Tag Archives: Harlem

CHRISTMAS TREE SAGA

We decided to go for a Charlie brown Christmas tree this year, the current times and our budget being what it is. The past few years we’ve been pretty lucky about price and size, the first tree we had up … Continue reading

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ELECTION DAY

Last Tuesday morning I reported for work at the school on Amsterdam Avenue I was assigned to for the election. This time I knew what to do and found my table and box and set it up in no time. … Continue reading

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DUELING GARDENS

DUELING GARDENS As some of you have read before Danusia and I are members of the community garden up the block, the Garden of Hope. There is also the Convent Avenue Garden just up the block at the foot of … Continue reading

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SAY HELLO (Gentrification)

  I live in Hamilton Heights. That’s in Harlem, on 152nd Street. My wife and I have lived here for two years, we just signed our third lease, and our rent was bumped up another $75 a month. It could … Continue reading

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6 MILES, 3 BUSSES, 75 MINUTES

It says on Google maps that it should take 40 minutes on the M 101 bus to travel the six miles from the corner of East 79th Street to the bus stop on the corner of our block on West … Continue reading

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A GARDEN OF CATS

One of the best things about living where we live is the amount of green in close proximity. We are blocks from the Hudson River Park, Jackie Robinson Park, and Highbridge Park. We are a short bike ride away from … Continue reading

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A YEAR AND A DAY

It’s actually been a year and a little over a month since we moved up here to Hamilton Heights from Brooklyn. I have to say it’s been quite a year for the both of us as far as growth, learning … Continue reading

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