Uptown Nightlife

7 Best Bars in Harlem | Urban Matter

7 Best Bars in Harlem | Urban Matter

Although Harlem is a neighborhood that’s rapidly changing, it is and always will be one that is steeped in vibrant culture and history. It’s felt through its residents, landmarks, and businesses, particularly its nightlife scene – one that’s enchanted by its neighborhood’s past. Click below to check out Urban Matter’s picks for the best bars […]


The Harlem Whiskey Festival – A Q&A With Ron Williams

The Harlem Whiskey Festival - A Q&A With Ron Williams

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Harlem has always exuded cutting edge cool. While whiskey has a long history in Harlem it took entrepreneur Ron Williams to create the Harlem Whiskey Festival. On its 2nd year, the Harlem Whiskey Festival is a 2-day, next-level whiskey experience. The festival kicks off on July 13th at Sofrito with an […]


Uptown Tonight: The Official Uptown Biggie Smalls Tribute @ Vapor Lounge

Uptown Tonight: The Official Uptown Biggie Smalls Tribute @ Vapor Lounge


On Your Mark, Get Set, Escape…

On Your Mark, Get Set, Escape…

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Ok, so this is the deal folks, you have exactly one hour to escape one of four specially themed rooms at Hoodwinked Escape. While this might seem easy at face value, keep in mind that phones are prohibited and you only have your collective wits and intellect to find your way […]


11/06/14: The Women of Latin Jazz @ Corcho Wine Room

11/06/14: The Women of Latin Jazz @ Corcho Wine Room

Check out: El Porron @ Corcho Wine Room Happy Anniversary: Corcho Wine Room We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Uptown Tonight: Nueva York Pop Up Shop @ Dyckman Bar

Uptown Tonight: Nueva York Pop Up Shop @ Dyckman Bar

The good folks at Dominican York are throwing a Pop-Up Shop celebrating Dominican American Heritage and the release of their new collection at Dyckman Bar (221 Dyckman St) tonight starting at 7pm.


WHIN By Any Means Presents Barz At The Bar – The Recap

WHIN By Any Means Presents Barz At The Bar – The Recap

BY Kathie Arseno Video by Productive Ray (@ProductiveRay09) On Thursday, September 26, 2013 the WHIN Committee put on another successful showcase of Uptown talent at Mimosas. The event highlighted the talent of local Hip-Hop artists from different backgrounds, but with one common dream, to make it big in New York City. Da Mayor DP ably […]


Frankie Medina’s Book Sales Celebration @ Uptown Social In Pictures

Frankie Medina’s Book Sales Celebration @ Uptown Social In Pictures

Photography by Mike The Law (@MikeTh3Law)


Dyckman Beer Company Expands Reach Uptown | DNAinfo

Dyckman Beer Company Expands Reach Uptown | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya  @seenigel WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — The Dyckman Brew is getting easier to find. The flagship beer of the fledgling Dyckman Beer Company has seen a dramatic increase in availability over the past few months and can now be found at nine restaurants, including Mamajuana Cafe on the Upper West Side, Manolo Tapas in […]


Riverside Jam 2013 – A Night To Remember…

Riverside Jam 2013 - A Night To Remember...

BY Jon Ullman (@gogoPatienceCnP) I preface this by telling you I am a big fan of Hex Hector’s. I discovered him, along with most people who know his work from back in the day, in the mid-90’s. Unbreak My Heart was the first remix I heard of his, and I would go to hear him […]


Battle of the Bars Will Crown Northern Manhattan’s Best Bartender | DNAinfo

Battle of the Bars Will Crown Northern Manhattan's Best Bartender | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya  @seenigel HARLEM — Who’s the best bartender uptown? More than 30 mixologists and bartenders from bars in East Harlem, West Harlem, Central Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood will duke it out this month for the right to be crowned in the first Uptown Battle of the Bars competition. “A good bartender is […]


Former Inwood Auto Garage Transformed Into Nightclub and Art Space | DNAinfo

Former Inwood Auto Garage Transformed Into Nightclub and Art Space | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya  @seenigel INWOOD — Don’t let its surroundings fool you, uptown’s newest nightclub is a visual feast. Located on a desolate stretch of West 203rd Street, Vacca Grill and Lounge, which opened Thursday night at 416 W. 203rd St. between Ninth and 10th avenues, is a mixture of art gallery, restaurant and nightclub. […]


