Posts Tagged ‘Dominican neighborhood’

What It’s Like to Live in Segregated New York | NY Times

What It’s Like to Live in Segregated New York | NY Times

The New York Times asked residents in community districts that were highly divided along racial and ethnic lines to describe what they liked and didn’t like about their neighborhoods. Washington Heights, Manhattan Community District 12; 70 percent Latino Jennifer Celadilla, 27 A middle school teacher “In the ’80s and ’90s it was really dangerous to […]


The NYPD is Running Stings Against Immigrant-Owned Shops, Then Pushing For Warrantless Searches | ProPublica

The NYPD is Running Stings Against Immigrant-Owned Shops, Then Pushing For Warrantless Searches | ProPublica

by Sarah Ryley for ProPublica and the New York Daily News An undercover NYPD officer entered the spotless Super Laundromat & Dry Cleaners in Inwood, a largely Dominican neighborhood at the northernmost tip of Manhattan. He made his rounds through the store, hawking what he said were stolen gadgets — an iPhone, iPad Mini and […]


Favorite Bites in Washington Heights with Tampopo Ramen Owner Josh Frank | Village Voice

Favorite Bites in Washington Heights with Tampopo Ramen Owner Josh Frank | Village Voice

By Jacqueline Raposo Four months ago, New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood got its first ramen shop — Tampopo Ramen (1 Bennett Avenue; 212-923-0575). The owners aren’t quite whom you might expect to bring onigiri rice balls or donburi bowls to the historically Dominican neighborhood that flanks the George Washington Bridge, but sometimes inspiration comes from […]

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