Posts Tagged ‘Briana E. Heard’

The Trinity Church Cemetery in Washington Heights Holds Plenty of History | NY Times

The Trinity Church Cemetery in Washington Heights Holds Plenty of History | NY Times

By JULIE BESONEN The remains of an unlikely confederation of aristocrats and scalawags are condensed in a Washington Heights graveyard in the shadow of THE CHURCH OF THE INTERCESSION. The imposing Gothic Revival chapel, at West 155th Street and Broadway, was consecrated in 1915 and designed by a self-taught architect named Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue. His […]


City Hopes to Complete High Bridge Rehab This Year | Streetsblog

City Hopes to Complete High Bridge Rehab This Year | Streetsblog

by Brad Aaron Last year Mayor Bloomberg announced that the long-awaited restoration of the car-free High Bridge would be completed “by 2014.” Work began soon after, and the Parks Department tells Streetsblog the rehab is slated to wrap before the year is over. “While we estimate that the construction will be completed in December of […]


Evidence of Things Not Seen: A Black History Tour of Uptown Trinity Church Cemetery

Evidence of Things Not Seen: A Black History Tour of Uptown Trinity Church Cemetery

Trinity Church Cemetery, a bucolic swatch on the cusp of Harlem, is often perceived as an all-white graveyard. In fact, it is a deceptively rich canvas of black history. The cemetery’s once distinct “Colored Ground” has long vanished, yet the ranks of 19th-century headstones still yield a hidden narrative of African-American experience in New York […]


Uptown Poetry: Washington Heights – The Beautiful

Uptown Poetry: Washington Heights - The Beautiful

BY K.R.M. (@_KayeRenee) So we collectively agree that the streets aren’t that mean and there’s culture to see, Our hallways aren’t pristine but the running water is clean, and every corner doesn’t house an illiterate drug fiend? The Uptown that they described isn’t the one I’m calling home, “Be careful you know, women aren’t safe […]


Uptown Poetry: Calling All SOULdiers

Uptown Poetry: Calling All SOULdiers

BY @ProjectLovebot Venturesome souls, fear not! Wherever there is evil, hear not! Instill not storms but evolution because even storms stop. Make the plot epic, the delivery hot. Do it for the LOVE worry not about the hate. This here differentiates from those psyches that don’t relate. The mission: procreate, then spawn love in every […]


2012: The Year In Pictures

2012: The Year In Pictures


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) Click here to see the entire Picture of the Week series. Related: Flashing Lights: South America Revisited By Briana E. Heard Park Portfolio – Fort Tryon Park Coogan’s Run 2011 As Seen By Briana E. Heard We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook […]


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) Click here to see the entire Picture of the Week series. We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Bread & Yoga’s Holiday Market Returns

Bread & Yoga's Holiday Market Returns

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Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) Click here to see the entire Picture of the Week series. We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


The 2012 Medieval Festival In Pictures

The 2012 Medieval Festival In Pictures

Photography by Wallace Flores


The 2012 Medieval Festival Takes Place This Sunday

The 2012 Medieval Festival Takes Place This Sunday

The 2012 Medieval Festival Fort Tryon Park Sunday, September 30 11:30 AM to 6 PM


Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow: The 2012 Uptown Summer Retrospective

Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow: The 2012 Uptown Summer Retrospective

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Say it ain’t so. The 2012 Uptown Summer is now one for the record books. Since the chill in the air is a not so subtle sign that it is once again sweater weather, I think it is only right that we end the season like we do every year, with […]


Flashback Fridays: The Post DR Parade Party Uptown 2010

Flashback Fridays: The Post DR Parade Party Uptown 2010

Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) Being that the Dominican Day Parade is this Sunday, we thought it would be cool to take a trip through memory lane and take a gander at the Post DR Parade festivities that took place Uptown in 2010. The awesome images are courtesy of Uptown’s own Briana E. Heard. […]


Moyra Davey Photographs the Trinity Church Cemetery Extension | The New Yorker

Moyra Davey Photographs the Trinity Church Cemetery Extension | The New Yorker

Posted by Anna Altman On a recent sunny Saturday, the photographer and writer Moyra Davey took her Nikon camera 35 mm, no zoom to the Trinity Church Cemetery’s northern extension, two blocks from her apartment. Davey, a Washington Heights resident for twelve years, was photographing her neighborhood, from Riverside Park to the Hispanic Society, as […]


Uptown Poetry: Introspection

Uptown Poetry: Introspection

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) God, I have come to the realization that as I sing your praises I also sing mine God, you are the creator than I, your creation, must also be divine If I was made by your hands, then I must be of the same mind […]


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) Click here to see the entire Picture of the Week series. If you have a picture that you think is Picture of the Week worthy, please let us know at uptowncollective@gmail.com. We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) Click here to see the entire Picture of the Week series. If you have a picture that you think is Picture of the Week worthy, please let us know at uptowncollective@gmail.com. We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


The Elixir: Secrets of a Long Life – Arthur Gewirtz

The Elixir: Secrets of a Long Life – Arthur Gewirtz

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@theSPEACHgal) Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) Laura, who is a volunteer at DOROT, an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of the elderly and bringing generations together, greeted us and introduced Briana and I to Arthur. He immediately lit up and asked for a kiss on the cheek. What a charming […]


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) Click here to see the entire Picture of the Week series. If you have a picture that you think is Picture of the Week worthy, please let us know at uptowncollective@gmail.com. We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) Click here to see the entire Picture of the Week series. If you have a picture that you think is Picture of the Week worthy, please let us know at uptowncollective@gmail.com. We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com.


Drums Along the Hudson 2012 – Be Heard Edition

Drums Along the Hudson 2012 - Be Heard Edition

Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto)


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) Click here to see the entire Picture of the Week series. If you have a picture that you think is Picture of the Week worthy, please let us know at uptowncollective@gmail.com. We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com. […]


The Elixir: Secrets of a Long Life – Don José

The Elixir: Secrets of a Long Life – Don José

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@theSPEACHgal) Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto) The other day as I was sitting at work, I received a call from one of the members of my wellness group. She was in the emergency room and wanted me to stop by and see her. As I was trying to convince the security […]

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