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  1. A New Boxed Set of Maria Callas Recordings Does Justice to the Opera LegendRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    ... different, something special. Born in 1923 in Manhattan into family of Greek immigrants, she grew up in Washington Heights and Astoria before returning with her mother to Greece as a teenager. There she chanced upon the perfect mentor, the soprano ...

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  2. Seafood Restaurant Brings Mango Ceviche and Seafood Towers to West HarlemRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | DNAinfo.com

    ... weekend brunch service. Co-owners Fernando Reynoso and Giulio Tata said they looked throughout Harlem and Washington Heights for the right location and ultimately picked west 125th Street, right next to Dinosaur BBQ, because they wanted to ...

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  3. Dirty Delis and Markets ExposedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NBC New York

    Sean Perkins stopped by his favorite Washington Heights market the other day at lunchtime. But some nasty news came along with his sandwich.

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  4. Spoken Word Group Bringing Poetry Slams to Washington HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | DNAinfo.com

    A local arts group is hosting Washington Heights' first poetry slam to bring a taste of spoken word competition uptown. Apt. 78 to introduce the performance art to Northern Manhattan, after the group's co-creator constantly found herself traveling downtown to take part in slams.

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  5. Former CNY nurse finds love on 'Married at First Sight' reality showRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    ... the fact that Hehner did not pressure her made him more attractive. Otis and Hehner are now living in Washington Heights but are looking for a place in New Jersey. They want to be closer to Hehner's family, who have accepted Otis into the family ...

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  6. The Pick List: This Week's Recommended EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Weekly

    Considering how word-intensive hip-hop is, you'd think building theater pieces around it would be the most obvious step in the world. Yet only Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara AlegrA a Hudes have had any significant success along these lines, serving rap with plenty of salsa in their 2008 Best Musical Tony-winner, set in Manhattan's heavily Dominican Washington Heights neighborhood.

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  7. Memphis Jews Invite '100 New Families' to RelocateRead the original story

    Tuesday | Sys-Con Media

    ... in the city -- work ends comparatively early for even the busiest professionals. " three years ago from Washington Heights, and were overwhelmed by the support and hospitality they received from their new friends. Rachel, a writer at the fundraising ...

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  8. NYPD Harassment Stories: Feeling Helpless When an Officer Hits on YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Gawker

    ... after I'd moved here to be with my boyfriend who was a Queens native. I had a female friend who lived in Washington Heights, and I was out front of her apartment building, waiting for my boyfriend to pick us up. She had run back upstairs because she ...

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  9. Theatre School at DePaul University to Present in the Heights, 10/1-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 1 and 2, at 7:30 PM. IN THE HEIGHTS tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood-a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze ...

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  10. Metro BeatRead the original story

    Tuesday | Food World

    ... his third store in Manhattan's upper west side, Ruben Luna and Ruben Luna Jr. debuting a Key Food in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan and a spectacular new unit by Frank Almonte and the Almonte family in Howard Beach, NY. Goya Foods ...

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  11. Merengue Legend Axed Promoters After They Helped Her Get Visa, Suit SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | DNAInfo.com

    ... got wind that Cedeno was publicizing an Aug. 30, 2014, show for Fefita at the United Palace Theater in Washington Heights. When Taveras confronted Fefita about it, she told him that he was still her only representative, the lawsuit claims. On May 6, ...

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  12. Cuomo's wage board will consider pay raise for tipped workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | New York Daily News

    ... $9 an hour by the end of 2015, but tipped workers' wages were not increased. Jose Sanchez, a 32-year-old Washington Heights Domino's Pizza deliverer who says he makes $6.40 an hour, plans to attend Monday's rally. He says with tips, he makes as ...

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  13. Saint Catharine Academy in Williamsbridge celebrates 125th anniversary with special Mass, receptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | News12.com

    The all-girls Catholic school began back in 1888 on 152nd Street in Washington Heights, and moved to the Bronx campus in 1953.

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  14. Steepest, cheapest listings to hit Manhattan this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Real Deal

    ... to hit the market this week is a $235,000 one-bedroom restricted-sale co-op at 501 West 156th Street in Washington Heights. The home, located not he sixth floor of a walk-up building, features an eat-in kitchen with custom cabinets and hardwood ...

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  15. Frank Buchweitz: The Epitome Of DeterminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Jewish Press

    ... comes by his meticulous nature honestly. The son of German Jews, he grew up on the outskirts of Washington Heights and even as a counselor in Camp Deal in the early 1960's his leadership skills were readily apparent. "I first met Frank when we both ...

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  16. Plan B Denied To 1 Out Of 5 Men By NYC Pharmacists, With Multiple Explanations WhyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Medical Daily

    ... in New York City with the sole goal of acquiring the morning-after pill. Of the 158 pharmacies in the Washington Heights, East Harlem, and Upper East Side neighborhoods, a total of 81 percent actually had the pill in stock when asked, the NY Daily ...

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  17. Tahiry Jose 'Love & Hip Hop' being sued for injuries at her nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Examiner.com

    Tahiry Jose, who stars on the TV reality show, "Love & Hip Hop" and owns the nightclub Suite 135, is being sued. Allegedly, two patrons from Washington Heights sustained injuries when a brawl broke out at the nightclub.

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  18. 9/11 kin: Visitors need to see WTC siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | 13WHAM

    ... s ceremony. He wore a blue ribbon on his suit lapel and an American flag pin. The resident of Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood choked up as he spoke about his daughter-in-law. Lorraine Antigua worked at Cantor Fitzgerald.

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  19. Man Shot in Harlem Nightclub Sues Reality TV Star OwnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | DNAInfo.com

    A Washington Heights man and his cousin are suing Love & Hip Hop reality TV star Tahiry Jose after they were trampled and shot during a brawl in her now-shuttered nightclub, according to court records. Edward Gaskin, 22, claims he was shot in the hand and his cousin Shameeka Green, 27, suffered unspecified injuries when she was trampled by a frightened crowd during a massive fight at Suite 135 at 701 West 135th St. on March 31, according to court records.

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  20. New York Allows Charters to Grow Inside Shared School BuildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... though. The Department of Education rejected an application for Global Community Charter School in Washington Heights, on the grounds that no space was available in any schools in its district. The school currently rents space. Under the state's new ...

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