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CALABAR magazine is a bi-monthly lifestyle publication about Brooklyn home décor, fashion, culture and the arts. It explores people and places of this unique borough through the lenses of some of its resident writers.

We are published by Atim Annette Oton as a product of Calabar Imports. Oton previously produced Sapphire Magazine (formerly, Indigo), and was the executive vice president of Blacklines Magazine.

What we do?

CALABAR magazine is a brand extension of the Prospect Heights-based shop, CALABAR IMPORTS, located on Washington Avenue and owned by Atim Annette Oton and Heloise Annette Oton.

The magazine spotlights home décor and fashion people, practices and places in a print magazine. (And of course, we are online at (http://www.calabarmag.com).

How we serve?

CALABAR serves a significant expanding market of fashionable Brooklynites whose lifestyle revolves around home, work and family.

A customized experience, it is a must-have resource for a rapidly expanding diverse community. It provides a select mix of consumer articles, topical issues and unique information for men and women in Brooklyn.

Who writes for us?

The magazine features insights of award winning poet Patricia Spears Jones in her column, Cosmopolitan in Brooklyn, style maven Bonnie Sandy-Sterling on Fashion in Brooklyn; Wendy taylor, food critic; essayist and photographer Laylah Amatullah Barrayn on Brooklyn culture and arts, and Heloise Oton.

New York Population Facts

3.6 million is the estimated black population of New York on July 1, 2002, the highest of any state.

Brooklyn Population Facts

Kings (Brooklyn), N.Y., black populations exceeds 1 million. Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Other Brooklyn Facts

  • 2,465,326 people live in Kings County (2000 census, 2003 estimate: 2,472,523, 0.3% increase)
  • 36.4% are Black or African-American
  • 53% of Brooklyn residents are female.
  • there are 38,732 businesses with paid employees in Brooklyn and 37% of those are minority owned (1997) while 26% are owned by women (1997)

CALABAR magazine is seeking writers and bloggers focused on Brooklyn - in particular, the following neighborhoods:

  • Bed-Stuy
  • Clinton Hill
  • Crown Heights
  • Flatbush
  • Fort Greene
  • Prospect Heights
  • Prospect Lefferts Gardens

Our primary focus is black Brooklyn and 6 neighborhoods, but we are open to suggestions. Writers should email a sample with the following heading: NEW WRITER and be familiar with our publication and editorial focus, please send sample to info@calabarmag.com

SEEKING FEATURE STORIES:

We are seeking feature stories on Fashion, Culture, Travel and Heritage as well as Home Decor. Please send a short proposal of feature ideas to us at info@calabarmag.com. Our primary focus is Black Brooklyn, but we are open to suggestions.

FASHION SHOOTS:

We would like to showcase fashion shoots on our website and via links. We are looking for more shoots, please email us 3 images as samples or a video link at info@calabarmag.com.

INTERNS:

We are seeking interns who are journalism students, fashion and interior design students to write for the magazine.

We are also seeking web designers, marketing and pr students for the magazine. To apply, please send your resume and 2 references to us at info@calabarmag.com, indicate at the subject: INTERN

See a sample issue of Calabar Magazine here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Calabar Magazine is located in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.

We cover 6 neighborhoods in Brooklyn, New York and distribute a print magazine at 200 locations.

Email:

We are best reached 24 hours in this way. Just send an email to info@calabarmag.com

Snail:

We can be reached by regular post at:

Calabar Magazine, 820 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Telephone:

We are best reached from 1pm - 7pm Monday - Friday at 718-638-4288

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