I am a proud New Yorker, having lived here on and off (mostly on) since 2012. Ever since I was in high school, I wanted to live in Manhattan, and made countless trips on the Metro North to explore and get to know the city. I've lived in 4 neighborhoods, 2 boroughs, and am solidly … Continue reading Unique New York: My NY in 25
My home for two years, Washington Heights holds a special place in my heart. Here are my favorite things, written as a comprehensive guide for anyone looking to visit or move to this wonderful neighborhood.
It's been over a month since I last wrote a post, and since then I started a new marketing job and moved back into New York City! My new apartment is in Harlem, a few blocks south of my old neighborhood, Washington Heights, and so far I'm loving it. I am planning to blog more often now … Continue reading What I Missed About New York City
It was a gorgeous day yesterday and I took the A train to the start at 207th to check out the Inwood Greenmarket. (See a full listing of Greenmarkets in NYC) I am looking into getting more locally sourced produce, so I plan to join a CSA in my neighborhood. Until the program starts, I … Continue reading What to Do In: Inwood
Part of living in a community, to me, means giving back to the community and participating in its cultural life. As my neighborhood of Washington Heights is slowly becoming gentrified, as demonstrated by various new establishments, I am trying to become involved in some community-based efforts that enrich the neighborhood from the bottom up - … Continue reading This is Us – Youth Theater
A friend was visiting from out of town last weekend, and we spent most of our time together in Harlem and my neighborhood, Washington Heights. First to start the weekend off right, we went to our favorite haunt, the Shrine, to see some great live music and dance to the DJ spinning African beats. The … Continue reading What to Do In: Northern Manhattan
I'm back! It's been a year and what a year! Everything has changed. Since my last post, I have graduated from Binghamton University with a Master's in Business Administration, started working at a non-profit in East Harlem, moved to Washington Heights and have been back to the Dominican Republic twice. I will be refocusing this … Continue reading Uptown Girl