My Love of Pumpkin!By Eileen Barett
East Harlem - November 27, 2013 - Anyone who has ever walked into my bakery quickly figures out that I have a special place in my heart for pumpkin. The Best Pumpkin Cake in the World is our signature dessert. It sits at the top of our menu and it comes in many forms: a cupcake, a coffee cake, it can be gluten free or sugar free
It is that time of year, where everywhere you turn a pumpkin is being picked, carved, etched, painted, roasted or merely being used as a decorative piece. For most children – and some adults— the month of October and much of November means Halloween candy, Halloween costumes and more Halloween candy. Pumpkin pies, pumpkin cake and anything pumpkin. Thankfully, at Aromas, we celebrate Pumpkin all year long.Read Story
Rise and Grind Coffee ShopBy Jose B. Rivera
East Harlem - June 24, 2013 - For the last six months the East Harlem Community has been treated to the Rise and Grind Cafe. The Cafe, a brainchild of business owner Dani Rylan on January 2, 2013. It is a small cafe with large ambitions. Designed by Ms. Rylan, it is well laid out. There is even a board on which to write. Each day a Daily Word is posted on their website. Customers who mention the word are given a discount. When asked about the Cafe’s location, owner Dani Rylan said that the location afforded her a good business opportunity. And right she was from the look at all the customers which the cafe attracts each and every day. The Cafe is smart looking.Read Story
AppleBee’s Opens!By Jose B. Rivera
December - 2012 - AppleBee’s Opens a new store at the East River Plaza Mall. The beautiful eatery is housed in a built from scratch building. And as is the tradition for AppleBee’s, it reflects some of the community in which it is located. The wall are all covered in photo of local people, places and schools.
AppleBee’s Grand Opening Ceremony was held near noon time, with much fanfare on December 10, 2012.Read Story