Tag Archives: Food

Silky smooth, and cold as ice
Sedoso suave y frio como el hielo

Mientras que el momento de pavonearse en su traje de baño ya se fue por este año, aun es el tiempo de mantenerse con el trópico.
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UC Recap: November 19 – November 24

We started the week with the sweet news that Uptown’s own Carrot Top Pastries was voted #1 for Carrot Cake in all of New York City by the NY Daily News. The Uptown Hip-Hop movement is really beginning to make some noise...

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Mambo at La Marina
Mambo en La Marina

Celestina Yavilia swayed to the sound of the mambo, moving her hips in rhythm and her feet in step. Her regular dancing partner was completely ignored. “When I listen to music, it cures me,”...
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A giveaway and gratitude at the Cathedral

Michael Pérez had been waiting in line for over an hour outside the United Palace Theater and Cathedral. Was there a show? A sermon? No. At the other end of a line that wrapped around the block was the centerpiece of the holiday meal for many: the turkey...

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Sandy’s hook, sweet and smooth

Franklin Pimentel knows Superstorm Sandy’s strength well. The storm’s punches left him without power the days following her steamroll through town. “I had to drink martinis to keep warm,” he said with a laugh...

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UC Recap: Nov 12 – Nov 17

We started the week with a thought-provoking opinion piece by John Paul Infante on the need to go beyond Marriage Equality legislation and to bring people together so we can better understand each other. Uptown resident, Octavio Blanco, and a few other hardy souls from Uptown and beyond, decided to take part in the grassroots efforts to help out those affected by Hurricane Sandy in Far Rockaway recently...

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Make Every Day Food Day
Día de Alimentos Diariamente

Normalmente yo no escribo acerca de comida, pero ya que la comida es combustible para la actividad física, y ya que una de mis organizaciones favoritas recientemente llevó a cabo un evento para promover alimentación saludable – pensé en hacer una excepción...
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Food for the soul, and with heart
Alimento para el alma, y con corazón

Just hours before Mayor Michael Bloomberg was to have honored her and her eponymous restaurant at a special...
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Free and Cheap – Any Day of the Week
Gratis y Barato – Cualquier día de la semana

There may not seem there is much in the way of formal celebrations to note in August – no big Independence Day fireworks and the like...
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Sweet on Savoy
Dulce en Savoy

In sketching out the culinary landscape of northern Manhattan, there is a sweet spot like no other: The Savoy Bakery...
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Fizzling out: is the soda ban bad for small business?
Desvaneciéndose: ¿es la prohibición de la soda negativa para los pequeños negocios?

New York City Councilmember Robert Jackson has come out against the soda ban proposed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg...
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Going green at the stove
Crear un ambiente verde en la estufa

If getting, and staying, green seemed only applicable to how you recycled, you have not yet met Ramon Toribio.
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After painful loss, building a better future

Tragedy struck the Paniagua household two years ago. Sahim, the eldest son, then 16, collapsed at home. He was unable to be revived...

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