Posts Tagged ‘ABC’

The Top 10 Posts of 2016

The Top 10 Posts of 2016

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) While the countdown to the coronation of you know who draws ever closer, it’s that time of year to take a look back at the Top Posts of 2016. By the way, we are super proud to have been chosen to Brick Underground’s 25 Best NYC Neighborhood Blogs of 2016 List. […]


Uptown Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Game-Changing Year

Uptown Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda's Game-Changing Year

For the first installment of ABC News’ “Game Changers”, Robin Roberts came Uptown to chop it up with the incomparable Lin-Manuel Miranda.


Deeply Rooted – A Q&A With Elvis Nolasco

Deeply Rooted - A Q&A With Elvis Nolasco

Words: Led Black (@Led_Black) Video & Photography: Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) Elvis Nolasco is a man of the people. Despite the awards, the accolades and the acclaim Elvis remains someone who cares deeply about his craft, his culture and his community. Elvis first entered the public consciousness in 1994 when he was cast in I Like […]


ABC’s Newest Drama American Crime Features Local Actor Elvis Nolasco

ABC’s Newest Drama American Crime Features Local Actor Elvis Nolasco

Everyone is buzzing about ABC’s newest Drama, American Crime, which airs Thursday night at 10 pm est. First of all, the series is written by John Ridley, the screenwriter of 12 Years a Slave. American Crime exudes gravitas, grit and nuance. The show takes a long, hard and unflinching look at race, crime and class […]


Ballroom dancing lessons pay off in classroom for Washington Heights students | 7 online

Ballroom dancing lessons pay off in classroom for Washington Heights students | 7 online

By Michelle Charlesworth WASHINGTON HEIGHTS (WABC) — They may be learning the waltz, but if you look closely, a young group of dancers in Washington Heights is learning much more than that, like etiquette and confidence. And leaders of this group says those lessons in the ballroom translate to better performance in the classroom. They […]


Uptown Video: Uptown Arts Stroll X Tiempo

Uptown Video: Uptown Arts Stroll X Tiempo

For the past 11 years, local artists and leaders have partnered to build a stronger community through the arts in Northern Manhattan. The Uptown Arts Stroll is an annual showcase for this effort, giving a voice to an arts community that is growing in the often overlooked and quickly gentrifying neighborhoods of Washington Heights and […]


Online effort saves neighborhood book store in Washington Heights | 7online

Online effort saves neighborhood book store in Washington Heights | 7online

BY Art McFarland WASHINGTON HEIGHTS (WABC) — A now vacant storefront in Washington Heights had a short life as a community bookstore known as Word Up. “The neighborhood has seemed to say, ‘Yes, we want this and we want Word Up to be the ones bringing it,” book store founder Vanessa Liu said. Run by […]


“NY Med” Documents Real Life Drama At City’s Top Hospital | NY1

"NY Med" Documents Real Life Drama At City's Top Hospital | NY1

By: Stephanie Simon Staffers at a hospital in Washington Heights are the stars of a new hit television show that gives an up-close and very personal look at day-to-day life inside New York Presbyterian Medical Center. NY1’s Cheryl Wills filed the following report. In an unprecedented move, a small army of cameras recently set up shop […]


Will & Jada Smith Sell Washington Heights Based Sitcom To ABC

Will & Jada Smith Sell Washington Heights Based Sitcom To ABC

According to Hollywood Reporter, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith have just sold a Washington Heights based sitcom starring Anthony “Romeo” Santos from the Bachata super group Aventura to ABC. The as of yet untitled project is loosely based on the real life of Mr. Santos and his struggle between his traditional Dominican roots and the […]

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