Posts Tagged ‘Community Board 12’

Spread Love: Artists Unite Presents Poster Exhibit and Group Show

Spread Love: Artists Unite Presents Poster Exhibit and Group Show

The Artists Unite Poster Project, developed in cooperation with the MTA, will present three events showcasing uptown artists whose work has appeared in local subway elevators since 2009. The events are free and open to the public and will include an exhibit of their work, an artists’ talk, and a video of the history of […]


Uptown Arts Stroll names 2017 honorees | Manhattan Times

Uptown Arts Stroll names 2017 honorees | Manhattan Times

Northern Manhattan’s annual, month-long arts festival is set to return. The 2017 Uptown Arts Stroll will run from May 31 to June 30, showcasing performances and exhibitions by the Northern Manhattan arts community at assorted venues from West 135th Street to West 220th Street. The 15th edition of the Stroll will kick off at the […]


Methodist Church Poised to Boot Senior Center From Location After 40 Years | DNAinfo

Methodist Church Poised to Boot Senior Center From Location After 40 Years | DNAinfo

By Carolina Pichardo WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — A senior center is on the verge of being cast out after four decades at their location by their Methodist church landlords — forced to scrape by on a shaky month-to-month agreement, officials said this week. The ARC XVI Senior Center executive director Fern Hertzberg told Community Board 12 at a […]


Call For Artists: The MTA-Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project

Call For Artists: The MTA-Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project

The MTA-Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project, a long standing effort by the community, is happy to announce the sixth call for artwork to be placed in the subway elevators at the A-Line 184th St. & 190th St. Subway Stations. This collaborative project acknowledges the uniqueness of our community and fulfills Artists Unite mission to […]


Officials denounce incident labeled hate crime | Manhattan Times

Officials denounce incident labeled hate crime | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Gregg McQueen Not on our watch. That was the message sent by uptown community leaders and elected officials who gathered to denounce an incident being investigated as a hate crime against two Yeshiva University students. The students were verbally accosted inside a Dunkin’ Donuts store in Washington Heights last Mon., Feb. […]


Call for Art: Subway Elevator Poster Project

Call for Art: Subway Elevator Poster Project

Artists Unite is looking for six (6) original artworks by artists residing in CB 12* to be produced as posters and placed in the subway elevators at the A-Line 184th. St. (181st. Subway Stop) and the 190th. St. Subway Stations. One poster in each of the 6 elevators, 3 elevators per station. Work will be […]


Washington Heights Development Proposal Rejected by Community Board | NYTimes

Washington Heights Development Proposal Rejected by Community Board | NYTimes

By JOSEPH BERGER Locals call the neighborhood The Heights because of its steep terrain and riverside bluffs, not because it has vertigo-inducing buildings. So a developer’s plan to build four apartment towers ranging between 23 and 39 stories tall has set off alarms in Washington Heights, where buildings typically run 6 to 10 stories. Some […]


Remezcla Interview: Mike Diaz vs. Juan Bago

BY Claudio E. Cabrera This is the story of Michael Diaz, a.k.a. Juan Bago: the actor, the community activist, the producer, the writer, and the son. When you look at your profile, you see actor, producer, writer, activist, and community board member? Do you ever feel like you’re over-extending yourself? I used to over-extend myself […]

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