Posts Tagged ‘181st Street’

Feelings by the filling | Manhattan Times

Feelings by the filling | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi It’s best to eat hearty winter pies such as pecan or apple slightly warm, topped with vanilla ice cream. Piling on scoops of chocolate just won’t work. “The favors would be busy in your mouth,” says June Coleman. She should know. Her brand, Fancy Pies, are for sale at a pop […]


In Full Flower | Manhattan Times

In Full Flower | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Flor de Toloache is New York City’s only all-women mariachi band. It might be its best. The seven-member group is known for spectacular harmonies and sparkling instrumentation. Their sound is grounded in traditional mariachi music, with hints of cumbia, hip-hop and blues. They can be heard throughout the city, including at […]


Cops vs. fruit vendors in Washington Heights | NY Daily News

Cops vs. fruit vendors in Washington Heights | NY Daily News

By Tanay Warerkar AND Simone Weichselbaum/New York Daily News A messy Washington Heights fruit fight is becoming overripe with drama. The 34th Precinct crackdown on unlicensed food vendors along W. 181st St. and St. Nicholas Ave. has caught the big cheese: Suly Solano, a 31-year-old Dominican woman who runs a booming fruit truck at the […]


At Saggio, a Day of School Revelry, Capped by Wine | NY Times

At Saggio, a Day of School Revelry, Capped by Wine | NY Times

By ALAN FEUER The neighborhood restaurant plays a limited, but critical, role in New York’s culinary life: It is the place one goes not to be surprised, but satisfied. It’s always a little surprising, then, to find one that’s more than satisfactory. Saggio, a homey, full-flavored trattoria at 829 West 181st Street, is one of […]


The Big Uptown Monthly Classic Movie Night @ Le Chéile on Monday Night

The Big Uptown Monthly Classic Movie Night @ Le Chéile on Monday Night

The Big Uptown Monthly Classic Movie Night Blazing Saddles Le Chéile (839 W. 181st St.) Monday, May  7th 8 pm Join Washington Heights filmmaker Jon Ullman as he presents some of his favorite classic movies at Le Chéile, 839 W. 181st St. at Cabrini.  Whether you’re discovering a classic film for the first time or […]


Flor de Toloache @ Le Chéile

Flor de Toloache @ Le Chéile

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Video & photography by Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) What is Flor de Toloache? Toloache is an herb used to make people fall in love. It is also the name of, get this, are you ready? A truly awesome All-Female Mariachi Band that will totally change your mind about Mariachi music. You will, […]


Save The Coliseum Meeting @ Word Up Books In Pictures

Save The Coliseum Meeting @ Word Up Books In Pictures

Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy)


The Word Up Books Fundraiser @ Le Chéile In Pictures

The Word Up Books Fundraiser @ Le Chéile In Pictures

Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy)


Save The Coliseum Meeting @ Word Up Books In Pictures

Save The Coliseum Meeting @ Word Up Books In Pictures

Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy)


Racked NY Shouts Out Our Very Own Probus NYC

Racked NY Shouts Out Our Very Own Probus NYC

The Shopping Confidential section of Racked NY shouted out our very own Probus NYC (714 West 181st Street). As it turns out, beauty expert, Edward Cruz came upon the shop while working on the set of a Ludacris video a few years back. Well, taken by the extensive selection and the excellent customer service, Mr. […]


Future Uncertain For Historic Coliseum Theater | NY1

Future Uncertain For Historic Coliseum Theater | NY1

By: Rebecca Spitz When the Coliseum Theater opened in Washington Heights in the 1920s, it was the third largest theater in the country, hosting stars like the Marx Brothers and Bob Hope before it was later converted into a movie house, but now it’s closed, leaving community members wondering about what’s next for the space. NY1’s […]


