Tag Archives: New York City

Who Needs Banks When you Can Have Tacos Instead?

If there was any doubt that Mexicans have taken over the USA, take a walk on the wild side… of The Bronx; more especifically, around Webster Avenue, one of the borough’s longest throughfares, and you’ll come across El Rancho, formerly NY Capital Bank, and … Continue reading

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Michael Jordan’s Steak House Now Serving $12 Tacos

New York City’s Michael Jordan’s The Steak House has jumped into the UTW (Unaffordable-Tacos-Wagon) with the introduction of a $12 New York strip taco, generously featuring  guacamole *and* pico de gallo. Please note that for that price you will only be able to … Continue reading

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Mexikosher Opens in New York City, Because Why Not?

You guys! Mexikosher (aka The Real Mexican Kosher) has opened its doors in Manhattan’s Upper West Side, bringing local residents some strange “Mexican” delicacies, including hot wings, nachos and rice bowls. According to the well-informed New York Times, MexiKosher is the … Continue reading

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Harlem Shoe Store Proudly Peddling Pablo Escobar Gear, Because ‘Narcos’

This shoe and clothing store has been around for ages in the corner of Broadway and 150th street, but only yesterday I noticed a new addition to their offer: a bright red baseball cap featuring none other than Pablo Escobar. I have no idea … Continue reading

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This Taco Truck in Manhattan Has Best Name Ever

The food is not as awesome as the name, but it’s OK. Photo: Laura Martínez, 2016, Harlem

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Puerto Rico’s Super Woman Studies in Columbia, Not Colombia

I might have been sleeping but totally missed this week’s presentation of La Borinqueña, the first afroboricua Super Woman. According to its creator, Puerto Rican illustrator Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, La Borinqueña’s real name is Marisol Ríos de la Luz; she is a young Puerto Rican studying … Continue reading

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Mayor De Blasio Appoints Dora the Explorer Ambassador to NYC… Because Nueva York

Remember when Dora the Explorer was on her way to become Dora the Stripper? Well, worry no more. The adorable bilingual heroine Dora the Explorer has been appointed New York City’s “family ambassador,” as part of a new tourism campaign in both … Continue reading

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