Food

When you wish upon a knish

Baseball season may be winding down, but the chance to enjoy a ballpark style hot dog endures. Loeser’s Kosher Deli in Kingsbridge has this American delicacy from Hebrew National year round. Fredy Loeser, who opened the store with his father when he was 17, has seen many interesting...

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Scoop serves it up
Scoop sirve

However you like your chicken, choices abound uptown. There is chicken roasted, stewed and fried; there are wings, breasts or thighs; dark meat...
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Smart Snacking for Back to School

Bocadillos inteligentes para el regreso a clases

With the start of the school year around the corner, now is the perfect time for parents to ramp up efforts at infusing their kids'...
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A novel tradition

For thirty years, the Mitchell family has operated Brother Roy’s Green Garden Health Food Store on White Plains Road in Williamsbridge.
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A taste test
Una prueba de sabor

Patrons that packed APT 78 this past Wed., Jul. 10th were torn. “It’s like Heineken and Blue Moon,” said Jennifer Meléndez. “It tastes like a mix of Sam...
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Fresh and Smart
Fresco e inteligente

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. This is what Narine Malcolm tells her daughter, Kayla. The duo’s place to get apples—and beets, string beans...
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The Cake Master

Vampires, Barbie, Tinkerbell. German chocolate, red velvet and butter cream filling. These are the concerns that fill Washington Heights resident...
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Room to call your own (don’t hold the bacon)

As Christine Fall recently worked on her computer, she sat at a raised wooden table and enjoyed...
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Where there is smoke, there is Fat Freaky

The smoke signals start early in the morning. The message reads: Meat. Here. Now. The hungry come from Connecticut, upstate New York, Brooklyn, and New Jersey. They all make their way to 237th Street and Bronx Boulevard, otherwise known as Fat Freaky’s corner.

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Classic and sweet
Clásico y dulce

La farmacia local del vecindario está de vuelta con una explosión, un menú y un nombre más dulce, ligeramente diferente: de Farmacia Dichter...
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The Uptown Collective- The recap 4-22 to 4-27

I have a confession to make. Please don’t judge me. I have a thing for the Pumpkin House, which in my opinion is one of the most unique properties in all of New York City And when I say I have a “thing” for the Pumpkin House, I mean I have an unhealthy obsession with the oddly shaped edifice.

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La Piñata: A Treat of Taste

The lure of piñatas has long been the treasures hidden within. The new Piñata in town, however, saves you the trouble of having to smash anything to enjoy the treats. La Piñata Mexican Grill has become the latest installment to claim a culinary stake on corner of Broadway at 207th Street...

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Making the case at Court Deli
El caso del Court Deli

There are a number of courtrooms in the South Bronx. Some are made available for civil litigation; others are used to determine questions of criminality.
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Carrot Top reopens
Reabre Carrot Top

El favorito del vecindario Carrot Top en Inwood reabrió luego de una larga semana. Carrot Top fue cerrado por el Departamento de Salud...
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Disappearing acts on Broadway
Truco de desaparición en Broadway

Of late, swaths of Broadway throughout northern Manhattan have been particularly busy – with businesses that come and go.
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Coupons Savings for Every Mom

Ahorros con cupones para todas las madres

Usually, when young moms think of saving, it’s more likely to be while rifling through the sales rack at a children’s department store, ...
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La Piñata: A Treat of Taste

The lure of piñatas has long been the treasures hidden within. The new Piñata in town, however, saves you the trouble of having to smash anything...

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February 25 – March 2

WHIN By Any Means 3 is now one for the history books. The event went down on Thursday, February 28th at Negro Claro (3805 10th Ave) and exceeded everyone wildest expectations. Before the show even started, within 1 hour of the doors of the venue opening to be exact, the event was sold out

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Touro College on Global Health Mission in India

Dipan Ray, Ph.D., director of practice experience at Touro College of Pharmacy in Harlem (middle), and Ravi Shah, a doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D.) candidate at the College (right), work together to interview a patient at a makeshift “health camp” in New Delhi.

