Posts Tagged ‘La Casa Azul’

Casa…to be continued | Manhattan Times

Casa…to be continued | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi If a bookstore could be a character in a novel, La Casa Azul would likely be a force of magical realism as wrought by Gabriel García Márquez.‎ Named for the blue house where Mexican artist Frida Kahlo lived, this El Barrio bookshop has been a cultural – and colorful – destination […]


Junot Díaz Grabs Ramen, Pizza, and ‘Fight-Worthy’ Chicken While He’s in New York | Grub Street New York

Junot Díaz Grabs Ramen, Pizza, and ‘Fight-Worthy’ Chicken While He’s in New York | Grub Street New York

Junot Díaz, the celebrated author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and This Is How You Lose Her (which is out in paperback next week), took a different approach to tracking his diet for us. Instead of a week of consecutive days, Díaz, who spends half his time in Boston, chose to recount […]


Home Rules – La Casa Azul Flourishes | The Manhattan Times

Home Rules - La Casa Azul Flourishes | The Manhattan Times

Story, photos and video by Sherry Mazzocchi The past month has been a whirlwind for Aurora Anaya-Cerda. Her El Barrio bookstore, La Casa Azul, celebrated its one-year anniversary. Then she whisked off to Washington, D.C. to accept an award at the White House. Four weeks later, she presided over the opening day of her latest […]

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