Arches, Lashes, and Legs

  Local beauty salons abound along Broadway but the ones that draw my eye on my regular commute to work just opened in the past two years and are all between 146th and 147th. Part of the draw is the woman dutifully offering me a info card every time I walk by and the other… Read More Arches, Lashes, and Legs

Brick Oven Pizza from Bono Trattoria Draws in the Locals

Having just opened on July 24th at the corner of 151st and Broadway, Bono Trattoria already has a sound following. With swanky decor visible through its large glass windows and brick oven pizza celebrated on the sign, excitement built over this Italian establishment before opening day. A room mate and myself decided to check it out… Read More Brick Oven Pizza from Bono Trattoria Draws in the Locals

Hamilton Heights – Journey from Cultured to Hip(ster)

When I moved to the west side of Harlem, specifically the part otherwise known as Hamilton Heights, three years ago, I didn’t realize that I would be witnessing it’s transformation. A morphing was taking place from a spacious maze of bodegas, Chinese food spots, and “farmacias” into a burgeoning student friendly hub of hip bars… Read More Hamilton Heights – Journey from Cultured to Hip(ster)