The Young Black Hair Revolution

Source: Damon Young, The Root Magazine Named after Rakim from Eric B. & Rakim, the Rakim cut was a box with a part going from the front of the head to the back. It was a very popular hairstyle in 1989, a fact I remember quite vividly because I had one, too. By sixth grade, I’d cutContinue reading “The Young Black Hair Revolution”

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #GiveBack

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship #CreateGoals #FollowThrough #BeHumble #GiveBack Words & photos by Joe DiDomizio for WeAreElmont.com.* Christopher Diaz, owner of Elite Barber Parlor, actively seeks out ways in which he can not only better himself, but the community and really the world. Christopher has five kids and his greatest hope of all is to justContinue reading “Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #GiveBack”

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #FollowThrough

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship 1. #CreateGoals 2. #FollowThrough Words & photos by Joe Didomizio for WeAreElmont.com. Anyone can create goals. It is the true entrepreneurs that not only identify the steps to achieving these goals, but take action. Simply put, my impression of Christopher is that he is a go-getter. I don’t know if he has always beenContinue reading “Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #FollowThrough”

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: Elite Barber Parlor

We’re super duper excited to feature Elite Barber Parlor, it’s talented barbers and innovative products as part of our new, cutting-edge, 4-week series entitled, “Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship,” highlighting young adult business ownership in the Elmont community.

Milka’s Hair & Beauty Salon

What do you get when you combine years of business savvy with a passion for quality products and customer satisfaction? You guessed it! The Excelsior is proud to spotlight the first merchant in our “Small Businesses, Big Dreams” series and a longtime contributor to the Elmont community. For decades, “Milka” has made her bones inContinue reading “Milka’s Hair & Beauty Salon”