Tag Archives: holidays

Holiday Cheer Along The Harlem Meer

Everyone knows about the charms of Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall at Christmas time, especially the famous spruce that attracts millions of onlookers. But did you know New York City is also home to a “floating” Christmas tree? Not many people make … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in East Harlem Life | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

O Christmas Skyscraper, O Christmas Skyscraper

Your metal beams delight us…

Posted in Exploring New York City | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Abrazo Fraternal del Barrio

With the lingering signs of the annual weeklong celebration of all things and people Puerto Rican still visible around Spanish Harlem, it’s hard to believe the 26th annual 116th Street (Abrazo Fraternal) Festival and 54th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade … Continue reading

Posted in East Harlem Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

‘Twas the Night After Glöggfest

‘Twas the night after Glöggfest, when all through the flat, not a creature was stirring, not even a rat.” Holidays in NYC are not milquetoast Middle America. They are citified, but not necessarily fancified. In New York, rats and Ratkings … Continue reading

Posted in Exploring New York City | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The 14th Annual Glöggfest

Glöggfest 2010 got off to a Bang Bang Push Push here in El Barrio. With the help of Joe Cuba, Shuggie Otis, Hector Lavoe, Fela Kuti, Run DMC, and the jazzoliday vibes from A Charlie Brown Christmas, the Glögg warmed … Continue reading

Posted in East Harlem Life, Eat, Drink & Be Merry | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

‘Tis The Season…

Some people go crazy for Rockefeller Center during the holidays. We don’t mind a nice viewing from the M5 bus, but trying to wade through the crowds wrapped in waddling clothes is a bit too much. Take out 99% of … Continue reading

Posted in Exploring New York City | Tagged , , | 1 Comment