By SETH KUGEL Published: January 2, 2005 Countless New Year’s Eve revelers awoke yesterday morning (or afternoon) longing to get rid of a sickening hangover, while many residents and visitors in the city’s Dominican neighborhoods were convinced they had just the cure: a dose of La Rapidita, two yellow pills that bodegas sell for a […]
By SETH KUGEL Published: April 11, 2003 By 1 a.m., the only creatures in the place with enough room to move about freely were the tropical fish in the three illuminated, distorted tanks. The young humans at the Arka Lounge in Washington Heights crowded into low-slung, cushioned seats; flirted at the slick, arced bar; or […]
By SETH KUGEL Published: October 28, 2007 NEW YORK doesn’t look like the Caribbean, and this time of year it doesn’t feel much like it either. But decades of immigration have brought an undeniable Caribbean undercurrent to the city. And no country has sent more of its rhythm or soul here in recent decades than […]
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BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) In addition to this past Saturday being Nutcracker Awareness Day, it was also the closing reception for the best Uptown Arts Stroll ever. That fact that you can have 2 great events within blocks of each other speaks to the breadth and scope of the Uptown […]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) That’s right people; tomorrow will be a big day Uptown. First of all, the Uptown Collective in tandem with Nutcracker Inc. will have a Nutcracker Awareness Day shindig at Le Chéile (839 West 181st Street @ Cabrini) starting at 4 pm and ending at 7 pm. We will have $5 Nutcrackers, […]
Ok, so how do you rightfully bring to an end the best Uptown Arts Stroll ever? With an über awesome closing reception at Arka Lounge (4488 Broadway). The good folks at Remezcla, the Bago Bunch and the Uptown Collective have teamed up with NoMAA to put the cherry on the top of the 2012 Uptown […]
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Longtime Washington Heights’ Hip-Hop artist Dark has a new album out, The Money Zone, that is available for free download. Featuring production from the legendary Erick Sermon of EPMD fame as well as a host of other producers. Dark and the team are also throwing an album release party tonight at Arka Lounge (4488 Broadway) […]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Arka Lounge (4488 Broadway) May 26, 2011 – 10 pm to 2 am Real Hip-Hop heavyweight Sean Price of Helter Skelter & Boot Camp Clik fame and DJ Pf Cuttin will be headlining was looks to be an incredible show at Arka Lounge (4488 Broadway) tomorrow night starting at 10 PM. […]
BY Claudio Cabrera How long have you lived uptown? 31 years Where did you grow up? 187 and Fort Washington What can you tell me about that block? For the most part, it has always been pretty quiet. It was great playing ball in front of the building, riding my bike to the park, and […]