Posts Tagged ‘El Alto’

Center Opens First LGBTQ Haven in Washington Heights | The Uptowner

Center Opens First LGBTQ Haven in Washington Heights | The Uptowner

by Deanna Hirsch Ka’Trina Marshall moved to New York City six months ago after being kicked out of her mother’s house in Atlanta. A homeless, HIV positive, transgender woman, she relied on new friends and temporary shelters for survival. Then she met a worker on the street from the Dominican Women‘s Development Center who offered […]


04/23/17: The Uptown March for Immigrants Rights – Coming together against hate & fear…

04/23/17: The Uptown March for Immigrants Rights - Coming together against hate & fear...

Join NMCIR and the community as we unite Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood to stand together with love and compassion against hate. We will be demanding an end to detention and deportation, collaboration between ICE and local police, the separation of families, and the countless violations immigrants are forced to endure. If you would like to […]


Crowds Grow at Dominican Consulate, Amid Confusion Over Immigration Policies | WNYC

Crowds Grow at Dominican Consulate, Amid Confusion Over Immigration Policies | WNYC

by Annmarie Fertoli Lines at the Dominican consulate in Times Square have been long. Staff there say in average years, there’s usually about 200 people a day. But in the past month, that’s more than doubled. By mid-morning this week, hundreds of people crowded into the consulate in lines snaking through the hallways. Patricia Sanchez […]


Uptown Video: The Mixtapes EP Documentary

Uptown Video: The Mixtapes EP Documentary

Imagine working over a year on an album and just weeks before the release date your laptop crashes, erasing the songs you’ve perfected. This is what happened to artist/producer Dominante earlier this year. When his latest album, The Mixtapes EP, was about to be released his laptop crashed. In the The Mixtapes EP documentary the […]


Genesis Restaurant: A Taste of Ecuador in Inwood

Genesis Restaurant: A Taste of Ecuador in Inwood

BY Karen Silva (@ClassicKaren) Once in a blue moon you’ll bump into a place that will capture not only your heart but your appetite as well. For me, this is Genesis, the Ecuadorian restaurant that has resided in 207th as far as I can remember and has another location in 181st Street. From the Julio Jaramillo […]


Monday Mood Music: Dominante – I Got You

Monday Mood Music: Dominante - I Got You


My Muse is… Uptown

BY Karen Silva (@ClassicKaren) When I think about my first loves, Uptown always comes to mind; the music, the food, and the swagger that emanates from everyone. Growing up in Uptown has made me the proud New Yorker I am today – confident and classic. Living on the cusp of Washington Heights and Inwood was […]


The Top 10 Posts of 2012

The Top 10 Posts of 2012

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) It’s that time of year again folks, time to take a look at the Top 10 Posts of the year. So without further ado, let’s get right into it. #10 – Op-Led: I am Rocking with Barack Obama Being that it was an election year, it makes sense that my heart-felt […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Presenting the Uptown Tweet of the Week, our pick that represents the good, the bad, and the lovely in this week’s UC Twitterverse… Related: The George Washington Bridge Turns 81 The Uptown Tweet of the Week – Margot’s We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown Love newsletter, like our Facebook page and follow us […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Presenting the Uptown Tweet of the Week, our pick that represents the good, the bad, and the lovely in this week’s UC Twitterverse… ‘Washington Heights’ premieres Wednesday, January 9 at 10/9c. Related: The Audubon Listening Party – The Recap The Uptown Tweet of the Week – Margot’s We invite you to subscribe to the Uptown […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Presenting the Uptown Tweet of the Week, our pick that represents the good, the bad, and the lovely in this week’s UC Twitterverse… Related: The Uptown Tweet of the Week – Margot’s Click here to see more Tweet of the Week photos. Check out: Park Portfolio – Inwood Hill Park Haunted House On The Hill […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Presenting the Uptown Tweet of the Week, our pick that represents the good, the bad, and the lovely in this week’s UC Twitterverse… Related: Op-Led: I Am Rocking With Barack Obama Si Votamos, Ganamos – Awakening the Sleeping Giant That is the Latino Vote Uptown Votes: Democracy @ Work Op-Led: 2016 – Mitt Romney’s America […]


Dominante’s Merengue Mélange: New School Flavor Rooted in the Sounds of the Past

Dominante’s Merengue Mélange: New School Flavor Rooted in the Sounds of the Past

By John Paul Infante (@infantejp) Dominante’s new single “Damelo” available on iTunes sounds like a merengue song with horns and guiras, reggaeton’s Spanglish and hip-hop lyrics. But when you ask Dominante to define his sound, he says, “It’s simple. It’s just quality music.” Wikipedia defines merengue as “a type of music originating in the Dominican […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Presenting the Uptown Tweet of the Week, our pick that represents the good, the bad, and the lovely in this week’s UC Twitterverse…


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Presenting the Uptown Tweet of the Week, our pick that represents the good, the bad, and the lovely in this week’s UC Twitterverse… Related: More Pics From 40 Oz Bounce 2011 The Uptown Tweet of the Week – Margot’s Click here to see more Tweet of the Week photos. Check out: July 4th in the […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Presenting the Uptown Tweet of the Week, our pick that represents the good, the bad, and the lovely in this week’s UC Twitterverse… Click here to see the rest of the awesome illustrations by L. Nichols. Click here to see more Tweet of the Week photos. Check out: Original Flavor – Margot’s July 4th in […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Presenting the Uptown Tweet of the Week, our pick that represents the good, the bad, and the lovely in this week’s UC Twitterverse… Click here to see more Tweet of the Week photos. Check out: Inwood: A Love Letter By Art For Strangers July 4th in the Heights – The Recap The Uptown Tweet of […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Presenting the Uptown Tweet of the Week, our pick that represents the good, the bad, and the lovely in this week’s UC Twitterverse… Click here to see more Tweet of the Week photos. Check out: July 4th in the Heights – The Recap The Uptown Tweet of the Week – Hot As Balls Summer in […]


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Presenting the Uptown Tweet of the Week, our pick that represents the good, the bad, and the lovely in this week’s UC Twitterverse… We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Presenting the Uptown Tweet of the Week, our pick that represents the good, the bad, and the lovely in this week’s UC Twitterverse… Check out: The Alexander Hamilton Mixtape: History Revived, Revitalized & Remixed We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com


The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

Presenting the Uptown Tweet of the Week, our pick that represents the good, the bad, and the lovely in this week’s UC Twitterverse… We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com. [subscribe2]


Washington Heights Own Preston Lopez Featured in the Hit Series Mortales

Washington Heights Own Preston Lopez Featured in the Hit Series Mortales

Dominican-American actor Preston Lopez will be featured on the new Latino hit series “Mortales” on the Telemicro channel this Saturday March 17th 2012 at 11pm in the Dominican Republic and on Sunday in the United States at 11pm on Telemicro digital. Preston Lopez is the longtime host of the Preston Lopez Show, which airs on […]


I Am A Dominican York

I Am A Dominican York

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I am a Dominican York. According to the Urban Dictionary, a Dominican York is either a Dominican immigrant living and working in New York City or an American-born person of Dominican descent who was raised in NYC. Originally the term was used derisively to refer to the drug dealers and criminals […]


El Pale Part 1 – Los Sueños

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) If you don’t know what a Pale (pronounced pa le) is, chances are, that you are not Dominican. A Pale is any combination of 2 numbers that a person chooses as their pick for the Dominican lottery. Typically, depending on where you play your numbers, each Pale pays $1,100 for each […]

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