For the first installment of ABC News’ “Game Changers”, Robin Roberts came Uptown to chop it up with the incomparable Lin-Manuel Miranda.
BY Lauren Glassberg The owners of ‘Mamasushi’ say the restaurant in Inwood needed a Japanese restaurant, with a focus on sushi, but they wanted to make it approachable to the large Dominican and Latin American residents in the area. The result? Mamasushi, located at 237 Dyckman Street in Inwood. It’s called a ‘Hot Mama Roll’ […]
BY Lauren Glassberg In Neighborhood Eats, the search for a perfect cup of tea resulted in a new restaurant in Harlem. The owner of this restaurant wasn’t in the food world before opening “Chaiwali”, but she’s immersed in it now with her very own restaurant that serves among other things, chai. “Chaiwali” is located at […]
BY Lauren Glassberg WASHINGTON HEIGHTS (WABC) — This week in Neighborhood Eats, we’re visiting a Dominican restaurant, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. The restaurant has been a hit in one Manhattan neighborhood for nearly three decades. It is a family affair, started by the owner Margot Santana 29 years ago, in her own community. […]
BY Lauren Glassberg INWOOD (WABC) — Inwood at the top of Manhattan where the Harlem and Hudson Rivers meet is the spot Jason Minter and Jason Berger opened Indian Road Cafe five years ago. Today, it’s really a community hub where people get their coffee and often linger. via: Neighborhood Eats: Shrimp with roasted tomatoes […]
BY Art McFarland WASHINGTON HEIGHTS (WABC) — A now vacant storefront in Washington Heights had a short life as a community bookstore known as Word Up. “The neighborhood has seemed to say, ‘Yes, we want this and we want Word Up to be the ones bringing it,” book store founder Vanessa Liu said. Run by […]
BY Lisa Colagrossi NEW YORK (WABC) — Forget the days of bingo and cards – New York City now has eight so-called “innovative senior centers” up and running. The innovations come in the form of new programs that focus on wellness and more challenging activities. Senior centers used to focus on free meals and socialization […]
The 8th annual Drums Along the Hudson Native American festival held at Inwood Hill Park, was absolutely mind blowing. It is the only open-air pow wow in all of Manhattan and included exhibitions of world dance and drumming traditions. At the risk of sounding all new agey, it would seem to me that the Native […]