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.
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.
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
magazine spotlights home décor and
fashion people, practices and places in a
print magazine. (And of course, we are online
serves a significant expanding market of fashionable
Brooklynites whose lifestyle revolves around
home, work and family.
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.
writes for us?
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.
York Population Facts
million is the estimated black population
of New York on July 1, 2002, the highest of
(Brooklyn), N.Y., black populations exceeds
1 million. Source: U.S. Census Bureau
people live in Kings County (2000 census,
2003 estimate: 2,472,523, 0.3% increase)
36.4% are Black or African-American
of Brooklyn residents are female.
are 38,732 businesses with paid employees
in Brooklyn and 37% of those are minority
owned (1997) while 26% are owned by women