Posts Tagged ‘Pick N Eat’

Neighborhood Stories: The Market Forces of Washington Heights | Village Voice

Neighborhood Stories: The Market Forces of Washington Heights | Village Voice

By Alexandria Neason When a management company announced last winter that the drugstore chain Walgreens would take over the lease of one of Washington Heights’ major grocery stores, Associated Supermarket on Fort Washington Avenue, neighbors and elected officials rallied and fought back. Their activism was mirrored in nearby Inwood, where residents fought the mayor’s plan […]


Poción Lounge Delights With Tincture-Tinged Coctails and Vegan Tapas | Village Voice

Poción Lounge Delights With Tincture-Tinged Coctails and Vegan Tapas | Village Voice

BY ALICIA KENNEDY “I wanted to make you something from my heritage,” says bartender Jairo Taveras of Poción Lounge in Washington Heights, handing me a dark-rum-based cocktail garnished with a flaming stick of palo santo bark. “It’s Dominican mixology.” The richly sweet beverage is a theatrical take on Mama Juana, in which rum, red wine, […]


Washington Heights entrepreneurs strive for new heights in the face of gentrification | Metro US

Washington Heights entrepreneurs strive for new heights in the face of gentrification | Metro US

BY Amanda Mikelberg It’s a new era for an old-world neighborhood. Washington Heights is changing. New businesses are sprouting from Dominican roots that are catering to a diversified clientele — and introducing new objectives to entrepreneurs about surviving in New York City. The largely Dominican district has, for better or for worse, resisted gentrification for […]


12/13/14: Circle Up! Family Wellness Day

12/13/14: Circle Up! Family Wellness Day

The People’s Theatre Project has united a dozen Upper Manhattan organizations to present the first “Circle Up Family Wellness Day”, an afternoon featuring performances, wellness role models, healthy activities and opportunities to get involved in the community. Event organizer People’s Theatre Project will kick off the proceedings with the premiere of “Powerful People Everywhere”,
a new […]


Five-dollar finds | The Manhattan Times

Five-dollar finds | The Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Sherry Mazzocchi Think five dollars won’t get you very far? Think again. All throughout northern Manhattan, whatever your interests or tastes, count on your uptown vendors to satisfy – without breaking the bank. Have a look. Five dollars will get you a tasty bowl of sancocho. Pick and Eat’s serves a […]


To the last drop: el sancocho vegano | The Manhattan Times

Story by Sandra Evangelina García Quinoa, asparagus, brussel sprouts, curry sauce. And sancocho, the classic meat-based stew of many a Latin Caribbean home. Any sense of what these might all have in common? These are all the new dishes you will come to find on the expanded menu at Pick and Eat, the fresh, fast […]


Washington Heights duo spoofs Jay-Z and Kanye West in latest viral video  | NY Daily News

Washington Heights duo spoofs Jay-Z and Kanye West in latest viral video  | NY Daily News

BY Michael J. Feeney A Washington Heights duo that became instant Internet sensations this year with a comedic spoof video that drew nearly a million views is back, putting an uptown twist on a popular Jay-Z and Kanye West record. Funnymen Michael Diaz and Oscar Martinez – collectively known as Juan Bago and O, respectively […]

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