Long an ignored section of New York City by outsiders, the two neighborhoods that make up northern Manhattan are attracting attention – not all of it welcome BY Rose Hackman Johnathan “Audubon” Perez, winds his way through the streets of upper Manhattan. He crosses fresh fruit vendors and men pushing carts selling fried pork. Street […]
A huge flock of birds is coming to Harlem and Washington Heights, and they need places to land! A recent study from the National Audubon Society found that nearly half of all North American bird species face dire threats from global warming. Now the Audubon Mural Project is raising awareness by painting a mural of […]
By Susan Delson This week, an Italian mural artist named Hitnes has been painting a portrait of a fish crow on a wall at Broadway and 155th Street. It is no coincidence that the six-story-high image stands only a few hundred feet from the grave of artist and naturalist John James Audubon . In fact, […]
By MATT A.V. CHABAN Millions of birds are migrating through New York City at the moment, flying south for the winter. Recently, 13 fowl of different species alighted on the side of a building at the corner of 155th Street and Broadway. They have no plans to go anywhere anytime soon. This white-throated sparrow, yellow-bellied […]
The Audubon Mural Project NYC Uses Street Art to Address Effects of Climate Change | Untapped Cities
by AFineLyne The release of The Audubon Bird and Climate Change Report in October of 2014 did not go un-noticed by those that live in the Audubon Park Historic District and surrounding area. In particular, the owner of Gitler & ___ Gallery, located on Broadway near 150th Street. With the purpose of bringing the current […]
Aududon and Nelson Salcedo once again team up to take you on another lush visual journey. You are going to want to watch this all the way through. This isn’t a video, it’s a voyage. Enjoy and Spread Love!
Audubon is back with the long-awaited Lé Trap Affair. The wait was well worth it. Audubon delivers another super solid effort that showcases his immense talents. The man rhymes, sings and does double duty as a producer. Shout out to Audubon, Frankie P, The Reason and the rest of the folks behind the project for […]
By MATT A.V. CHABAN Among the beloved prints in John James Audubon’s “The Birds of North America” is plate No. 411, a Tundra Swan, Cygnus columbianus. The regal white bird paddles along on its huge, black, webbed feet, each tiny feather rippling with the water. Yellow lilies float before it, the swan’s graceful neck looped […]
Uptown sound architect, influencer and creative Frankie P sat down with the folks at HYPEFRESH to chop it up about his body of work, collaborations and some of his plans for the future.
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This is a short documentary about three uptown NY moms with autistic sons who were interviewed about their daily experiences and what its like to raise their child. Shot by Jose “Lozer” Alfonseca Edited by Jonathan “Audubon” Perez We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow […]
The wait is finally over. Frankie P’s long awaited Hazy Nights In The Heights II is now available worldwide. So this is what you have to do – take a listen below if you must. Then, after having your mind blown, head over to iTunes, Amazon, or wherever you cop your digital downloads and show […]