Pinball Wizards Flip for WaHi Tournament | DNAinfo

Pinball Wizards Flip for WaHi Tournament | DNAinfo

By Paul Lomax WAHI — Tommy would be proud. Pinball powerhouses from all over North America rolled into Washington Heights this past weekend to try to bump off the competition in the inaugural Pinball Open. New neighborhood restaurant Le Chéile opened its doors to over 200 people for the first of what organizers hope to […]


Rider takes on the MTA: Starts petition on ‘neglected’ subway station | NY Daily News

Rider takes on the MTA: Starts petition on 'neglected' subway station | NY Daily News

BY Michael J. Feeney   A WASHINGTON Heights teenager is fed up with the “neglected” W. 181st St. subway station – and she’s decided to do something about it. Grace Valdes, 19, has been collecting petition signatures from other frustrated straphangers at the W. 181st A-train station, which she charged has been all but abandoned […]


On the Fringe, With Benefits | NY Times

By Christian L. Wright Photo Credit: Guy Calaf | The New York Times “HEY, look out!” cried a man on the street as he grabbed an elderly woman from the path of a bicyclist whizzing down the steep slope of West 181st Street, toward Riverside Drive. The cyclist was gone in a flash, trailed by […]


New York Red Bulls Star Juan Agudelo Will Be @ The AT&T Store In The Heights Tonight

NEW YORK RED BULLS STAR JUAN AGUDELO CELEBRATES NEW HIGH-TECH BILINGUAL AT&T STORE IN WASHINGTON HEIGHTS Thursday, August 25 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 614 West 181st Street (Btwn St. Nicholas and Wadsworth Avenues) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROFXMWd9xsY]


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 […]


The 40 Oz Bounce that Didn’t Happen or Did It

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Ruben Henriquez I have never seen so many cops in one place in my life. It literally looked like every cop in the city was in Washington Heights this past Saturday, all on the strength of one man. As a matter of fact, as I was making my ascent […]


Space, Light and Bragging Rights – Habitats/Washington Heights | NYTimes.com

By CONSTANCE ROSENBLUM THE real estate ad promised a space renovated by a “well-known architect,” or words to that effect. But Mindy Fox, a food writer who was apartment hunting with her husband, Steve Hoffman, was dubious. “If he’s so well known,” Ms. Fox muttered to Mr. Hoffman as they headed up to Washington Heights […]


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Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@Djboy09)


Just Another Day at the 181st Street Train Station

Check out this now viral video of a way too common occurrence at the 1 Train station at 181st Street, the elevators getting stuck in between floors. Thank goodness everyone was rescued without any major issues but this could have been much worse. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KX2KRSr7Zas]


Hudson Heights Pumps More-for-Less Theme | WSJ.com

By Kavita Mokha Hudson Heights in upper Manhattan is nestled in an area that has long been considered a Dominican stronghold, but for a couple of blocks along West 181st Street between Fort Washington Avenue and Cabrini Boulevard, a more diverse crowd has been setting up shop in the past few years. Dominican sancocho and […]


The Dominican Film Festival Kicks Off Tonight

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The first ever Dominican Film Festival in New York (DFFNY) held at the Coliseum Cinemas (181st Street & Broadway) looks to be a doozy. The DFFNY boasts a stunning and varied list of feature films as well as a smattering of short films. Q&A sessions with audience and the press will […]


Uptown in Brief: Dancing at the Altar – DNAinfo.com

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDOV7eyTywo&feature] By Eden E. Woldearegay and Sam Guzik Specials to DNAinfo WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — On a recent Sunday, Rev. Melvin Miller looked more like a dancer prepared to leap onto the stage at the New York City Ballet than a pastor ministering to his congregation. As he stepped onto the pulpit dressed in a white […]


AT&T Announces the Opening up of a new “Experience Store” on 181st Street & St. Nicholas this Summer

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) This past Wednesday, AT&T formally announced the opening of its new “Experience” store on 181st Street and St. Nicholas this summer while also pledging its support to important community and civic causes to a gathering of local press, community and business leaders. The new retail store will be one of the […]

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