Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

Carmelo Anthony’s emotional gift to teen fan battling cancer | NY Post

Carmelo Anthony’s emotional gift to teen fan battling cancer | NY Post

By Kaja Whitehouse Knicks star Carmelo Anthony played the role of St. Nick on Sunday, when he gave a car to 17-year-old fan with cancer just before the game against the Celtics in Madison Square Garden. The 32-year-old forward handed a 2017 Kia Sorento to Jarell Lara, who suffers from a rare form of cancer […]


Op-Led: Enjoy The Holidays Because Bad Things Are Coming…

Op-Led: Enjoy The Holidays Because Bad Things Are Coming…

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I hate to be the bearer of bad news. But you know who is about to be President in a matter of weeks and this country, and ultimately the world, will be a worse place because of it. Don’t let anyone tell you different. This is not just another President headed […]


Uptown Video: Last Christmas for a Senior Center?

BY MARITZA VILLELA & JESENIA DE MOYA C. This may be the last Christmas for the ARC Fort Washington Senior Center, which has served the community for 40 years. Seniors who frequent the center are hoping for a miracle. Maritza Villela and Jesenia de Moya C. visited the center and spoke with some of the […]


NYC Children Ask Santa for Trump Not to Deport Their Parents | Voices of NY

NYC Children Ask Santa for Trump Not to Deport Their Parents | Voices of NY

By Edwin Martínez – Source: El Diario/La Prensa | Translated by K. Casiano from Spanish Original story Christmas is around the corner, and while Santa Claus gets his sleigh ready to start giving out gifts to bring joy to millions of people around the world, staff at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) are working full […]


A gift, and taste, of home | Manhattan Times

A gift, and taste, of home | Manhattan Times

Story by Debralee Santos If your preference in holiday drink does not involve a thick concoction poured out of a dusty round canister from the supermarket that your uncle waves under your nose at Christmas dinner, who can blame you? But step into the next aisle of the same supermarket, where you can stock up […]


Uptown Tonight: Ugly Sweater Party @ Columbia Wine Co.

Uptown Tonight: Ugly Sweater Party @ Columbia Wine Co.

What up folks? Make sure you stop by Columbia Wine Co. (4038 Broadway @ 169th St & St. Nicholas) tonight from 6 to 9 pm for their Ugly Sweater Party. Expect cider, eggnog as well as holiday cocktails, treats and tunes. So bring your ugliest sweater and get in on the festivities. Follow: @ColumbiaWineCo Like: […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

#oldnewyork #morris_jumel_mansion #washingtonheights #whileyouweresleeping #street #nbc #nbc4ny… http://t.co/7K3xmIr6CH — Richard Rothstein (@amstel89) December 7, 2014 Check out: The Uptown Collective Presents The WHIN Social Media Guide 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.


Best of the Boogie Down: A Very BX Christmas!

Best of the Boogie Down: A Very BX Christmas!

BY Jenni Ruiza (@RuizaJenni) It is only a few days until Christmas and what does that mean? You’re literally scrambling (but probably not) to see any and all deals you can find for that tablet, cell phone, or really just the XBOX One. Not to mention your relatives are flying in and they all want […]


The UC’s Last Minute Gift Giving Guide

The UC’s Last Minute Gift Giving Guide

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Ok, so you procrastinated to the very last minute once more. You swore last year that this would not happen again. Luckily for you, the UC has put together this handy last-minute shopping guide. The first 2 gifts are presents for the entire neighborhood. Word Up Books has extended its indiegogo […]


A Juan Bago and ‘O’ Holiday Story

A Juan Bago and 'O' Holiday Story

Related: The Art of the Remake: 7 Questions with Juan Bago and O Dominis in the Heights Video Premiere Party – The Recap Quisqueya – Juan Bago & O ft. Minus P, Oveous, & Elmo Difoca Behind the Scenes with Juan Bago & O We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like […]


Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Hamilton Heights Tree Vendors Work the Overnight Shift | The Uptowner

Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Hamilton Heights Tree Vendors Work the Overnight Shift | The Uptowner

By Andres David Lopez Rich wakes up at 10 p.m., steps out of his white van and takes charge of the Christmas tree stand so that his partner, Bekha, can take her turn sleeping in the Ford for six hours. The duo began camping out at West 145th Street and Broadway in Hamilton Heights on […]


A Christmas miracle: when home means life | The Manhattan Times

A Christmas miracle: when home means life | The Manhattan Times

By Sandra E. García Christmas came a day early for Octavio Estevez. Estevez, 54, in the terminal stages of renal disease, is in dire need of a kidney. For the last week, and long before, Estevez’s life has taken a series of dramatic, and sometimes harrowing, turns. But this past Sat., Dec. 24th, on “Nochebuena,” […]

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