La Voz News

Downtown soul: new café builds community during lockdown

Customers lined up behind a counter with the words

Heather Allen, Reporter

October 11, 2020

The line stretches for half a block down South First Street in downtown San Jose where sisters Be’anka Ashaolu and Jeronica Macey opened Nirvana Soul Coffee on Sept. 26.     Nirvana Soul has been about two years in the making from dream to reality but the sisters closed escrow on thei...

San Jose vintage clothing event celebrates affordability, exclusivity of second-hand clothing

Andrea Infante, Reporter

October 9, 2020

On Oct. 3, a pop-up vintage clothing event attracted a packed crowd of around 1,500 people to the tents outside of the Smythe Clubhouse - Boys & Girls Club in San Jose to find rare vintage fashion staples.