Posts Tagged ‘uptown’

Eating Along the A Line: In Inwood, it’s Darling Coffee, Piper’s Kilt, or G’s Coffee | NY Daily News

Eating Along the A Line: In Inwood, it's Darling Coffee, Piper's Kilt, or G's Coffee | NY Daily News

BY Rachel Wharton | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS The last stop on the A train is the Inwood-207th St. station, at the northern tip of Manhattan. Loaded with parkland and regal apartment buildings, Inwood now draws plenty of newcomers. Here’s where to taste the neighborhood’s past, present and future. Non stop mom and pop Nichole […]


Uptown Talk: The Translators Podcast – La Bruja

Uptown Talk: The Translators Podcast – La Bruja

On this episode, the Translators (Mike Diaz, Jaime Fernandez) talk to La Bruja about her early love of performing, the poetic jibberish she used to write as a kid, and the new play she is starring in.


At SpaHa Soul in Spanish Harlem, Camaraderie on a Plate | NY Times

At SpaHa Soul in Spanish Harlem, Camaraderie on a Plate | NY Times

By LIGAYA MISHAN Artist Thornton wore a red apron as he greeted guests at SpaHa Soul, but when asked if he was the chef, he paused. “I’m the ‘chef,’ ” he said with a laugh, fingers pinching the air. He was being modest (a decade ago, he was an executive chef overseeing four restaurants in […]


Uptown Talk: The Translators Podcast – April Hernandez Castillo

Uptown Talk: The Translators Podcast – April Hernandez Castillo

In this episode, The Translators (Mike Diaz and Jaime Fernandez) talk to actress April Hernandez Castillo about her classic Super Bowl commercial with Yao Ming, working on her first Hollywood film “Freedom Writers” and navigating the highs and lows of a career in Hollywood.


Uptown Talk: The Translators – Desmin Borges

Uptown Talk: The Translators – Desmin Borges

On this episode, the Translators (Mike Diaz & Jaime Fernandez) interview actor Desmin Borges who currently stars in the hit FXX show,”You’re The Worst.” Desmin waxes eloquent on his early theater days, playing a character with PTSD and his random Prince sightings.


Eating Along the A Line: Eat and drink in Upper Manhattan | NY Daily News

Eating Along the A Line: Eat and drink in Upper Manhattan | NY Daily News

BY Rachel Wharton | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS The Dyckman St. A train station sits near plenty of open green, given its position between Fort Tryon and Inwood Hill parks. Here’s where to eat after a hike. Super chimi Given the small size of Beans and Vines today — eight tables, a cozy armchair and […]


New Music: Trops Ft Lethy Liriano, Charlie Cruz & Tellie Floydd – Uptown

New Music: Trops Ft Lethy Liriano, Charlie Cruz & Tellie Floydd - Uptown


Uptown Talk: The Translators – Victor Cruz

Uptown Talk: The Translators - Victor Cruz

In this episode, the hilarious and talented actor Victor Cruz talks to the Translators (Mike Diaz and Jaime Fernandez) about having the same name as a famous football player, his failed Dexter audition story, acting in a scene with Al Pacino, and some of the lessons he has learned in his career—from his start as […]


Testing Out Harlem’s Handpulled Noodles | Gothamist

Testing Out Harlem's Handpulled Noodles | Gothamist

by Scott Lynch | Gothamist THE VIBE The Handpulled Noodle, which opened about two weeks ago in Harlem’s Hamilton Heights, is a seven-stool Chinese spot that has the locals swooning. Seriously, I spent an early-evening hour there last week, wolfing as much of the menu as I could, and I have never heard such non-stop […]


New Music: Glory Ft. Stats – WYD

New Music: Glory Ft. Stats – WYD


Eating Along the A Line: Coffee, Spanish food at 175th St. | NY Daily News

Eating Along the A Line: Coffee, Spanish food at 175th St. | NY Daily News

BY Rachel Wharton | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Plenty of fancy new coffee shops and beer bars have opened in Washington Heights. But the real reason to visit is for food with a Spanish accent. If you’re near the 175th St. A train stop, these spots won’t disappoint. Hot pockets You might say Carlos Dominguez […]


Spread Love: Subway Girls

Spread Love: Subway Girls

Okay folks the Room 28 team is back again with some serious heat. Subway Girls is a hilarious song about all the love, lust and courting that takes places in the subway. Click. Enjoy.


