Posts Tagged ‘NYC Schools’

Buunni Coffee Staycation Update…

Buunni Coffee Staycation Update...

To celebrate their upcoming five-year anniversary, the owners of Buunni Coffee treated their employees to a beach day. Their loyal patrons took over the running of the shop for a few hours. The good folks at CBS New York put together a great segment on the Buunni Coffee Staycation. Check it out below. Related: Buunni […]


Buunni Coffee Gives A New Meaning To Staycation

Buunni Coffee Gives A New Meaning To Staycation

The staff at Buunni Coffee is going from roasting coffees beans to roasting on a beach. To celebrate their upcoming five year anniversary, the owners of Buunni Coffee are treating their employees to a beach day. But they will not close their doors. That’s right, today, August 16th, the dedicated patrons of the community affirming […]


Inwood Principal Uses Art and Music to Inspire Students | DNAinfo

Inwood Principal Uses Art and Music to Inspire Students | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer INWOOD — When Maureen Guido was offered the chance to open a new elementary school in Inwood nine years ago, the Brooklyn native knew which principles would guide her. First, the mother of three wanted to make sure that she offered her students an education that was as good or […]


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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