Tag Archives: New York

West Harlem: Now Proudly Serving Dominican Sushi

…Whatever that means Photo: Laura Martinez (Harlem)

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Some New York City Lawyers are Genuinely Bilingual…

… unlike racist New York lawyer Aaron Schlossberg, who once claimed to be “fluent in Spanish” but then went batshit crazy and threatened to call ICE on people speaking the language at his local deli. Shame on you, Señor Schlossberg. You … Continue reading

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Mexican Independence: Too Many Fiestas, Too Little Time

I don’t know about you, but I do take national holidays very seriously, especially when it comes to drinking and eating like there’s no tomorrow. So, in celebration of my relatively recent double-citizenship bonanza and the upcoming anniversary of Mexico’s Independence, this blogger … Continue reading

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Kate Spade Wants to Make Mariachis Great Again!

Mexican immigrants are not precisely popular these days –and I’m pretty sure we’ll all get deported real soon. But local mariachis are making their way to the world of high fashion, thanks in part to Kate Spade New York. The … Continue reading

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Tandurero = The Mexican Guy who Runs your Tandoori Oven

Photo: Carolina González

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Tamales Know no Borders

The so-called President can say whatever he wants, and build a wall as big as his ego, but my people continue to make this blogger (and many more Mexicans) very happy on this side of the border. Photo: Laura Martínez, 2017. … Continue reading

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BREAKING: I’m Moving to Mexico — Mexico, NY, that Is

Go figure. After all these years living in regular New York (i.e. Manhattan, what else?) I just learned there is a town called Mexico, located in the northeast part of Oswego County, New York. According to the always-reliable Wikipedia, the … Continue reading

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Just a Regular Wednesday Evening Shopping for Food in Manhattan

Photo: Laura Martínez, UWS 2015 

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Ayotzinapa in New York III: Dozens Became Hundreds

April 26 marked the seventh month since the disappearance of 43 students in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico. And while the Mexican government has declared the investigation as “case closed,” Mexicans around the world continue to demand one thing: Vivos se los llevaron, vivos los … Continue reading

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Looks Like Mexican-Spanish Cuisine is a ‘Thing’ in the U.S.

Call me crazy, but last time I checked, Spanish cuisine had absolutely nothing to do with the cuisine of my forefathers (i.e. the Mexicans). I mean, we cannot even agree on what the hell a tortilla is all about, so WTH? Anyhow, … Continue reading

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Mexicans in New York are Also Tired –and Pissed– about Ayotzinapa

I wish I had something funny to say about what’s happening in Mexico these days. But I can’t. Nobody can. This has got to be the one time in which this blog has had to put on a sad face. Mexicans today … Continue reading

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Finding a Job in Hispanic New York Is a Real Challenge

God, please grant my people the wisdom to properly navigate/figure out job postings in my beloved New York City Photo: Laura Martínez

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‘El Diario’ Launches New Design, Adds Hashtags, Because Why Not?

Apparently the big news in the world of Spanish-language media today is the redesign of New York City’s venerable daily El Diario La Prensa. The announcement comes on the heels of major executive and editorial changes at the impreMedia-owned newspaper; … Continue reading

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This Mexican Unisex Beauty Shop is Awesome

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It’s Official: Juan Gabriel Brings Joy to Mexican Immigrants

Oh, and yes, he packed Madison Square Garden last night (April 6, 2014)

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