Posts Tagged ‘NY Yankees’

Time Travel Tuesdays: A Celebration, Washington Heights Style | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: A Celebration, Washington Heights Style | NY Times

By John Branch November 5, 2009 As Champagne celebrations go, the best one after the Yankees won the World Series might have been the one on the sidewalk of 191st Street in Washington Heights. Washington Heights is a huge enclave of baseball-crazy Dominican immigrants near the northern tip of Manhattan — and just about two […]


Pedro Martinez building hope in the Dominican | The Boston Globe

Pedro Martinez building hope in the Dominican | The Boston Globe

By Stan Grossfeld EL MAMON, Dominican Republic — Pedro Martinez wraps his long, elegant fingers around the handle of a Stanley hammer, grabs a nail, and starts pounding away. He’s helping rebuild a rusty tin-and-plywood shack for an old woman who raised six children there by herself. For Martinez, who had five brothers and sisters, it […]


Time Travel Tuesdays: A Celebration, Washington Heights Style | NY Times

By JOHN BRANCH November 5, 2009 As Champagne celebrations go, the best one after the Yankees won the World Series might have been the one on the sidewalk of 191st Street in Washington Heights. Washington Heights is a huge enclave of baseball-crazy Dominican immigrants near the northern tip of Manhattan — and just about two […]


Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For The New AT&T Store On 181st St Tonight With Special Guest Robinson Cano

New York Yankees Second Baseman Robinson Cano joins AT&T to Open New High Tech Wireless Store in Washington Heights Thursday, August 11 6:15 p.m. 614 West 181st Street (Btwn St. Nicholas and Wadsworth Avenues) New York Yankees Second Baseman Robinson Cano joins Tom DeVito, vice president and general manager for AT&T in New York and […]


Heights History – Hilltop Park

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Did you know that on the location where Columbia University Medical Center (165th Street and Broadway) now stands there was once a baseball stadium that was the clubhouse for the team that would go on to become the NY Yankees? That’s right, before the Yankees were the Yankees, they were the […]

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