Monthly Archives: November 2014

Bodegas and Arab Identity: ناس للغة العربية

odegas are somewhat unique to New York City. Historically, they began in Spanish speaking neighborhoods but have now spread across the entire city. The bodega carries the essentials needed for everyday urban life. They carry everything from toiletries and sandwiches to cigarettes and beer. Due to the fast paced nature of New York City, the

The High Line: Danger Zone to Profit Zone

y 1929, New York’s 10th Avenue was a disaster zone. Due to rail traffic merging with automobile traffic intersecting pedestrian traffic on the avenue, it was frequented by gruesome accidents that coined it the name “Death Avenue.” But this wasn’t anything new; this had actually been going on for almost a century after the rails