Neon Liquor Store Sign Appalls Upscale Harlem Neighborhood

Neon Liquor Store Sign Appalls Upscale Harlem Neighborhood

Neon Liquor Store Sign Appalls Upscale Harlem Neighborhood The Mount Morris Park Historic District in East Central Harlem is supposed to be a classy place, where celebrities like Maya Angelou enjoy dainty cucumber sandwiches and intellectual discourse ensconced in their multi-million dollar brownstones. But a new liquor store on Lenox Avenue and 119th Street is threatening to turn the neighborhood into a garish, crime-ridden Pottersville—its flashy neon sign and bulletproof plexiglass has some appalled local residents rushing to condemn the establishment in the “pages” of DNAinfo. [ more › ]
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Neon Liquor Store Sign Appalls Upscale Harlem Neighborhood
John Del Signore
Mon, 28 Nov 2011 18:07:09 GMT

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Craisin Crisis! Dried Fruit Recalled Due To "Hair-Like Metal Fragments"

Craisin Crisis! Dried Fruit Recalled

Craisin Crisis! Dried Fruit Recalled Due To "Hair-Like Metal Fragments" Craisins, which for years have battled an inferiority complex against raisins, suffered another blow to their reputation this weekend, when manufacturer Ocean Spray announced a recall of thousands of bags due to “the possible presence of very small hair-like metal fragments.” The fragments, like the dried cranberries themselves, will do nothing to enhance your salad-eating experience. [ more › ]
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Craisin Crisis! Dried Fruit Recalled Due To “Hair-Like Metal Fragments”
Jamie Feldmar
Mon, 28 Nov 2011 18:52:17 GMT

African-American – News

African-American – News November 28, 2011

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