• For Washington Heights Residents, In The Heights Is A Sueñito Come True

    5 monthes ago - By Refinery29

    I've lived in Washington Heights for all 17 years of my life, and I never thought my neighbourhood would make it to the big screen. We're used to the casual news broadcast portraying residents of the Heights as loud, messy, and potentially dangerous, so it was a welcome surprise to watch In the Heights , a movie musical that focuses on the joy and vibrance of living in my neighbourhood. The unreal yet exciting feeling of being an insider, watching the buildings, parks, and stores I walk past every day come to life through a light never shined on us before. The magic of the Heights and the...
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