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Donut Wars Rage in Washington Heights

Story & photos by Angela Bao Bei Bei (@AngelaBaoBeiBei) Already boasting more than 7,000 stores across the country, Dunkin’ Donuts is seeking to double its footprint by 2020, an expansion plan first mentioned in 2006 following the company’s leveraged…

Open for Business – Robin Barbershop

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) The wait has not been in vain. The newly renovated Robin barbershop/salon (1509 St. Nicholas Ave btwn 185th & 186th Street) is a site to behold. Like my man…

OPEN FOR BUSINESS – HEIGHTS WINE & SPIRITS

BY Claudio E. Cabrera Photography by Paul Lomax   Earlier this week, I passed by the newly opened Heights Wine & Spirits located at 4474 Broadway (between 192nd and 193rd Street). I sat down, had a glass of wine…

DAILY GRIND: OSCAR & LOCKSMITH BAR

BY Claudio Cabrera How long have you lived uptown? 31 years Where did you grow up? 187 and Fort Washington What can you tell me about that block? For the most part, it has always been pretty quiet. It…

Open For Business: Capas Inc – Cigar Bar

BY Carolina Pichardo Capas, Inc. 4734 Broadway New York, NY 10040 Tel. (212) 304-4620 capasinc@gmail.com Despite its luxurious and almost upscale feel now, cigars still possess a rebellious and risky essence. It’s a label that has rolled with it…

Daily Grind: Miguel Moronta & Liquid Skin Studio

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) As soon as you as enter through the doors of Liquid Skin Studio (165 Sherman Ave), you are transported to another world. A realm where not only is art executed on the epidermis but where…