Posted on September 30, 2008 by ccruz25
Since “In The Heights” won the the Tony Award for Best Muscial winning best musical, the cast has been busy showing off their skills. Click on the picture to watch Janet Dacal and Christopher Jackson perform at the 3rd annual Taste of the Heights food fair. Lin-Manuel Miranda — the creator, composer, lyricist and lead male role — introduced the pair.
Free posters that were given away at the performance.
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Posted on April 28, 2008 by ccruz25
Imagine 181st Street clear of buses and parked cars. Imagine a bike lane. Imagine clean air.
A group of Washington Heights residents, most who live near the busy street, met with representatives of the Department of Transportation, the Metropolitan Transit Authority and an urban planning consulting firm to brainstorm solutions to reduce congestion.
Click here for the .pdf of the article published in the Manhattan Times.
Filed under: New York City News, Washington Heights/Inwood | Tagged: NYC DOT Congested Corridor, NYC DOT Gridlock, washington heights, Washington Heights Gridlock, Washington Heights/Inwood | 1 Comment »
Posted on February 3, 2008 by ccruz25
Not every New Yorker supports their hometown politician. Mr. Luis Cordova, an immigrant from the Dominican Republic, would like to see Barack Obama win the presidency.
Click on image for audio slideshow (total running time: 1 min 41 secs)
Filed under: election, Latinos, New York City News, Obama, Washington Heights/Inwood | Tagged: Barack Obama, Inwoood, latino vote, Luis Cordova, New York Primary, NY Primary, Obama and Latinos, washington heights, Washington Heights/Inwood | Leave a comment »
Posted on October 11, 2007 by ccruz25
Dominicans, from the island, from New York or as far away as Spain, use the vehicle of Hip Hop to tell their stories. El Lapiz Conciente, which translates to “The Pencil,” comes from the rough streets of Los Minas in the capital city of Santo Domingo.
El Lapiz came to New York this week to perform at Umbrella’s in Inwood and here’s what a fan, Carlos, had to say.
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