Articles for tag: Washington Heights

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Next Door Restaurant Serves Organic Fare in Washington Heights

Formerly known as Healthy Habits and recently re-named in relation to its big brother eatery 107 West, one might assume that Next Door restaurant is experiencing an identity crisis of sorts. But you’d be wrong. Owners and dynamic brotherly duo, Simon and Thomas Hui, confidently injected the wholesome, organic-driven menu that’s made their Washington Heights ...

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The Life and Career of Ron Perlman

Film and voice actor Ron Perlman was born on April 13, 1950, in New York. Perlman’s mother was a city employee, while his father worked as a repairman and jazz drummer. Overall, Perlman has stated that he did not have a bad childhood, but as a child growing up in Washington Heights, Perlman often felt ...

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Best Neighborhoods in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

When you sit down and divide out all the neighborhoods of Milwaukee, Wisconsin you maybe shocked to find out how many there really are. Milwaukee, Wisconsin has 45 different neighborhoods, and each with their own name! So when moving to Milwaukee, Wisconsin how do you choose the right one for you? Well I will go ...

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Washington, D.C. Street Guide and Grid

Washington, D.C. is the most confusing city in the United States of America. The Pierre L’Enfant city plan was developed out of visions of grandeur for a Capital City that was to emerge out of Maryland and Virginia swampland. The Baroque design predates automobile traffic and is an intimidating mix of narrow streets, one-ways, radials, ...

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The Rise of a New Rapper Mims: This is Why He’s Hot!

Whether we love it or hate it, we’ve all heard that one hit single, “This is Why I’m Hot” by none other than Mims. Of course, we don’t know much about this new star, so chances are, if you’re reading this, you want to learn more about Mims, what’s he’s all about, what his influences ...

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Historic Coliseum Cinemas Movie Theatre Hosts Film Club, Shows Art Films

Thanks to merging interests of a Washington Heights resident and Coliseum Cinemas business owners, Northern Manhattanites get to view first-run, non-commercial art, documentary, and independent films close to home these days. Together, Michael Kassin and the owners of the historic Coliseum Cinemas on 181st Street launched, against industry odds, the successful Coliseum Cinemas Movie Club ...

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Top 10 Rap Songs of 2013

Do you find searching for new rap music online to be a frustrating process? If you get tired of people putting up bogus songs or songs from 5 years ago and saying they are new rap songs of 2013. Stop wasting your time and energy trying to find free music or searching through giant libraries ...

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Graffiti and Street Art: A Brief History

Graffiti can be anything from simple scratch marks, to writings in pen, or large wall murals with paint. Graffiti has existed since the dawn of time as the cavemen painted pictures of animals, battles and themselves on the walls of their homes in the caves of Africa and Europe. Graffiti can be found in the ...