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Hamilton PBS Premiere United Palace

Princes at the Palace | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi and Debralee Santos Photos by E. Abreu Visuals Lin is leaving. Miranda Mania was in high gear at the United Palace this past Mon., Oct. 17th. The celebrated star of Hamilton walked the red carpet…

Anthony Urena

Missing Moreno | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Judith López has received the kind of news that no mother ever wants to hear. On November 14, her son, Anthony A. Ureña, 23, left his Upper West Side home for a club in Inwood.…

Apt 78

When cool closes shop | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Last week, Northern Manhattan residents uttered a collective groan. APT.78 was closing its doors. Forever. After contentious battles with the NYPD and Community Board 12, owner José Morales has decided to close up shop. On…

A gift, and taste, of home | Manhattan Times

Story by Debralee Santos If your preference in holiday drink does not involve a thick concoction poured out of a dusty round canister from the supermarket that your uncle waves under your nose at Christmas dinner, who can blame…

La Casa Azul

Casa…to be continued | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi If a bookstore could be a character in a novel, La Casa Azul would likely be a force of magical realism as wrought by Gabriel García Márquez.‎ Named for the blue house where Mexican artist…

Funky Turns 40 - Black Animated Art

Animated and funky | Manhattan Times

Story by Robin Elisabeth Kilmer It’s time to get your funk on. More than 60 animation cels of black animation cartoons from the private collection of City College alumna Pamela Thomas and her business partner, Loreen Williamson, will be…

Wheels School March - Washington Heights

Postmarked for success | Manhattan Times News

Story and photos by Robin Elisabeth Kilmer The WHEELS were turning – and they would not be deterred. This past Fri., Dec. 13th, the students of the Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (WHEELS) marched out on the street, yelling…

Lights on Broadway | Manhattan Times

Story and video by Sherry Mazzocchi It all started with a slice of pizza. Julian Kaiser walked out of his favorite pizzeria at 189th Street and Broadway a few years ago and realized that the stores on the street…

Eye on the prize, by any name | Manhattan Times

Story by Robin Elisabeth Kilmer Veronica Liu at Word Up Books sometimes doesn’t know how to address the store’s most dedicated volunteer. Emmanuel Abreu, known as DJ Boy in some circles, has been volunteering at the Word Up Community…

Anthony Weiner

The Inconceivable Campaign | Manhattan Times

Story by Debralee Santos Video by Sherry Mazzocchi Anthony Weiner is an addict. And he is happy to admit it. “If they ever invent the IV drip that goes right into my arm, I’ll be hooked up.” It’s coffee…