. From the hundreds of different people you see, to landmarks, and the way the city lights up at night. It all makes for a good view. http://flipagram.com/f/LirSlK1HOV

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Yes to the Sketch: Becoming a Pantora Bride with Designer Andrea Pitter

November 10th, 2014 Written by | Comments Off on Yes to the Sketch: Becoming a Pantora Bride with Designer Andrea Pitter

IMG_0865Fabric enthusiast, Brooklyn girl, and six years of experience, Andrea Pitter is our November feature for Brooklyn Success of the month. An acronym for her birth name Andrea Tora Pitter, Pantora Bridal is birth to a successful business. The young African-American designer sits with such poise and grace. Her professionalism is displayed effortlessly. She’s what some may call an “old soul.”

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As I sit in awe of several beautiful bridal gowns all hand-sewned by the designer, I cannot help but to notice intricate details that each lace, bead and crystal is stitched with. “You should be the elevated version of yourself,” Pitter tells us of every bride on their wedding day. Words of wisdom from the mature designer just flows continuously as she continues, “when you get married you are half of you and half of someone else. That person should elevate you. You elevate each other.”

PHOTOS: INSIDE THE BRIDAL SHOP

She humors us as she recalls moments of the brides fittings. they are often accompanied with their  bridesmaids and of course the mother-of-the-bride. “Moms try to pin [the dress], fluff the trains (she chuckles to herself) I just tell them relax, enjoy it.”

Every experience with her brides are different. The process begins with an appointment that includes a very detailed questionnaire. Information like budget, date, type of event, are all pertinent in Pitter designing the right style dress for the bride to be. then there’s the fitting. All appointments are by appointment only so that she can provide the ultimate experience. All curtains are closed so that no passerby’s are able to look into the storefront and distract the bride. It is a very intimate setting. Some brides cry and some are just completely thrown away by Pitter’s ability to capture their vision and make their dream dress into a reality.

Although the young designer says, she’s “not sure” where Pantora Bridal s going she’s “taking it all in stride,” she currently service brides locally and internationally. She’s faced countless moments of failure and advises any aspiring entrepreneur to “just start.”

Pitter likes her experiences with her brides. Brides “comeback and want anniversary dresses. They stop in to say hi.” “they are Pantora brides. they are family.”

They are Pantora Brides

To see more of Pantora Bridal by Andrea Pitter click here They are Pantora Brides and be just as thrown away as her brides.

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