Supermarket Sweeps: Goodbye Dingy, Hello Organic

When I first moved, I was lucky to have the convenience of two local supermarkets in addition to the primarily outdoor fruit shops on Broadway. Sure, both of these supermarkets were C-Town but one was at 145th and the other at 150th. While I preferred to walk the twenty plus blocks to Fairway for produce… Read More Supermarket Sweeps: Goodbye Dingy, Hello Organic

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)