Posts Tagged ‘Angela Beibei Bao’

In the Heights, a Taste of Ethiopia

In the Heights, a Taste of Ethiopia

Story & photos by Angela Bao Bei Bei (@AngelaBaoBeiBei) On a recent Saturday afternoon, the late-autumn sunshine heated this changing neighborhood along the Hudson River. The air just off 187th Street smelled of autumn leaves, damp earth and bus exhaust. But whenever the door to the new café swung open – and it opened often […]


Child Care? Check the Waitlist First…

Child Care? Check the Waitlist First...

Story & photos by Angela Bao Bei Bei (@AngelaBaoBeiBei) Washington Heights – Rachel Torres finally started preschool this September after a one-year wait for a spot in a subsidized center, the only option her family can afford. Her parents, a 27-year-old food delivery man and his girlfriend, applied to the city’s Administration for Children’s Services […]


Donut Wars Rage in Washington Heights

Donut Wars Rage in Washington Heights

Story & photos by Angela Bao Bei Bei (@AngelaBaoBeiBei) Already boasting more than 7,000 stores across the country, Dunkin’ Donuts is seeking to double its footprint by 2020, an expansion plan first mentioned in 2006 following the company’s leveraged buyout. For residents of Washington Heights, the growing presence of the pink and orange logo is […]


Our Schools: Special Education In Focus

Our Schools: Special Education In Focus

Story & photos by Angela Bao Bei Bei (@AngelaBaoBeiBei) Hamilton Heights – A little past 7:30 last Thursday morning, Jennifer Low stood in the cafeteria of Public School 192, anxiously waiting her first batch of students – 10 second- and third-graders with disabilities ranging from autism to speech and hearing impairments. Low, 22, is a […]

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