Tag Archives: Spanish Harlem

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

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Graffiti Hall of Fame: Welcome to H-A-R-L-E-M

One of the highlights of living in East Harlem is all of the street art on view, and I always look forward to walking by the The Graffiti Hall of Fame (at 106th and Park) on the way to Central … Continue reading

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A Snowy Tree Grows in East Harlem

When you’ve lived in a neighborhood for several years, you start to really notice the small details–a colorful doorway, a stunning mural, a flower in a window, the friendly octogerian guy sweeping the sidewalk. But sometimes it takes a jolt … Continue reading

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Riding Out the Storm: A Sandy Snapshot

The week Sandy blew into town was an unforgettable experience in New York from black outs and floods to businesses and offices shut down across the city. We’ll never forget roaming Downtown that first night as darkness set in and … Continue reading

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Summer Breeze to the Max

An ominous thunderstorm rolled in tonight right over the heart of Manhattan that looked like some kind of crazy tornado formation. And it looked like that fancy new tower near Mt. Sinai was going to be sucked up into a … Continue reading

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Dancin’ in the Park, East Harlem Style

Every year Spanish Harlem lights up on the day before the National Puerto Rican Day Parade with a huge festival on 116th Street, music blasting all day, people out in the streets strutting their stuff, homemade cooking on every block…it’s … Continue reading

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Love Thy Neighbor – East Harlem Community Supported Kitchen (CSK)

Eating healthy is easy if you have the know how and means (money and availability to healthy food) to do it. In Spanish Harlem, our food shopping/acquiring choices are simply not adequate. It’s basically a choice between a large supermarket … Continue reading

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