Arisen in the Heights | Manhattan Times

Arisen in the Heights | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi They heard the alarms. Franck De Las Mercedes and his wife Nicola figured it was probably a neighbor burning breakfast. He kissed her goodbye and she left for work. A moment later he heard her scream. The building was on fire. His wife ran back inside to get her husband and […]


New Music: Eckz – A Cholo Story

New Music: Eckz - A Cholo Story


In Upper Manhattan, Restoring the Golden Halo of Mother Cabrini | NY Times

In Upper Manhattan, Restoring the Golden Halo of Mother Cabrini  | NY Times

By MICHAEL T. LUONGO In the apse of a midcentury chapel in Upper Manhattan, there is a sparkling mosaic mural that depicts the life of America’s first saint, Frances Xavier Cabrini. The mural was recently restored to its original luster using period tiles, or tesserae, made of various types of marble (Carrara, Botticino) as well […]


New Music: Dark X Young Boston – It’s A Sport

New Music: Dark X Young Boston - It's A Sport


New Music: Glory – Extraordinary

New Music: Glory – Extraordinary


Uptown Talk: The Translators Podcast – Flaco Navaja

Uptown Talk: The Translators Podcast – Flaco Navaja

The homies Juan Bago & Jaime Fernandez talk to the multi-talented Flaco Navajo. Flaco Navajo does it all; sings, acts and is one of hell of a poet. Flaco shares how he started in the business, his role in a new FX show, and how he got the name Flaco. Enjoy!


Valentine’s Day Weekend: A Date With Room 28

Valentine's Day Weekend: A Date With Room 28


Eating Along the A Line: Washington Heights/168th St. stop | NY Daily News

Eating Along the A Line: Washington Heights/168th St. stop | NY Daily News

BY Rachel Wharton | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Broadway gets a bit hilly where the A train hits the Washington Heights/168th St. station. When the neighborhood’s steep streets give you an appetite, here’s where to eat. Taste of La casa The nickname of the 36-year-old Margot Restaurant might be “the basement,” but it’s more like […]


Uptown Talk: The Translators Podcast – Karina Ortiz

Uptown Talk: The Translators Podcast – Karina Ortiz

For this week’s episode, the Translators (Juan Bago & Jaime Fernandez) talk to actress Karina Ortiz, who will be doing her thing in the next season of Orange Is The New Black.


Healthy Washington Heights Eatery Pick and Eat Expanding to Inwood | DNAinfo

Healthy Washington Heights Eatery Pick and Eat Expanding to Inwood | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong INWOOD — One of the first Washington Heights restaurants to focus on healthy food is expanding to Inwood in hopes of combating locals’ “sad” eating habits, the owner said. Pick and Eat, located at 177th Street and Broadway, will open a second location at 207th Street and Broadway by the beginning of […]


LoLo’s Seafood Shack in Harlem | NY Times

LoLo’s Seafood Shack in Harlem | NY Times

By LIGAYA MISHAN There is no grill on a sawed-off oil drum, no lick of breeze or view of the sea in sun-shocked blue. But behind the frosted windows of LoLo’s Seafood Shack, which opened in Harlem in October, the extemporaneous spirit of the lolo — the kind of open-air barbecue joint found on the […]


Uptown Talk: The Translators Podcast – JW Cortes

Uptown Talk: The Translators Podcast - JW Cortes

Uptown’s own Mike Diaz AKA Juan Bago and Jaime Fernandez chop it up with actor JW Cortes of the engrossing Gotham TV show.

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