Category Archives: Punta Cana

Punta Cana Getting New Owner

Sometimes you just kind of stumble upon local news. We stopped by the Punta Cana restaurant, which opened on Hawthorne’s tiny main drag just over two years ago, to see about doing a short interview with the owner about how … Continue reading

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My Miserable Monday Morning

I set out on foot this morning, with the forecast calling for like four inches of rain across the next 36 hours. The walking conditions weren’t bad; a mist that never quite required an umbrella. I had 15 minutes until … Continue reading

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A (Train) Trip Down Memory Lane

Sticking our nose back into the oddly delightful Mount Pleasant: A History of a New York Suburb and Its People, we see that train commuters in Hawthorne in the mid 1800s didn’t have a whole lot of options. Two trains … Continue reading

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Readers Give it Up–Way Up–For Punta Cana

We had lamented that the newest entry to Hawthorne’s burgeoning culinary scene (pizza! Chinese! Gordo’s!), the Spanish-Portuguese bistro Punta Cana, offered up a decent but ultimately unspectacular meal to the TJs recently. Well, readers–including Punta Cana’s proprietor–have come to the tiny … Continue reading

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