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Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2005, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,933
Posted By VirtualBoricua
Let's get real here ...

With all due respect, you distort the nature of most critics of the government's failure to provide more immediate support to the victims of Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana, Mississippi (and...
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2005, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,985
Posted By VirtualBoricua
Around the Corner From Nowhere???

I think this columnist deserves a massive response from East Harlemites, don't you?

URBAN STUDIES
Around the Corner From Nowhere
By VINCENT M. MALLOZZI
NY Times, January 9, 2005

I took a right on...
Forum: Arts/Culture 01-02-2005, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 12,048
Posted By VirtualBoricua
Rao's City Views (NY Times)

Macaroni, Gravy and Hardwood Floors
By Jeff Vandam
NY Times, January 2, 2005

There are bigger, fancier and gaudier tables in other parts of town. There are more expensive tables, even ones with...
Forum: Arts/Culture 12-30-2004, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,249
Posted By VirtualBoricua
A Tree "Grows" in East Harlem

It was an incredibly exhilarating experience to see East Harlem's first ever Christmas tree being lit at the plaza on 106 Street. While I do look forward to seeing the tree every morning on my way to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2004, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,985
Posted By VirtualBoricua
Here's another news item concerning East Harlem...

Mexican Governor Experiences Kindest Cut
By Daniela Gerson
The New York Sun, December 28, 2004

The governor-elect of Puebla, Mexico, made a campaign promise to do all he could to strengthen ties...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2004, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,264
Posted By VirtualBoricua
How Pleasant and Paladino Avenues Got Their Names (NY Times)

Short, but Sweet

Q. My family comes from a short street called Pleasant Avenue in East Harlem. Can you tell me where the name came from and when it originated? And why was a nearby street renamed...
Forum: Arts/Culture 11-26-2004, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 14,555
Posted By VirtualBoricua
Eyesore for sure...

While well-intentioned, I think the project appears confusing. The symbols are not clearly defined and/or identified and therefore remain a mystery to most. While they may be "indigenous" in origin,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2004, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,395
Posted By VirtualBoricua
Camaradas is the place to be (if you can't get away)

I encourage everyone to visit the newest restaurant/watering hole in East Harlem, Camaradas (located on First Avenue near the northwest corner of 115 Street). Designed with an open utilitarian theme...
Forum: Arts/Culture 06-30-2004, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,028
Posted By VirtualBoricua
It's not a tangent, it's a point (and a good one at that)

The question was whether East Harlem should be called "El Barrio" (initiated by an email from an ignoramus allegedly quoting a Spaniard who denounces Latinos in the United States for daring to use...
Forum: Arts/Culture 06-29-2004, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,028
Posted By VirtualBoricua
You are absolutely correct

You are absolutely correct. The Moors conquered Spain for over 700 years; so many Spaniards have North African DNA. There were/are also many Jews in Spain. The Spanish, on the other hand, traveled to...
Forum: Arts/Culture 06-23-2004, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,028
Posted By VirtualBoricua
Please see related post under "El Barrio Restaurant Reviews"

See related post under "El Barrio Restaurant Reviews." To answer your question, I think the name is applicable - although I prefer "El Barrio."
Forum: Arts/Culture 06-23-2004, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 12,048
Posted By VirtualBoricua
El Barrio Restaurant Reviews

Would appreciate your thoughts on the opening phrase ("in what was once called Spanish Harlem") in the review on Itzocan Bistro (see below). Thanks.

VirtualBoricua

Mexican-French Relations Fare...
Forum: Politics 06-23-2004, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,068
Posted By VirtualBoricua
Repost of Siempre Letter to the Editor on CB 11 Appointments

David Cutié’s Non-Reappointment to Community Board 11: An Unacceptable Political Game (Siempre, April 22, 2004)

To the Editor:

Community Boards are local representative bodies that have an...
Forum: Economic Development 06-23-2004, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 12,561
Posted By VirtualBoricua
Harlem Park/Marriot Hotel news items

Clinton near deal in Harlem Park
June 22, 2004

NEW YORK - Former President Clinton is close to signing a deal for about 20,000 square feet of office space in a retail, office and hotel complex...
Forum: Economic Development 06-23-2004, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 14,608
Posted By VirtualBoricua
NY Times Article on East River Plaza Development (June, 2004)

New Match for Developer of Harlem Project
By TERRY PRISTIN
NY Times, June 17, 2004

Nearly five years after city officials approved a plan to replace the abandoned Washburn Wire factory in East...
Forum: Hardware 06-23-2004, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,533
Posted By VirtualBoricua
I have tons of questions for you guys...

I am looking for low-cost (free, if possible) links or software to create (1) an open forum/message board, (2) a live chat and/or (3) a search page for my website: http://www.virtualboricua.org and...
Forum: Economic Development 06-11-2004, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,268
Posted By VirtualBoricua
East Harlem Community Meeting

Forwarding the following:

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone

Invites you to a

COMMUNITY FORUM IN EAST HARLEM

Come and Meet
Forum: Arts/Culture 05-31-2004, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,519
Posted By VirtualBoricua
Tribute to Pedro Pietri

Please visit my tribute to Pedro Pietri at: http://www.virtualboricua.org/Docs/pietri.htm

VirtualBoricua
Forum: Politics 09-09-2001, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,174
Posted By VirtualBoricua
Question Audience reaction to the candidates?

I'm curious to hear about the audience's response to the candidates in attendance (or not in attendance)? Anyone care to elaborate?
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