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Community News 03-06-13

Moving into its third year of existence here in New York City, CATCH Healthy Habits paired teams of volunteers age 50 and over, with kids in grades K-5 to teach them fun and constructive ways to be active and healthy. This March, after serving communities in The Bronx, the inter-generational program will...

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Patria, de cada día

El aroma afilado se cierne. Inclino mi cabeza y acerco mi nariz. Me asomo por encima del borde de la pequeña taza blanca y me atrevo respirar profundamente. El rico perfume es ...In-English

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Nitín: A sweet classic

Got a sweet tooth? The best cure in town is Nitín Bakery. In fact, it is the best cure in two towns. The first Nitín Bakery was founded decades ago in Santo Domingo. “I’d say 45 or 50 years ago,” projected Atilano Blandino. While there is someone in Santo Domingo who knows precisely how old the original Repostería Nitín is, like many legends, the...

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Open Wide: It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month
YUM: Es el Mes Nacional de la Salud Dental Infantil

Believe it or not, your child’s dental health is just as important as the annual physical, the haircut appointments, and the seasonal shopping ...
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To the last drop: el sancocho vegano

Hasta la última gota: el sancocho vegetariano

Quinoa, asparagus, brussel sprouts, curry sauce. And sancocho, the classic meat-based stew of many a Latin Caribbean home. Any sense of ...
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Love at home
Amor en casa

El día señalado del calendario para celebrar el amor y la pasión, así como para suspirar por ello, está a la vuelta de la esquina. Según la Asociación Nacional de Minoristas, los estadounidenses ...
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Sunkofa: A fresh take on taste

Sunkofa, a local gift shop in the Claremont Village area of the Bronx, is known for its wide selection of cultural products. But this past Jan. 21, the storeowners welcomed customers to check out the store’s latest unique offering—a newly added café and juice bar. That it was also Martin Luther King Jr. Day made for an even more meaningful celebration.

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UC Recap Nov 26- Dec 1

The holidays are upon us and while many of us are busy either celebrating, preparing to celebrate or buying gifts for loved ones, there are many in our neighborhood that could use a little Christmas cheer. Enter Operation Toys For Cocktails: From now until midnight on...

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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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MT Community 11.28.12

El Teatro de Niños Pied Piper de la ciudad de Nueva York con sede en Inwood presentará la obra de Shakespeare ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. Niños entre las edades de 10 a 18 están envueltos...
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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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Health as wealth at The Fortune Society
Salud como riqueza en ‘The Fortune Society

El canal favorito de Nemiah Biscaino es ‘The Food Network’ en cable. La estudiante de cuarto grado no está segura quien es su chef favorito – pero ella...
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Un pedazo de nostalgia, caliente y barato 

¿Piensas que tienes que regresar al 1980 por un pedazo de pizza que cueste un dólar? Deje de jugar con su máquina del tiempo, McFly, y en su lugar...

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A slice of nostalgia, hot and cheap

Think you’ve got to go back in time to the 1980’s for a pizza slice that’ll cost just a dollar? Quit tinkering with your time machine, McFly, and head...

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Tradición en la Taberna

Hay mucho más que brebajes y bocadillos en ‘The Yankee Tavern’. Los 14 televisores planos ofrecen un verdadero buffet de deportes de la...

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Tradition at the Tavern
Tradición en la Taberna

There are more than just brews and bites at The Yankee Tavern. The 14 flat-screen televisions offer a veritable buffet of New York City sports...

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Making the Pin-point, deliciously

The commercial corridor of West 207th Street just got a little sweeter, with the arrival in late summer of the Pin Pan Bakery at the very corner...

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Fresh, Raw, Delicious: El Rey of Tenth Avenue
Fresco, crudo, delicioso: El Rey de la Décima Avenida

With Labor Day looming, and the return of school just around the corner, the thrills of outdoor living, including dining, start to fade bit by...
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Soda ban hearing held by Board of Health
Departamento de Salud e Higiene Mental celebra una vista sobre la propuesta prohibición a la soda

El martes 24 de Julio, el Departamento de Salud e Higiene Mental de la Ciudad de Nueva York celebró una vista, su primera...
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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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