Category Archives: New York City

This Harlem Flower Shop Sells ‘Very Tasty Mexican Bread’

…and I couldn’t love my neighborhood any more Photos: Laura Martínez. Harlem 2020

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Hispanic Halloween in Harlem Be Like… 

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West Harlem: Now Proudly Serving Dominican Sushi

…Whatever that means Photo: Laura Martinez (Harlem)

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This Harlem Bodega Has Best Name Ever

Photo: Laura Martínez, Harlem

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March 20, 2019: Eleven Years without my Mami: The Funniest Mexican I’ve Ever Known ❤️

Eleven years ago today, my mother, my best friend –and the funniest Mexican I’ve ever met– quietly passed away in a small hospital room in Mexico City. While her (sudden and premature) death was the worst thing me and my … Continue reading

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Frida Fashion Fail in the City

I was just coming back from work and now this thing will hunt me forever… Photo: Laura Martínez, Harlem

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Bodegas are a National Treasure; Just Don’t Ask the Owner for the Bathroom Key

It is no secret that bodegas are a wonder of sorts. No matter the time of day you will surely find all your basics. Late night-condoms? a Guadalupe Virgin candle? Emergency tampons? Terrible coffee? …. The bodeguero has your back. … Continue reading

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