Posts Tagged ‘Claudio Cabrera’

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 was great playing ball in front of the building, riding my bike to the park, and [...]


UPTOWN REVISITED

BY Claudio Cabrera The other day I was at an event that the Sound of Art threw for artist, Don Rimx. An event where the main organizers were from right around the area, but the crowd consisted of a gumbo of races and ethnicities from the rest of the boroughs and out of state. A [...]


I AM UPTOWN – CARLA ZANONI

BY Claudio Cabrera Where do you live? Park Terrace East in Inwood. What do you do? I’m a community journalist and work for DNAinfo.com, a digital news service covering all of Manhattan’s local news. I also have a neighborhood blog about Inwood and Washington Heights called The Streets Where We Live. Where are you originally [...]


M. TONY PERALTA IN THE MANHATTAN TIMES

BY Led Black Make sure you pick up a copy of next week’s Manhattan Times because not only does it feature our weekly recap but there is also a story on the truly unique t-shirts created by our very own M. Tony Peralta (the story is available online now). The icing on the cake is [...]


LADIES' NIGHT – UPTOWN

BY Claudio CabreraWhen I frequent the bars and lounges in our neighborhood, I always tend to find groups of women together. Sometimes it’s a small group (3 or 4) and at times you’ll find six or eight of them sipping Cosmos and Mojitos. It’s always either an after-work cool down or the nights first stop [...]


Original Flavor – Margot’s

BY Claudio Cabrera With the influx of restaurants in Washington Heights and Inwood of all culinary tastes, it’s sometimes easy to forget about the restaurants that made this neighborhood what it is. Those classic, hole in the wall establishments that made our ‘hoods a foodie’s paradise before the NY Times ever considered us one. One [...]


An Ode to Caporal Chicken…

BY Claudio Cabrera This post might seem so stereotypical. A Barry White colored dark skin guy – who also happens to be Dominican – writing about his love for pollo frito (fried chicken)? I can already feel some readers turning away from this post after the first paragraph. But you know what? I don’t care. [...]

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