Category: People

Beauty

Michelle Neri Rangel, a 27-year-old beauty dressed in a red evening gown with long curly hair, smiled brightly when her name was called as the winner of the…

People: Gerson

Gerson was born in the state of São Paulo, and moved to Rio ten years ago. “I moved to Rio because I wanted to make my dreams come…

People: Marc

Marc was born 40 miles outside of Rio in Petrópolis. He lives in the hip Botafogo neighborhood, which he compares to New York’s Chelsea neighborhood. From the first…

People: Leo

Leo moved to Rio de Janeiro to be a model. Although he lives across the Bay in Niterói, with his partner of five years and their dogs, he…

People: Italo

Italo is a really cool guy. He was born and raised in Rio. I have heard about him through a mutual friend. One day, by coincidence, I met…

People: Lucio

When I first talked to Lucio we were both in New York City. It was sad because we talked just the night before he was leaving. We even…

People: Gustavo

I had just finished a photo shoot when I met Gustavo at Flamengo Park skating, which piqued my interest. I walked up to him and asked if he…

The Cariocas

Simply put “carioca” is anyone from Rio. In Tupí language “carioca” means “white man’s house.” I have met Cariocas whose families have been in the area for generations….