NYC & Company Shows Love To Washington Heights

NYC & Company Shows Love To Washington Heights

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) NYC GO is the official tourism guide for the city of New York and for the month of August they are showing love to our beloved hood with an in-depth and interactive look at the sights, sounds, hotspots and cultural attractions of the neighborhood. I mean everything from the Cloisters, to […]


Miami meets Manhattan | NY POST

Miami meets Manhattan | NY POST

A-listers and locals are flocking to Hudson River hangout La Marina for music, mojitos and dance moves By LINDSAY PUTNAM It’s 7 o’clock on a Sunday evening, and Eric Hendrix is relaxing in a padded lounge chair overlooking the Hudson, cold drink in hand. His pals — many wearing sunglasses and fedoras to block the […]


It’s The F***ing Catalina Wine Mixer @ Arka Lounge

It's The F***ing Catalina Wine Mixer @ Arka Lounge

Ok people, the Uptown Collective is teaming up with the good folks at Privileged MG for an über-cool after work soirée appropriately entitled It’s the F***ing Catalina Wine Mixer . The magic happens on Friday, June 28th at pioneering establishment Arka Lounge (4488 Broadway). The event is free but RSVP is an absolute MUST! Space is […]


The Best of the Boogie Down: Ibiza Lounge

The Best of the Boogie Down: Ibiza Lounge

An Egyptian Oasis in the Boogie Down… BY Jenni Ruiza (@RuizaJenni) Not too long ago I realized that upwards of 233rd Street in the Bronx is your ultimate stop for premiere clubbing in the Boogie Down. We’ve seen the Arabian side of the Bronx, but I was recently transported to Egypt at Ibiza Lounge. Located in […]


The Faces of WHIN IV

The Faces of WHIN IV

Okay folks – WHIN IV goes down at our home base of Negro Claro (3805 10th Ave) on Thursday, May 23rd. Doors open at 9 and the show starts at 10 pm but please get there early to make sure you are in the building. Even better, guarantee yourself a spot by purchasing your ticket […]


Uptown Tonight: UPTNY X 40 Oz NYC Tee Release Party @ Uptown Social

Uptown Tonight: UPTNY X 40 Oz NYC Tee Release Party @ Uptown Social

For more info: http://darkisdope.com/ Check out: The UPTNY Release Bash @ Dyckman Bar – The Recap Open For Business: Uptown Social


Herstory Unplugged – The Recap

Herstory Unplugged – The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) We came, we saw, we conquered! The WHIN By Any Means movement touched down yesterday at Altus Café (4325 Broadway & 184th street) for a little Herstory unplugged love courtesy of a bevy of talented ladies that included Cynthia La Cruz, Camille Safiya, Arinn Aldo, Karen Rodriguez and Tess. Backed by […]


Uptown Video: Talk Of The Town Recap

Uptown Video: Talk Of The Town Recap

Video by Productive Ray (@ProductiveRay09) By the way folks, WHIN By Any Means is throwing a special unplugged version of Herstory tonight at Altus (4325 Broadway & 184th street). This is going to be another one for the history books so if I were you I would reserve a table to catch all the action […]


Ms Viva Voce On The Scene: The Uptown Comedy Jam

Ms Viva Voce On The Scene: The Uptown Comedy Jam

Ms Viva Voce stopped by Insomnia Lounge in Dyckman (151 Dyckman St, NYC) for a night of laughs and fun at the Uptown Comedy Jam, hosted by Tommy 5000. Live Performances by Comedians Ruperto Vanderpool, EMAN, Edgar “Tangana” Rivera, Barry Ribs, Jonathan Pagan and ThatsDominican.com’s Dee Espinal and Tommy 5000. Cameos by Mike “DP” Jones […]


Privileged Marketing Group Presents: HOTSAUCE Sundays @ Negro Claro

Privileged Marketing Group Presents: HOTSAUCE Sundays @ Negro Claro

For more info: http://privmg.com/


Uptown Tonight: YBG X Sip N Shop @ Dyckman Bar

Uptown Tonight: YBG X Sip N Shop @ Dyckman Bar

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The Best of the Boogie Down: The Garage Bar & Lounge

The Best of the Boogie Down: The Garage Bar & Lounge

The Garage Bar & Lounge Knows How To Throw A Party BY Jenni Ruiza (@RuizaJenni) What does it take to be a successful business manager for over a decade? Ask Greg Pinnock, manager of The Garage Bar and Lounge located in the Eastchester section of the boogie down! It takes a successful team of people, […]

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