Posts Tagged ‘Carla Zanoni’

Popular Inwood Artist Will Teez Dies of Leukemia | DNAinfo

Popular Inwood Artist Will Teez Dies of Leukemia | DNAinfo

By Carla Zanoni, DNAinfo Social Media Editor INWOOD — Will Alicea, a popular and respected Inwood artist, has died. Alicea, best known as Will Teez for his line of neighborhood-centric clothing, died Wednesday in his Park Terrace East apartment after meeting with a group of family and friends, according to a friend. He recently had […]


Darling Coffee Serves Up Local Coffee with Local Flavors in Inwood | DNAinfo

Darling Coffee Serves Up Local Coffee with Local Flavors in Inwood | DNAinfo

By Carla Zanoni, DNAinfo Social Media Editor INWOOD — For one Inwood couple, food, hospitality, and a love of butter has always been in their families’ blood. So when the two decided to go into business together, creating a coffee house where they could bring together these elements and offer them to their community seemed […]


Inwood Club Brings ’90s Music Back With Retro Dance Parties | DNAinfo

By Carla Zanoni, DNAinfo Social Media Editor INWOOD — For uptown party planner Sasha Inoa, music at many nightclubs has become stale with the same songs played over and over again, regardless of the venue. So when she had the chance to start a party at Inwood newcomer Negro Claro, she decided to turn to […]


Free Wi-Fi Proposed for Uptown Parks | DNAinfo

Free Wi-Fi Proposed for Uptown Parks | DNAinfo

By Carla Zanoni, DNAinfo Social Media Editor UPPER MANHATTAN — The Parks Department plans to launch a new initiative to bring Wi-Fi to Upper Manhattan parks. The department is currently looking into the feasibility of connecting the parks and plans to roll out some of the service between this summer and the fall of 2013, […]


Historic Millrose Games Takes Victory Lap in New Washington Heights Home | DNAinfo

Historic Millrose Games Takes Victory Lap in New Washington Heights Home | DNAinfo

By Carla Zanoni WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — Thousands of track and field fans trekked uptown over the weekend to celebrate and honor the sport’s best athletes and welcome the 105th annual Millrose Games to its new home. The sold-out crowd attended the event at the packed New Balance Armory Track Center on Fort Washington Avenue and […]


Inwood Couple Looks to Start Local Flea Market | DNAinfo

Inwood Couple Looks to Start Local Flea Market | DNAinfo

By Carla Zanoni INWOOD — Brooklyn Flea, watch out: Inwood is about to get its own local flea market. Started by a local couple as a way to raise funds for the Inwood businesses ruined during a massive fire last month, the market is making a trial run with two dates in February and hopes […]


PS 187 Principal Cynthia Chory Believes in the Positive Power of Community | DNAinfo

PS 187 Principal Cynthia Chory Believes in the Positive Power of Community | DNAinfo

By Carla Zanoni When PS 187 Hudson Cliff Principal Cynthia Chory is asked how many children she has had, her answer is surprising. “I have three I go home to at night and 800 in the building during the day,” she said. Chory prides herself on a personal connection with the children who attend her […]


Inwood Fire Leaves Yoga Instructor Determined to Rise From Ashes | DNAinfo

Inwood Fire Leaves Yoga Instructor Determined to Rise From Ashes | DNAinfo

By Carla Zanoni INWOOD — As the Inwood community continues to grieve the dramatic fire that devastated a suite of mom and pop businesses on Broadway, the owner a popular yoga studio is quickly working to get locals back on their mats. Marcela Xavier watched her Bread and Yoga studio go up in flames on […]


Pit Bull Abandoned on Thanksgiving Looks For a Home | DNAinfo

Pit Bull Abandoned on Thanksgiving Looks For a Home | DNAinfo

By Carla Zanoni INWOOD — Uptown dog lovers are working feverishly to find a new home for an abandoned pit bull that was discovered chained outside a popular Dyckman Street restaurant early Thanksgiving morning. The dog, which rescuers named Inwood Sandy, was discovered shaking and cowering on the street during the early morning hours on […]


Thousands of Revelers Brave Rain to Celebrate Dominican Pride | DNAinfo.com

By Paul Lomax, Carla Zanoni and Tom Liddy MANHATTAN — More than 100,000 revelers braved a sopping-wet Sunday to celebrate the Dominican Day Parade, donning colorful outfits and dancing to music despite the dreary skies. The festivities had been pushed back until 1:15 p.m. due to the torrential rain that has been soaking the city, […]


Washington Heights Mourns Beloved Fried Chicken Joint – DNAinfo

By Carla Zanoni DNAinfo Reporter/Producer WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — In New York City, restaurants come and restaurants go. But when a beloved neighborhood haunt that has been serving up delectable dishes for after school and late night cravings for years serves its last meal, a neighborhood mourns. And so it was when New Caporal Fried Chicken […]


Uptown in Brief: Inwood Chosen as One of Six Neighborhoods That Deserve Historic Preservation

By Carla Zanoni DNAinfo Reporter/Producer INWOOD — Manhattan’s northernmost neighborhood is receiving some long overdue accolades for its architectural diversity and unique landscape design. Chosen as one of two Manhattan neighborhoods that warrant preservation, Inwood was named part of the Historic Districts Council’s first annual “Six to Celebrate,” an effort that will be made through […]


THE MANHATTAN TIMES 1OTH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE OUT NOW

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) That ‘s right people, the 10th Anniversary Issue of the Manhattan Times is on the streets right now. Congratulations are in order to the Manhattan Times for reaching that oh-so impressive milestone. The Manhattan Times has proven that the newspaper is not dead. That it is still vital and that hyper-local […]


DNAINFO HIGHLIGHTS THE UPTOWN COLLECTIVE

By Carla Zanoni DNAinfo Reporter/Producer UPPER MANHATTAN — In the face of a changing landscape north of 155th Street, a thriving online community has risen up to preserve the history of the area as well as document new experiences of residents. In Inwood and Washington Heights, the Uptown Collective blog is aiming to become the […]


UPTOWN IN BRIEF: INWOOD SCHOOL DOES IT UP THRILLER STYLE

Carla Zanoni|DNAinfo By Carla Zanoni DNAinfo Reporter/Producer INWOOD — Upper Manhattan’s zombies came out days before Halloween to shake their bones while attempting to break a world record of people simultaneously dancing to Michael Jackson’s classic song “Thriller.” Students in grades six through eight from I.S. 52 at Broadway and Academy Street were part of […]


UPTOWN IN BRIEF: MAMAJUANA LOOKING TO EXPAND TO LES

The popular Inwood restaurant Mamajuana is looking to bring its Dominican flavor to the nightlife-rich Lower East Side. The nightspot is currently working to finalize a deal to take over the space at 107 Norfolk St., which is formerly home to the music venue Tonic, said Mamajuana owner Victor Osorio. The original Inwood location has […]


I AM UPTOWN – CARLA ZANONI

BY Claudio Cabrera Where do you live? Park Terrace East in Inwood. What do you do? I’m a community journalist and work for DNAinfo.com, a digital news service covering all of Manhattan’s local news. I also have a neighborhood blog about Inwood and Washington Heights called The Streets Where We Live. Where are you originally […]

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